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The House votes for possible TikTok ban in the US, but don't expect the app to go away anytime soon
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Hawaii lawmakers take aim at vacation rentals after Lahaina wildfire amplifies Maui housing crisis
S&P 500   4,967.23
DOW   37,986.40
QQQ   414.65
Tesla cuts US prices for 3 of its electric vehicle models after a difficult week
A coffee roastery in Finland has launched an AI-generated blend. The results were surprising
Autoworkers union celebrates breakthrough win in Tennessee and takes aim at more plants in the South
New York lawmakers pass $237 billion budget with policies to jump-start housing market
The House votes for possible TikTok ban in the US, but don't expect the app to go away anytime soon
Biden sees a $35 price cap for insulin as a pivotal campaign issue. It’s not that clear-cut
Hawaii lawmakers take aim at vacation rentals after Lahaina wildfire amplifies Maui housing crisis
S&P 500   4,967.23
DOW   37,986.40
QQQ   414.65
Tesla cuts US prices for 3 of its electric vehicle models after a difficult week
A coffee roastery in Finland has launched an AI-generated blend. The results were surprising
Autoworkers union celebrates breakthrough win in Tennessee and takes aim at more plants in the South
New York lawmakers pass $237 billion budget with policies to jump-start housing market
The House votes for possible TikTok ban in the US, but don't expect the app to go away anytime soon
Biden sees a $35 price cap for insulin as a pivotal campaign issue. It’s not that clear-cut
Hawaii lawmakers take aim at vacation rentals after Lahaina wildfire amplifies Maui housing crisis
S&P 500   4,967.23
DOW   37,986.40
QQQ   414.65
Tesla cuts US prices for 3 of its electric vehicle models after a difficult week
A coffee roastery in Finland has launched an AI-generated blend. The results were surprising
Autoworkers union celebrates breakthrough win in Tennessee and takes aim at more plants in the South
New York lawmakers pass $237 billion budget with policies to jump-start housing market
The House votes for possible TikTok ban in the US, but don't expect the app to go away anytime soon
Biden sees a $35 price cap for insulin as a pivotal campaign issue. It’s not that clear-cut
Hawaii lawmakers take aim at vacation rentals after Lahaina wildfire amplifies Maui housing crisis

CMC Markets (CMCX) Competitors

GBX 246
-1.50 (-0.61%)
(As of 04/19/2024 ET)

CMCX vs. ALPH, FRP, PLUS, TCAP, CBG, ESCT, BGFD, JEDT, BRSC, and SEIT

Should you be buying CMC Markets stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of CMC Markets include Alpha Group International (ALPH), FRP Advisory Group (FRP), Plus500 (PLUS), TP ICAP Group (TCAP), Close Brothers Group (CBG), The European Smaller Companies Trust (ESCT), Baillie Gifford Japan (BGFD), JPMorgan European Discovery Trust (JEDT), BlackRock Smaller Companies (BRSC), and SDCL Energy Efficiency Income (SEIT). These companies are all part of the "financial services" sector.

CMC Markets vs.

CMC Markets (LON:CMCX) and Alpha Group International (LON:ALPH) are both small-cap financial services companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, profitability, earnings, dividends, media sentiment, valuation, community ranking, risk and analyst recommendations.

Alpha Group International has lower revenue, but higher earnings than CMC Markets. Alpha Group International is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than CMC Markets, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
CMC Markets£255.66M2.69£10.12M£0.046,150.00
Alpha Group International£185.96M4.67£88.83M£2.03990.15

CMC Markets received 278 more outperform votes than Alpha Group International when rated by MarketBeat users.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
CMC MarketsOutperform Votes
278
65.11%
Underperform Votes
149
34.89%
Alpha Group InternationalN/AN/A

In the previous week, CMC Markets had 2 more articles in the media than Alpha Group International. MarketBeat recorded 2 mentions for CMC Markets and 0 mentions for Alpha Group International. CMC Markets' average media sentiment score of 0.10 beat Alpha Group International's score of 0.00 indicating that CMC Markets is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Overall Sentiment
CMC Markets Neutral
Alpha Group International Neutral

