goeasy (GSY) Competitors

C$176.20
+1.55 (+0.89%)
(As of 05/17/2024 ET)

GSY vs. EQB, CWB, FN, CIX, ELF, TSU, SII, GLXY, UNC, and LB

Should you be buying goeasy stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of goeasy include EQB (EQB), Canadian Western Bank (CWB), First National Financial (FN), CI Financial (CIX), E-L Financial (ELF), Trisura Group (TSU), Sprott (SII), Galaxy Digital (GLXY), United Co.s (UNC), and Laurentian Bank of Canada (LB). These companies are all part of the "financial services" sector.

goeasy vs.

goeasy (TSE:GSY) and EQB (TSE:EQB) are both mid-cap financial services companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, community ranking, valuation, dividends, institutional ownership, risk, earnings, analyst recommendations and media sentiment.

EQB has a net margin of 39.67% compared to goeasy's net margin of 33.32%. goeasy's return on equity of 25.47% beat EQB's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
goeasy33.32% 25.47% 6.46%
EQB 39.67%14.70%0.76%

goeasy received 5 more outperform votes than EQB when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 74.85% of users gave goeasy an outperform vote while only 60.57% of users gave EQB an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
goeasyOutperform Votes
369
74.85%
Underperform Votes
124
25.15%
EQBOutperform Votes
364
60.57%
Underperform Votes
237
39.43%

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
goeasyC$766.61M3.85C$255.41MC$14.8711.85
EQBC$1.12B2.86C$437.51MC$9.318.99

21.3% of goeasy shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 23.5% of EQB shares are held by institutional investors. 22.2% of goeasy shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 29.1% of EQB shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

goeasy pays an annual dividend of C$4.68 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.7%. EQB pays an annual dividend of C$1.68 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.0%. goeasy pays out 31.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. EQB pays out 18.0% 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.

goeasy currently has a consensus price target of C$208.80, suggesting a potential upside of 18.50%. EQB has a consensus price target of C$102.56, suggesting a potential upside of 22.53%. Given EQB's higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe EQB is more favorable than goeasy.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
goeasy
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
8 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.89
EQB
1 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
8 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.70

In the previous week, goeasy had 6 more articles in the media than EQB. MarketBeat recorded 10 mentions for goeasy and 4 mentions for EQB. goeasy's average media sentiment score of 0.46 beat EQB's score of 0.26 indicating that goeasy is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
goeasy
2 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
EQB
1 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

goeasy has a beta of 1.95, meaning that its stock price is 95% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, EQB has a beta of 1.63, meaning that its stock price is 63% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

goeasy beats EQB on 12 of the 19 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

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

MetricgoeasyCredit Services IndustryFinancial SectorTSE Exchange
Market CapC$2.95BC$305.37MC$3.09BC$5.47B
Dividend Yield2.66%8.39%4.59%5.54%
P/E Ratio11.85281.95465.8923.84
Price / Sales3.8597.452,068.772,190.61
Price / Cash12.8713.3649.5079.74
Price / Book2.672.301.543.25
Net IncomeC$255.41MC$10.70MC$335.52MC$293.63M
7 Day Performance-1.15%1.71%0.85%1.54%
1 Month Performance2.45%7.93%9.66%4.15%
1 Year Performance60.84%81.51%18.68%26.85%

goeasy Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
EQB
EQB
3.4511 of 5 stars
C$83.70
-0.5%
C$102.56
+22.5%
+28.3%C$3.20BC$1.12B8.991,800Analyst Revision
News Coverage
CWB
Canadian Western Bank
1.5523 of 5 stars
C$27.03
-1.4%
C$33.55
+24.1%
+10.2%C$2.61BC$1.08B8.192,454Upcoming Earnings
FN
First National Financial
1.6618 of 5 stars
C$36.90
+0.1%
C$40.17
+8.9%
-7.0%C$2.21BC$772.21M8.411,624Dividend Cut
CIX
CI Financial
3.7441 of 5 stars
C$14.61
-1.6%
C$19.56
+33.9%
+15.8%C$2.21BC$3.17B41.742,416Analyst Revision
ELF
E-L Financial
0 of 5 stars
C$1,091.01
-0.8%
N/A+23.0%C$3.77BC$2.75B4.452,018
TSU
Trisura Group
2.0279 of 5 stars
C$43.20
-2.7%
C$57.56
+33.2%
+19.5%C$2.05BC$2.84B30.429,700
SII
Sprott
0.4421 of 5 stars
C$58.59
+1.8%
C$63.50
+8.4%
+35.8%C$1.52BC$169.02M26.63129High Trading Volume
GLXY
Galaxy Digital
2.2977 of 5 stars
C$12.41
-1.1%
C$17.00
+37.0%
+119.7%C$1.51BN/A2.49434Analyst Forecast
Gap Up
UNC
United Co.s
0 of 5 stars
C$116.60
+0.5%
N/A+13.7%C$1.31BC$381M4.31N/A
LB
Laurentian Bank of Canada
1.1205 of 5 stars
C$27.27
-1.0%
C$29.01
+6.4%
-12.4%C$1.19BC$960.71M7.683,000News Coverage

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This page (TSE:GSY) was last updated on 5/18/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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