Bluerock Residential Growth REIT (NYSE: BRG) is one of 45 public companies in the “Residential REITs” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare Bluerock Residential Growth REIT to related companies based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, risk, profitability, earnings, valuation, dividends and institutional ownership.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for Bluerock Residential Growth REIT and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Bluerock Residential Growth REIT 0 1 2 0 2.67
Bluerock Residential Growth REIT Competitors 182 1220 1260 31 2.42

Bluerock Residential Growth REIT currently has a consensus price target of $13.42, indicating a potential upside of 22.30%. As a group, “Residential REITs” companies have a potential upside of 22.63%. Given Bluerock Residential Growth REIT’s competitors higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Bluerock Residential Growth REIT has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.

Profitability

This table compares Bluerock Residential Growth REIT and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Bluerock Residential Growth REIT 128.54% 30.92% 10.01%
Bluerock Residential Growth REIT Competitors 23.26% 5.41% 2.04%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

77.0% of shares of all “Residential REITs” companies are held by institutional investors. 7.1% of shares of all “Residential REITs” companies are held 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.

Risk & Volatility

Bluerock Residential Growth REIT has a beta of 0.73, indicating that its stock price is 27% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Bluerock Residential Growth REIT’s competitors have a beta of 1.46, indicating that their average stock price is 46% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Bluerock Residential Growth REIT and its competitors gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue NetIncome Price/Earnings Ratio
Bluerock Residential Growth REIT N/A N/A 1,097.00
Bluerock Residential Growth REIT Competitors $721.30 million $355.95 million 74.55

Bluerock Residential Growth REIT’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Bluerock Residential Growth REIT. Bluerock Residential Growth REIT is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.

Summary

Bluerock Residential Growth REIT competitors beat Bluerock Residential Growth REIT on 6 of the 11 factors compared.

Bluerock Residential Growth REIT Company Profile

Bluerock Residential Growth REIT, Inc. is a real estate investment trust. The Company is focused on acquiring a portfolio of residential real estate assets. As of December 31, 2016, the Company’s portfolio consisted of interests in 31 properties (21 operating and 10 development properties). As of December 31, 2016, its properties contained an aggregate of 9,570 units, consisting of 6,972 operating units and 2,598 units under development. As of December 31, 2016, its operating properties included ARIUM at Palmer Ranch, Sarasota; ARIUM Grandewood, Orlando; ARIUM Gulfshore, Naples; ARIUM Palms, Orlando; ARIUM Pine Lakes, Port St. Lucie; ARIUM Westside, Atlanta; Ashton Reserve, Charlotte; Enders at Baldwin Park, Orlando; Fox Hill, Austin; Lansbrook Village, Palm Harbor; Legacy at Southpark, Austin; Nevadan, Atlanta; Roswell City Walk, Roswell; Sorrel, Frisco; Sovereign, Fort Worth; The Preserve at Henderson Beach, Destin; Village Green of Ann Arbor, Ann Arbor, and Whetstone, Durham.

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