Bridge Investment Group (BRDG) versus The Competition Financial Review

Bridge Investment Group (NYSE:BRDGGet Rating) is one of 80 public companies in the “Investment advice” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare Bridge Investment Group to similar businesses based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, earnings, valuation, institutional ownership, profitability, risk and dividends.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

65.5% of Bridge Investment Group shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 55.0% of shares of all “Investment advice” companies are owned by institutional investors. 65.9% of Bridge Investment Group shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 18.5% of shares of all “Investment advice” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings for Bridge Investment Group and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Bridge Investment Group 0 1 4 0 2.80
Bridge Investment Group Competitors 747 3461 3640 153 2.40

Bridge Investment Group presently has a consensus price target of $21.20, indicating a potential upside of 21.35%. As a group, “Investment advice” companies have a potential upside of 33.68%. Given Bridge Investment Group’s rivals higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Bridge Investment Group has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.

Dividends

Bridge Investment Group pays an annual dividend of $1.04 per share and has a dividend yield of 6.0%. Bridge Investment Group pays out 21.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Investment advice” companies pay a dividend yield of 3.0% and pay out 32.1% of their earnings in the form of a dividend. Bridge Investment Group is clearly a better dividend stock than its rivals, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Bridge Investment Group and its rivals revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Bridge Investment Group $330.01 million $23.23 million 3.61
Bridge Investment Group Competitors $3.09 billion $514.59 million 12.65

Bridge Investment Group’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Bridge Investment Group. Bridge Investment Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Profitability

This table compares Bridge Investment Group and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Bridge Investment Group 29.40% 5.41% 3.28%
Bridge Investment Group Competitors 19.99% 23.65% 10.57%

Bridge Investment Group Company Profile (Get Rating)

Bridge Investment Group Holdings Inc. engages in the real estate investment management business in the United States. It manages capital on behalf of approximately hundred global institutions and 6,500 individual investors across approximately 25 investment vehicles. The company was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah.

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