We are comparing LendingTree Inc. (NASDAQ:TREE) and its competitors on their profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk, dividends, earnings and valuation. They are Mortgage Investment companies, competing one another.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
LendingTree Inc. has 89.2% of its shares held by institutional investors and an average of 47.61% institutional ownership for its competitors. 5.2% of LendingTree Inc. shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 4.79% of all Mortgage Investment companies shares are held by company insiders.
Table 1 has LendingTree Inc. and its rivals’ return on assets, net margins and return on equity.
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Earnings & Valuation
The following data compares LendingTree Inc. and its rivals’ valuation, net income and gross revenue.
LendingTree Inc. has higher revenue and P/E Ratio than its competitors. The company has a higher price-to-earnings ratio which is presently more expensive in compare to its rivals.
Table 3 shows summary of current ratings for LendingTree Inc. and its rivals.
With consensus target price of $315, LendingTree Inc. has a potential downside of -18.45%. The potential upside of the rivals is 42.21%. LendingTree Inc.’s strong consensus rating and high possible upside, looks like is making equities research analysts believe that the company is more favorable than its rivals.
In this table we provide the Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Half Yearly, Yearly and YTD Performance of LendingTree Inc. and its rivals.
For the past year LendingTree Inc. has stronger performance than LendingTree Inc.’s competitors.
LendingTree Inc. has a Current Ratio of 0.6 and a Quick Ratio of 0.6. Competitively, LendingTree Inc.’s rivals Current Ratio is 0.60 and has 0.60 Quick Ratio. better ability to pay short and long-term obligations than .
Volatility & Risk
A beta of 2.39 shows that LendingTree Inc. is 139.00% more volatile than S&P 500. Competitively, LendingTree Inc.’s rivals’ beta is 0.94 which is 5.72% less volatile than S&P 500.
LendingTree Inc. does not pay a dividend.
LendingTree Inc. beats LendingTree Inc.’s competitors on 4 of the 5 factors.
LendingTree, Inc., through its subsidiary, LendingTree, LLC, operates an online loan marketplace for consumers seeking loans and other credit-based offerings in the United States. The company offers tools and resources, including free credit scores that facilitate comparison shopping for these loans and other credit-based offerings. Its mortgage products comprise purchase and refinance products. The company also provides information, tools, and access to various conditional loan offers for non-mortgage products, including auto loans, credit cards, home equity loans, personal loans, reverse mortgages, small business loans, and student loans. In addition, it offers information, tools, and access to other products, including credit repair, through which consumers obtain assistance improving their credit profiles; debt relief services, through which consumers obtain assistance negotiating existing loans; and home improvement services, through which consumers have the opportunity to research and find home improvement professional services. Further, the company provides personal credit data, through which consumers gain insights into how prospective lenders and other third parties view their credit profiles; real estate brokerage services, through which consumers are matched with local realtors who assist them in their home purchase or sale efforts; and various consumer insurance products, including home and automobile, through which consumers are matched with insurance lead aggregators to obtain insurance offers. Additionally, it operates CompareCards, an online source for side-by-side credit card comparison shopping; and SimpleTuition, an online marketing platform for student loans. The company was formerly known as Tree.com, Inc. and changed its name to LendingTree, Inc. in January 2015. LendingTree, Inc. was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina.
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