Financial Survey: Henderson Group (JHG) versus Its Competitors

Henderson Group (NYSE: JHG) is one of 52 publicly-traded companies in the “Investment advice” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare Henderson Group to related businesses based on the strength of its earnings, profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, dividends, valuation and risk.

Dividends

Henderson Group pays an annual dividend of $1.28 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.0%. Henderson Group pays out 51.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Investment advice” companies pay a dividend yield of 3.5% and pay out 46.3% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

48.5% of Henderson Group shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 48.2% of shares of all “Investment advice” companies are owned by institutional investors. 2.1% of Henderson Group shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 20.8% of shares of all “Investment advice” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Volatility and Risk

Henderson Group has a beta of 1.5, meaning that its stock price is 50% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Henderson Group’s competitors have a beta of 1.22, meaning that their average stock price is 22% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings for Henderson Group and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Henderson Group 1 7 3 0 2.18
Henderson Group Competitors 329 1726 2144 114 2.47

Henderson Group currently has a consensus target price of $36.53, indicating a potential upside of 13.36%. As a group, “Investment advice” companies have a potential upside of 14.76%. Given Henderson Group’s competitors stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Henderson Group has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Henderson Group and its competitors revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Henderson Group $2.18 billion $655.50 million 12.99
Henderson Group Competitors $2.42 billion $277.86 million 14.57

Henderson Group’s competitors have higher revenue, but lower earnings than Henderson Group. Henderson Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Profitability

This table compares Henderson Group and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Henderson Group 36.34% 11.45% 7.26%
Henderson Group Competitors 12.39% 28.16% 10.31%

Summary

Henderson Group competitors beat Henderson Group on 10 of the 15 factors compared.

Henderson Group Company Profile

Janus Henderson Group plc is an asset management holding entity. Through its subsidiaries, the firm provides services to institutional, retail clients, and high net worth clients. It manages separate client-focused equity and fixed income portfolios. The firm also manages equity, fixed income, and balanced mutual funds for its clients. It invests in public equity and fixed income markets, as well as invests in real estate and private equity. Janus Henderson Group plc was founded in 1934 and is based in London, United Kingdom with additional offices in Jersey, United Kingdom and Sydney, Australia.

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