Financial Review: The RMR Group (RMR) & Fc Global Realty (FCRE)

The RMR Group (NASDAQ: RMR) and Fc Global Realty (NASDAQ:FCRE) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings, profitability, valuation, institutional ownership and risk.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings for The RMR Group and Fc Global Realty, as reported by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
The RMR Group 0 3 2 0 2.40
Fc Global Realty 0 0 0 0 N/A

The RMR Group presently has a consensus target price of $59.50, suggesting a potential upside of 2.85%. Given The RMR Group’s higher possible upside, equities analysts plainly believe The RMR Group is more favorable than Fc Global Realty.


This table compares The RMR Group and Fc Global Realty’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
The RMR Group 16.44% 10.14% 7.43%
Fc Global Realty -33.37% -81.53% -15.45%


The RMR Group pays an annual dividend of $1.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.7%. Fc Global Realty does not pay a dividend. The RMR Group pays out 36.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Volatility & Risk

The RMR Group has a beta of -0.71, meaning that its share price is 171% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Fc Global Realty has a beta of 0.61, meaning that its share price is 39% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares The RMR Group and Fc Global Realty’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
The RMR Group $266.94 million 3.27 $37.24 million $2.78 20.81
Fc Global Realty $38.39 million 0.14 -$13.26 million N/A N/A

The RMR Group has higher revenue and earnings than Fc Global Realty.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

34.5% of The RMR Group shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 0.3% of Fc Global Realty shares are held by institutional investors. 55.3% of The RMR Group shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 21.8% of Fc Global Realty shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.


The RMR Group beats Fc Global Realty on 11 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

The RMR Group Company Profile

The RMR Group Inc. is a holding company. The Company’s business is primarily conducted by its subsidiary, The RMR Group LLC (RMR LLC). The Company’s segments include RMR LLC and All Other Operations. RMR LLC manages a portfolio of publicly owned real estate and real estate related businesses. RMR LLC manages Government Properties Income Trust, a real estate investment trust (REIT) that primarily owns properties that are leased to government tenants; Hospitality Properties Trust, an REIT that primarily owns hotels and travel centers; Select Income REIT, an REIT that primarily owns properties leased to single tenants across the United States and leased lands in Hawaii, and Senior Housing Properties Trust, an REIT that primarily owns senior living communities and medical office buildings. As of June 30, 2016, RMR LLC managed over 1,300 properties, which were located in 48 states, Washington, District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and Canada.

Fc Global Realty Company Profile

FC Global Realty Inc., formerly PhotoMedex, Inc., is a real estate investment company. The Company seeks to invest in a diversified portfolio of commercial and residential real estate properties and other real estate investments located both throughout the United States and in various international locales. Its business segment includes hospitality-oriented development opportunities; and mixed-use urban infill master plan development opportunities in secondary markets. The Company seeks to acquire investments in a variety of real estate projects, including residential developments, commercial properties such as gas station sites, and hotels and resort communities. The Company focuses on global hospitality in its international asset base and focuses hospitality, urban infill and mixed-use projects in its domestic asset base.

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