Newmark Group (NASDAQ: NMRK) is one of 27 public companies in the “Real Estate Services” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare Newmark Group to similar companies based on the strength of its institutional ownership, risk, profitability, valuation, analyst recommendations, earnings and dividends.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

0.4% of Newmark Group shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 71.8% of shares of all “Real Estate Services” companies are owned by institutional investors. 11.7% of shares of all “Real Estate Services” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Newmark Group and its peers top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Newmark Group $1.60 billion $144.49 million 28.87
Newmark Group Competitors $2.26 billion $84.16 million -380.58

Newmark Group’s peers have higher revenue, but lower earnings than Newmark Group. Newmark Group is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for Newmark Group and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Newmark Group 0 1 5 0 2.83
Newmark Group Competitors 107 372 638 18 2.50

Newmark Group presently has a consensus price target of $20.08, indicating a potential upside of 31.26%. As a group, “Real Estate Services” companies have a potential upside of 10.53%. Given Newmark Group’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Newmark Group is more favorable than its peers.

Profitability

This table compares Newmark Group and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Newmark Group N/A N/A N/A
Newmark Group Competitors 3.87% 14.61% 2.24%

Summary

Newmark Group peers beat Newmark Group on 7 of the 12 factors compared.

Newmark Group Company Profile

Newmark Group, Inc. is a commercial real estate services company. The Company is focused on offering products and services to both owners and occupiers across the entire commercial real estate industry. Its investor/owner services and products include capital markets, which consists of investment sales, debt and structured finance and loan sales, agency leasing, property management, valuation and advisory, diligence and underwriting and government-sponsored enterprise lending and loan servicing. Its occupier services and products include tenant representation, real estate management technology systems, workplace and occupancy strategy, global corporate services consulting, project management, lease administration and facilities management.

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