Head-To-Head Analysis: Focus Financial Partners (FOCS) and Its Peers

Focus Financial Partners (NASDAQ: FOCS) is one of 12,932 publicly-traded companies in the “” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare Focus Financial Partners to related companies based on the strength of its institutional ownership, dividends, risk, earnings, analyst recommendations, profitability and valuation.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

80.0% of Focus Financial Partners shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 56.1% of shares of all “” companies are owned by institutional investors. 13.4% of shares of all “” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Focus Financial Partners and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Focus Financial Partners 0 4 1 0 2.20
Focus Financial Partners Competitors 59061 224685 291993 11984 2.44

Focus Financial Partners currently has a consensus price target of $43.00, suggesting a potential upside of 18.03%. As a group, “” companies have a potential upside of 24.23%. Given Focus Financial Partners’ peers stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Focus Financial Partners has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.


This table compares Focus Financial Partners and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Focus Financial Partners -4.34% -23.64% 2.94%
Focus Financial Partners Competitors -173.13% 8.30% 2.21%

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Focus Financial Partners and its peers top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Focus Financial Partners $910.88 million -$590,000.00 36.80
Focus Financial Partners Competitors $7.25 billion $563.76 million 12.39

Focus Financial Partners’ peers have higher revenue and earnings than Focus Financial Partners. Focus Financial Partners 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.


Focus Financial Partners peers beat Focus Financial Partners on 8 of the 12 factors compared.

About Focus Financial Partners

Focus Financial Partners Inc. provides wealth management services to primarily high net worth individuals and families. The company's wealth management services include investment advice, financial and tax planning, consulting, tax return preparation, family office services, and other services. It also offers recordkeeping and administration services. The company was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

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