UNIBAIL-RODAMCO/ADR (OTCMKTS:UNRDY) and Catchmark Timber Trust (NYSE:CTT) are both finance companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, institutional ownership, profitability, earnings, dividends, valuation and analyst recommendations.
UNIBAIL-RODAMCO/ADR pays an annual dividend of $0.95 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.3%. Catchmark Timber Trust pays an annual dividend of $0.54 per share and has a dividend yield of 5.5%. Catchmark Timber Trust pays out -158.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Catchmark Timber Trust has increased its dividend for 3 consecutive years. Catchmark Timber Trust is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares UNIBAIL-RODAMCO/ADR and Catchmark Timber Trust’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Catchmark Timber Trust||$91.29 million||5.24||-$13.51 million||($0.34)||-28.65|
UNIBAIL-RODAMCO/ADR has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Catchmark Timber Trust.
This is a breakdown of recent ratings for UNIBAIL-RODAMCO/ADR and Catchmark Timber Trust, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Catchmark Timber Trust||0||1||3||0||2.75|
Catchmark Timber Trust has a consensus price target of $14.17, indicating a potential upside of 45.45%. Given Catchmark Timber Trust’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Catchmark Timber Trust is more favorable than UNIBAIL-RODAMCO/ADR.
This table compares UNIBAIL-RODAMCO/ADR and Catchmark Timber Trust’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Catchmark Timber Trust||-15.22%||-3.32%||-1.90%|
Institutional & Insider Ownership
0.1% of UNIBAIL-RODAMCO/ADR shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 78.1% of Catchmark Timber Trust shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.2% of Catchmark Timber Trust shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
Risk and Volatility
UNIBAIL-RODAMCO/ADR has a beta of 0.68, suggesting that its share price is 32% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Catchmark Timber Trust has a beta of 0.61, suggesting that its share price is 39% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Catchmark Timber Trust beats UNIBAIL-RODAMCO/ADR on 9 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.
UNIBAIL-RODAMCO/ADR Company Profile
Created in 1968, Unibail-Rodamco SE is Europe's largest listed commercial property company, with a presence in 11 Continental European countries, and a portfolio of assets valued at ?43.1 billion as of December 31, 2017. As an integrated operator, investor and developer, the Group aims to cover the whole of the real estate value creation chain. With the support of its 2,011 professionals, Unibail-Rodamco applies those skills to highly specialised market segments such as large shopping centres in major European cities and large offices and convention & exhibition centres in the Paris region. The Group distinguishes itself through its focus on the highest architectural, city planning and environmental standards. Its long term approach and sustainable vision focuses on the development or redevelopment of outstanding places to shop, work and relax. Its commitment to environmental, economic and social sustainability has been recognised by inclusion in the FTSE4Good and STOXX Global ESG Leaders indexes. The Group is a member of the CAC 40, AEX 25 and EuroSTOXX 50 indices. It benefits from an A rating from Standard & Poor's and Fitch Ratings. For more information, please visit our website: www.unibail-rodamco.com.
Catchmark Timber Trust Company Profile
CatchMark Timber Trust, Inc. (NYSE: CTT) is a self-administered and self-managed, publicly-traded timberland REIT that strives to deliver superior risk-adjusted returns for all stakeholders through disciplined acquisitions, sustainable harvests, well-timed real estate sales and investment management. Headquartered in Atlanta and focused exclusively on timberland ownership and management, CatchMark began operations in 2007 and owns interests in approximately 1.6 million acres of timberlands located in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas.
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