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DOW   39,069.11
QQQ   438.07
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Laser breakthrough could send stock soaring 2,467% (Ad)
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DOW   39,069.11
QQQ   438.07
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Laser breakthrough could send stock soaring 2,467% (Ad)
Roku stock and the mother of all entry opportunities
AI powerhouse NVIDIA will hit $1000 soon
66,000% upside on tiny biotech? (Ad)
Nvidia, Royal Caribbean rise; Rivian, Etsy fall, Thursday, 2/22/2024
Rivian shares gets discounted; shares can move lower 
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Raymond James (RJF) Competitors

$118.46
+1.63 (+1.40%)
(As of 02/22/2024 ET)

RJF vs. SF, NMR, HOOD, SEIC, JEF, MKTX, IBKR, TROW, TW, and AVB

Should you be buying Raymond James stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Raymond James include Stifel Financial (SF), Nomura (NMR), Robinhood Markets (HOOD), SEI Investments (SEIC), Jefferies Financial Group (JEF), MarketAxess (MKTX), Interactive Brokers Group (IBKR), T. Rowe Price Group (TROW), Tradeweb Markets (TW), and AvalonBay Communities (AVB). These companies are all part of the "finance" sector.

Raymond James vs.

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

75.0% of Raymond James shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 81.6% of Stifel Financial shares are owned by institutional investors. 9.7% of Raymond James shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 3.5% of Stifel Financial shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

In the previous week, Raymond James had 15 more articles in the media than Stifel Financial. MarketBeat recorded 25 mentions for Raymond James and 10 mentions for Stifel Financial. Stifel Financial's average media sentiment score of 1.02 beat Raymond James' score of 0.75 indicating that Stifel Financial is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Raymond James
11 Very Positive mention(s)
3 Positive mention(s)
7 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Stifel Financial
6 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
3 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

Raymond James has a beta of 1.03, meaning that its stock price is 3% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Stifel Financial has a beta of 1.19, meaning that its stock price is 19% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Raymond James pays an annual dividend of $1.80 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.5%. Stifel Financial pays an annual dividend of $1.44 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.9%. Raymond James pays out 22.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Stifel Financial pays out 33.6% 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 a net margin of 12.81% compared to Stifel Financial's net margin of 11.60%. Raymond James' return on equity of 17.95% beat Stifel Financial's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Raymond James12.81% 17.95% 2.31%
Stifel Financial 11.60%12.32%1.50%

Raymond James received 355 more outperform votes than Stifel Financial when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 59.60% of users gave Raymond James an outperform vote while only 55.30% of users gave Stifel Financial an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Raymond JamesOutperform Votes
621
59.60%
Underperform Votes
421
40.40%
Stifel FinancialOutperform Votes
266
55.30%
Underperform Votes
215
44.70%

Raymond James presently has a consensus price target of $119.25, suggesting a potential upside of 0.67%. Stifel Financial has a consensus price target of $77.00, suggesting a potential upside of 0.57%. Given Raymond James' higher probable upside, equities analysts clearly believe Raymond James is more favorable than Stifel Financial.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Raymond James
0 Sell rating(s)
6 Hold rating(s)
2 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.25
Stifel Financial
0 Sell rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
2 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.50

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Raymond James$12.99B1.91$1.74B$7.9814.84
Stifel Financial$4.35B1.81$522.54M$4.2817.89

Summary

Raymond James beats Stifel Financial on 13 of the 19 factors compared between the two stocks.


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Media Sentiment Over Time

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RJF vs. The Competition

MetricRaymond JamesSecurity brokers & dealers IndustryFinance SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$24.76B$22.28B$8.31B$17.39B
Dividend Yield1.55%2.90%10.49%3.57%
P/E Ratio14.8411.2656.8224.83
Price / Sales1.914.86391.005.69
Price / Cash12.6542.9629.8717.89
Price / Book2.312.062.086.35
Net Income$1.74B$909.46M$817.63M$869.26M
7 Day Performance-0.02%-2.04%-0.40%-0.59%
1 Month Performance4.42%0.84%-0.12%1.86%
1 Year Performance10.45%90.72%3.82%87.64%

Raymond James Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
SF
Stifel Financial
4.5278 of 5 stars
$75.67
-1.5%
$77.00
+1.8%
+15.3%$7.72B$4.35B17.689,000Positive News
NMR
Nomura
4.2212 of 5 stars
$5.56
+0.5%
N/A+37.4%$16.70B$9.89B20.5915,131
HOOD
Robinhood Markets
3.1544 of 5 stars
$14.09
+0.6%
$13.14
-6.8%
+40.4%$12.18B$1.87B-23.482,300Gap Down
SEIC
SEI Investments
4.4555 of 5 stars
$66.27
+0.6%
$67.00
+1.1%
+12.0%$8.72B$1.92B19.154,837Analyst Revision
Positive News
JEF
Jefferies Financial Group
4.6838 of 5 stars
$41.03
-0.2%
$39.67
-3.3%
+10.2%$8.69B$4.70B37.307,564
MKTX
MarketAxess
4.9445 of 5 stars
$213.98
-2.3%
$266.89
+24.7%
-39.2%$8.11B$752.55M31.24744
IBKR
Interactive Brokers Group
3.2853 of 5 stars
$103.34
-1.1%
$110.38
+6.8%
+24.0%$43.50B$7.78B18.262,820Insider Selling
TROW
T. Rowe Price Group
4.5809 of 5 stars
$109.41
+0.5%
$97.30
-11.1%
-1.2%$24.41B$6.46B14.107,868
TW
Tradeweb Markets
3.6979 of 5 stars
$102.50
+1.0%
$99.73
-2.7%
+46.5%$24.16B$1.34B59.591,179Positive News
AVB
AvalonBay Communities
4.7655 of 5 stars
$176.39
-0.4%
$196.80
+11.6%
-0.3%$25.05B$2.77B26.932,947Analyst Upgrade
Analyst Revision
News Coverage

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This page (NYSE:RJF) was last updated on 2/23/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff