Nationstar Mortgage Holdings (NYSE: NSM) is one of 25 publicly-traded companies in the “Real Estate Services” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare Nationstar Mortgage Holdings to related businesses based off the strength of its analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership, profitability, earnings, risk and valuation.
Risk & Volatility
Nationstar Mortgage Holdings has a beta of 1.43, suggesting that its share price is 43% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Nationstar Mortgage Holdings’ peers have a beta of 1.60, suggesting that their average share price is 60% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares Nationstar Mortgage Holdings and its peers gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||EBITDA||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Nationstar Mortgage Holdings||$1.42 billion||N/A||7.11|
|Nationstar Mortgage Holdings Competitors||$1.67 billion||$171.14 million||36.05|
Nationstar Mortgage Holdings’ peers have higher revenue and earnings than Nationstar Mortgage Holdings. Nationstar Mortgage Holdings is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently the more affordable than other companies in its industry.
This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for Nationstar Mortgage Holdings and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Nationstar Mortgage Holdings||2||3||5||0||2.30|
|Nationstar Mortgage Holdings Competitors||122||407||648||18||2.47|
Nationstar Mortgage Holdings presently has a consensus price target of $18.33, indicating a potential upside of 12.54%. All “Real Estate Services” companies have a potential upside of 6.74%. Given Nationstar Mortgage Holdings’ higher possible upside, research analysts plainly believe Nationstar Mortgage Holdings is more favorable than its peers.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
98.5% of Nationstar Mortgage Holdings shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 69.7% of shares of all “Real Estate Services” companies are owned by institutional investors. 0.8% of Nationstar Mortgage Holdings shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 12.8% of shares of all “Real Estate Services” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
This table compares Nationstar Mortgage Holdings and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Nationstar Mortgage Holdings||10.52%||9.64%||0.87%|
|Nationstar Mortgage Holdings Competitors||3.03%||14.05%||2.86%|
Nationstar Mortgage Holdings peers beat Nationstar Mortgage Holdings on 9 of the 12 factors compared.
About Nationstar Mortgage Holdings
Nationstar Mortgage Holdings Inc. provides servicing, origination and transaction based services principally to single-family residences throughout the United States. The Company operates through three segments: Servicing, Originations and Xome. The Company provides residential loan services in the United States. The Company also operates an integrated residential loan origination platform that is primarily focused on customer retention. Its Xome subsidiary offers an array of complementary services related to the purchase and disposition of residential real estate. It provides non-bank services and residential mortgage services in the United States conducting operations through its Nationstar Mortgage and Champion Mortgage brands. It originates and purchases conventional mortgage loans conforming to the underwriting standards of the government sponsored entities, which it collectively refers to as Agency loans. The Xome segment is a provider of technology and data-enhanced solutions.
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