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Westwood Holdings Group (WHG) Competitors

$12.93
+0.69 (+5.64%)
(As of 05/22/2024 ET)

WHG vs. DHIL, GECC, BANX, ERES, HNNA, GROW, SAMG, SAR, VALU, and FSFG

Should you be buying Westwood Holdings Group stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Westwood Holdings Group include Diamond Hill Investment Group (DHIL), Great Elm Capital (GECC), ArrowMark Financial (BANX), East Resources Acquisition (ERES), Hennessy Advisors (HNNA), U.S. Global Investors (GROW), Silvercrest Asset Management Group (SAMG), Saratoga Investment (SAR), Value Line (VALU), and First Savings Financial Group (FSFG). These companies are all part of the "finance" sector.

Westwood Holdings Group vs.

Westwood Holdings Group (NYSE:WHG) and Diamond Hill Investment Group (NASDAQ:DHIL) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their media sentiment, institutional ownership, community ranking, dividends, analyst recommendations, profitability, earnings, valuation and risk.

Diamond Hill Investment Group has higher revenue and earnings than Westwood Holdings Group. Westwood Holdings Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Diamond Hill Investment Group, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Westwood Holdings Group$89.78M1.27$10.57M$1.368.97
Diamond Hill Investment Group$136.72M3.14$42.23M$14.7610.50

Diamond Hill Investment Group has a net margin of 30.60% compared to Westwood Holdings Group's net margin of 13.39%. Diamond Hill Investment Group's return on equity of 18.75% beat Westwood Holdings Group's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Westwood Holdings Group13.39% 12.53% 10.10%
Diamond Hill Investment Group 30.60%18.75%12.94%

Westwood Holdings Group pays an annual dividend of $0.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.9%. Diamond Hill Investment Group pays an annual dividend of $6.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.9%. Westwood Holdings Group pays out 44.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Diamond Hill Investment Group pays out 40.7% 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.

56.6% of Westwood Holdings Group shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 65.5% of Diamond Hill Investment Group shares are owned by institutional investors. 11.4% of Westwood Holdings Group shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 4.8% of Diamond Hill Investment Group shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Westwood Holdings Group has a beta of 1.23, meaning that its share price is 23% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Diamond Hill Investment Group has a beta of 0.97, meaning that its share price is 3% less volatile than the S&P 500.

In the previous week, Diamond Hill Investment Group had 6 more articles in the media than Westwood Holdings Group. MarketBeat recorded 7 mentions for Diamond Hill Investment Group and 1 mentions for Westwood Holdings Group. Diamond Hill Investment Group's average media sentiment score of 0.61 beat Westwood Holdings Group's score of 0.00 indicating that Diamond Hill Investment Group is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Westwood Holdings Group
1 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
Diamond Hill Investment Group
5 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

Westwood Holdings Group received 9 more outperform votes than Diamond Hill Investment Group when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 67.71% of users gave Westwood Holdings Group an outperform vote while only 63.69% of users gave Diamond Hill Investment Group an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Westwood Holdings GroupOutperform Votes
216
67.71%
Underperform Votes
103
32.29%
Diamond Hill Investment GroupOutperform Votes
207
63.69%
Underperform Votes
118
36.31%

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Westwood Holdings Group
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
N/A
Diamond Hill Investment Group
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
N/A

Summary

Diamond Hill Investment Group beats Westwood Holdings Group on 12 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

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

MetricWestwood Holdings GroupInvestment advice IndustryFinance SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$113.58M$9.81B$9.20B$17.94B
Dividend Yield4.89%24.00%10.24%3.45%
P/E Ratio8.9738.7654.4622.29
Price / Sales1.276.873,594.9210.49
Price / Cash5.9016.3228.3619.55
Price / Book0.923.563.205.99
Net Income$10.57M$306.25M$1.00B$973.33M
7 Day Performance1.16%-0.76%0.39%-0.13%
1 Month Performance-4.91%1.94%3.17%5.38%
1 Year Performance-2.79%23.84%17.53%21.38%

Westwood Holdings Group Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
DHIL
Diamond Hill Investment Group
2.45 of 5 stars
$157.23
+1.3%
N/A-1.8%$435.53M$136.72M10.65129
GECC
Great Elm Capital
2.8658 of 5 stars
$10.27
-1.2%
N/A+29.2%$97.06M$21.59M4.67N/APositive News
BANX
ArrowMark Financial
0 of 5 stars
$18.12
-0.4%
N/A+11.9%$129.01M$17.36M0.00N/AHigh Trading Volume
ERES
East Resources Acquisition
0 of 5 stars
$11.68
-2.3%
N/A+9.1%$134.10MN/A0.006High Trading Volume
HNNA
Hennessy Advisors
0 of 5 stars
$7.25
-2.0%
N/A+4.6%$55.67M$25.04M10.6616
GROW
U.S. Global Investors
1.5967 of 5 stars
$2.65
+2.3%
N/A-4.3%$37.44M$15.07M22.0821Analyst Forecast
SAMG
Silvercrest Asset Management Group
3.7434 of 5 stars
$15.01
-0.5%
N/A-18.0%$208.79M$117.41M15.80149Positive News
High Trading Volume
SAR
Saratoga Investment
2.4364 of 5 stars
$23.44
+0.9%
$25.69
+9.6%
-11.7%$321.11M$20.36M33.015
VALU
Value Line
1.4522 of 5 stars
$38.03
+0.0%
N/A-19.9%$358.62M$39.69M19.60138Analyst Forecast
Positive News
FSFG
First Savings Financial Group
4.671 of 5 stars
$16.32
+0.3%
$21.00
+28.7%
+31.8%$112.28M$128.57M15.11370

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This page (NYSE:WHG) was last updated on 5/22/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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