Head to Head Contrast: CoreLogic (CLGX) & Its Competitors

CoreLogic (NYSE: CLGX) is one of 27 public companies in the “Professional Information Services” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare CoreLogic to related businesses based on the strength of its valuation, earnings, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, profitability, dividends and risk.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares CoreLogic and its peers revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
CoreLogic $1.91 billion $404.81 million 44.26
CoreLogic Competitors $3.22 billion $939.02 million 17.14

CoreLogic’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than CoreLogic. CoreLogic 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.

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 peers have a beta of 0.99, suggesting that their average share price is 1% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for CoreLogic and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
CoreLogic 1 3 3 0 2.29
CoreLogic Competitors 73 518 702 6 2.49

CoreLogic presently has a consensus price target of $45.86, indicating a potential downside of 2.24%. As a group, “Professional Information Services” companies have a potential downside of 3.62%. Given CoreLogic’s higher possible upside, equities research analysts clearly believe CoreLogic is more favorable than its peers.

Profitability

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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
CoreLogic 4.86% 17.10% 4.37%
CoreLogic Competitors 6.58% 25.62% 4.90%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

88.2% of CoreLogic shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 63.3% of shares of all “Professional Information Services” companies are held by institutional investors. 1.2% of CoreLogic shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 10.5% of shares of all “Professional Information Services” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

CoreLogic peers beat CoreLogic on 10 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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