Contrasting of Colliers International Group Inc. (CIGI) and Cushman & Wakefield plc (NYSE:CWK)

Colliers International Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CIGI) and Cushman & Wakefield plc (NYSE:CWK) have been rivals in the Property Management for quite some time. Below is a review of each business including various aspects such as profitability, analyst recommendations, risk, institutional ownership, dividends, earnings and valuation.

Earnings & Valuation

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Colliers International Group Inc. 2.83B 0.90 97.66M 2.46 27.72
Cushman & Wakefield plc 8.22B 0.49 185.80M -0.97 0.00

We can see in table 1 the earnings per share, top-line revenue and valuation of Colliers International Group Inc. and Cushman & Wakefield plc.


Table 2 represents Colliers International Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CIGI) and Cushman & Wakefield plc (NYSE:CWK)’s net margins, return on assets and return on equity.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Colliers International Group Inc. 3.45% 28.5% 5%
Cushman & Wakefield plc -2.26% 0% 0%


Colliers International Group Inc.’s Current Ratio and Quick Ratio are 1 and 1 respectively. The Current Ratio and Quick Ratio of its competitor Cushman & Wakefield plc are 1.4 and 1.4 respectively. Cushman & Wakefield plc therefore has a better chance of paying off short and long-term obligations compared to Colliers International Group Inc.


$0.1 per share with a dividend yield of 0.15% is the annual dividend that Colliers International Group Inc. pay. No dividend is paid out by Cushman & Wakefield plc

Analyst Ratings

The following table delivered below contains the ratings and recommendations for Colliers International Group Inc. and Cushman & Wakefield plc.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
Colliers International Group Inc. 0 0 1 3.00
Cushman & Wakefield plc 0 0 0 0.00

Institutional and Insider Ownership

Colliers International Group Inc. and Cushman & Wakefield plc has shares held by institutional investors as follows: 76.1% and 66.3%. Colliers International Group Inc.’s share held by insiders are 11%. Insiders Comparatively, held 0.4% of Cushman & Wakefield plc shares.


In this table we provide the Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Half Yearly, Yearly and YTD Performance of both pretenders.

Performance (W) Performance (M) Performance (Q) Performance (HY) Performance (Y) Performance (YTD)
Colliers International Group Inc. -1.73% 6.41% 3.18% -17.37% 6.56% 23.73%
Cushman & Wakefield plc 2.6% 9.98% 3.32% 6.4% 0% 31.03%

For the past year Colliers International Group Inc.’s stock price has smaller growth than Cushman & Wakefield plc.


Colliers International Group Inc. beats on 10 of the 13 factors Cushman & Wakefield plc.

Colliers International Group Inc. provides commercial real estate services to corporations, financial institutions, governments, and individuals worldwide. The companyÂ’s Sales and Lease Brokerage division offers transaction brokerage services, including landlord representation, tenant representation, and capital markets and investment services, as well as property management, leasing, and valuations. This division provides its services for various asset classes, including office, industrial, retail, multi-family, hotel, and mixed-use properties. Its Outsourcing & Advisory Services division offers portfolio management, transaction and project management, workplace solutions, strategic consulting, property and asset management, and other corporate real estate services, as well as lease administration and facilities management systems; and valuation and appraisal review and management, portfolio or single asset valuation, arbitration and consulting, various studies, tax appeals, and litigation support services. This segment also provides property level accounting, tenant service/relations and bidding, awarding and administering subcontracts for management and maintenance, landscaping, security, parking, capital, and tenant improvements services; and bid document review, construction monitoring and delivery management, contract administration and integrated cost control, facility and engineering functionality, milestone and performance monitoring, quality assurance, risk management, and strategic project consulting services. In addition, it offers visioning, change management, and strategic consulting services; property marketing services for commercial and residential projects; and research services for owners and landlords. The company was founded in 1972 and is based in Toronto, Canada.

Cushman & Wakefield plc provides commercial real estate services in the Americas, the Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. It offers integrated facilities management, project and development, portfolio administration, transaction management, and strategic consulting services; property management services, including client accounting, engineering and operations, lease compliance administration, project and development, and sustainability services; and janitorial, maintenance, critical environment management, landscaping, and office services. The company also provides owner representation and tenant representation leasing services; capital market services, such as investment sales and equity, debt, and structured financing for real estate purchase and sales transactions; and appraisal management, investment management, valuation advisory, portfolio advisory, diligence advisory, dispute analysis and litigation support, financial reporting, and property and/or portfolio valuation services on real estate debt and equity decisions. Cushman & Wakefield plc was founded in 1784 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.