Cushman & Wakefield (NYSE: CWK) is one of 13,122 publicly-traded companies in the “” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare Cushman & Wakefield to related businesses based on the strength of its earnings, risk, institutional ownership, profitability, analyst recommendations, valuation and dividends.

Profitability

This table compares Cushman & Wakefield and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Cushman & Wakefield N/A N/A N/A
Cushman & Wakefield Competitors -176.25% 7.42% 1.94%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Cushman & Wakefield and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Cushman & Wakefield 0 1 9 0 2.90
Cushman & Wakefield Competitors 61054 231719 302540 12472 2.44

Cushman & Wakefield presently has a consensus target price of $20.38, indicating a potential upside of 10.14%. As a group, “” companies have a potential upside of 24.06%. Given Cushman & Wakefield’s rivals higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Cushman & Wakefield has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Cushman & Wakefield and its rivals gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Cushman & Wakefield $8.22 billion -$185.80 million -16.97
Cushman & Wakefield Competitors $7.16 billion $558.26 million 12.28

Cushman & Wakefield has higher revenue, but lower earnings than its rivals. Cushman & Wakefield 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.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

26.8% of Cushman & Wakefield shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 56.1% of shares of all “” companies are owned by institutional investors. 13.3% of shares of all “” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Cushman & Wakefield rivals beat Cushman & Wakefield on 8 of the 12 factors compared.

Cushman & Wakefield Company Profile

Cushman & Wakefield plc provides commercial real estate services in the Americas, the Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. It offers integrated facilities management, project and development, portfolio administration, transaction management, and strategic consulting services; property management services, including client accounting, engineering and operations, lease compliance administration, project and development, and sustainability services; and janitorial, maintenance, critical environment management, landscaping, and office services. The company also provides owner representation and tenant representation leasing services; capital market services, such as investment sales and equity, debt, and structured financing for real estate purchase and sales transactions; and appraisal management, investment management, valuation advisory, portfolio advisory, diligence advisory, dispute analysis and litigation support, financial reporting, and property and/or portfolio valuation services on real estate debt and equity decisions. Cushman & Wakefield plc was founded in 1784 and is based in London, the United Kingdom.

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