Focus Financial Partners (NASDAQ: FOCS) is one of 12,917 publicly-traded companies in the “” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare Focus Financial Partners to related businesses based on the strength of its risk, earnings, profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations, valuation and institutional ownership.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

80.0% of Focus Financial Partners shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 56.1% of shares of all “” companies are owned by institutional investors. 13.4% of shares of all “” companies are owned 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.

Profitability

This table compares Focus Financial Partners and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Focus Financial Partners -4.34% -23.64% 2.94%
Focus Financial Partners Competitors -173.67% 8.35% 2.21%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Focus Financial Partners and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Focus Financial Partners 0 4 1 0 2.20
Focus Financial Partners Competitors 58890 224008 291341 11956 2.44

Focus Financial Partners currently has a consensus target price of $43.00, indicating a potential upside of 18.03%. As a group, “” companies have a potential upside of 24.28%. Given Focus Financial Partners’ competitors stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Focus Financial Partners has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Focus Financial Partners and its competitors gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Focus Financial Partners $910.88 million -$590,000.00 36.80
Focus Financial Partners Competitors $7.26 billion $564.79 million 12.37

Focus Financial Partners’ competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Focus Financial Partners. Focus Financial Partners is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.

Summary

Focus Financial Partners competitors beat Focus Financial Partners on 8 of the 12 factors compared.

Focus Financial Partners Company Profile

Focus Financial Partners Inc. provides wealth management services to primarily high net worth individuals and families. The company's wealth management services include investment advice, financial and tax planning, consulting, tax return preparation, family office services, and other services. It also offers recordkeeping and administration services. The company was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

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