Newmark Group (NASDAQ: NMRK) and CBRE Group (NYSE:CBG) are both mid-cap finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings, risk and valuation.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares Newmark Group and CBRE Group’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|CBRE Group||$13.07 billion||1.17||$571.97 million||$2.31||19.43|
Institutional & Insider Ownership
94.6% of CBRE Group shares are held by institutional investors. 1.0% of CBRE Group shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
This table compares Newmark Group and CBRE Group’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for Newmark Group and CBRE Group, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Newmark Group currently has a consensus target price of $19.90, suggesting a potential upside of 25.39%. CBRE Group has a consensus target price of $41.25, suggesting a potential downside of 8.11%. Given Newmark Group’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Newmark Group is more favorable than CBRE Group.
CBRE Group beats Newmark Group on 6 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Newmark Group
Newmark Group, Inc. is a commercial real estate services company. The Company is focused on offering products and services to both owners and occupiers across the entire commercial real estate industry. Its investor/owner services and products include capital markets, which consists of investment sales, debt and structured finance and loan sales, agency leasing, property management, valuation and advisory, diligence and underwriting and government-sponsored enterprise lending and loan servicing. Its occupier services and products include tenant representation, real estate management technology systems, workplace and occupancy strategy, global corporate services consulting, project management, lease administration and facilities management.
About CBRE Group
CBRE Group, Inc. is a holding company that conducts all of its operations through its subsidiaries. The Company operates as a commercial real estate services and investment company. The Company operates through the segments: The Americas; Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA); Asia Pacific; Global Investment Management, and Development Services. The Company provides commercial real estate services under the CBRE brand name, investment management services under the CBRE Global Investors brand name and development services under the Trammell Crow Company brand name. The Company’s business is focused on commercial property, corporate facilities, project and transaction management, tenant/occupier and property/agency leasing, capital markets solutions (property sales, commercial mortgage brokerage, loan origination and servicing) real estate investment management, valuation, development services and proprietary research.
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