Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust (RPT) and Its Competitors Critical Contrast
Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust (NYSE: RPT) is one of 35 public companies in the “Retail REITs” industry, but how does it contrast to its rivals? We will compare Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust to related companies based on the strength of its institutional ownership, risk, valuation, profitability, analyst recommendations, dividends and earnings.
This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust||1||6||3||0||2.20|
|Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust Competitors||141||1018||1117||21||2.44|
Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust currently has a consensus target price of $14.94, suggesting a potential upside of 14.20%. As a group, “Retail REITs” companies have a potential upside of 16.77%. Given Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust’s rivals stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.
Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust pays an annual dividend of $0.88 per share and has a dividend yield of 6.7%. Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust pays out 149.2% 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, “Retail REITs” companies pay a dividend yield of 4.5% and pay out 142.4% of their earnings in the form of a dividend. Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust has raised its dividend for 4 consecutive years.
This table compares Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust||20.75%||6.96%||2.55%|
|Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust Competitors||21.84%||6.21%||2.91%|
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust and its rivals revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||NetIncome||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust||$260.93 million||$59.66 million||22.17|
|Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust Competitors||$725.19 million||$230.98 million||23.99|
Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust. Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
98.7% of Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 84.9% of shares of all “Retail REITs” companies are owned by institutional investors. 3.7% of Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 9.5% of shares of all “Retail REITs” companies are owned by 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.
Volatility and Risk
Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust has a beta of 0.76, indicating that its stock price is 24% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust’s rivals have a beta of 0.64, indicating that their average stock price is 36% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust rivals beat Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust on 11 of the 15 factors compared.
Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust Company Profile
Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust is an equity real estate investment trust. The Company’s primary business is the ownership, management, redevelopment, development and operation of retail shopping centers. As of December 31, 2016, it owned and managed multi-anchored shopping centers in 12 metropolitan markets in the United States. It conducts its business through its operating partnership, Ramco-Gershenson Properties, L.P. It invests in large, multi-anchored shopping centers that include national chain store tenants and supermarket tenants. National chain anchor tenants in its centers include, among others, Bed Bath and Beyond, Dick’s Sporting Goods, and Home Depot. Supermarket anchor tenants in its centers include, among others, Publix Super Market, Whole Foods, Kroger and Sprouts. Its shopping centers are located in metropolitan markets, such as Metro Detroit, Southeast Florida, Greater Denver, Cincinnati, St. Louis, Jacksonville, Tampa/Lakeland, Milwaukee, Chicago and Atlanta.
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