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Piper Sandler Companies (PIPR) Competitors

$215.63
+0.93 (+0.43%)
(As of 06/20/2024 09:09 PM ET)

PIPR vs. SF, EVR, LAZ, BGC, OPY, FBRC, MS, GS, SCHW, and RJF

Should you be buying Piper Sandler Companies stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Piper Sandler Companies include Stifel Financial (SF), Evercore (EVR), Lazard (LAZ), BGC Group (BGC), Oppenheimer (OPY), FBR & Co. (FBRC), Morgan Stanley (MS), The Goldman Sachs Group (GS), Charles Schwab (SCHW), and Raymond James (RJF). These companies are all part of the "investment banking & brokerage" industry.

Piper Sandler Companies vs.

Piper Sandler Companies (NYSE:PIPR) and Stifel Financial (NYSE:SF) are both mid-cap finance companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, risk, valuation, dividends, analyst recommendations, profitability, media sentiment, community ranking and earnings.

Piper Sandler Companies presently has a consensus price target of $181.50, suggesting a potential downside of 15.83%. Stifel Financial has a consensus price target of $84.50, suggesting a potential upside of 3.82%. Given Stifel Financial's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Stifel Financial is more favorable than Piper Sandler Companies.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Piper Sandler Companies
0 Sell rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.33
Stifel Financial
0 Sell rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
2 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.50

Stifel Financial has higher revenue and earnings than Piper Sandler Companies. Stifel Financial is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Piper Sandler Companies, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Piper Sandler Companies$1.35B2.83$85.49M$5.8836.67
Stifel Financial$4.35B1.92$522.54M$4.4018.50

In the previous week, Stifel Financial had 1 more articles in the media than Piper Sandler Companies. MarketBeat recorded 5 mentions for Stifel Financial and 4 mentions for Piper Sandler Companies. Stifel Financial's average media sentiment score of 1.31 beat Piper Sandler Companies' score of 0.84 indicating that Stifel Financial is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Piper Sandler Companies
2 Very Positive mention(s)
2 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Stifel Financial
4 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

Piper Sandler Companies received 110 more outperform votes than Stifel Financial when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 57.23% of users gave Piper Sandler Companies an outperform vote while only 55.56% of users gave Stifel Financial an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Piper Sandler CompaniesOutperform Votes
380
57.23%
Underperform Votes
284
42.77%
Stifel FinancialOutperform Votes
270
55.56%
Underperform Votes
216
44.44%

72.8% of Piper Sandler Companies shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 82.0% of Stifel Financial shares are held by institutional investors. 3.0% of Piper Sandler Companies shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 4.6% of Stifel Financial shares are held 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.

Piper Sandler Companies pays an annual dividend of $2.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.1%. Stifel Financial pays an annual dividend of $1.68 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.1%. Piper Sandler Companies pays out 40.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Stifel Financial pays out 38.2% 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. Stifel Financial is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Piper Sandler Companies has a beta of 1.38, indicating that its stock price is 38% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Stifel Financial has a beta of 1.12, indicating that its stock price is 12% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Stifel Financial has a net margin of 11.34% compared to Piper Sandler Companies' net margin of 7.33%. Piper Sandler Companies' return on equity of 13.65% beat Stifel Financial's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Piper Sandler Companies7.33% 13.65% 8.85%
Stifel Financial 11.34%12.40%1.51%

Summary

Stifel Financial beats Piper Sandler Companies on 12 of the 20 factors compared between the two stocks.

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New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NYSE 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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PIPR vs. The Competition

MetricPiper Sandler CompaniesSecurity brokers & dealers IndustryFinance SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$3.82B$24.07B$9.17B$17.80B
Dividend Yield1.12%2.57%10.62%3.64%
P/E Ratio36.6718.7858.0323.98
Price / Sales2.835.023,556.8415.48
Price / Cash17.7216.2316.5119.25
Price / Book2.942.222.444.82
Net Income$85.49M$920.97M$1.01B$975.35M
7 Day Performance4.33%-1.28%-0.29%-0.69%
1 Month Performance0.45%-2.61%-2.09%-4.04%
1 Year Performance58.45%44.20%11.93%7.89%

Piper Sandler Companies Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
SF
Stifel Financial
4.2926 of 5 stars
$78.59
-0.6%
$84.50
+7.5%
+37.5%$8.05B$4.35B17.869,000Positive News
EVR
Evercore
3.0352 of 5 stars
$197.26
-0.1%
$180.67
-8.4%
+65.1%$7.60B$2.43B30.972,195Negative News
LAZ
Lazard
3.6794 of 5 stars
$36.65
-2.2%
$45.67
+24.6%
+15.4%$4.13B$2.52B-104.713,291
BGC
BGC Group
2.2861 of 5 stars
$7.94
-2.0%
N/A+76.3%$3.92B$2.03B66.173,895Positive News
OPY
Oppenheimer
2.8687 of 5 stars
$45.57
-0.5%
N/A+18.3%$470.74M$1.25B12.282,942
FBRC
FBR & Co.
0 of 5 stars
$17.55
-0.8%
N/AN/A$124.61MN/A0.00147,000High Trading Volume
MS
Morgan Stanley
4.4462 of 5 stars
$95.50
+0.3%
$98.30
+2.9%
+12.4%$155.20B$96.19B17.4080,000Analyst Revision
Positive News
GS
The Goldman Sachs Group
4.9333 of 5 stars
$446.46
+0.0%
$440.57
-1.3%
+38.5%$143.97B$108.42B17.4345,300Analyst Revision
SCHW
Charles Schwab
4.2947 of 5 stars
$73.25
-0.2%
$74.65
+1.9%
+34.8%$130.19B$18.46B30.6533,000
RJF
Raymond James
4.8462 of 5 stars
$115.67
-1.3%
$126.22
+9.1%
+20.4%$23.98B$12.99B13.9918,000Positive News

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This page (NYSE:PIPR) was last updated on 6/21/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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