Financial Contrast: Douglas Elliman (DOUG) and Its Peers

Douglas Elliman (NYSE:DOUGGet Rating) is one of 25 public companies in the “Real estate agents & managers” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare Douglas Elliman to related companies based on the strength of its profitability, valuation, analyst recommendations, risk, dividends, earnings and institutional ownership.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Douglas Elliman and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Douglas Elliman 0 0 1 0 3.00
Douglas Elliman Competitors 66 386 597 13 2.52

Douglas Elliman presently has a consensus price target of 8.50, indicating a potential upside of 114.11%. As a group, “Real estate agents & managers” companies have a potential upside of 39.93%. Given Douglas Elliman’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities analysts plainly believe Douglas Elliman is more favorable than its competitors.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Douglas Elliman and its competitors top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Douglas Elliman $1.35 billion $98.84 million 9.45
Douglas Elliman Competitors $5.01 billion $192.49 million 6.88

Douglas Elliman’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Douglas Elliman. Douglas Elliman 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.

Profitability

This table compares Douglas Elliman and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Douglas Elliman 2.58% 10.66% 5.22%
Douglas Elliman Competitors 1.22% -2.60% -0.75%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

61.1% of Douglas Elliman shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 63.1% of shares of all “Real estate agents & managers” companies are owned by institutional investors. 7.7% of Douglas Elliman shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 25.3% of shares of all “Real estate agents & managers” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Dividends

Douglas Elliman pays an annual dividend of 0.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 5.0%. Douglas Elliman pays out 47.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Real estate agents & managers” companies pay a dividend yield of 2.0% and pay out 31.7% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.

Summary

Douglas Elliman beats its competitors on 8 of the 14 factors compared.

About Douglas Elliman

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Douglas Elliman Inc. engages in the real estate services and property technology investment business in the United States. It operates in two segments, Real Estate Brokerage, and Corporate and Other. The company conducts residential real estate brokerage operations. It has approximately 100 offices with approximately 6,500 real estate agents in the New York metropolitan areas, as well as in Florida, California, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Colorado, New Jersey, and Texas. Douglas Elliman Inc. was founded in 1911 and is headquartered in Miami, Florida. Douglas Elliman Inc.(NYSE:DOUG) operates independently of Vector Group Ltd. as of December 29, 2021.

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