Analyzing CoreLogic (CLGX) & Its Peers

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

Risk & Volatility

CoreLogic has a beta of 0.87, suggesting that its stock price is 13% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, CoreLogic’s rivals have a beta of 0.98, suggesting that their average stock price is 2% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares CoreLogic and its rivals top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue NetIncome Price/Earnings Ratio
CoreLogic $1.95 billion $106.55 million 44.17
CoreLogic Competitors $3.13 billion $588.72 million 1,052.58

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

Profitability

This table compares CoreLogic and its rivals’ 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 6.37% 24.66% 4.80%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

88.2% of CoreLogic shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 58.3% of shares of all “Professional Information Services” companies are owned by institutional investors. 1.2% of CoreLogic shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 12.2% of shares of all “Professional Information Services” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for CoreLogic and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
CoreLogic 1 3 3 0 2.29
CoreLogic Competitors 74 524 705 6 2.49

CoreLogic currently has a consensus target price of $45.86, indicating a potential downside of 2.06%. As a group, “Professional Information Services” companies have a potential downside of 2.12%. Given CoreLogic’s higher probable upside, equities analysts clearly believe CoreLogic is more favorable than its rivals.

Summary

CoreLogic rivals 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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