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NYSE:SF

Stifel Financial Competitors

$63.04
+0.83 (+1.33 %)
(As of 03/5/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$59.95
Now: $63.04
$63.77
50-Day Range
$50.03
MA: $56.27
$64.42
52-Week Range
$20.75
Now: $63.04
$65.24
Volume859,825 shs
Average Volume668,254 shs
Market Capitalization$7.04 billion
P/E Ratio17.07
Dividend Yield0.95%
Beta1.59

Competitors

Stifel Financial (NYSE:SF) Vs. MS, SCHW, GS, RJF, LPLA, and EVR

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

Stifel Financial (NYSE:SF) and Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) are both finance companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, valuation, dividends, profitability, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations and risk.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Stifel Financial and Morgan Stanley's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Stifel Financial$3.34 billion2.11$448.40 millionN/AN/A
Morgan Stanley$53.82 billion2.72$9.04 billion$4.9816.24

Morgan Stanley has higher revenue and earnings than Stifel Financial.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

56.5% of Stifel Financial shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 76.8% of Morgan Stanley shares are held by institutional investors. 3.7% of Stifel Financial shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.3% of Morgan Stanley shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Stifel Financial and Morgan Stanley's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Stifel Financial12.26%14.78%1.94%
Morgan Stanley19.16%12.33%1.02%

Dividends

Stifel Financial pays an annual dividend of $0.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.0%. Morgan Stanley pays an annual dividend of $1.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.7%. Morgan Stanley pays out 28.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Morgan Stanley has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Morgan Stanley is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Risk and Volatility

Stifel Financial has a beta of 1.59, indicating that its share price is 59% 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.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for Stifel Financial and Morgan Stanley, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Stifel Financial23101.83
Morgan Stanley071602.70

Stifel Financial currently has a consensus target price of $48.3889, suggesting a potential downside of 23.24%. Morgan Stanley has a consensus target price of $65.8571, suggesting a potential downside of 18.56%. Given Morgan Stanley's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Morgan Stanley is more favorable than Stifel Financial.

Summary

Morgan Stanley beats Stifel Financial on 10 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

The Charles Schwab (NYSE:SCHW) and Stifel Financial (NYSE:SF) are both finance companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, risk, valuation, dividends, analyst recommendations, earnings and profitability.

Risk & Volatility

The Charles Schwab has a beta of 1.17, indicating that its stock price is 17% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Stifel Financial has a beta of 1.59, indicating that its stock price is 59% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

The Charles Schwab pays an annual dividend of $0.72 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.1%. Stifel Financial pays an annual dividend of $0.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.0%. The Charles Schwab pays out 26.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. The Charles Schwab has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years. The Charles Schwab is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

77.5% of The Charles Schwab shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 56.5% of Stifel Financial shares are held by institutional investors. 10.8% of The Charles Schwab shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 3.7% of Stifel Financial shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings for The Charles Schwab and Stifel Financial, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
The Charles Schwab06902.60
Stifel Financial23101.83

The Charles Schwab currently has a consensus target price of $55.7692, indicating a potential downside of 14.23%. Stifel Financial has a consensus target price of $48.3889, indicating a potential downside of 23.24%. Given The Charles Schwab's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, research analysts plainly believe The Charles Schwab is more favorable than Stifel Financial.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares The Charles Schwab and Stifel Financial's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
The Charles Schwab$10.72 billion10.94$3.70 billion$2.7223.90
Stifel Financial$3.34 billion2.11$448.40 millionN/AN/A

The Charles Schwab has higher revenue and earnings than Stifel Financial.

Profitability

This table compares The Charles Schwab and Stifel Financial's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
The Charles Schwab29.80%13.52%0.86%
Stifel Financial12.26%14.78%1.94%

Summary

The Charles Schwab beats Stifel Financial on 12 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

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

Institutional and Insider Ownership

68.1% of The Goldman Sachs Group shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 56.5% of Stifel Financial shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.6% of The Goldman Sachs Group shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 3.7% of Stifel Financial 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.

Dividends

The Goldman Sachs Group pays an annual dividend of $5.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.5%. Stifel Financial pays an annual dividend of $0.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.0%. The Goldman Sachs Group pays out 23.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. The Goldman Sachs Group has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years. The Goldman Sachs Group is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares The Goldman Sachs Group and Stifel Financial's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
The Goldman Sachs Group$53.92 billion2.10$8.47 billion$21.0315.57
Stifel Financial$3.34 billion2.11$448.40 millionN/AN/A

The Goldman Sachs Group has higher revenue and earnings than Stifel Financial.

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, Stifel Financial has a beta of 1.59, indicating that its stock price is 59% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for The Goldman Sachs Group and Stifel Financial, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
The Goldman Sachs Group151602.68
Stifel Financial23101.83

The Goldman Sachs Group currently has a consensus target price of $307.0952, indicating a potential downside of 6.19%. Stifel Financial has a consensus target price of $48.3889, indicating a potential downside of 23.24%. Given The Goldman Sachs Group's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe The Goldman Sachs Group is more favorable than Stifel Financial.

Profitability

This table compares The Goldman Sachs Group and Stifel Financial's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
The Goldman Sachs Group16.65%11.23%0.83%
Stifel Financial12.26%14.78%1.94%

Summary

The Goldman Sachs Group beats Stifel Financial on 9 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

Raymond James (NYSE:RJF) and Stifel Financial (NYSE:SF) are both finance companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, risk, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, earnings, valuation and profitability.

