Comparing Manning & Napier (MN) and The Competition

Manning & Napier (NYSE: MN) is one of 56 publicly-traded companies in the “Investment Management” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare Manning & Napier to similar companies based off the strength of its profitability, valuation, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings, risk and dividends.

Volatility and Risk

Manning & Napier has a beta of 1.45, meaning that its stock price is 45% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Manning & Napier’s peers have a beta of 1.41, meaning that their average stock price is 41% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Manning & Napier and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Manning & Napier 3.41% 34.28% 20.97%
Manning & Napier Competitors 29.67% 112.34% 29.59%

Valuation and Earnings

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

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
Manning & Napier $229.41 million $80.46 million 7.26
Manning & Napier Competitors $858.39 million $242.16 million -8.16

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

Institutional and Insider Ownership

57.3% of Manning & Napier shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 52.0% of shares of all “Investment Management” companies are held by institutional investors. 1.9% of Manning & Napier shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 26.7% of shares of all “Investment Management” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Dividends

Manning & Napier pays an annual dividend of $0.32 per share and has a dividend yield of 8.3%. Manning & Napier pays out 60.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Investment Management” companies pay a dividend yield of 3.8% and pay out 66.2% of their earnings in the form of a dividend. Manning & Napier is clearly a better dividend stock than its peers, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for Manning & Napier and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Manning & Napier 0 2 0 0 2.00
Manning & Napier Competitors 661 2026 1952 37 2.29

Manning & Napier currently has a consensus price target of $4.00, suggesting a potential upside of 3.90%. All “Investment Management” companies have a potential downside of 0.85%. Given Manning & Napier’s higher possible upside, research analysts plainly believe Manning & Napier is more favorable than its peers.

Summary

Manning & Napier peers beat Manning & Napier on 9 of the 15 factors compared.

Manning & Napier Company Profile

Manning & Napier, Inc. is an independent investment management company. The Company operates through investment management industry segment. It provides a range of investment solutions through separately managed accounts, mutual funds and collective investment trust funds, as well as a range of consultative services. It offers equity, fixed income and alternative strategies, as well as a range of blended asset portfolios, such as life cycle funds. It serves a client base of high net worth individuals and institutions, including 401(k) plans, pension plans, Taft-Hartley plans (Taft-Hartley), endowments and foundations. It offers its investment management capabilities through direct sales to high net worth individuals and institutions, as well as through third-party intermediaries, platforms and institutional investment consultants. Its investment management offerings include approximately 40 separate account composites, and over 60 mutual funds and collective investment trusts.

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