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IG Group (IGG) Competitors

GBX 717
-4.00 (-0.55%)
(As of 04:12 AM ET)

IGG vs. INVP, TCAP, PLUS, ALPH, VMUK, RCP, IIG, BUR, HICL, and DLG

Should you be buying IG Group stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of IG Group include Investec Group (INVP), TP ICAP Group (TCAP), Plus500 (PLUS), Alpha Group International (ALPH), Virgin Money UK (VMUK), RIT Capital Partners (RCP), Intuitive Investments Group (IIG), Burford Capital (BUR), HICL Infrastructure (HICL), and Direct Line Insurance Group (DLG). These companies are all part of the "financial services" sector.

IG Group vs.

Investec Group (LON:INVP) and IG Group (LON:IGG) are both mid-cap financial services companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their community ranking, profitability, media sentiment, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk, earnings, valuation and dividends.

73.6% of Investec Group shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 70.4% of IG Group shares are held by institutional investors. 5.2% of Investec Group shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 5.7% of IG Group shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

IG Group received 122 more outperform votes than Investec Group when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 68.63% of users gave Investec Group an outperform vote while only 66.01% of users gave IG Group an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Investec GroupOutperform Votes
315
68.63%
Underperform Votes
144
31.37%
IG GroupOutperform Votes
437
66.01%
Underperform Votes
225
33.99%

In the previous week, IG Group had 2 more articles in the media than Investec Group. MarketBeat recorded 3 mentions for IG Group and 1 mentions for Investec Group. Investec Group's average media sentiment score of 0.30 beat IG Group's score of 0.00 indicating that IG Group is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Investec Group
0 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
IG Group
0 Very Positive mention(s)
3 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

IG Group has a consensus target price of GBX 920.67, indicating a potential upside of 28.04%. Given Investec Group's higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe IG Group is more favorable than Investec Group.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Investec Group
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
N/A
IG Group
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
4 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
3.00

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Investec Group£2.26B1.41£634.89M£0.73677.53
IG Group£954.70M2.84£301.50M£0.74974.32

Investec Group has a net margin of 41.64% compared to Investec Group's net margin of 31.74%. Investec Group's return on equity of 15.67% beat IG Group's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Investec Group41.64% 12.63% 1.18%
IG Group 31.74%15.67%10.52%

Investec Group has a beta of 1.1, suggesting that its stock price is 10% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, IG Group has a beta of 0.52, suggesting that its stock price is 48% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Investec Group pays an annual dividend of GBX 33 per share and has a dividend yield of 6.7%. IG Group pays an annual dividend of GBX 46 per share and has a dividend yield of 6.4%. Investec Group pays out 4,520.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. IG Group pays out 6,216.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Investec Group is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Summary

IG Group beats Investec Group on 11 of the 19 factors compared between the two stocks.

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IGG vs. The Competition

MetricIG GroupCapital Markets IndustryFinancial SectorLON Exchange
Market Cap£2.71B£600.53M£3.70B£1.39B
Dividend Yield6.26%5.38%4.61%11.70%
P/E Ratio971.65626.08448.891,751.56
Price / Sales2.8411,078.802,559.94345,643.43
Price / Cash2.7810.7646.1733.29
Price / Book1.541.961.472.46
Net Income£301.50M£26.10M£436.16M£183.65M
7 Day Performance-2.44%-2.66%-0.98%-0.44%
1 Month Performance-1.23%-1.64%6.30%7.66%
1 Year Performance-0.28%17.48%7.39%16.80%

IG Group Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
INVP
Investec Group
0 of 5 stars
GBX 490.20
-1.8%
N/A+13.0%£3.16B£2.26B671.517,400
TCAP
TP ICAP Group
0 of 5 stars
GBX 208
-1.9%
N/A+21.8%£1.61B£2.13B2,311.115,179
PLUS
Plus500
0.3142 of 5 stars
GBX 2,026
+2.4%
GBX 2,091.50
+3.2%
+23.3%£1.58B£719.10M816.94569Positive News
ALPH
Alpha Group International
0 of 5 stars
GBX 2,080
-2.8%
N/A-2.9%£898.56M£185.96M1,024.63480
VMUK
Virgin Money UK
0.132 of 5 stars
GBX 213.40
-0.4%
GBX 198.75
-6.9%
+39.5%£2.77B£1.52B1,185.568,110Dividend Cut
RCP
RIT Capital Partners
0 of 5 stars
GBX 1,780
-0.8%
N/A-6.2%£2.62B£-163,600,000.00-1,210.8862Positive News
IIG
Intuitive Investments Group
0 of 5 stars
GBX 130
+3.2%
N/A+2,143.5%£2.61B£-2,440,000.00-3,250.005Gap Down
BUR
Burford Capital
1.7703 of 5 stars
GBX 1,194
+1.9%
GBX 1,710
+43.2%
+16.9%£2.61B£1.09B565.88158Positive News
HICL
HICL Infrastructure
0 of 5 stars
GBX 122.80
-1.4%
N/A-19.6%£2.49B£73.10M1,228.00N/A
DLG
Direct Line Insurance Group
0.4414 of 5 stars
GBX 189.40
-2.1%
GBX 212.50
+12.2%
+18.1%£2.46B£3.27B1,183.7510,131

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This page (LON:IGG) was last updated on 4/19/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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