Critical Analysis: Realogy (NYSE:RLGY) & Rigetti Computing (NASDAQ:RGTI)

Realogy (NYSE:RLGYGet Rating) and Rigetti Computing (NASDAQ:RGTIGet Rating) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, analyst recommendations, earnings, valuation, institutional ownership, risk and dividends.

Profitability

This table compares Realogy and Rigetti Computing’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Realogy 4.30% 17.92% 5.07%
Rigetti Computing N/A N/A N/A

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Realogy and Rigetti Computing’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Realogy $7.98 billion 0.20 $343.00 million $2.87 4.68
Rigetti Computing N/A N/A -$25.38 million N/A N/A

Realogy has higher revenue and earnings than Rigetti Computing.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for Realogy and Rigetti Computing, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Realogy 0 0 3 0 3.00
Rigetti Computing 0 0 0 0 N/A

Realogy presently has a consensus target price of $23.00, suggesting a potential upside of 71.13%. Given Realogy’s higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Realogy is more favorable than Rigetti Computing.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

59.0% of Rigetti Computing shares are held by institutional investors. 2.7% of Realogy shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Realogy beats Rigetti Computing on 8 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Realogy (Get Rating)

Realogy Holdings Corp., through its subsidiaries, provides residential real estate services. It operates through three segments: Realogy Franchise Group, and Realogy Brokerage Group. The Realogy Franchise Group segment franchises its residential real estate brokerages under the Century 21, Coldwell Banker, Coldwell Banker Commercial, Corcoran, ERA, Sotheby's International Realty, and Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate brand names. This segment also offers lead generation and relocation services. As of December 31, 2020, this segment's real estate franchise systems and proprietary brands had approximately 20,100 offices and 320,700 independent sales agents worldwide. The Realogy Brokerage Group segment owns and operates a full-service residential real estate brokerage business under the Coldwell Banker, Corcoran, and Sotheby's International Realty brand names to assist home buyers and sellers in the listing, marketing, selling, and finding homes. As of December 31, 2020, this segment owned and operated 670 brokerage offices with approximately 53,100 independent sales agents. The Realogy Title Group segment provides title, escrow, and settlement services to real estate companies, corporations, and financial institutions. This segment also serves as an underwriter of title insurance policies in connection with residential and commercial real estate transactions. Realogy Holdings Corp. was incorporated in 2006 and is headquartered in Madison, New Jersey.

About Rigetti Computing (Get Rating)

Rigetti Computing, Inc. operates as an integrated systems company. The company builds quantum computers and the superconducting quantum processors that power them. Its machines are integrated into various public, private, or hybrid clouds through its Quantum Cloud Services platform. The company was founded in 2013 and is based in Berkeley, California.

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