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$82.55
Volume90,419 shs
Average Volume93,750 shs
Market Capitalization$1.16 billion
P/E Ratio13.23
Dividend Yield1.88%
Beta1.35

Competitors

Piper Jaffray Companies (NYSE:PJC) Vs. MS, SCHW, GS, RJF, LPLA, and SF

Should you be buying PJC stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sub-industry of "investment banking & brokerage" are considered alternatives and competitors to Piper Jaffray Companies, including Morgan Stanley (MS), The Charles Schwab (SCHW), The Goldman Sachs Group (GS), Raymond James (RJF), LPL Financial (LPLA), and Stifel Financial (SF).

Piper Jaffray Companies (NYSE:PJC) and Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) are both finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, earnings, profitability, dividends and valuation.

Dividends

Piper Jaffray Companies pays an annual dividend of $1.50 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.8%. Morgan Stanley pays an annual dividend of $1.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.8%. Piper Jaffray Companies pays out 24.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Morgan Stanley pays out 28.1% 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. Morgan Stanley has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Piper Jaffray Companies is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Volatility & Risk

Piper Jaffray Companies has a beta of 1.35, indicating that its share price is 35% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Morgan Stanley has a beta of 1.59, indicating that its share price is 59% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Piper Jaffray Companies and Morgan Stanley's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Piper Jaffray Companies$800.99 million1.45$57.04 million$6.1313.23
Morgan Stanley$53.82 billion2.72$9.04 billion$4.9815.72

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

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Piper Jaffray Companies and Morgan Stanley, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Piper Jaffray Companies0000N/A
Morgan Stanley051502.75

Morgan Stanley has a consensus price target of $73.5789, suggesting a potential downside of 6.02%. Given Morgan Stanley's higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Morgan Stanley is more favorable than Piper Jaffray Companies.

Profitability

This table compares Piper Jaffray Companies and Morgan Stanley's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Piper Jaffray Companies10.99%12.26%7.10%
Morgan Stanley19.16%12.33%1.02%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

78.8% of Piper Jaffray Companies shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 76.8% of Morgan Stanley shares are owned by institutional investors. 4.1% of Piper Jaffray Companies shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.3% of Morgan Stanley shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Morgan Stanley beats Piper Jaffray Companies on 9 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

Piper Jaffray Companies (NYSE:PJC) and The Charles Schwab (NYSE:SCHW) are both finance companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, valuation, analyst recommendations, profitability, earnings, dividends and risk.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Piper Jaffray Companies and The Charles Schwab's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Piper Jaffray Companies$800.99 million1.45$57.04 million$6.1313.23
The Charles Schwab$10.72 billion10.92$3.70 billion$2.7223.82

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

Dividends

Piper Jaffray Companies pays an annual dividend of $1.50 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.8%. The Charles Schwab pays an annual dividend of $0.72 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.1%. Piper Jaffray Companies pays out 24.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. The Charles Schwab pays out 26.5% 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. The Charles Schwab has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Piper Jaffray Companies is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Risk and Volatility

Piper Jaffray Companies has a beta of 1.35, meaning that its stock price is 35% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, The Charles Schwab has a beta of 1.17, meaning that its stock price is 17% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

78.8% of Piper Jaffray Companies shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 77.5% of The Charles Schwab shares are held by institutional investors. 4.1% of Piper Jaffray Companies shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 10.8% of The Charles Schwab shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Piper Jaffray Companies and The Charles Schwab's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Piper Jaffray Companies10.99%12.26%7.10%
The Charles Schwab29.80%13.52%0.86%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings for Piper Jaffray Companies and The Charles Schwab, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Piper Jaffray Companies0000N/A
The Charles Schwab04912.79

The Charles Schwab has a consensus price target of $68.90, suggesting a potential upside of 6.33%. Given The Charles Schwab's higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe The Charles Schwab is more favorable than Piper Jaffray Companies.

