Colliers International Group (NASDAQ: CIGI) and Reis (NASDAQ:REIS) are both financials companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, earnings, institutional ownership, risk, valuation, profitability and analyst recommendations.
Volatility and Risk
Colliers International Group has a beta of 1.77, suggesting that its share price is 77% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Reis has a beta of 1.22, suggesting that its share price is 22% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares Colliers International Group and Reis’ gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Colliers International Group||$1.90 billion||1.22||$67.96 million||$1.52||39.28|
|Reis||$47.53 million||5.06||$2.78 million||$0.10||209.50|
Colliers International Group has higher revenue and earnings than Reis. Colliers International Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Reis, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.
This table compares Colliers International Group and Reis’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Colliers International Group||2.81%||41.41%||7.34%|
This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for Colliers International Group and Reis, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Colliers International Group||0||0||6||0||3.00|
Colliers International Group presently has a consensus price target of $72.25, indicating a potential upside of 21.02%. Reis has a consensus price target of $24.50, indicating a potential upside of 16.95%. Given Colliers International Group’s higher probable upside, research analysts plainly believe Colliers International Group is more favorable than Reis.
Colliers International Group pays an annual dividend of $0.10 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.2%. Reis pays an annual dividend of $0.68 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.2%. Colliers International Group pays out 6.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Reis pays out 680.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
63.1% of Colliers International Group shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 59.2% of Reis shares are owned by institutional investors. 15.3% of Colliers International Group shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 21.6% of Reis shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
Colliers International Group beats Reis on 11 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.
Colliers International Group Company Profile
Colliers International Group Inc. is engaged in the provision of commercial real estate services. The Company offers services, including outsourcing and advisory services, lease brokerage and sales brokerage. Its segments include Americas; Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA); Asia Pacific, and Corporate. It is engaged in the transaction brokerage business, which provides services in sales and leasing for commercial clients. The Sales and Lease Brokerage Division executes transactions across a client base, including corporations, financial institutions, governments and individuals. It provides services for sales, leases and mortgages in various areas, such as landlord representation, tenant representation, and capital markets and investment services. The Outsourcing and Advisory Services Division provides appraisal and valuation services; facility, property and asset management services; project management services, and research for commercial real estate clients.
Reis Company Profile
Reis, Inc. (Reis) is engaged in providing commercial real estate market information and analytical tools to real estate professionals, through its Reis Services subsidiary. The Company operates through Reis Services segment. It maintains a database containing detailed information on commercial properties in metropolitan markets and neighborhoods throughout the United States. The database contains information on apartment, office, retail, warehouse or distribution, flex or research and development, self-storage and seniors housing properties, and is used by real estate investors, lenders and other professionals to make informed buying, selling and financing decisions. Its product portfolio includes Reis Subscriber Edition (SE), its delivery platform aimed at larger and mid-sized enterprises; ReisReports, aimed at prosumers and smaller enterprises, and Mobiuss Portfolio CRE (Mobiuss), aimed at risk managers and credit administrators at banks and non-bank lending institutions.
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