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NASDAQ:BBSI

Barrett Business Services Competitors

$71.20
-0.70 (-0.97 %)
(As of 02/26/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$70.91
Now: $71.20
$72.35
50-Day Range
$63.05
MA: $68.57
$73.15
52-Week Range
$27.25
Now: $71.20
$74.45
Volume27,140 shs
Average Volume35,062 shs
Market Capitalization$544.40 million
P/E Ratio14.33
Dividend Yield1.67%
Beta1.47

Competitors

Barrett Business Services (NASDAQ:BBSI) Vs. TW, RHI, MAN, ASGN, NSP, and KFY

Should you be buying BBSI stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sub-industry of "human resource & employment services" are considered alternatives and competitors to Barrett Business Services, including Tradeweb Markets (TW), Robert Half International (RHI), ManpowerGroup (MAN), ASGN (ASGN), Insperity (NSP), and Korn Ferry (KFY).

Barrett Business Services (NASDAQ:BBSI) and Tradeweb Markets (NASDAQ:TW) are both business services companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, risk, earnings, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, valuation and profitability.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

79.0% of Barrett Business Services shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 40.6% of Tradeweb Markets shares are held by institutional investors. 6.8% of Barrett Business Services shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 1.2% of Tradeweb Markets shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Dividends

Barrett Business Services pays an annual dividend of $1.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.7%. Tradeweb Markets pays an annual dividend of $0.32 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.4%. Barrett Business Services pays out 19.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Tradeweb Markets pays out 46.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Tradeweb Markets has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Barrett Business Services is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for Barrett Business Services and Tradeweb Markets, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Barrett Business Services00303.00
Tradeweb Markets06702.54

Barrett Business Services presently has a consensus target price of $81.3333, indicating a potential upside of 14.23%. Tradeweb Markets has a consensus target price of $63.6818, indicating a potential downside of 12.51%. Given Barrett Business Services' stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, research analysts plainly believe Barrett Business Services is more favorable than Tradeweb Markets.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Barrett Business Services and Tradeweb Markets' gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Barrett Business Services$942.31 million0.58$48.29 million$6.2711.36
Tradeweb Markets$775.57 million21.37$126.12 million$0.69105.49

Tradeweb Markets has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Barrett Business Services. Barrett Business Services is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Tradeweb Markets, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Risk & Volatility

Barrett Business Services has a beta of 1.47, indicating that its stock price is 47% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Tradeweb Markets has a beta of 0.76, indicating that its stock price is 24% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Barrett Business Services and Tradeweb Markets' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Barrett Business Services4.29%21.58%4.62%
Tradeweb Markets17.80%5.82%5.19%

Summary

Barrett Business Services beats Tradeweb Markets on 10 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Robert Half International (NYSE:RHI) and Barrett Business Services (NASDAQ:BBSI) are both business services companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, risk, valuation, institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations and profitability.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

90.7% of Robert Half International shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 79.0% of Barrett Business Services shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.9% of Robert Half International shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 6.8% of Barrett Business Services shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Dividends

Robert Half International pays an annual dividend of $1.52 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.0%. Barrett Business Services pays an annual dividend of $1.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.7%. Robert Half International pays out 39.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Barrett Business Services pays out 19.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Robert Half International has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Robert Half International is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Robert Half International and Barrett Business Services, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Robert Half International13502.44
Barrett Business Services00303.00

Robert Half International presently has a consensus target price of $66.00, indicating a potential downside of 15.16%. Barrett Business Services has a consensus target price of $81.3333, indicating a potential upside of 14.23%. Given Barrett Business Services' stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Barrett Business Services is more favorable than Robert Half International.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Robert Half International and Barrett Business Services' revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Robert Half International$6.07 billion1.45$454.43 million$3.9019.95
Barrett Business Services$942.31 million0.58$48.29 million$6.2711.36

Robert Half International has higher revenue and earnings than Barrett Business Services. Barrett Business Services is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Robert Half International, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Risk and Volatility

Robert Half International has a beta of 1.65, meaning that its share price is 65% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Barrett Business Services has a beta of 1.47, meaning that its share price is 47% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Robert Half International and Barrett Business Services' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Robert Half International6.08%28.09%13.60%
Barrett Business Services4.29%21.58%4.62%

