Reviewing Henderson Group (JHG) & Its Competitors

Henderson Group (NYSE: JHG) is one of 52 public 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 risk, profitability, valuation, dividends, earnings, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.

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 12.97
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.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

48.5% of Henderson Group shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 47.1% of shares of all “Investment advice” companies are held by institutional investors. 2.1% of Henderson Group shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 20.2% of shares of all “Investment advice” companies are held by 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.

Volatility & Risk

Henderson Group has a beta of 1.49, suggesting that its stock price is 49% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Henderson Group’s competitors have a beta of 1.21, suggesting that their average stock price is 21% more volatile than the S&P 500.

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%

Analyst Recommendations

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

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Henderson Group 1 7 3 0 2.18
Henderson Group Competitors 330 1729 2147 114 2.47

Henderson Group currently has a consensus target price of $36.53, suggesting a potential upside of 13.57%. As a group, “Investment advice” companies have a potential upside of 15.13%. Given Henderson Group’s competitors stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Henderson Group has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.

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 46.4% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.

Summary

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

About Henderson Group

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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