Moneygram International (NASDAQ: MGI) is one of 31 publicly-traded companies in the “Transaction & Payment Services” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare Moneygram International to related companies based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, profitability, valuation, institutional ownership, earnings, risk and dividends.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
93.9% of Moneygram International shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 56.6% of shares of all “Transaction & Payment Services” companies are held by institutional investors. 49.5% of Moneygram International shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 17.9% of shares of all “Transaction & Payment Services” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares Moneygram International and its peers gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||EBITDA||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Moneygram International||$1.63 billion||$226.70 million||33.27|
|Moneygram International Competitors||$1.59 billion||$466.83 million||29.40|
Moneygram International has higher revenue, but lower earnings than its peers. Moneygram International 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.
This table compares Moneygram International and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Moneygram International Competitors||10.78%||15.97%||5.23%|
This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for Moneygram International and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Moneygram International Competitors||117||701||1042||12||2.51|
Moneygram International currently has a consensus price target of $16.21, indicating a potential upside of 1.52%. As a group, “Transaction & Payment Services” companies have a potential upside of 9.99%. Given Moneygram International’s peers stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Moneygram International has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.
Risk & Volatility
Moneygram International has a beta of 1.96, indicating that its stock price is 96% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Moneygram International’s peers have a beta of 1.30, indicating that their average stock price is 30% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Moneygram International peers beat Moneygram International on 9 of the 13 factors compared.
About Moneygram International
MoneyGram International, Inc. (MoneyGram) is a global provider of money transfer services. The Company operates through two segments: Global Funds Transfer and Financial Paper Products. The Company offers its services under the MoneyGram brand. The Company’s Global Funds Transfer Segment provides money transfer services and bill payment services primarily to unbanked and underbanked consumers. The Financial Paper Products Segment provides money orders to consumers through its agents and financial institutions located across the United States and Puerto Rico. The Company’s offerings include money transfers, bill payment services, money order services and official check processing. The Company’s money transfer services enable its consumers to send and receive funds across the world through its global network of locations. The Company also offers Digital/Self-Service solutions, such as moneygram.com, mobile solutions, account deposit and kiosk-based services.
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