Silver Bay Realty Trust Corp (NYSE: SBY) is one of 44 publicly-traded companies in the “Residential REITs” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare Silver Bay Realty Trust Corp to related businesses based on the strength of its risk, analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings, valuation, profitability and institutional ownership.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

73.6% of Silver Bay Realty Trust Corp shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 77.7% of shares of all “Residential REITs” companies are owned by institutional investors. 7.3% of Silver Bay Realty Trust Corp shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 7.0% of shares of all “Residential REITs” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares Silver Bay Realty Trust Corp and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Silver Bay Realty Trust Corp -5.71% -1.42% -0.61%
Silver Bay Realty Trust Corp Competitors 24.36% 5.47% 2.15%

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Silver Bay Realty Trust Corp and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Silver Bay Realty Trust Corp 0 3 0 0 2.00
Silver Bay Realty Trust Corp Competitors 174 1123 1167 30 2.42

Silver Bay Realty Trust Corp presently has a consensus target price of $20.25, suggesting a potential downside of 5.77%. As a group, “Residential REITs” companies have a potential upside of 6.95%. Given Silver Bay Realty Trust Corp’s peers stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Silver Bay Realty Trust Corp has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.

Risk & Volatility

Silver Bay Realty Trust Corp has a beta of 0.67, suggesting that its share price is 33% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Silver Bay Realty Trust Corp’s peers have a beta of 0.57, suggesting that their average share price is 43% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

Silver Bay Realty Trust Corp pays an annual dividend of $0.52 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.4%. Silver Bay Realty Trust Corp pays out -325.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Residential REITs” companies pay a dividend yield of 3.4% and pay out 118.8% of their earnings in the form of a dividend. Silver Bay Realty Trust Corp has raised its dividend for 3 consecutive years.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Silver Bay Realty Trust Corp and its peers revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
Silver Bay Realty Trust Corp N/A N/A -134.31
Silver Bay Realty Trust Corp Competitors $612.79 million $341.11 million 0.49

Silver Bay Realty Trust Corp’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than Silver Bay Realty Trust Corp. Silver Bay Realty Trust Corp is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Summary

Silver Bay Realty Trust Corp peers beat Silver Bay Realty Trust Corp on 10 of the 13 factors compared.

About Silver Bay Realty Trust Corp

Silver Bay Realty Trust Corp. is a real estate investment trust. It focuses on the acquisition, renovation, leasing and management of single-family properties in select markets in the United States. As of December 31, 2016, it had owned 9,044 single-family properties in Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Nevada, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina and Texas. Its investments in real estate consist of single-family properties located in various select markets, including Atlanta, Phoenix, Tampa, Charlotte, Orlando, Dallas, Jacksonville, Northern California, Las Vegas, Columbus, Tucson and Southeast Florida. The Charlotte market includes properties in South Carolina due to its proximity to Charlotte, North Carolina. The Northern California market consists of Contra Costa, Napa and Solano counties. The Southeast Florida market consists of Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties. It conducts business and owns all of its properties through Silver Bay Operating Partnership L.P.

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