Dividends

Raymond James pays an annual dividend of $1.56 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.3%. Stifel Financial pays an annual dividend of $0.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.0%. Raymond James pays out 25.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Raymond James has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Raymond James is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Profitability

This table compares Raymond James and Stifel Financial's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Raymond James10.02%12.29%1.88%
Stifel Financial12.26%14.78%1.94%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

75.1% of Raymond James shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 56.5% of Stifel Financial shares are held by institutional investors. 10.8% of Raymond James 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 company is poised for long-term growth.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Raymond James and Stifel Financial's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Raymond James$8.17 billion1.98$818 million$6.1119.24
Stifel Financial$3.34 billion2.11$448.40 millionN/AN/A

Raymond James has higher revenue and earnings than Stifel Financial.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Raymond James and Stifel Financial, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Raymond James02902.82
Stifel Financial23101.83

Raymond James currently has a consensus price target of $116.50, suggesting a potential downside of 0.91%. Stifel Financial has a consensus price target of $48.3889, suggesting a potential downside of 23.24%. Given Raymond James' stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Raymond James is more favorable than Stifel Financial.

Volatility and Risk

Raymond James 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.

Summary

Raymond James beats Stifel Financial on 10 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

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

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Stifel Financial and LPL Financial's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Stifel Financial$3.34 billion2.11$448.40 millionN/AN/A
LPL Financial$5.62 billion1.90$559.88 million$7.1818.66

LPL Financial has higher revenue and earnings than Stifel Financial.

Profitability

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

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Stifel Financial12.26%14.78%1.94%
LPL Financial8.50%49.27%8.93%

Volatility & Risk

Stifel Financial has a beta of 1.59, suggesting that its share price is 59% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, LPL Financial has a beta of 1.49, suggesting that its share price is 49% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

Stifel Financial pays an annual dividend of $0.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.0%. LPL Financial pays an annual dividend of $1.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.7%. LPL Financial pays out 13.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. LPL Financial has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Stifel Financial and LPL Financial, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Stifel Financial23101.83
LPL Financial00813.11

Stifel Financial currently has a consensus target price of $48.3889, indicating a potential downside of 23.24%. LPL Financial has a consensus target price of $121.45, indicating a potential downside of 9.37%. Given LPL Financial's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe LPL Financial is more favorable than Stifel Financial.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

56.5% of Stifel Financial shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 95.7% of LPL Financial shares are owned by institutional investors. 3.7% of Stifel Financial shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 2.3% of LPL Financial shares are owned 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.

Summary

LPL Financial beats Stifel Financial on 11 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Evercore (NYSE:EVR) and Stifel Financial (NYSE:SF) are both mid-cap finance companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, earnings, profitability, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, valuation and risk.

Volatility and Risk

Evercore has a beta of 1.75, suggesting that its stock price is 75% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Stifel Financial has a beta of 1.59, suggesting that its stock price is 59% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

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

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Evercore11.80%27.11%12.25%
Stifel Financial12.26%14.78%1.94%

Institutional and Insider Ownership

88.8% of Evercore shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 56.5% of Stifel Financial shares are held by institutional investors. 9.8% of Evercore shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 3.7% of Stifel Financial 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.

Dividends

Evercore pays an annual dividend of $2.44 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.0%. Stifel Financial pays an annual dividend of $0.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.0%. Evercore pays out 31.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Evercore has raised its dividend for 12 consecutive years. Evercore is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Evercore and Stifel Financial, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Evercore00903.00
Stifel Financial23101.83

Evercore presently has a consensus target price of $108.8889, indicating a potential downside of 11.55%. Stifel Financial has a consensus target price of $48.3889, indicating a potential downside of 23.24%. Given Evercore's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Evercore is more favorable than Stifel Financial.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Evercore and Stifel Financial's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Evercore$2.01 billion2.49$297.44 million$7.7015.99
Stifel Financial$3.34 billion2.11$448.40 millionN/AN/A

Stifel Financial has higher revenue and earnings than Evercore.

Summary

Evercore beats Stifel Financial on 12 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.


Stifel Financial 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$80.87+0.3%$146.52 billion$53.82 billion13.64Analyst Upgrade
The Charles Schwab logo
SCHW
The Charles Schwab
2.0$65.02+0.4%$117.23 billion$10.72 billion30.10Analyst Report
Insider Selling
The Goldman Sachs Group logo
GS
The Goldman Sachs Group
2.2$327.37+0.6%$113.20 billion$53.92 billion13.79Gap Down
Raymond James logo
RJF
Raymond James
2.1$117.57+0.7%$16.19 billion$8.17 billion20.20Insider Selling
News Coverage
LPL Financial logo
LPLA
LPL Financial
1.8$134.00+1.8%$10.68 billion$5.62 billion22.30
Evercore logo
EVR
Evercore
2.6$123.11+2.1%$5.00 billion$2.01 billion22.06
Lazard logo
LAZ
Lazard
2.3$40.04+1.1%$4.21 billion$2.67 billion15.70
BGC Partners logo
BGCP
BGC Partners
1.3$4.35+0.7%$1.58 billion$2.10 billion39.55
Piper Jaffray Companies logo
PJC
Piper Jaffray Companies
1.7$81.10+0.0%$1.16 billion$800.99 million13.23News Coverage
Gap Down
Cowen logo
COWN
Cowen
1.7$34.02+0.7%$903.88 million$1.05 billion8.20Gap Down
OPY
Oppenheimer
1.0$39.55+1.8%$494.10 million$1.03 billion7.99
Greenhill & Co., Inc. logo
GHL
Greenhill & Co., Inc.
1.4$15.75+2.2%$307.31 million$301.01 million-25.00Ex-Dividend
(FBRC) logo
FBRC
(FBRC)
1.1$17.55+0.0%$124.61 millionN/A0.00
This page was last updated on 3/7/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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