British Land (OTCMKTS: AMKBY) and A P MOLLER-MAER/ADR (OTCMKTS:AMKBY) are both finance companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, institutional ownership, risk, dividends, valuation, profitability and analyst recommendations.
British Land pays an annual dividend of $0.14 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.7%. A P MOLLER-MAER/ADR pays an annual dividend of $0.08 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.1%. A P MOLLER-MAER/ADR pays out 100.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future.
This table compares British Land and A P MOLLER-MAER/ADR’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|British Land||$847.76 million||9.39||$252.30 million||N/A||N/A|
|A P MOLLER-MAER/ADR||$30.95 billion||0.45||-$1.21 billion||$0.08||87.06|
British Land has higher earnings, but lower revenue than A P MOLLER-MAER/ADR.
This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for British Land and A P MOLLER-MAER/ADR, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|A P MOLLER-MAER/ADR||0||0||0||0||N/A|
This table compares British Land and A P MOLLER-MAER/ADR’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|A P MOLLER-MAER/ADR||4.61%||-0.15%||-0.08%|
Insider and Institutional Ownership
0.3% of British Land shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 0.1% of A P MOLLER-MAER/ADR shares are held by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
Volatility & Risk
British Land has a beta of 1.22, meaning that its stock price is 22% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, A P MOLLER-MAER/ADR has a beta of 0.66, meaning that its stock price is 34% less volatile than the S&P 500.
British Land beats A P MOLLER-MAER/ADR on 9 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.
About British Land
Our portfolio of high quality UK commercial property is focused on Retail around the UK and London Offices. We own or manage a portfolio valued at £18.1 billion (British Land share: £13.5 billion) as at 30 September 2017 making us one of Europe's largest listed real estate investment companies. Our strategy is to provide places which meet the needs of our customers and respond to changing lifestyles – Places People Prefer. We do this by creating great environments both inside and outside our buildings and use our scale and place making skills to enhance and enliven them. This expands their appeal to a broader range of occupiers, creating enduring demand and driving sustainable, long term performance. Our Retail portfolio is focused on Regional and Local multi-let centers, and accounts for 49% of our portfolio. Our Offices portfolio comprises three office-led campuses in central London as well as high quality standalone buildings and accounts for 49% of our portfolio. Increasingly our focus is on providing a mix of uses and this is most evident at Canada Water, our 53 acre redevelopment opportunity where we have plans to create a new neighborhood for London. Sustainability is embedded throughout our business. Our places, which are designed to meet high sustainability standards, become part of local communities, provide opportunities for skills development and employment and promote wellbeing. Our industry-leading sustainability performance led to British Land being awarded a five star rating in the 2017 Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark for the second year running. In April 2016 British Land received the Queen's Award for Enterprise: Sustainable Development, the UK's highest accolade for business success for economic, social and environmental achievements over a period of five years. Further details can be found on the British Land website at www.britishland.com. being awarded a five star rating in the 2017 Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark for the second year running. In April 2016 British Land received the Queen's Award for Enterprise: Sustainable Development, the UK's highest accolade for business success for economic, social and environmental achievements over a period of five years.
About A P MOLLER-MAER/ADR
A.P. Møller – Mærsk A/S operates as an integrated transport and logistics company worldwide. The company's Maersk Line segment provides container shipping services. Its APM Terminals segment engages in the container terminal activities; and provision of inland container services. The company's Damco segment provides freight forwarding and supply chain management services. Its Svitzer segment engages in towing and related marine activities. The company's Maersk Container Industry segment produces reefer and dry containers. A.P. Møller – Mærsk A/S was founded in 1904 and is headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark.
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