Reviewing Pzena Investment Management (PZN) and Its Rivals
Pzena Investment Management (NYSE: PZN) is one of 59 publicly-traded companies in the “Investment Management” industry, but how does it contrast to its rivals? We will compare Pzena Investment Management to related businesses based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, valuation, risk, dividends, profitability and earnings.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
17.4% of Pzena Investment Management shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 47.8% of shares of all “Investment Management” companies are held by institutional investors. 55.9% of Pzena Investment Management shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 26.7% of shares of all “Investment Management” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
This table compares Pzena Investment Management and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Pzena Investment Management||14.82%||12.93%||6.38%|
|Pzena Investment Management Competitors||31.26%||109.15%||29.21%|
This is a summary of recent ratings for Pzena Investment Management and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Pzena Investment Management||0||1||0||0||2.00|
|Pzena Investment Management Competitors||666||2046||1975||41||2.29|
As a group, “Investment Management” companies have a potential downside of 3.32%. Given Pzena Investment Management’s rivals stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Pzena Investment Management has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.
Risk and Volatility
Pzena Investment Management has a beta of 1.65, meaning that its stock price is 65% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Pzena Investment Management’s rivals have a beta of 1.42, meaning that their average stock price is 42% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Pzena Investment Management pays an annual dividend of $0.12 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.1%. Pzena Investment Management pays out 18.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Investment Management” companies pay a dividend yield of 3.5% and pay out 65.6% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares Pzena Investment Management and its rivals top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||EBITDA||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Pzena Investment Management||$122.22 million||$56.40 million||17.06|
|Pzena Investment Management Competitors||$817.34 million||$231.50 million||-10.97|
Pzena Investment Management’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Pzena Investment Management. Pzena Investment Management is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.
Pzena Investment Management rivals beat Pzena Investment Management on 11 of the 15 factors compared.
About Pzena Investment Management
Pzena Investment Management, Inc. is a holding company. The Company is the sole managing member of Pzena Investment Management, LLC. Pzena Investment Management, LLC is an investment management company. The Company also serves as the general partner of Pzena Investment Management, LP. The Company offers institutional investment products to public and corporate pension funds, endowments, foundations and certain commingled vehicles geared toward institutional investors. The Company also offers access to certain of its global and non-United States strategies through private placement vehicles and collective investment trusts. Pzena Investment Management, LLC is its operating company. Pzena Investment Management, LLC consists of Class A and Class B membership units.
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