Federal Realty Investment Trust (NYSE: FRT) and SINO Ld Ltd/S (OTCMKTS:SNLAY) are both finance companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, valuation, dividends, earnings and profitability.
Risk and Volatility
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Federal Realty Investment Trust has a beta of 0.27, meaning that its stock price is 73% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, SINO Ld Ltd/S has a beta of 0.67, meaning that its stock price is 33% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares Federal Realty Investment Trust and SINO Ld Ltd/S’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Federal Realty Investment Trust||33.70%||12.70%||4.49%|
|SINO Ld Ltd/S||N/A||N/A||N/A|
This is a breakdown of recent ratings for Federal Realty Investment Trust and SINO Ld Ltd/S, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Federal Realty Investment Trust||1||3||10||0||2.64|
|SINO Ld Ltd/S||0||0||0||0||N/A|
Federal Realty Investment Trust presently has a consensus target price of $135.00, indicating a potential upside of 7.48%. Given Federal Realty Investment Trust’s higher probable upside, research analysts clearly believe Federal Realty Investment Trust is more favorable than SINO Ld Ltd/S.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares Federal Realty Investment Trust and SINO Ld Ltd/S’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Federal Realty Investment Trust||$857.35 million||10.73||$289.91 million||$5.91||21.25|
|SINO Ld Ltd/S||$2.36 billion||4.50||$955.00 million||N/A||N/A|
SINO Ld Ltd/S has higher revenue and earnings than Federal Realty Investment Trust.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
93.2% of Federal Realty Investment Trust shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 0.0% of SINO Ld Ltd/S shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.1% of Federal Realty Investment Trust shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
Federal Realty Investment Trust pays an annual dividend of $4.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.2%. SINO Ld Ltd/S pays an annual dividend of $0.13 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.6%. Federal Realty Investment Trust pays out 67.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Federal Realty Investment Trust has increased its dividend for 50 consecutive years. Federal Realty Investment Trust is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.
Federal Realty Investment Trust beats SINO Ld Ltd/S on 10 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.
Federal Realty Investment Trust Company Profile
Federal Realty is a recognized leader in the ownership, operation and redevelopment of high-quality retail based properties located primarily in major coastal markets from Washington, D.C. to Boston as well as San Francisco and Los Angeles. Founded in 1962, our mission is to deliver long term, sustainable growth through investing in densely populated, affluent communities where retail demand exceeds supply. Our expertise includes creating urban, mixed-use neighborhoods like Santana Row in San Jose, California, Pike & Rose in North Bethesda, Maryland and Assembly Row in Somerville, Massachusetts. These unique and vibrant environments that combine shopping, dining, living and working provide a destination experience valued by their respective communities. Federal Realty's 104 properties include approximately 3,000 tenants, in approximately 24 million square feet, and over 2,300 residential units. Federal Realty has paid quarterly dividends to its shareholders continuously since its founding in 1962, and has increased its dividend rate for 50 consecutive years, the longest record in the REIT industry. Federal Realty shares are traded on the NYSE under the symbol FRT. For additional information about Federal Realty and its properties, visit www.FederalRealty.com.
SINO Ld Ltd/S Company Profile
Sino Land Company Limited, an investment holding company, invests in, develops, manages, and trades in properties. The company operates in six divisions: Property Sales; Property Rental; Property Management and Other Services; Hotel Operations; Investments in Securities; and Financing. Its property portfolio includes residential properties, office buildings, industrial buildings, shopping malls, car parks, and hotels. The company is also involved in financing, building construction and management, share investment, and project management, as well as mortgage loan financing and hotel operation activities. In addition, it offers administration, security, management, premium living, consultancy, deposit placing, car park management, and cleaning and environmental services, as well as acts as a notes issuer. As of June 30, 2017, it had a land bank of approximately 32.8 million square feet with attributable floor area in Hong Kong, China, Singapore, and Australia. The company is headquartered in Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong. Sino Land Company Limited is a subsidiary of Tsim Sha Tsui Properties Limited.