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Hargreaves Lansdown (HL) Competitors

GBX 1,094
-18.00 (-1.62%)
(As of 07/16/2024 ET)

HL vs. LGEN, SMT, PSH, ICP, SDRC, SDR, FCIT, MNG, PCT, and ATST

Should you be buying Hargreaves Lansdown stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Hargreaves Lansdown include Legal & General Group (LGEN), Scottish Mortgage (SMT), Pershing Square (PSH), Intermediate Capital Group (ICP), Schroders (SDRC), Schroders (SDR), F&C Investment Trust (FCIT), M&G (MNG), Polar Capital Technology Trust (PCT), and Alliance Trust (ATST). These companies are all part of the "asset management" industry.

Hargreaves Lansdown vs.

Hargreaves Lansdown (LON:HL) and Legal & General Group (LON:LGEN) are both financial services companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership, earnings, media sentiment, valuation, community ranking and profitability.

56.5% of Hargreaves Lansdown shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 47.2% of Legal & General Group shares are held by institutional investors. 25.8% of Hargreaves Lansdown shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.9% of Legal & General Group shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Hargreaves Lansdown has a beta of 0.56, indicating that its stock price is 44% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Legal & General Group has a beta of 1.35, indicating that its stock price is 35% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Hargreaves Lansdown presently has a consensus price target of GBX 1,048.20, suggesting a potential downside of 4.19%. Legal & General Group has a consensus price target of GBX 285.80, suggesting a potential upside of 25.90%. Given Legal & General Group's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Legal & General Group is more favorable than Hargreaves Lansdown.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Hargreaves Lansdown
1 Sell rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
3 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.33
Legal & General Group
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
5 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.83

Hargreaves Lansdown has a net margin of 40.05% compared to Legal & General Group's net margin of 3.81%. Hargreaves Lansdown's return on equity of 45.80% beat Legal & General Group's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Hargreaves Lansdown40.05% 45.80% 21.03%
Legal & General Group 3.81%8.59%0.18%

In the previous week, Hargreaves Lansdown and Hargreaves Lansdown both had 3 articles in the media. Hargreaves Lansdown's average media sentiment score of 0.78 beat Legal & General Group's score of 0.00 indicating that Hargreaves Lansdown is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Hargreaves Lansdown
1 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Legal & General Group
0 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

Hargreaves Lansdown pays an annual dividend of GBX 42 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.8%. Legal & General Group pays an annual dividend of GBX 20 per share and has a dividend yield of 8.8%. Hargreaves Lansdown pays out 6,087.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Legal & General Group pays out 28,571.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future.

Legal & General Group received 840 more outperform votes than Hargreaves Lansdown when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 71.84% of users gave Legal & General Group an outperform vote while only 47.76% of users gave Hargreaves Lansdown an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Hargreaves LansdownOutperform Votes
405
47.76%
Underperform Votes
443
52.24%
Legal & General GroupOutperform Votes
1245
71.84%
Underperform Votes
488
28.16%

Legal & General Group has higher revenue and earnings than Hargreaves Lansdown. Hargreaves Lansdown is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Legal & General Group, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Hargreaves Lansdown£753.30M6.88£301.70M£0.691,585.51
Legal & General Group£11.99B1.13£435M£0.073,242.86

Summary

Legal & General Group beats Hargreaves Lansdown on 10 of the 19 factors compared between the two stocks.

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New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

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

MetricHargreaves LansdownAsset Management IndustryFinancial SectorLON Exchange
Market Cap£5.18B£774.79M£3.03B£1.46B
Dividend Yield4.29%12.98%4.61%10.53%
P/E Ratio1,585.51963.02497.161,755.12
Price / Sales6.8813,675.721,784.95301,601.65
Price / Cash7.9253.4048.8126.82
Price / Book7.251.771.542.83
Net Income£301.70M£46.09M£384.81M£170.12M
7 Day Performance-0.36%0.69%0.85%65.29%
1 Month Performance1.91%1.85%2.12%66.66%
1 Year Performance30.30%7.00%10.08%88.91%

Hargreaves Lansdown Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
LGEN
Legal & General Group
1.905 of 5 stars
1.91 / 5 stars
GBX 232
+1.4%
GBX 285.80
+23.2%
+2.9%£13.87B£11.99B3,314.2911,956Analyst Forecast
SMT
Scottish Mortgage
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
GBX 900
+0.7%
N/A+32.7%£12.42B£-712,340,000.00-1,730.77N/A
PSH
Pershing Square
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
GBX 4,210
-0.8%
N/A+45.2%£7.75B£3.14B399.43N/A
ICP
Intermediate Capital Group
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
GBX 2,146.57
+1.6%
N/A+52.9%£6.24B£831.60M2,787.76579Gap Up
SDRC
Schroders
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
GBX 2,165
-2.0%
N/AN/A£6.12B£3.14B1,071.785,750News Coverage
High Trading Volume
SDR
Schroders
0.8573 of 5 stars
0.86 / 5 stars
GBX 376.80
+2.6%
GBX 432
+14.6%
-13.8%£6.07B£2.99B1,570.006,438
FCIT
F&C Investment Trust
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
GBX 1,022
+0.4%
N/A+20.9%£5.13B£584.29M992.23N/ADividend Announcement
Positive News
MNG
M&G
0.2635 of 5 stars
0.26 / 5 stars
GBX 211.90
+1.1%
GBX 224.17
+5.8%
+7.5%£5.04B£6.28B1,765.836,101
PCT
Polar Capital Technology Trust
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
GBX 3,425
+1.3%
N/A+52.0%£4.13B£540M854.112,021Positive News
ATST
Alliance Trust
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
GBX 1,226
+0.8%
N/A+21.3%£3.48B£649.98M586.603Positive News

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This page (LON:HL) was last updated on 7/17/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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