CorEnergy Infrastructure Trust (CORR) vs. its Competitors Critical Review
CorEnergy Infrastructure Trust (NYSE: CORR) is one of 16 publicly-traded companies in the “Specialized REITs” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare CorEnergy Infrastructure Trust to similar companies based off the strength of its dividends, institutional ownership, valuation, profitability, risk, analyst recommendations and earnings.
Volatility & Risk
CorEnergy Infrastructure Trust has a beta of 2.07, suggesting that its stock price is 107% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, CorEnergy Infrastructure Trust’s competitors have a beta of 0.85, suggesting that their average stock price is 15% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares CorEnergy Infrastructure Trust and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|CorEnergy Infrastructure Trust||38.26%||9.04%||5.17%|
|CorEnergy Infrastructure Trust Competitors||34.60%||8.74%||3.15%|
Insider & Institutional Ownership
64.2% of CorEnergy Infrastructure Trust shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 64.9% of shares of all “Specialized REITs” companies are owned by institutional investors. 1.0% of CorEnergy Infrastructure Trust shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 6.4% of shares of all “Specialized REITs” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares CorEnergy Infrastructure Trust and its competitors revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||EBITDA||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|CorEnergy Infrastructure Trust||$88.83 million||$71.15 million||13.75|
|CorEnergy Infrastructure Trust Competitors||$966.23 million||$509.71 million||26.09|
CorEnergy Infrastructure Trust’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than CorEnergy Infrastructure Trust. CorEnergy Infrastructure Trust is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently the more affordable than other companies in its industry.
CorEnergy Infrastructure Trust pays an annual dividend of $3.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 9.1%. CorEnergy Infrastructure Trust pays out 124.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. As a group, “Specialized REITs” companies pay a dividend yield of 4.1% and pay out 169.6% of their earnings in the form of a dividend. CorEnergy Infrastructure Trust is clearly a better dividend stock than its competitors, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.
This is a summary of recent recommendations for CorEnergy Infrastructure Trust and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|CorEnergy Infrastructure Trust||1||2||1||0||2.00|
|CorEnergy Infrastructure Trust Competitors||85||315||586||24||2.54|
CorEnergy Infrastructure Trust presently has a consensus target price of $35.50, indicating a potential upside of 7.15%. All “Specialized REITs” companies have a potential upside of 14.06%. Given CorEnergy Infrastructure Trust’s competitors stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe CorEnergy Infrastructure Trust has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.
CorEnergy Infrastructure Trust competitors beat CorEnergy Infrastructure Trust on 9 of the 15 factors compared.
About CorEnergy Infrastructure Trust
CorEnergy Infrastructure Trust, Inc. (CorEnergy) is focused on acquiring and financing midstream and downstream real estate assets within the United States energy infrastructure sector and concurrently entering into long-term triple-net participating leases with energy companies. The Company also provides other types of capital, including loans secured by energy infrastructure assets. The Company owns assets, such as pipelines, storage terminals, and transmission and distribution assets. It assets include Grand Isle Gathering System, Pinedale Liquids Gathering System (Pinedale LGS), Portland Terminal Facility, MoGas Pipeline System and Omega Pipeline.
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