Critical Survey: Interactive Brokers Group (IBKR) versus Its Rivals
Interactive Brokers Group (NASDAQ: IBKR) is one of 31 public companies in the “Security brokers & dealers” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare Interactive Brokers Group to related businesses based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, profitability, earnings, risk, dividends, valuation and institutional ownership.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares Interactive Brokers Group and its peers gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Interactive Brokers Group||$1.93 billion||$76.00 million||47.29|
|Interactive Brokers Group Competitors||$5.87 billion||$745.79 million||24.14|
This table compares Interactive Brokers Group and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Interactive Brokers Group||3.94%||1.74%||0.18%|
|Interactive Brokers Group Competitors||5.53%||3.64%||5.12%|
Volatility and Risk
Interactive Brokers Group has a beta of 0.98, meaning that its stock price is 2% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Interactive Brokers Group’s peers have a beta of 8.84, meaning that their average stock price is 784% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Interactive Brokers Group pays an annual dividend of $0.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.6%. Interactive Brokers Group pays out 26.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Security brokers & dealers” companies pay a dividend yield of 1.6% and pay out 35.0% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.
This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Interactive Brokers Group and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Interactive Brokers Group||1||2||3||0||2.33|
|Interactive Brokers Group Competitors||322||1375||1441||67||2.39|
Interactive Brokers Group currently has a consensus price target of $56.75, suggesting a potential downside of 21.57%. As a group, “Security brokers & dealers” companies have a potential upside of 1.15%. Given Interactive Brokers Group’s peers stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Interactive Brokers Group has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
15.9% of Interactive Brokers Group shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 66.3% of shares of all “Security brokers & dealers” companies are held by institutional investors. 2.0% of Interactive Brokers Group shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 21.4% of shares of all “Security brokers & dealers” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
Interactive Brokers Group peers beat Interactive Brokers Group on 12 of the 15 factors compared.
Interactive Brokers Group Company Profile
Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. operates as an automated electronic broker in approximately 120 electronic exchanges and market centers worldwide. It specializes in executing and clearing trades in securities, futures, foreign exchange instruments, bonds, and mutual funds. The company custodies and services accounts for hedge and mutual funds, registered investment advisors, proprietary trading groups, introducing brokers, and individual investors. It offers custody, prime brokerage, securities, and margin lending services. The company provides electronic execution and clearing services. Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. was founded in 1977 and is headquartered in Greenwich, Connecticut.
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