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Foresight Group (FSG) Competitors

GBX 498
-4.00 (-0.80%)
(As of 07/19/2024 ET)

FSG vs. HGT, BUR, SSON, CTY, BPT, WWH, CLDN, MRC, HVPE, and TEM

Should you be buying Foresight Group stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Foresight Group include HgCapital Trust (HGT), Burford Capital (BUR), Smithson Investment Trust (SSON), City of London (CTY), Bridgepoint Group (BPT), Worldwide Healthcare (WWH), Caledonia Investments (CLDN), The Mercantile Investment Trust (MRC), HarbourVest Global Private Equity (HVPE), and Templeton Emerging Markets Investment Trust (TEM). These companies are all part of the "asset management" industry.

Foresight Group vs.

HgCapital Trust (LON:HGT) and Foresight Group (LON:FSG) are both financial services companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, institutional ownership, community ranking, profitability, valuation, analyst recommendations, media sentiment, risk and earnings.

HgCapital Trust has a beta of 0.43, meaning that its stock price is 57% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Foresight Group has a beta of 0.4, meaning that its stock price is 60% less volatile than the S&P 500.

HgCapital Trust pays an annual dividend of GBX 7 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.4%. Foresight Group pays an annual dividend of GBX 22 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.4%. HgCapital Trust pays out 1,400.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Foresight Group pays out 10,476.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future.

HgCapital Trust has a net margin of 90.06% compared to HgCapital Trust's net margin of 15.39%. HgCapital Trust's return on equity of 27.80% beat Foresight Group's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
HgCapital Trust90.06% 10.52% 6.88%
Foresight Group 15.39%27.80%10.25%

HgCapital Trust received 107 more outperform votes than Foresight Group when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 100.00% of users gave Foresight Group an outperform vote while only 62.15% of users gave HgCapital Trust an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
HgCapital TrustOutperform Votes
110
62.15%
Underperform Votes
67
37.85%
Foresight GroupOutperform Votes
3
100.00%
Underperform Votes
No Votes

Foresight Group has a consensus target price of GBX 580, suggesting a potential upside of 16.47%. Given HgCapital Trust's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Foresight Group is more favorable than HgCapital Trust.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
HgCapital Trust
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
N/A
Foresight Group
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
2 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
3.00

HgCapital Trust has higher revenue and earnings than Foresight Group. HgCapital Trust is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Foresight Group, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
HgCapital Trust£255.96M9.10£230.52M£0.501,018.00
Foresight Group£136.28M4.24£20.97M£0.212,371.43

In the previous week, HgCapital Trust had 1 more articles in the media than Foresight Group. MarketBeat recorded 1 mentions for HgCapital Trust and 0 mentions for Foresight Group. Foresight Group's average media sentiment score of 1.56 beat HgCapital Trust's score of 0.00 indicating that HgCapital Trust is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Overall Sentiment
HgCapital Trust Very Positive
Foresight Group Neutral

41.0% of HgCapital Trust shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 46.7% of Foresight Group shares are held by institutional investors. 5.2% of HgCapital Trust shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 40.5% of Foresight Group shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

HgCapital Trust beats Foresight Group on 10 of the 19 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding FSG 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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FSG vs. The Competition

MetricForesight GroupAsset Management IndustryFinancial SectorLON Exchange
Market Cap£577.78M£805.49M£3.09B£1.50B
Dividend Yield5.00%12.88%4.63%11.82%
P/E Ratio2,371.43999.05487.921,809.64
Price / Sales4.242,522.132,280.70327,096.40
Price / CashN/A84.5249.4634.51
Price / Book7.661.751.552.78
Net Income£20.97M£47.17M£330.83M£155.97M
7 Day Performance-2.35%-0.25%0.27%0.24%
1 Month Performance9.69%1.37%1.86%1.13%
1 Year Performance3.97%5.74%8.92%95.46%

Foresight Group Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
HGT
HgCapital Trust
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
GBX 511
+0.4%
N/A+36.7%£2.34B£255.96M1,022.00N/ANews Coverage
Positive News
BUR
Burford Capital
0.568 of 5 stars
0.57 / 5 stars
GBX 1,046
flat
GBX 1,600
+53.0%
+15.4%£2.29B£1.18B507.77161Gap Down
SSON
Smithson Investment Trust
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
GBX 1,392
+1.2%
N/A+3.0%£2.26BN/A613.22N/APositive News
CTY
City of London
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
GBX 438
+0.5%
N/A+10.2%£2.18B£140.56M1,752.00N/ADividend Announcement
News Coverage
BPT
Bridgepoint Group
0.2681 of 5 stars
0.27 / 5 stars
GBX 253.40
+1.5%
GBX 269.67
+6.4%
+28.2%£2.01B£321.60M2,815.56391Dividend Increase
News Coverage
Positive News
WWH
Worldwide Healthcare
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
GBX 368.50
+0.4%
N/A-88.3%£1.98B£-56,290,000.00-2,456.67N/ANews Coverage
CLDN
Caledonia Investments
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
GBX 3,540
-0.7%
N/A+9.2%£1.92B£167.60M1,545.8574
MRC
The Mercantile Investment Trust
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
GBX 247.50
+0.6%
N/A+29.1%£1.92B£97.69M2,475.002,600Positive News
HVPE
HarbourVest Global Private Equity
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
GBX 2,485
flat
N/A+16.6%£1.91B£171.22M-3,765.15N/A
TEM
Templeton Emerging Markets Investment Trust
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
GBX 167.40
-0.4%
N/A+13.1%£1.86B£200.31M1,195.71N/APositive News

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This page (LON:FSG) was last updated on 7/19/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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