Alpha Group International has a net margin of 47.76% compared to CMC Markets' net margin of 3.96%. Alpha Group International's return on equity of 48.26% beat CMC Markets' return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
CMC Markets3.96% 2.75% 1.74%
Alpha Group International 47.76%48.26%21.07%

22.4% of CMC Markets shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 74.7% of Alpha Group International shares are owned by institutional investors. 64.9% of CMC Markets shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 25.8% of Alpha Group International shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

CMC Markets pays an annual dividend of GBX 5 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.0%. Alpha Group International pays an annual dividend of GBX 16 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.8%. CMC Markets pays out 12,500.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Alpha Group International pays out 788.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future.

CMC Markets has a beta of 0.49, meaning that its stock price is 51% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Alpha Group International has a beta of 1.67, meaning that its stock price is 67% more volatile than the S&P 500.

CMC Markets presently has a consensus price target of GBX 156.67, indicating a potential downside of 36.31%. Given CMC Markets' higher probable upside, research analysts clearly believe CMC Markets is more favorable than Alpha Group International.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
CMC Markets
0 Sell rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
2 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.50
Alpha Group International
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
N/A

Summary

CMC Markets and Alpha Group International tied by winning 9 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding CMCX and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of LON and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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CMCX vs. The Competition

MetricCMC MarketsCapital Markets IndustryFinancial SectorLON Exchange
Market Cap£688.36M£712.64M£3.00B£1.64B
Dividend Yield2.23%4.95%4.55%10.77%
P/E Ratio6,150.00332.40441.741,983.68
Price / Sales2.6914,787.122,326.52399,863.06
Price / Cash4.3512.2549.5426.23
Price / Book2.021.951.542.56
Net Income£10.12M£46.47M£345.77M£180.72M
7 Day Performance3.36%-1.73%-0.63%-0.79%
1 Month Performance33.70%-3.16%5.59%9.14%
1 Year Performance36.06%19.37%6.79%13.74%

CMC Markets Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
ALPH
Alpha Group International
0 of 5 stars
GBX 2,080
-2.8%
N/A-6.5%£898.56M£185.96M1,024.63480
FRP
FRP Advisory Group
1.759 of 5 stars
GBX 117
+1.1%
GBX 175
+49.6%
+6.4%£294.12M£113.30M1,950.00622Dividend Announcement
PLUS
Plus500
0.3111 of 5 stars
GBX 2,026
+2.4%
GBX 2,091.50
+3.2%
+22.8%£1.58B£719.10M816.94569
TCAP
TP ICAP Group
0 of 5 stars
GBX 208
-1.9%
N/A+22.3%£1.61B£2.13B2,311.115,179
CBG
Close Brothers Group
2.5292 of 5 stars
GBX 440.40
-4.0%
GBX 577.80
+31.2%
-49.5%£662.76M£925M463.584,000
ESCT
The European Smaller Companies Trust
0 of 5 stars
GBX 168
-1.5%
N/A+5.7%£672.54M£91.68M840.00305Positive News
BGFD
Baillie Gifford Japan
0 of 5 stars
GBX 719
-1.9%
N/A-5.6%£647.17M£-51,380,000.00-1,563.04N/APositive News
JEDT
JPMorgan European Discovery Trust
0 of 5 stars
GBX 455
-1.9%
N/A+7.3%£681.77M£39.60M2,527.78N/A
BRSC
BlackRock Smaller Companies
0 of 5 stars
GBX 1,340
-1.5%
N/A+5.2%£633.69M£-36,800,000.00-465.28N/A
SEIT
SDCL Energy Efficiency Income
0 of 5 stars
GBX 57.70
+0.3%
N/A-37.0%£628.93M£-7,800,000.00-2,885.00N/A

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This page (LON:CMCX) was last updated on 4/21/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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