Brookfield Residential Properties (NYSE: BRP) is one of 23 public companies in the “Homebuilding” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare Brookfield Residential Properties to similar companies based on the strength of its earnings, valuation, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, dividends, profitability and risk.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for Brookfield Residential Properties and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Brookfield Residential Properties 0 0 1 0 3.00
Brookfield Residential Properties Competitors 264 1609 1872 36 2.44

Brookfield Residential Properties presently has a consensus target price of $28.00, suggesting a potential upside of 15.51%. As a group, “Homebuilding” companies have a potential downside of 0.02%. Given Brookfield Residential Properties’ stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, research analysts plainly believe Brookfield Residential Properties is more favorable than its competitors.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Brookfield Residential Properties and its competitors revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue NetIncome Price/Earnings Ratio
Brookfield Residential Properties N/A N/A 10.40
Brookfield Residential Properties Competitors $3.82 billion $228.40 million 507.76

Brookfield Residential Properties’ competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Brookfield Residential Properties. Brookfield Residential Properties is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Profitability

This table compares Brookfield Residential Properties and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Brookfield Residential Properties 12.74% 18.70% 8.12%
Brookfield Residential Properties Competitors 9.80% 14.64% 8.00%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

78.4% of shares of all “Homebuilding” companies are owned by institutional investors. 13.1% of shares of all “Homebuilding” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Brookfield Residential Properties beats its competitors on 6 of the 10 factors compared.

About Brookfield Residential Properties

Brookfield Residential Properties Inc. is a land developer and homebuilder with operations in Canada and the United States. The Company develops land to create master-planned communities and build and sell lots to third-party builders, as well as to its own homebuilding division. It also participates in real estate opportunities, including infill projects, mixed-use developments, infrastructure projects and joint ventures. It operates through three segments within North America: Canada, California and Central and Eastern United States. Its Canadian operations are in the Alberta and Ontario markets; California operations include Northern California (San Francisco Bay Area and Sacramento) and Southern California (Los Angeles/Southland and San Diego/Riverside), and Central and Eastern United States operations include Washington, D.C. Area, Colorado, Texas and Arizona. It is focused on land development and single family and multi-family homebuilding in the markets in which it operates.

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