GreenSky (GSKY) and Its Rivals Critical Review

GreenSky (NASDAQ: GSKY) is one of 12,940 publicly-traded companies in the “” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare GreenSky to related companies based on the strength of its risk, analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership, valuation, earnings and profitability.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings for GreenSky and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
GreenSky 0 5 8 0 2.62
GreenSky Competitors 59134 224999 292388 11997 2.44

GreenSky presently has a consensus price target of $21.00, indicating a potential upside of 57.66%. As a group, “” companies have a potential upside of 24.23%. Given GreenSky’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, research analysts clearly believe GreenSky is more favorable than its rivals.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

31.7% of GreenSky shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 56.1% of shares of all “” companies are held by institutional investors. 13.4% of shares of all “” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.


This table compares GreenSky and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
GreenSky 8.99% -36.52% 9.01%
GreenSky Competitors -172.85% 8.25% 2.19%

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares GreenSky and its rivals revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
GreenSky $414.67 million $24.26 million 190.29
GreenSky Competitors $7.25 billion $563.65 million 12.40

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

GreenSky Company Profile

GreenSky, Inc., a technology company, provides point-of-sale financing and payment solutions to merchants, consumers, and banks. It offers a proprietary technology infrastructure that support the full transaction lifecycle, including credit application, underwriting, real-time allocation to bank partners, document distribution, funding, settlement, and servicing functions. The company was incorporated in 2017 and is based in Atlanta, Georgia.

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