Green Brick Partners (NASDAQ: GRBK) is one of 24 public companies in the “Homebuilding” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare Green Brick Partners to similar companies based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings, risk, profitability, valuation and dividends.

Risk and Volatility

Green Brick Partners has a beta of 1.82, meaning that its stock price is 82% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Green Brick Partners’ competitors have a beta of 1.52, meaning that their average stock price is 52% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Green Brick Partners and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Green Brick Partners 6.69% 11.30% 8.33%
Green Brick Partners Competitors 9.92% 14.76% 7.96%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

81.6% of Green Brick Partners shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 81.2% of shares of all “Homebuilding” companies are owned by institutional investors. 53.5% of Green Brick Partners shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 14.3% of shares of all “Homebuilding” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Green Brick Partners and its competitors top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue NetIncome Price/Earnings Ratio
Green Brick Partners $380.33 million $23.75 million 18.79
Green Brick Partners Competitors $3.63 billion $231.04 million 177.18

Green Brick Partners’ competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Green Brick Partners. Green Brick Partners 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.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for Green Brick Partners and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Green Brick Partners 0 0 0 0 N/A
Green Brick Partners Competitors 275 1632 1896 38 2.44

As a group, “Homebuilding” companies have a potential downside of 4.35%. Given Green Brick Partners’ competitors higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Green Brick Partners has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.

Summary

Green Brick Partners competitors beat Green Brick Partners on 6 of the 10 factors compared.

About Green Brick Partners

Green Brick Partners, Inc. operates in the real estate industry. The Company operates through two segments. The builder operations segment includes its controlled builders results, which include building and selling single-family detached homes and townhomes that are designed and built to meet local customer preferences, and the sale of lots. Builder operations consist of three operating segments: Texas, Georgia, and corporate and other. Corporate operations segment develops and implements strategic initiatives and supports its builder operations and land development by centralizing certain administrative functions, such as finance, treasury, information technology and human resources. The land development segment includes operations related to the acquisition and development of land, which is sold to its controlled builders and third-party homebuilders. As of December 31, 2016, it had owned or controlled over 5,200 home sites in various locations in the Dallas and Atlanta markets.

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