Summary

The Charles Schwab beats Piper Jaffray Companies on 11 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

The Goldman Sachs Group (NYSE:GS) and Piper Jaffray Companies (NYSE:PJC) are both finance companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, valuation, dividends, risk, profitability, earnings and institutional ownership.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

68.1% of The Goldman Sachs Group shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 78.8% of Piper Jaffray Companies shares are held by institutional investors. 0.6% of The Goldman Sachs Group shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 4.1% of Piper Jaffray Companies shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Dividends

The Goldman Sachs Group pays an annual dividend of $5.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.5%. Piper Jaffray Companies pays an annual dividend of $1.50 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.8%. The Goldman Sachs Group pays out 23.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Piper Jaffray Companies pays out 24.5% 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. The Goldman Sachs Group has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Volatility and Risk

The Goldman Sachs Group has a beta of 1.5, indicating that its stock price is 50% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Piper Jaffray Companies has a beta of 1.35, indicating that its stock price is 35% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares The Goldman Sachs Group and Piper Jaffray Companies' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
The Goldman Sachs Group16.65%11.23%0.83%
Piper Jaffray Companies10.99%12.26%7.10%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares The Goldman Sachs Group and Piper Jaffray Companies' revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
The Goldman Sachs Group$53.92 billion2.12$8.47 billion$21.0315.73
Piper Jaffray Companies$800.99 million1.45$57.04 million$6.1313.23

The Goldman Sachs Group has higher revenue and earnings than Piper Jaffray Companies. Piper Jaffray Companies is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than The Goldman Sachs Group, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for The Goldman Sachs Group and Piper Jaffray Companies, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
The Goldman Sachs Group151502.67
Piper Jaffray Companies0000N/A

The Goldman Sachs Group presently has a consensus target price of $355.3333, suggesting a potential upside of 7.40%. Given The Goldman Sachs Group's higher probable upside, equities research analysts clearly believe The Goldman Sachs Group is more favorable than Piper Jaffray Companies.

Summary

The Goldman Sachs Group beats Piper Jaffray Companies on 11 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

Piper Jaffray Companies (NYSE:PJC) and Raymond James (NYSE:RJF) are both finance companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations, earnings, risk, valuation and institutional ownership.

Dividends

Piper Jaffray Companies pays an annual dividend of $1.50 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.8%. Raymond James pays an annual dividend of $1.56 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.2%. Piper Jaffray Companies pays out 24.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Raymond James pays out 25.5% 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. Raymond James has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Piper Jaffray Companies is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent recommendations for Piper Jaffray Companies and Raymond James, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Piper Jaffray Companies0000N/A
Raymond James02902.82

Raymond James has a consensus price target of $120.80, suggesting a potential downside of 4.48%. Given Raymond James' higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Raymond James is more favorable than Piper Jaffray Companies.

Risk & Volatility

Piper Jaffray Companies has a beta of 1.35, meaning that its share price is 35% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Raymond James has a beta of 1.35, meaning that its share price is 35% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

78.8% of Piper Jaffray Companies shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 75.1% of Raymond James shares are held by institutional investors. 4.1% of Piper Jaffray Companies shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 10.8% of Raymond James shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Piper Jaffray Companies and Raymond James' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Piper Jaffray Companies10.99%12.26%7.10%
Raymond James10.02%12.29%1.88%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Piper Jaffray Companies and Raymond James' gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Piper Jaffray Companies$800.99 million1.45$57.04 million$6.1313.23
Raymond James$8.17 billion2.13$818 million$6.1120.70

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

Summary

Raymond James beats Piper Jaffray Companies on 9 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

LPL Financial (NASDAQ:LPLA) and Piper Jaffray Companies (NYSE:PJC) are both finance companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, risk, analyst recommendations, earnings, dividends, institutional ownership and profitability.

Profitability

This table compares LPL Financial and Piper Jaffray Companies' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
LPL Financial8.50%49.27%8.93%
Piper Jaffray Companies10.99%12.26%7.10%

Volatility & Risk

LPL Financial has a beta of 1.49, indicating that its stock price is 49% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Piper Jaffray Companies has a beta of 1.35, indicating that its stock price is 35% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

95.7% of LPL Financial shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 78.8% of Piper Jaffray Companies shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.3% of LPL Financial shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 4.1% of Piper Jaffray Companies shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares LPL Financial and Piper Jaffray Companies' revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
LPL Financial$5.62 billion2.04$559.88 million$7.1820.01
Piper Jaffray Companies$800.99 million1.45$57.04 million$6.1313.23

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

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings for LPL Financial and Piper Jaffray Companies, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
LPL Financial01802.89
Piper Jaffray Companies0000N/A

LPL Financial presently has a consensus target price of $125.45, indicating a potential downside of 12.70%. Given LPL Financial's higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe LPL Financial is more favorable than Piper Jaffray Companies.

