Welltower (WELL) and The Competition Head to Head Survey

Welltower (NYSE: WELL) is one of 322 public companies in the “REAL ESTATE” industry, but how does it contrast to its rivals? We will compare Welltower to similar companies based on the strength of its risk, profitability, analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership, earnings and valuation.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

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86.1% of Welltower shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 69.5% of shares of all “REAL ESTATE” companies are owned by institutional investors. 0.2% of Welltower shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 10.6% of shares of all “REAL ESTATE” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Welltower and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Welltower 12.13% 4.35% 2.24%
Welltower Competitors 23.24% 7.97% 3.03%

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations for Welltower and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Welltower 2 8 4 0 2.14
Welltower Competitors 1740 8401 9413 254 2.41

Welltower presently has a consensus target price of $64.67, suggesting a potential upside of 21.67%. As a group, “REAL ESTATE” companies have a potential upside of 12.65%. Given Welltower’s higher probable upside, research analysts plainly believe Welltower is more favorable than its rivals.

Dividends

Welltower pays an annual dividend of $3.48 per share and has a dividend yield of 6.5%. Welltower pays out 274.0% 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, “REAL ESTATE” companies pay a dividend yield of 4.3% and pay out 114.6% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.

Risk and Volatility

Welltower has a beta of 0.26, indicating that its share price is 74% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Welltower’s rivals have a beta of 0.65, indicating that their average share price is 35% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Welltower and its rivals revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Welltower $4.32 billion $522.77 million 41.85
Welltower Competitors $1.23 billion $236.69 million -3,195.31

Welltower has higher revenue and earnings than its rivals. Welltower is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.

Summary

Welltower rivals beat Welltower on 9 of the 15 factors compared.

About Welltower

Welltower Inc. invests with seniors housing operators, post-acute providers and health systems to fund real estate and infrastructure. The Company invests in seniors housing and healthcare real estate. It operates in three segments: triple-net, seniors housing operating and outpatient medical. Welltower, a real estate investment trust (REIT), owns interests in properties concentrated in markets in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom, consisting of seniors housing and post-acute communities, and outpatient medical properties. Its triple-net properties include independent living facilities, independent supportive living facilities (Canada), continuing care retirement communities, assisted living facilities, care homes with and without nursing (the United Kingdom), Alzheimer’s/dementia care facilities, long-term/post-acute care facilities and hospitals. Its outpatient medical properties include outpatient medical buildings.

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