Colliers International Group (NASDAQ:CIGI) and HomeFed (OTCMKTS:HOFD) are both finance companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, earnings, dividends, analyst recommendations, risk, valuation and institutional ownership.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
69.7% of Colliers International Group shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 8.8% of HomeFed shares are held by institutional investors. 15.3% of Colliers International Group shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 5.6% of HomeFed shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares Colliers International Group and HomeFed’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Colliers International Group||$2.83 billion||0.83||$97.66 million||$2.45||25.07|
Colliers International Group has higher revenue and earnings than HomeFed.
Risk and Volatility
Colliers International Group has a beta of 1.49, suggesting that its share price is 49% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, HomeFed has a beta of 0.34, suggesting that its share price is 66% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a breakdown of current ratings for Colliers International Group and HomeFed, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Colliers International Group||0||0||4||0||3.00|
Colliers International Group currently has a consensus target price of $77.22, indicating a potential upside of 25.70%. Given Colliers International Group’s higher probable upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Colliers International Group is more favorable than HomeFed.
Colliers International Group pays an annual dividend of $0.10 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.2%. HomeFed does not pay a dividend. Colliers International Group pays out 4.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.
This table compares Colliers International Group and HomeFed’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Colliers International Group||3.24%||25.61%||4.26%|
Colliers International Group beats HomeFed on 11 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.
Colliers International Group Company Profile
Colliers International Group Inc. provides commercial real estate services to corporate and institutional clients in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, Australasia, and internationally. The company offers sales brokerage services, which include purchases and sales, debt placement, equity capital raising, market value opinions, acquisition advisory, and transaction management services; and lease brokerage services comprising landlord and tenant representation services. It also provides outsourcing and advisory services that consist of property management and valuation services; and project management services, such as planning and advisory, development management, project and program management, and commissioning and energy services to academic, corporate, cultural and nonprofit, healthcare, hospitality, residential, and retail sectors, as well as federal, state, and municipal markets. In addition, the company offers capital market services comprising debt and equity finance, investment management, and valuation and appraisal services; property marketing services; and property research services. Further, it provides business and portfolio, supply chain and logistics, data center and digital, and workplace consulting services, as well as technology services. Additionally, the company offers services for various properties, including office, land, healthcare, industrial, retail, multi-family, hospitality, and special purpose properties. The company was founded in 1972 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.
HomeFed Company Profile
HomeFed Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, invests in and develops residential and commercial real estate properties in California, Virginia, South Carolina, Florida, Maine, and New York. The company develops residential and commercial land development projects and other unimproved land, as well as projects in various stages of development, and retail and office operating properties. It also engages in the design engineering, grading raw land, and constructing public infrastructure, such as streets, utilities, and public facilities, as well as develops individual lots for home sites or other facilities. In addition, the company holds interest in Brooklyn Renaissance Plaza, which comprises a 665 room hotel operated by Marriott; and operates an office building complex and parking space garage located in Brooklyn, New York. Further, it holds interest in HomeFed Village III Master, LLC that owns and develops an approximate 450 acre community planned for 948 homes in the Otay Ranch General Plan Area of Chula Vista, California. HomeFed Corporation was incorporated in 1988 and is headquartered in Carlsbad, California.
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