Resources Connection (NASDAQ: RGP) is one of 194 public companies in the “Business services, not elsewhere classified” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare Resources Connection to similar companies based on the strength of its valuation, dividends, institutional ownership, risk, earnings, profitability and analyst recommendations.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
83.6% of Resources Connection shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 59.2% of shares of all “Business services, not elsewhere classified” companies are owned by institutional investors. 9.0% of Resources Connection shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 15.2% of shares of all “Business services, not elsewhere classified” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
This table compares Resources Connection and its rivals revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Resources Connection||$703.35 million||$28.28 million||11.03|
|Resources Connection Competitors||$2.67 billion||$333.32 million||9.69|
Resources Connection’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Resources Connection. Resources Connection is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.
Volatility & Risk
Resources Connection has a beta of 1.09, suggesting that its stock price is 9% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Resources Connection’s rivals have a beta of 4.97, suggesting that their average stock price is 397% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Resources Connection pays an annual dividend of $0.56 per share and has a dividend yield of 5.2%. Resources Connection pays out 57.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Business services, not elsewhere classified” companies pay a dividend yield of 1.3% and pay out 29.8% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.
This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Resources Connection and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Resources Connection Competitors||1599||6242||10673||491||2.53|
As a group, “Business services, not elsewhere classified” companies have a potential upside of 10.00%. Given Resources Connection’s rivals higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Resources Connection has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.
This table compares Resources Connection and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Resources Connection Competitors||-22.65%||-57.09%||-27.95%|
Resources Connection Company Profile
Resources Connection, Inc. provides consulting services to business customers under the Resources Global Professionals name in North America, Europe, and the Asia Pacific. The company offers services in the areas of business strategy and transformation, including program and project management, change management, transaction advisory, restructuring and bankruptcy advisory, executive search, human resources, supply chain, and legal services; and risk and compliance, such as information security and privacy, internal audit and compliance, and operational risk management areas. It also provides finance and accounting services comprising financial transformation, lease accounting, revenue recognition, equity administration and accounting, and tax; and technology and digital services that include business technology, data analytics, and robotics process automation. The company was formerly known as RC Transaction Corp. and changed its name to Resources Connection, Inc. in August 2000. Resources Connection, Inc. was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Irvine, California.
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