SouFun Holdings Limited (SFUN) and The Competition Head to Head Contrast
SouFun Holdings Limited (NYSE: SFUN) is one of 25 public companies in the “Real Estate Services” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare SouFun Holdings Limited to similar companies based on the strength of its dividends, valuation, profitability, earnings, risk, institutional ownership and analyst recommendations.
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares SouFun Holdings Limited and its peers gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||EBITDA||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|SouFun Holdings Limited||$644.69 million||$9.32 million||-70.00|
|SouFun Holdings Limited Competitors||$1.67 billion||$167.91 million||34.46|
SouFun Holdings Limited’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than SouFun Holdings Limited. SouFun Holdings Limited is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.
Risk & Volatility
SouFun Holdings Limited has a beta of 1.25, meaning that its share price is 25% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, SouFun Holdings Limited’s peers have a beta of 1.57, meaning that their average share price is 57% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares SouFun Holdings Limited and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|SouFun Holdings Limited||-4.57%||-8.80%||-2.74%|
|SouFun Holdings Limited Competitors||3.92%||13.83%||3.01%|
This is a breakdown of current ratings for SouFun Holdings Limited and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|SouFun Holdings Limited||2||3||2||0||2.00|
|SouFun Holdings Limited Competitors||73||318||642||9||2.56|
SouFun Holdings Limited presently has a consensus target price of $3.63, suggesting a potential downside of 13.67%. As a group, “Real Estate Services” companies have a potential upside of 5.67%. Given SouFun Holdings Limited’s peers stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe SouFun Holdings Limited has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
46.9% of SouFun Holdings Limited shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 67.0% of shares of all “Real Estate Services” companies are held by institutional investors. 12.4% of shares of all “Real Estate Services” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
SouFun Holdings Limited peers beat SouFun Holdings Limited on 12 of the 12 factors compared.
About SouFun Holdings Limited
Fang Holdings Limited, formerly SouFun Holdings Limited, operates as a real estate Internet portal in China. The Company’s Websites and mobile applications support active online communities and networks of users seeking information on, and services for, the real estate and home-related sectors in China. The Company, through its Internet platform, is engaged in the development of transaction and financing platforms by offering direct sales services for new homes, online real estate brokerage services and financial services. The Company’s service offerings include marketing services, E-commerce services, listing services, Financial services and other value-added services. The Company provides secured loans in the form of entrusted loans and mortgage loans and unsecured loans primarily to home buyers, real estate developers and other borrowers that meet its credit assessment requirements.
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