CoreLogic (CLGX) and Its Competitors Financial Analysis

CoreLogic (NYSE: CLGX) is one of 27 publicly-traded companies in the “Professional Information Services” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare CoreLogic to similar companies based on the strength of its earnings, analyst recommendations, profitability, dividends, valuation, institutional ownership and risk.

Risk and Volatility

CoreLogic has a beta of 0.93, suggesting that its share price is 7% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, CoreLogic’s competitors have a beta of 0.99, suggesting that their average share price is 1% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares CoreLogic and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
CoreLogic 4.99% 17.07% 4.48%
CoreLogic Competitors 6.96% 27.28% 5.01%

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for CoreLogic and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
CoreLogic 1 3 3 0 2.29
CoreLogic Competitors 72 504 682 6 2.49

CoreLogic currently has a consensus price target of $44.14, indicating a potential downside of 9.93%. As a group, “Professional Information Services” companies have a potential downside of 2.70%. Given CoreLogic’s competitors stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe CoreLogic has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

88.2% of CoreLogic shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 58.7% of shares of all “Professional Information Services” companies are held by institutional investors. 1.2% of CoreLogic shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 12.2% of shares of all “Professional Information Services” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation and Earnings

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

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
CoreLogic $1.91 billion $404.81 million 44.96
CoreLogic Competitors $3.22 billion $939.90 million 16.88

CoreLogic’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than CoreLogic. CoreLogic is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.

Summary

CoreLogic competitors beat CoreLogic on 11 of the 13 factors compared.

CoreLogic Company Profile

CoreLogic, Inc. is a provider of property information, analytics and data-enabled services. The Company provides detailed coverage of property, mortgages and other encumbrances, property risk and replacement cost, consumer credit, tenancy, location, hazard risk and related performance information. Its segments include Property Intelligence (PI), Risk Management and Work Flow (RMW), and Corporate. The Property Intelligence segment owns or licenses real property, mortgage and consumer information, which includes loan information, property sales and characteristic information, property risk and replacement cost, natural hazard data, geospatial data, parcel maps and mortgage-backed securities information. The RMW segment owns or licenses real property information, mortgage information and consumer information, which includes loan information, property sales and characteristic information, natural hazard data, parcel maps, employment verification, criminal records and eviction records.

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