Summary

Robert Half International beats Barrett Business Services on 12 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

ManpowerGroup (NYSE:MAN) and Barrett Business Services (NASDAQ:BBSI) are both business services companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, risk, valuation, institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations and profitability.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

93.0% of ManpowerGroup shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 79.0% of Barrett Business Services shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.3% of ManpowerGroup shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 6.8% of Barrett Business Services shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Dividends

ManpowerGroup pays an annual dividend of $2.34 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.5%. Barrett Business Services pays an annual dividend of $1.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.7%. ManpowerGroup pays out 31.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Barrett Business Services pays out 19.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for ManpowerGroup and Barrett Business Services, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
ManpowerGroup21802.55
Barrett Business Services00303.00

ManpowerGroup presently has a consensus target price of $86.1818, indicating a potential downside of 8.74%. Barrett Business Services has a consensus target price of $81.3333, indicating a potential upside of 14.23%. Given Barrett Business Services' stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Barrett Business Services is more favorable than ManpowerGroup.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares ManpowerGroup and Barrett Business Services' revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
ManpowerGroup$20.86 billion0.25$465.70 million$7.4512.68
Barrett Business Services$942.31 million0.58$48.29 million$6.2711.36

ManpowerGroup has higher revenue and earnings than Barrett Business Services. Barrett Business Services is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than ManpowerGroup, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Risk and Volatility

ManpowerGroup has a beta of 2.07, meaning that its share price is 107% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Barrett Business Services has a beta of 1.47, meaning that its share price is 47% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares ManpowerGroup and Barrett Business Services' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
ManpowerGroup0.47%9.72%2.91%
Barrett Business Services4.29%21.58%4.62%

ASGN (NYSE:ASGN) and Barrett Business Services (NASDAQ:BBSI) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, risk, valuation, institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations and profitability.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

92.8% of ASGN shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 79.0% of Barrett Business Services shares are owned by institutional investors. 3.9% of ASGN shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 6.8% of Barrett Business Services shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for ASGN and Barrett Business Services, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
ASGN02402.67
Barrett Business Services00303.00

ASGN presently has a consensus target price of $80.00, indicating a potential downside of 13.95%. Barrett Business Services has a consensus target price of $81.3333, indicating a potential upside of 14.23%. Given Barrett Business Services' stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Barrett Business Services is more favorable than ASGN.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares ASGN and Barrett Business Services' top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
ASGN$3.92 billion1.25$174.70 million$4.6120.17
Barrett Business Services$942.31 million0.58$48.29 million$6.2711.36

ASGN has higher revenue and earnings than Barrett Business Services. Barrett Business Services is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than ASGN, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Risk & Volatility

ASGN has a beta of 2.22, suggesting that its stock price is 122% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Barrett Business Services has a beta of 1.47, suggesting that its stock price is 47% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares ASGN and Barrett Business Services' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
ASGN4.65%17.70%8.33%
Barrett Business Services4.29%21.58%4.62%

Summary

ASGN beats Barrett Business Services on 9 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Insperity (NYSE:NSP) and Barrett Business Services (NASDAQ:BBSI) are both business services companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, risk, valuation, institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations and profitability.

Profitability

This table compares Insperity and Barrett Business Services' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Insperity3.58%717.51%10.36%
Barrett Business Services4.29%21.58%4.62%

Institutional and Insider Ownership

84.2% of Insperity shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 79.0% of Barrett Business Services shares are owned by institutional investors. 6.9% of Insperity shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 6.8% of Barrett Business Services shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Insperity and Barrett Business Services, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Insperity00503.00
Barrett Business Services00303.00

Insperity presently has a consensus target price of $87.60, indicating a potential downside of 1.24%. Barrett Business Services has a consensus target price of $81.3333, indicating a potential upside of 14.23%. Given Barrett Business Services' higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Barrett Business Services is more favorable than Insperity.

