NYSE:NNI

Nelnet Competitors

$75.16
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$74.81
Now: $75.16
$76.00
50-Day Range
$70.12
MA: $74.58
$77.15
52-Week Range
$40.76
Now: $75.16
$78.36
Volume31,651 shs
Average Volume65,158 shs
Market Capitalization$2.88 billion
P/E Ratio18.24
Dividend Yield1.18%
Beta0.7

Competitors

Nelnet (NYSE:NNI) Vs. AXP, COF, DFS, SLM, CACC, and GDOT

Should you be buying NNI stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sub-industry of "consumer finance" are considered alternatives and competitors to Nelnet, including American Express (AXP), Capital One Financial (COF), Discover Financial Services (DFS), SLM (SLM), Credit Acceptance (CACC), and Green Dot (GDOT).

American Express (NYSE:AXP) and Nelnet (NYSE:NNI) are both finance companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, dividends, analyst recommendations, risk, institutional ownership, profitability and earnings.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings for American Express and Nelnet, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
American Express2101002.36
Nelnet00103.00

American Express currently has a consensus target price of $121.60, indicating a potential downside of 18.93%. Nelnet has a consensus target price of $75.00, indicating a potential downside of 0.21%. Given Nelnet's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Nelnet is more favorable than American Express.

Profitability

This table compares American Express and Nelnet's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
American Express8.84%21.31%2.44%
Nelnet10.09%7.53%0.78%

Dividends

American Express pays an annual dividend of $1.72 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.1%. Nelnet pays an annual dividend of $0.88 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.2%. American Express pays out 21.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. American Express has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Nelnet has increased its dividend for 6 consecutive years. Nelnet is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Risk & Volatility

American Express has a beta of 1.36, suggesting that its share price is 36% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Nelnet has a beta of 0.7, suggesting that its share price is 30% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares American Express and Nelnet's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
American Express$43.56 billion2.77$6.76 billion$8.2018.29
Nelnet$1.78 billion1.62$141.80 millionN/AN/A

American Express has higher revenue and earnings than Nelnet.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

83.5% of American Express shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 34.7% of Nelnet shares are held by institutional investors. 0.2% of American Express shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 45.0% of Nelnet shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

American Express beats Nelnet on 9 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

Capital One Financial (NYSE:COF) and Nelnet (NYSE:NNI) are both finance companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, dividends, analyst recommendations, risk, institutional ownership, profitability and earnings.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Capital One Financial and Nelnet's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Capital One Financial$33.77 billion1.85$5.55 billion$12.0911.31
Nelnet$1.78 billion1.62$141.80 millionN/AN/A

Capital One Financial has higher revenue and earnings than Nelnet.

Dividends

Capital One Financial pays an annual dividend of $1.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.2%. Nelnet pays an annual dividend of $0.88 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.2%. Capital One Financial pays out 13.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Capital One Financial has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Nelnet has increased its dividend for 6 consecutive years. Nelnet is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Profitability

This table compares Capital One Financial and Nelnet's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Capital One Financial4.08%3.05%0.43%
Nelnet10.09%7.53%0.78%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

89.6% of Capital One Financial shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 34.7% of Nelnet shares are held by institutional investors. 1.5% of Capital One Financial shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 45.0% of Nelnet shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Risk & Volatility

Capital One Financial has a beta of 1.72, suggesting that its share price is 72% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Nelnet has a beta of 0.7, suggesting that its share price is 30% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings for Capital One Financial and Nelnet, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Capital One Financial021402.88
Nelnet00103.00

Capital One Financial currently has a consensus target price of $123.8571, indicating a potential downside of 9.38%. Nelnet has a consensus target price of $75.00, indicating a potential downside of 0.21%. Given Nelnet's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Nelnet is more favorable than Capital One Financial.

Summary

Nelnet beats Capital One Financial on 9 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS) and Nelnet (NYSE:NNI) are both finance companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, risk, institutional ownership, profitability, analyst recommendations, valuation and dividends.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

84.7% of Discover Financial Services shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 34.7% of Nelnet shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.6% of Discover Financial Services shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 45.0% of Nelnet shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for Discover Financial Services and Nelnet, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Discover Financial Services09702.44
Nelnet00103.00

Discover Financial Services currently has a consensus price target of $93.00, indicating a potential downside of 9.06%. Nelnet has a consensus price target of $75.00, indicating a potential downside of 0.21%. Given Nelnet's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Nelnet is more favorable than Discover Financial Services.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Discover Financial Services and Nelnet's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Discover Financial Services$13.99 billion2.24$2.96 billion$9.0811.26
Nelnet$1.78 billion1.62$141.80 millionN/AN/A

Discover Financial Services has higher revenue and earnings than Nelnet.

Profitability

This table compares Discover Financial Services and Nelnet's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Discover Financial Services7.89%11.00%0.90%
Nelnet10.09%7.53%0.78%

Volatility and Risk

Discover Financial Services has a beta of 1.8, meaning that its stock price is 80% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Nelnet has a beta of 0.7, meaning that its stock price is 30% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

Discover Financial Services pays an annual dividend of $1.76 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.7%. Nelnet pays an annual dividend of $0.88 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.2%. Discover Financial Services pays out 19.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Discover Financial Services has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Nelnet has increased its dividend for 6 consecutive years.

