Hudson Global (NASDAQ: HSON) is one of 23 publicly-traded companies in the “Help supply services” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare Hudson Global to related companies based on the strength of its risk, profitability, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, dividends and valuation.
This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for Hudson Global and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Hudson Global Competitors||201||591||735||36||2.39|
As a group, “Help supply services” companies have a potential upside of 29.43%. Given Hudson Global’s peers higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Hudson Global has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.
This table compares Hudson Global and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Hudson Global Competitors||2.19%||23.44%||6.56%|
Insider and Institutional Ownership
63.1% of shares of all “Help supply services” companies are owned by institutional investors. 9.6% of Hudson Global shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 16.4% of shares of all “Help supply services” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares Hudson Global and its peers top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Hudson Global||$66.93 million||$7.87 million||-7.56|
|Hudson Global Competitors||$4.95 billion||$129.36 million||16.55|
Hudson Global’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than Hudson Global. Hudson Global is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.
Risk & Volatility
Hudson Global has a beta of 0.13, indicating that its stock price is 87% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Hudson Global’s peers have a beta of 1.06, indicating that their average stock price is 5% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Hudson Global peers beat Hudson Global on 10 of the 10 factors compared.
About Hudson Global
Hudson Global, Inc. provides talent solutions for small to large-sized corporations and government agencies under the Hudson RPO brand worldwide. It offers recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) recruitment services, such as complete recruitment outsourcing, project-based outsourcing, and recruitment consulting for clients' permanent staff hires; and RPO contracting services, including outsourced professional contract staffing and managed services. The company was formerly known as Hudson Highland Group, Inc. and changed its name to Hudson Global, Inc. in April 2012. Hudson Global, Inc. was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Old Greenwich, Connecticut.
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