CBRE Group (CBRE) & MMA Capital (MMAC) Head-To-Head Review

CBRE Group (NYSE:CBRE) and MMA Capital (NASDAQ:MMAC) are both finance companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, risk, dividends, profitability, valuation, earnings and institutional ownership.

Risk and Volatility

CBRE Group has a beta of 1.71, indicating that its stock price is 71% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, MMA Capital has a beta of 0.56, indicating that its stock price is 44% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

95.1% of CBRE Group shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 9.7% of MMA Capital shares are held by institutional investors. 0.9% of CBRE Group shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 18.3% of MMA Capital shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for CBRE Group and MMA Capital, as reported by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
CBRE Group 0 2 2 1 2.80
MMA Capital 0 0 0 0 N/A

CBRE Group currently has a consensus target price of $57.00, indicating a potential upside of 12.36%. Given CBRE Group’s higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe CBRE Group is more favorable than MMA Capital.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares CBRE Group and MMA Capital’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
CBRE Group $21.34 billion 0.80 $1.06 billion $3.28 15.47
MMA Capital $13.14 million 13.50 $61.00 million N/A N/A

CBRE Group has higher revenue and earnings than MMA Capital.


This table compares CBRE Group and MMA Capital’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
CBRE Group 4.98% 23.93% 8.81%
MMA Capital 186.87% 13.29% 6.41%


CBRE Group beats MMA Capital on 10 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

CBRE Group Company Profile

CBRE Group, Inc. operates as a commercial real estate services and investment company worldwide. It operates through Americas; Europe, Middle East and Africa; Asia Pacific; Global Investment Management; and Development Services segments. The company offers strategic advice and execution to owners, investors, and occupiers of real estate in connection with leasing; integrated property sales, and mortgage and structured financing services under the CBRE Capital Markets brand; and valuation services that include market value appraisals, litigation support, discounted cash flow analyses, and feasibility studies, as well as consulting services, such as property condition reports, hotel advisory, and environmental consulting. It also provides facilities management, project management, transaction management, and strategic consulting services to occupiers of real estate; and property management services comprising construction management, marketing, building engineering, accounting, and financial services for owners of and investors in office, industrial, and retail properties. In addition, the company provides investment management services under the CBRE Global Investors brand to pension funds, insurance companies, sovereign wealth funds, foundations, endowments, and other institutional investors; and development services under the Trammell Crow Company brand name primarily to users of and investors in commercial real estate. CBRE Group, Inc. was founded in 1906 and is headquartered in Los Angeles, California.

MMA Capital Company Profile

MMA Capital Holdings, Inc. creates and manages investments in real estate and renewable energy sectors in the United States and internationally. Its investments in debt securities comprises multifamily tax-exempt bonds, as well as other real estate related bond investments. The company offers leveraged bonds; low-income housing tax credits; asset management and administrative services to a limited liability company and a commercial bank; and guarantees to the institutional investors related to the receipt of tax credits. It also raises, invests in, and manages private real estate funds, which invests in residential real estate. The company was formerly known as MMA Capital Management, LLC and changed its name to MMA Capital Holdings, Inc. in January 2019. MMA Capital Holdings, Inc. was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland.

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