ManpowerGroup (NYSE: MAN) is one of 23 publicly-traded companies in the “Help supply services” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare ManpowerGroup to similar companies based on the strength of its dividends, institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations, profitability, valuation and risk.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares ManpowerGroup and its peers gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|ManpowerGroup||$21.03 billion||$545.40 million||16.04|
|ManpowerGroup Competitors||$4.22 billion||$125.65 million||11.39|
This is a breakdown of current ratings for ManpowerGroup and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
ManpowerGroup presently has a consensus price target of $122.78, suggesting a potential upside of 8.71%. As a group, “Help supply services” companies have a potential upside of 8.32%. Given ManpowerGroup’s higher possible upside, research analysts plainly believe ManpowerGroup is more favorable than its peers.
This table compares ManpowerGroup and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Insider and Institutional Ownership
94.3% of ManpowerGroup shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 62.1% of shares of all “Help supply services” companies are held by institutional investors. 1.0% of ManpowerGroup shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 19.3% of shares of all “Help supply services” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
Risk and Volatility
ManpowerGroup has a beta of 1.34, suggesting that its share price is 34% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, ManpowerGroup’s peers have a beta of 1.18, suggesting that their average share price is 18% more volatile than the S&P 500.
ManpowerGroup pays an annual dividend of $1.86 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.6%. ManpowerGroup pays out 26.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Help supply services” companies pay a dividend yield of 1.5% and pay out 28.2% of their earnings in the form of a dividend. ManpowerGroup has increased its dividend for 7 consecutive years. ManpowerGroup is clearly a better dividend stock than its peers, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.
ManpowerGroup beats its peers on 11 of the 15 factors compared.
ManpowerGroup Company Profile
ManpowerGroup Inc. is a provider of workforce solutions and services. The Company’s segments include Americas, Southern Europe, Northern Europe, Asia Pacific Middle East (APME), Right Management and Corporate. The Company’s Americas segment includes operations in the United States and Other Americas. Its Southern Europe segment includes operations in France, Italy and Other Southern Europe. Its Northern Europe segment includes operations in the United Kingdom, the Nordics, Germany and the Netherlands. The Company’s APME operations provide a range of workforce solutions and services offered through Manpower, Experis and ManpowerGroup Solutions, including permanent, temporary and contract recruitment, assessment and selection, training and outsourcing. The Company’s Right Management segment provides talent and career management workforce solutions. The Company provides services under its Experis brand, particularly in the areas of information technology (IT), engineering and finance.
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