BRT Apartments (NYSE: BRT) and Omega Healthcare Investors (NYSE:OHI) are both finance companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, profitability, analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings, risk and valuation.
Risk & Volatility
BRT Apartments has a beta of 0.57, meaning that its share price is 43% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Omega Healthcare Investors has a beta of 0.46, meaning that its share price is 54% less volatile than the S&P 500.
20.9% of BRT Apartments shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 73.7% of Omega Healthcare Investors shares are owned by institutional investors. 42.9% of BRT Apartments shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 1.5% of Omega Healthcare Investors shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares BRT Apartments and Omega Healthcare Investors’ gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|BRT Apartments||$105.77 million||1.57||$13.60 million||$0.30||39.07|
|Omega Healthcare Investors||$908.39 million||5.81||$100.41 million||$0.50||53.12|
Omega Healthcare Investors has higher revenue and earnings than BRT Apartments. BRT Apartments is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Omega Healthcare Investors, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.
This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for BRT Apartments and Omega Healthcare Investors, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Omega Healthcare Investors||1||3||3||0||2.29|
BRT Apartments presently has a consensus price target of $12.08, indicating a potential upside of 3.10%. Omega Healthcare Investors has a consensus price target of $30.50, indicating a potential upside of 14.83%. Given Omega Healthcare Investors’ higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Omega Healthcare Investors is more favorable than BRT Apartments.
This table compares BRT Apartments and Omega Healthcare Investors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Omega Healthcare Investors||11.06%||2.48%||1.13%|
BRT Apartments pays an annual dividend of $0.72 per share and has a dividend yield of 6.1%. Omega Healthcare Investors pays an annual dividend of $2.64 per share and has a dividend yield of 9.9%. BRT Apartments pays out 240.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Omega Healthcare Investors pays out 528.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. BRT Apartments has raised its dividend for 8 consecutive years.
Omega Healthcare Investors beats BRT Apartments on 12 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.
About BRT Apartments
BRT Apartments Corp. is a real estate investment trust (REIT). The Trust is focused on the ownership, operation and development of multi-family properties. These activities are primarily conducted through joint ventures in which the Trust has an equity interest in the entity owning the property. The Trust’s segments include Multi-Family Real Estate and Other Assets. The Multi-Family Real Estate segment includes the ownership, operation and development of multi-family properties. The Other Assets segment includes the ownership and operation of the Trust’s other real estate assets and a real estate loan. As of December 31, 2016, the Trust owned 30 multi-family properties with 8,624 units located in 11 states (including 271 units at a property in the lease up stage), and interests in two unconsolidated joint ventures. The Trust also owns and operates various other real estate assets.
About Omega Healthcare Investors
Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc. is a self-administered real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company maintains a portfolio of long-term healthcare facilities and mortgages on healthcare facilities located in the United States and the United Kingdom. It operates through the segment, which consists of investments in healthcare-related real estate properties. It provides lease or mortgage financing to qualified operators of skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) and assisted living facilities (ALFs), independent living facilities, rehabilitation and acute care facilities. Its portfolio consists of long-term leases and mortgage agreements. As of December 31, 2016, its portfolio of investments included 996 healthcare facilities located in 42 states and the United Kingdom and operated by 79 third-party operators. As of December 31, 2016, the Company’s portfolio consisted of 809 SNFs, 101 ALFs, 16 specialty facilities, one medical office building, fixed rate mortgages on 44 SNFs and two ALFs.
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