GreenSky (GSKY) vs. The Competition Financial Contrast

GreenSky (NASDAQ: GSKY) is one of 127 public companies in the “Business services, not elsewhere classified” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare GreenSky to similar businesses based on the strength of its risk, dividends, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, earnings, valuation and profitability.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for GreenSky and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
GreenSky 0 5 8 0 2.62
GreenSky Competitors 1061 4638 8334 363 2.56

GreenSky currently has a consensus price target of $20.21, indicating a potential upside of 32.69%. As a group, “Business services, not elsewhere classified” companies have a potential upside of 8.39%. Given GreenSky’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities research analysts clearly believe GreenSky is more favorable than its rivals.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

33.2% of GreenSky shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 64.4% of shares of all “Business services, not elsewhere classified” companies are owned by institutional investors. 13.6% of shares of all “Business services, not elsewhere classified” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Earnings and Valuation

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

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
GreenSky $414.67 million $24.26 million 217.57
GreenSky Competitors $2.75 billion $423.03 million 12.83

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.


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% -45.61% 8.67%
GreenSky Competitors 3.60% 2.78% 2.71%

About GreenSky

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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