Altisource Portfolio Solutions (NASDAQ: ASPS) is one of 25 publicly-traded companies in the “Real Estate Services” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare Altisource Portfolio Solutions to related businesses based on the strength of its profitability, analyst recommendations, valuation, risk, earnings, institutional ownership and dividends.

Volatility & Risk

Altisource Portfolio Solutions has a beta of 0.78, meaning that its stock price is 22% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Altisource Portfolio Solutions’ competitors have a beta of 1.57, meaning that their average stock price is 57% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Altisource Portfolio Solutions and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Altisource Portfolio Solutions 0.60% 82.95% 8.76%
Altisource Portfolio Solutions Competitors 4.57% 14.43% 3.06%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Altisource Portfolio Solutions and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Altisource Portfolio Solutions 0 2 0 0 2.00
Altisource Portfolio Solutions Competitors 74 322 644 9 2.56

Altisource Portfolio Solutions currently has a consensus target price of $19.00, indicating a potential downside of 28.44%. As a group, “Real Estate Services” companies have a potential upside of 6.43%. Given Altisource Portfolio Solutions’ competitors stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Altisource Portfolio Solutions has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

54.9% of Altisource Portfolio Solutions shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 67.0% of shares of all “Real Estate Services” companies are held by institutional investors. 6.8% of Altisource Portfolio Solutions shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 12.4% of shares of all “Real Estate Services” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Altisource Portfolio Solutions and its competitors top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
Altisource Portfolio Solutions $982.54 million $148.76 million 94.82
Altisource Portfolio Solutions Competitors $1.67 billion $167.91 million 35.30

Altisource Portfolio Solutions’ competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Altisource Portfolio Solutions. Altisource Portfolio Solutions is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.

Summary

Altisource Portfolio Solutions competitors beat Altisource Portfolio Solutions on 11 of the 13 factors compared.

About Altisource Portfolio Solutions

Altisource Portfolio Solutions S.A. is a marketplace and transaction solutions provider for the real estate, mortgage and consumer debt industries. The Company’s business processes, vendor and electronic payment management software and behavioral science-based analytics manage outcomes for marketplace participants. It operates through three segments: Mortgage Services, Financial Services and Technology Services. The Mortgage Services segment provides loan servicers, originators, rental property investors and real estate consumers with products, services and technologies. The Financial Services segment provides collection services to debt originators and servicers and customer relationship management services. The Technology Services segment provides software and data analytics solutions that support management of mortgage and real estate activities and marketplace transactions across mortgage and real estate lifecycles and information technology infrastructure management services.

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