Analyzing Fathom (FTHM) and The Competition

Fathom (NASDAQ: FTHM) is one of 19 publicly-traded companies in the “Real estate agents & managers” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare Fathom to similar companies based on the strength of its profitability, valuation, institutional ownership, risk, dividends, analyst recommendations and earnings.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

15.9% of Fathom shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 63.4% of shares of all “Real estate agents & managers” companies are owned by institutional investors. 23.6% of shares of all “Real estate agents & managers” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.


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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Fathom -2.38% -21.49% -16.68%
Fathom Competitors 2.38% 11.57% 2.95%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for Fathom and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Fathom 0 0 2 0 3.00
Fathom Competitors 113 493 590 18 2.42

Fathom presently has a consensus target price of $53.50, suggesting a potential upside of 67.76%. As a group, “Real estate agents & managers” companies have a potential upside of 4.61%. Given Fathom’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe Fathom is more favorable than its competitors.

Valuation & Earnings

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

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Fathom $176.78 million -$1.34 million -265.75
Fathom Competitors $4.48 billion $136.76 million -22.72

Fathom’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Fathom. Fathom 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.


Fathom competitors beat Fathom on 9 of the 12 factors compared.

About Fathom

Fathom Holdings Inc. provides cloud-based real estate brokerage services in the South, Atlantic, Southwest, and Western parts of the United States. The company offers access to various properties for sale or lease through its Website, to buyers, sellers, landlords, and tenants. It also operates intelliAgent, a real estate technology platform that is designed to provide a suite of brokerage and agent level tools, technology, business processes, business intelligence and reporting, training, customer relationship management, social media marketing, marketing repository, and marketing services, as well as marketplace for add-on services and third-party technology. Fathom Holdings Inc. was founded in 2010 and is headquartered in Cary, North Carolina.

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