PHH Corp (NYSE: PHH) is one of 27 publicly-traded companies in the “Consumer Lending” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare PHH Corp to related companies based off the strength of its valuation, institutional ownership, earnings, risk, dividends, profitability and analyst recommendations.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations for PHH Corp and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
PHH Corp 0 2 1 0 2.33
PHH Corp Competitors 191 741 1064 58 2.48

PHH Corp currently has a consensus price target of $15.83, indicating a potential upside of 19.05%. All “Consumer Lending” companies have a potential upside of 55.44%. Given PHH Corp’s competitors stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe PHH Corp has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

98.1% of PHH Corp shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 77.6% of shares of all “Consumer Lending” companies are held by institutional investors. 2.5% of PHH Corp shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 15.2% of shares of all “Consumer Lending” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Volatility & Risk

PHH Corp has a beta of 1.92, suggesting that its share price is 92% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, PHH Corp’s competitors have a beta of 1.48, suggesting that their average share price is 48% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares PHH Corp and its competitors revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
PHH Corp $734.00 million N/A -2.61
PHH Corp Competitors $564.69 million $93.09 million 15.63

PHH Corp has higher revenue, but lower earnings than its competitors. PHH Corp is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently the more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Profitability

This table compares PHH Corp and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
PHH Corp -55.15% -20.67% -7.37%
PHH Corp Competitors -28.26% -17.28% 0.63%

Summary

PHH Corp competitors beat PHH Corp on 8 of the 11 factors compared.

PHH Corp Company Profile

PHH Corporation is a standalone mortgage company. The Company provides outsourced mortgage banking services to a range of clients, including financial institutions and real estate brokers throughout the United States, and is focused on originating, selling, servicing and subservicing residential mortgage loans through its subsidiary, PHH Mortgage Corporation and its subsidiaries. It operates through two segments: Mortgage Production and Mortgage Servicing. The Mortgage Production segment provides mortgage loan origination services and sells mortgage loans. The Mortgage Servicing segment performs servicing activities for loans originated by the Company and mortgage servicing rights purchased from others, and acts as a subservicer for certain clients that own the underlying mortgage servicing rights. The Mortgage Production segment provides private label mortgage services to financial institutions and real estate brokers, and sources mortgage loans through its retail platform.

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