Dividends

LPL Financial pays an annual dividend of $1.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.7%. Piper Jaffray Companies pays an annual dividend of $1.50 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.8%. LPL Financial pays out 13.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Piper Jaffray Companies pays out 24.5% 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. LPL Financial has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Summary

LPL Financial beats Piper Jaffray Companies on 13 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

Piper Jaffray Companies (NYSE:PJC) and Stifel Financial (NYSE:SF) are both finance companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, dividends, valuation and risk.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Piper Jaffray Companies and Stifel Financial, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Piper Jaffray Companies0000N/A
Stifel Financial23101.83

Stifel Financial has a consensus price target of $51.2222, indicating a potential downside of 23.35%. Given Stifel Financial's higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Stifel Financial is more favorable than Piper Jaffray Companies.

Profitability

This table compares Piper Jaffray Companies and Stifel Financial's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Piper Jaffray Companies10.99%12.26%7.10%
Stifel Financial12.26%14.78%1.94%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

78.8% of Piper Jaffray Companies shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 56.5% of Stifel Financial shares are held by institutional investors. 4.1% of Piper Jaffray Companies shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 3.7% of Stifel Financial shares are held by 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.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Piper Jaffray Companies and Stifel Financial's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Piper Jaffray Companies$800.99 million1.45$57.04 million$6.1313.23
Stifel Financial$3.34 billion2.11$448.40 millionN/AN/A

Stifel Financial has higher revenue and earnings than Piper Jaffray Companies.

Volatility and Risk

Piper Jaffray Companies has a beta of 1.35, indicating that its share price is 35% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Stifel Financial has a beta of 1.59, indicating that its share price is 59% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

Piper Jaffray Companies pays an annual dividend of $1.50 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.8%. Stifel Financial pays an annual dividend of $0.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.9%. Piper Jaffray Companies pays out 24.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Summary

Stifel Financial beats Piper Jaffray Companies on 10 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.


Piper Jaffray Companies Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Morgan Stanley logo
MS
Morgan Stanley
2.0$78.29flat$146.44 billion$53.82 billion13.20Earnings Announcement
Dividend Announcement
Analyst Report
Insider Selling
Analyst Revision
The Charles Schwab logo
SCHW
The Charles Schwab
1.9$64.80flat$117.02 billion$10.72 billion30.00Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
The Goldman Sachs Group logo
GS
The Goldman Sachs Group
2.2$330.85flat$114.41 billion$53.92 billion13.94Dividend Announcement
Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
Raymond James logo
RJF
Raymond James
1.9$126.46flat$17.41 billion$8.17 billion21.73Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
LPL Financial logo
LPLA
LPL Financial
1.5$143.70flat$11.48 billion$5.62 billion23.91Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
Stifel Financial logo
SF
Stifel Financial
1.0$66.83flat$7.03 billion$3.34 billion18.09Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
Evercore logo
EVR
Evercore
2.4$138.16flat$5.81 billion$2.01 billion24.76Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
Lazard logo
LAZ
Lazard
2.4$45.46flat$4.77 billion$2.67 billion17.83Analyst Report
BGC Partners logo
BGCP
BGC Partners
1.3$5.59flat$2.07 billion$2.10 billion50.82Upcoming Earnings
Cowen logo
COWN
Cowen
1.7$38.54flat$1.03 billion$1.05 billion9.29Upcoming Earnings
Oppenheimer logo
OPY
Oppenheimer
1.0$45.05flat$571.23 million$1.03 billion9.10
Greenhill & Co., Inc. logo
GHL
Greenhill & Co., Inc.
1.4$17.79flat$347.12 million$301.01 million-28.24Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
(FBRC) logo
FBRC
(FBRC)
1.1$17.55flat$124.61 millionN/A0.00
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