Prologis (NYSE: AMB) and Prologis (NYSE:PLD) are both financials companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, dividends, analyst recommendations, profitabiliy, risk, valuation and earnings.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

95.3% of Prologis shares are held by institutional investors. 1.3% of Prologis shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for Prologis and Prologis, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Prologis 0 0 0 0 N/A
Prologis 0 4 11 0 2.73

Prologis has a consensus price target of $58.93, indicating a potential downside of 2.84%.

Dividends

Prologis pays an annual dividend of $1.76 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.9%. Prologis does not pay a dividend. Prologis pays out 79.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Prologis has increased its dividend for 3 consecutive years.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Prologis and Prologis’ top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio EBITDA Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Prologis N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Prologis $2.94 billion 10.97 $1.96 billion $2.22 27.32

Prologis has higher revenue and earnings than Prologis.

Profitability

This table compares Prologis and Prologis’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Prologis 35.08% 5.51% 2.95%
Prologis 43.99% 6.65% 3.95%

Summary

Prologis beats Prologis on 8 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

Prologis Company Profile

Prologis, Inc. is a real estate investment trust (REIT) company. The Company is engaged in logistics real estate business. The Company’s segments include Real Estate Operations and Strategic Capital. The Real estate operations segment consists of rental operations and development. The Company’s strategic capital segment includes asset management services, as well as services performed for unconsolidated co-investment ventures. Its strategic capital segment gives the Company access to third-party capital, both private and public. As of December 31, 2016, the Company owned or had investments in, on an owned basis or through co-investment ventures, properties and development projects across 676 million square feet (63 million square meters) in 20 countries spanning four continents.

Prologis Company Profile

Prologis, Inc. is a real estate investment trust (REIT) company. The Company is engaged in logistics real estate business. The Company’s segments include Real Estate Operations and Strategic Capital. The Real estate operations segment consists of rental operations and development. The Company’s strategic capital segment includes asset management services, as well as services performed for unconsolidated co-investment ventures. Its strategic capital segment gives the Company access to third-party capital, both private and public. As of December 31, 2016, the Company owned or had investments in, on an owned basis or through co-investment ventures, properties and development projects across 676 million square feet (63 million square meters) in 20 countries spanning four continents.

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