Colliers International Group (NASDAQ: CIGI) is one of 24 publicly-traded companies in the “Real Estate Services” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare Colliers International Group to similar companies based on the strength of its dividends, earnings, analyst recommendations, risk, profitability, valuation and institutional ownership.

Risk and Volatility

Colliers International Group has a beta of 1.74, indicating that its share price is 74% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Colliers International Group’s competitors have a beta of 1.59, indicating that their average share price is 59% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for Colliers International Group and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Colliers International Group 0 0 6 0 3.00
Colliers International Group Competitors 70 285 582 10 2.56

Colliers International Group presently has a consensus price target of $68.88, indicating a potential upside of 26.61%. As a group, “Real Estate Services” companies have a potential upside of 6.38%. Given Colliers International Group’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, research analysts clearly believe Colliers International Group is more favorable than its competitors.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

63.6% of Colliers International Group shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 69.9% of shares of all “Real Estate Services” companies are owned by institutional investors. 15.3% of Colliers International Group shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 12.8% of shares of all “Real Estate Services” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Dividends

Colliers International Group pays an annual dividend of $0.10 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.2%. Colliers International Group pays out 6.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Real Estate Services” companies pay a dividend yield of 1.4% and pay out 41.3% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Colliers International Group and its competitors revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
Colliers International Group $2.01 billion $209.86 million 32.77
Colliers International Group Competitors $1.67 billion $167.91 million 37.83

Colliers International Group has higher revenue and earnings than its competitors. Colliers International Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Profitability

This table compares Colliers International Group and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Colliers International Group 3.23% 49.70% 8.55%
Colliers International Group Competitors 5.07% 15.79% 3.58%

Summary

Colliers International Group beats its competitors on 10 of the 15 factors compared.

About Colliers International Group

Colliers International Group Inc. is engaged in the provision of commercial real estate services. The Company offers services, including outsourcing and advisory services, lease brokerage and sales brokerage. Its segments include Americas; Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA); Asia Pacific, and Corporate. It is engaged in the transaction brokerage business, which provides services in sales and leasing for commercial clients. The Sales and Lease Brokerage Division executes transactions across a client base, including corporations, financial institutions, governments and individuals. It provides services for sales, leases and mortgages in various areas, such as landlord representation, tenant representation, and capital markets and investment services. The Outsourcing and Advisory Services Division provides appraisal and valuation services; facility, property and asset management services; project management services, and research for commercial real estate clients.

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