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PJT Partners (PJT) Competitors

$106.30
-0.69 (-0.64%)
(As of 06/21/2024 ET)

PJT vs. HLI, EVR, IVZ, HLNE, JHG, AMG, STEP, LAZ, MC, and AB

Should you be buying PJT Partners stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of PJT Partners include Houlihan Lokey (HLI), Evercore (EVR), Invesco (IVZ), Hamilton Lane (HLNE), Janus Henderson Group (JHG), Affiliated Managers Group (AMG), StepStone Group (STEP), Lazard (LAZ), Moelis & Company (MC), and AllianceBernstein (AB). These companies are all part of the "investment advice" industry.

PJT Partners vs.

PJT Partners (NYSE:PJT) and Houlihan Lokey (NYSE:HLI) 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, profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations, valuation, institutional ownership, community ranking and media sentiment.

Houlihan Lokey has a net margin of 14.64% compared to PJT Partners' net margin of 7.57%. Houlihan Lokey's return on equity of 18.08% beat PJT Partners' return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
PJT Partners7.57% 17.36% 11.30%
Houlihan Lokey 14.64%18.08%10.69%

In the previous week, Houlihan Lokey had 1 more articles in the media than PJT Partners. MarketBeat recorded 3 mentions for Houlihan Lokey and 2 mentions for PJT Partners. Houlihan Lokey's average media sentiment score of 1.70 beat PJT Partners' score of 1.28 indicating that Houlihan Lokey is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
PJT Partners
2 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Houlihan Lokey
3 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Very Positive

89.2% of PJT Partners shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 78.1% of Houlihan Lokey shares are owned by institutional investors. 10.7% of PJT Partners shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 26.0% of Houlihan Lokey shares are owned 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.

PJT Partners currently has a consensus price target of $93.25, indicating a potential downside of 12.28%. Houlihan Lokey has a consensus price target of $124.33, indicating a potential downside of 4.20%. Given Houlihan Lokey's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Houlihan Lokey is more favorable than PJT Partners.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
PJT Partners
2 Sell rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
1.80
Houlihan Lokey
0 Sell rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.33

Houlihan Lokey received 35 more outperform votes than PJT Partners when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 64.21% of users gave PJT Partners an outperform vote while only 62.20% of users gave Houlihan Lokey an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
PJT PartnersOutperform Votes
253
64.21%
Underperform Votes
141
35.79%
Houlihan LokeyOutperform Votes
288
62.20%
Underperform Votes
175
37.80%

PJT Partners has a beta of 0.64, suggesting that its share price is 36% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Houlihan Lokey has a beta of 0.65, suggesting that its share price is 35% less volatile than the S&P 500.

PJT Partners pays an annual dividend of $1.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.9%. Houlihan Lokey pays an annual dividend of $2.28 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.8%. PJT Partners pays out 27.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Houlihan Lokey pays out 55.5% 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.

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
PJT Partners$1.28B1.99$145.68M$3.6329.28
Houlihan Lokey$1.91B4.65$280.30M$4.1131.58

Summary

Houlihan Lokey beats PJT Partners on 15 of the 19 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

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

MetricPJT PartnersInvestment advice IndustryFinance SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$2.55B$9.57B$9.48B$17.73B
Dividend Yield0.94%24.25%10.49%3.62%
P/E Ratio29.2837.4741.5421.89
Price / Sales1.996.53233.5714.41
Price / Cash14.9515.4528.2519.18
Price / Book2.993.582.414.82
Net Income$145.68M$308.03M$1.01B$976.34M
7 Day Performance5.07%0.31%0.08%0.93%
1 Month Performance1.94%-4.34%-2.12%-3.19%
1 Year Performance48.67%13.84%8.70%8.58%

PJT Partners Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
HLI
Houlihan Lokey
4.6337 of 5 stars
$132.80
-0.7%
$124.33
-6.4%
+37.9%$9.11B$1.91B32.312,610Positive News
EVR
Evercore
3.1501 of 5 stars
$201.22
-1.6%
$180.67
-10.2%
+60.8%$7.75B$2.43B31.592,195Analyst Forecast
IVZ
Invesco
4.7767 of 5 stars
$14.96
+1.2%
$16.79
+12.3%
-8.5%$6.73B$5.72B-19.948,500Options Volume
Positive News
HLNE
Hamilton Lane
4.0307 of 5 stars
$117.86
+1.2%
$114.00
-3.3%
+51.1%$6.37B$553.84M31.94600Dividend Increase
Positive News
JHG
Janus Henderson Group
3.9586 of 5 stars
$33.81
+0.8%
$30.37
-10.2%
+23.7%$5.43B$2.10B12.762,200Positive News
AMG
Affiliated Managers Group
4.4739 of 5 stars
$155.19
+1.4%
$173.80
+12.0%
+7.6%$4.94B$2.06B8.614,000Positive News
STEP
StepStone Group
2.2804 of 5 stars
$43.13
+0.1%
$35.79
-17.0%
+79.4%$4.77B$711.63M47.92980Positive News
High Trading Volume
LAZ
Lazard
3.6459 of 5 stars
$37.71
+0.1%
$45.67
+21.1%
+12.4%$4.25B$2.78B-107.743,291Analyst Forecast
MC
Moelis & Company
0.8059 of 5 stars
$53.76
+0.1%
$50.80
-5.5%
+21.6%$4.02B$884.41M-282.951,161Positive News
AB
AllianceBernstein
3.2655 of 5 stars
$33.97
+1.7%
$41.19
+21.2%
+3.3%$3.91B$4.16B14.104,707Positive News

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This page (NYSE:PJT) was last updated on 6/22/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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