Risk and Volatility

Insperity has a beta of 1.53, meaning that its share price is 53% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Barrett Business Services has a beta of 1.47, meaning that its share price is 47% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

Insperity pays an annual dividend of $1.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.8%. Barrett Business Services pays an annual dividend of $1.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.7%. Insperity pays out 43.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Barrett Business Services pays out 19.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Insperity and Barrett Business Services' revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Insperity$4.31 billion0.79$151.10 million$3.7023.97
Barrett Business Services$942.31 million0.58$48.29 million$6.2711.36

Insperity has higher revenue and earnings than Barrett Business Services. Barrett Business Services is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Insperity, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Insperity beats Barrett Business Services on 11 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY) and Barrett Business Services (NASDAQ:BBSI) are both business services companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, dividends, institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations, profitability and valuation.

Profitability

This table compares Korn Ferry and Barrett Business Services' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Korn Ferry0.92%7.52%3.44%
Barrett Business Services4.29%21.58%4.62%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

91.7% of Korn Ferry shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 79.0% of Barrett Business Services shares are held by institutional investors. 2.1% of Korn Ferry shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 6.8% of Barrett Business Services shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings for Korn Ferry and Barrett Business Services, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Korn Ferry01302.75
Barrett Business Services00303.00

Korn Ferry currently has a consensus price target of $48.20, indicating a potential downside of 21.69%. Barrett Business Services has a consensus price target of $81.3333, indicating a potential upside of 14.23%. Given Barrett Business Services' stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Barrett Business Services is more favorable than Korn Ferry.

Volatility and Risk

Korn Ferry has a beta of 1.61, indicating that its stock price is 61% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Barrett Business Services has a beta of 1.47, indicating that its stock price is 47% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

Korn Ferry pays an annual dividend of $0.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.6%. Barrett Business Services pays an annual dividend of $1.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.7%. Korn Ferry pays out 13.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Barrett Business Services pays out 19.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Korn Ferry has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Korn Ferry and Barrett Business Services' top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Korn Ferry$1.98 billion1.68$104.95 million$2.9121.15
Barrett Business Services$942.31 million0.58$48.29 million$6.2711.36

Korn Ferry has higher revenue and earnings than Barrett Business Services. Barrett Business Services is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Korn Ferry, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.


Barrett Business Services Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Tradeweb Markets logo
TW
Tradeweb Markets
1.5$72.79-1.2%$16.57 billion$775.57 million85.64Analyst Downgrade
Insider Selling
Robert Half International logo
RHI
Robert Half International
2.2$77.79-2.1%$8.80 billion$6.07 billion27.29Unusual Options Activity
Gap Down
ManpowerGroup logo
MAN
ManpowerGroup
2.0$94.44-1.8%$5.19 billion$20.86 billion65.58
ASGN logo
ASGN
ASGN
1.6$92.97-1.0%$4.92 billion$3.92 billion26.79News Coverage
Insperity logo
NSP
Insperity
1.9$88.70-1.7%$3.39 billion$4.31 billion22.57Dividend Announcement
Insider Selling
Korn Ferry logo
KFY
Korn Ferry
1.7$61.55-0.7%$3.32 billion$1.98 billion227.96Earnings Announcement
Dividend Announcement
Analyst Report
Insider Selling
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Kforce logo
KFRC
Kforce
1.9$51.35-1.1%$1.13 billion$1.35 billion21.22Insider Selling
Kelly Services logo
KELYA
Kelly Services
1.7$20.82-2.3%$818.16 million$5.36 billion-10.31Analyst Downgrade
Insider Selling
Analyst Revision
Gap Down
TrueBlue logo
TBI
TrueBlue
1.4$20.83-0.5%$739.17 million$2.37 billion-5.50Insider Selling
Heidrick & Struggles International logo
HSII
Heidrick & Struggles International
1.8$35.89-2.7%$694.83 million$725.61 million-21.11Earnings Announcement
Dividend Announcement
Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
Gap Down
GP Strategies logo
GPX
GP Strategies
1.9$13.13-2.8%$225.34 million$583.29 million27.94News Coverage
Hudson Global logo
HSON
Hudson Global
1.4$15.47-2.6%$41.54 million$93.81 million-41.81Increase in Short Interest
This page was last updated on 2/28/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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