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Stock market today: Asian shares shrug off Wall St blues as China leaves lending rate unchanged
S&P 500   4,967.23
DOW   37,986.40
QQQ   414.65
North Carolina medical marijuana sales begin at Cherokee store
Ukrainian and Western leaders laud US aid package while the Kremlin warns of 'further ruin'
Biden sees a $35 price cap for insulin as a pivotal campaign issue. It’s not that clear-cut
'Civil War’ continues box-office campaign at No. 1
Conservative Brazilians laud Elon Musk at rally in support of ex-president Bolsonaro
Tens of thousands of Colombians protest against the leftist president's reform agenda
Stock market today: Asian shares shrug off Wall St blues as China leaves lending rate unchanged
S&P 500   4,967.23
DOW   37,986.40
QQQ   414.65
North Carolina medical marijuana sales begin at Cherokee store
Ukrainian and Western leaders laud US aid package while the Kremlin warns of 'further ruin'
Biden sees a $35 price cap for insulin as a pivotal campaign issue. It’s not that clear-cut
'Civil War’ continues box-office campaign at No. 1
Conservative Brazilians laud Elon Musk at rally in support of ex-president Bolsonaro
Tens of thousands of Colombians protest against the leftist president's reform agenda
Stock market today: Asian shares shrug off Wall St blues as China leaves lending rate unchanged
S&P 500   4,967.23
DOW   37,986.40
QQQ   414.65
North Carolina medical marijuana sales begin at Cherokee store
Ukrainian and Western leaders laud US aid package while the Kremlin warns of 'further ruin'
Biden sees a $35 price cap for insulin as a pivotal campaign issue. It’s not that clear-cut
'Civil War’ continues box-office campaign at No. 1
Conservative Brazilians laud Elon Musk at rally in support of ex-president Bolsonaro
Tens of thousands of Colombians protest against the leftist president's reform agenda
Stock market today: Asian shares shrug off Wall St blues as China leaves lending rate unchanged

Navient (NAVI) Competitors

$16.21
-0.05 (-0.31%)
(As of 04/19/2024 08:51 PM ET)

NAVI vs. WT, AC, GAMI, TIGR, VIRT, PIPR, FRHC, BKU, CIXXF, and FOR

Should you be buying Navient stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Navient include WisdomTree (WT), Associated Capital Group (AC), GAMCO Investors (GAMI), UP Fintech (TIGR), Virtu Financial (VIRT), Piper Sandler Companies (PIPR), Freedom (FRHC), BankUnited (BKU), CI Financial (CIXXF), and Forestar Group (FOR). These companies are all part of the "finance" sector.

Navient vs.

WisdomTree (NYSE:WT) and Navient (NASDAQ:NAVI) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their community ranking, valuation, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings, profitability, risk and media sentiment.

WisdomTree pays an annual dividend of $0.12 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.4%. Navient pays an annual dividend of $0.64 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.9%. WisdomTree pays out 18.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Navient pays out 36.0% 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.

78.6% of WisdomTree shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 97.1% of Navient shares are owned by institutional investors. 7.8% of WisdomTree shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 26.9% of Navient shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

WisdomTree has a net margin of 29.38% compared to WisdomTree's net margin of 4.72%. Navient's return on equity of 15.15% beat WisdomTree's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
WisdomTree29.38% 15.15% 6.52%
Navient 4.72%14.17%0.64%

WisdomTree currently has a consensus target price of $11.04, indicating a potential upside of 26.48%. Navient has a consensus target price of $16.67, indicating a potential upside of 2.82%. Given Navient's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, research analysts clearly believe WisdomTree is more favorable than Navient.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
WisdomTree
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
5 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.83
Navient
3 Sell rating(s)
6 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
1.67

WisdomTree has a beta of 1.49, suggesting that its share price is 49% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Navient has a beta of 1.38, suggesting that its share price is 38% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Navient received 413 more outperform votes than WisdomTree when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 66.67% of users gave WisdomTree an outperform vote while only 48.91% of users gave Navient an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
WisdomTreeOutperform Votes
12
66.67%
Underperform Votes
6
33.33%
NavientOutperform Votes
425
48.91%
Underperform Votes
444
51.09%

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
WisdomTree$349.04M3.80$102.55M$0.6513.43
Navient$4.83B0.38$228M$1.789.11

In the previous week, Navient had 2 more articles in the media than WisdomTree. MarketBeat recorded 8 mentions for Navient and 6 mentions for WisdomTree. Navient's average media sentiment score of 0.76 beat WisdomTree's score of -0.07 indicating that WisdomTree is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
WisdomTree
3 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Navient
2 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
4 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
1 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

Summary

WisdomTree beats Navient on 12 of the 20 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

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

MetricNavientSecurity brokers & dealers IndustryFinance SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$1.82B$22.67B$8.79B$7.32B
Dividend Yield3.95%2.81%10.10%3.97%
P/E Ratio9.1113.7042.7317.46
Price / Sales0.384.80141.7581.89
Price / Cash5.1215.9215.0134.38
Price / Book0.692.022.374.15
Net Income$228M$910.56M$1.00B$214.00M
7 Day Performance-1.40%-0.84%-0.27%-3.51%
1 Month Performance-4.53%-5.21%-2.95%-6.05%
1 Year Performance-1.76%35.34%11.51%3.98%

Navient Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
WT
WisdomTree
4.5198 of 5 stars
$8.79
-1.5%
$10.71
+21.9%
+34.5%$1.33B$349.04M13.52303Upcoming Earnings
AC
Associated Capital Group
3.4931 of 5 stars
$32.25
+0.1%
$27.50
-14.7%
-13.5%$693.05M$12.68M18.7525Short Interest ↓
News Coverage
GAMI
GAMCO Investors
0 of 5 stars
$21.54
+0.4%
N/A+12.4%$533.76M$235.87M9.05177
TIGR
UP Fintech
2.3004 of 5 stars
$3.14
-1.3%
$4.70
+49.5%
+2.6%$490.19M$272.51M15.701,040Positive News
VIRT
Virtu Financial
4.7169 of 5 stars
$20.58
-0.3%
$20.75
+0.8%
+7.8%$3.25B$2.29B14.70975Upcoming Earnings
PIPR
Piper Sandler Companies
1.6865 of 5 stars
$185.58
-0.8%
$181.50
-2.2%
+31.0%$3.28B$1.35B37.571,725Upcoming Earnings
FRHC
Freedom
0.3535 of 5 stars
$66.50
0.0%
N/A-11.9%$3.68B$1.44B0.003,689News Coverage
BKU
BankUnited
4.1788 of 5 stars
$24.47
-1.9%
$30.44
+24.4%
+25.9%$1.83B$1.94B10.281,616Earnings Report
CIXXF
CI Financial
0 of 5 stars
$11.76
-1.3%
N/A+20.2%$1.84B$2.03B-587.712,390
FOR
Forestar Group
3.2235 of 5 stars
$36.16
-2.1%
$32.50
-10.1%
+84.6%$1.80B$1.44B9.85329News Coverage
Positive News

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This page (NASDAQ:NAVI) was last updated on 4/22/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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