WMIH (COOP) versus The Competition Head-To-Head Contrast

WMIH (NASDAQ: COOP) is one of 32 publicly-traded companies in the “Nondepository credit institutions” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare WMIH to similar businesses based on the strength of its profitability, valuation, earnings, risk, dividends, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

52.8% of shares of all “Nondepository credit institutions” companies are held by institutional investors. 1.7% of WMIH shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 17.8% of shares of all “Nondepository credit institutions” 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.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings for WMIH and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
WMIH 0 2 1 0 2.33
WMIH Competitors 204 807 1047 51 2.45

WMIH currently has a consensus target price of $20.50, indicating a potential upside of 40.41%. As a group, “Nondepository credit institutions” companies have a potential upside of 33.17%. Given WMIH’s higher probable upside, research analysts clearly believe WMIH is more favorable than its peers.


This table compares WMIH and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
WMIH 183.04% 160.21% 19.21%
WMIH Competitors 12.11% -50.30% -6.50%

Valuation & Earnings

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

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
WMIH $7.89 million $25.88 million 121.67
WMIH Competitors $4.39 billion $643.50 million 16.45

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

Volatility & Risk

WMIH has a beta of -0.63, meaning that its share price is 163% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, WMIH’s peers have a beta of 1.73, meaning that their average share price is 73% more volatile than the S&P 500.


WMIH peers beat WMIH on 8 of the 13 factors compared.

WMIH Company Profile

Mr. Cooper Group Inc. provides servicing, origination, and transaction-based services related principally to single-family residences in the United States. It offers home loan servicers focused on delivering various servicing and lending products, services, and technologies. The company provides technology and data enhanced solutions to homebuyers, home sellers, real estate agents, and mortgage companies. It operates primarily under the Mr. Cooper and Xome brands. The company was formerly known as WMIH Corp. and changed its name to Mr. Cooper Group Inc. in October 2018. Mr. Cooper Group Inc. is based in Coppell, Texas.

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