Summary

Discover Financial Services beats Nelnet on 10 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

Nelnet (NYSE:NNI) and SLM (NASDAQ:SLM) are both mid-cap finance companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, risk, dividends, valuation, institutional ownership, profitability and analyst recommendations.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

34.7% of Nelnet shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 95.7% of SLM shares are held by institutional investors. 45.0% of Nelnet shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.5% of SLM shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Nelnet and SLM, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Nelnet00103.00
SLM02402.67

Nelnet currently has a consensus price target of $75.00, suggesting a potential downside of 0.21%. SLM has a consensus price target of $20.1250, suggesting a potential upside of 4.44%. Given SLM's higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe SLM is more favorable than Nelnet.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Nelnet and SLM's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Nelnet$1.78 billion1.62$141.80 millionN/AN/A
SLM$2.38 billion2.94$578.28 million$1.2715.17

SLM has higher revenue and earnings than Nelnet.

Profitability

This table compares Nelnet and SLM's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Nelnet10.09%7.53%0.78%
SLM23.87%28.69%1.84%

Risk & Volatility

Nelnet has a beta of 0.7, suggesting that its share price is 30% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, SLM has a beta of 1.4, suggesting that its share price is 40% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

Nelnet pays an annual dividend of $0.88 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.2%. SLM pays an annual dividend of $0.12 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.6%. SLM pays out 9.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Nelnet has raised its dividend for 6 consecutive years and SLM has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Nelnet is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Summary

SLM beats Nelnet on 10 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

Nelnet (NYSE:NNI) and Credit Acceptance (NASDAQ:CACC) are both mid-cap finance companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, risk, dividends, valuation, institutional ownership, profitability and analyst recommendations.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

34.7% of Nelnet shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 71.4% of Credit Acceptance shares are held by institutional investors. 45.0% of Nelnet shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 5.2% of Credit Acceptance shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Nelnet and Credit Acceptance, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Nelnet00103.00
Credit Acceptance12001.67

Nelnet currently has a consensus price target of $75.00, suggesting a potential downside of 0.21%. Credit Acceptance has a consensus price target of $355.25, suggesting a potential downside of 5.26%. Given Nelnet's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe Nelnet is more favorable than Credit Acceptance.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Nelnet and Credit Acceptance's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Nelnet$1.78 billion1.62$141.80 millionN/AN/A
Credit Acceptance$1.49 billion4.24$656.10 million$34.7010.81

Credit Acceptance has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Nelnet.

Profitability

This table compares Nelnet and Credit Acceptance's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Nelnet10.09%7.53%0.78%
Credit Acceptance25.91%30.84%9.11%

Volatility & Risk

Nelnet has a beta of 0.7, meaning that its stock price is 30% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Credit Acceptance has a beta of 1.22, meaning that its stock price is 22% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Credit Acceptance beats Nelnet on 7 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

Nelnet (NYSE:NNI) and Green Dot (NYSE:GDOT) are both mid-cap finance companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, risk, dividends, valuation, institutional ownership, profitability and analyst recommendations.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

34.7% of Nelnet shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 90.0% of Green Dot shares are held by institutional investors. 45.0% of Nelnet shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 4.8% of Green Dot shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Nelnet and Green Dot, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Nelnet00103.00
Green Dot06502.45

Nelnet currently has a consensus price target of $75.00, suggesting a potential downside of 0.21%. Green Dot has a consensus price target of $54.8182, suggesting a potential upside of 17.23%. Given Green Dot's higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Green Dot is more favorable than Nelnet.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Nelnet and Green Dot's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Nelnet$1.78 billion1.62$141.80 millionN/AN/A
Green Dot$1.11 billion2.28$99.90 million$2.3320.07

Nelnet has higher revenue and earnings than Green Dot.

Profitability

This table compares Nelnet and Green Dot's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Nelnet10.09%7.53%0.78%
Green Dot4.01%7.73%2.43%

Volatility & Risk

Nelnet has a beta of 0.7, meaning that its stock price is 30% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Green Dot has a beta of 0.95, meaning that its stock price is 5% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Green Dot beats Nelnet on 8 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.


Nelnet Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
American Express logo
AXP
American Express
1.9$149.99+1.0%$120.51 billion$43.56 billion37.22Upcoming Earnings
Decrease in Short Interest
Analyst Revision
Capital One Financial logo
COF
Capital One Financial
2.1$136.68+1.3%$62.41 billion$33.77 billion68.34Analyst Report
Insider Selling
Decrease in Short Interest
Analyst Revision
Discover Financial Services logo
DFS
Discover Financial Services
2.3$102.27+0.3%$31.33 billion$13.99 billion31.47Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
SLM logo
SLM
SLM
2.2$19.27+1.8%$7.01 billion$2.38 billion13.67Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
Credit Acceptance logo
CACC
Credit Acceptance
1.1$374.97+3.2%$6.31 billion$1.49 billion16.34Gap Up
Green Dot logo
GDOT
Green Dot
1.6$46.76+1.3%$2.53 billion$1.11 billion51.96Analyst Revision
PRA Group logo
PRAA
PRA Group
1.2$37.10+1.2%$1.69 billion$1.02 billion11.59Insider Selling
News Coverage
Encore Capital Group logo
ECPG
Encore Capital Group
1.5$38.75+2.1%$1.21 billion$1.40 billion5.63News Coverage
World Acceptance logo
WRLD
World Acceptance
1.0$131.82+1.9%$897.04 million$590.14 million25.30Analyst Report
News Coverage
Regional Management logo
RM
Regional Management
1.8$38.41+0.2%$417.36 million$355.71 million15.30Analyst Upgrade
Analyst Revision
EZCORP logo
EZPW
EZCORP
1.8$5.23+0.2%$290.78 million$822.81 million-4.22Analyst Downgrade
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Nicholas Financial logo
NICK
Nicholas Financial
1.2$10.57+0.0%$133.18 million$62.10 million15.78
This page was last updated on 4/18/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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