Maui Land & Pineapple (NYSE:MLP) and HENDERSON LD DE/S (OTCMKTS:HLDCY) are both finance companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, dividends, risk, earnings, analyst recommendations, valuation and institutional ownership.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Maui Land & Pineapple and HENDERSON LD DE/S’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Maui Land & Pineapple||$24.38 million||8.34||$10.90 million||N/A||N/A|
|HENDERSON LD DE/S||$3.14 billion||7.51||$3.90 billion||$0.57||9.39|
HENDERSON LD DE/S pays an annual dividend of $0.10 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.9%. Maui Land & Pineapple does not pay a dividend. HENDERSON LD DE/S pays out 17.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.
Volatility and Risk
Maui Land & Pineapple has a beta of 0.62, meaning that its stock price is 38% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, HENDERSON LD DE/S has a beta of 0.92, meaning that its stock price is 8% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Maui Land & Pineapple and HENDERSON LD DE/S, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Maui Land & Pineapple||0||0||0||0||N/A|
|HENDERSON LD DE/S||1||0||0||0||1.00|
Institutional & Insider Ownership
16.5% of Maui Land & Pineapple shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 0.1% of HENDERSON LD DE/S shares are owned by institutional investors. 65.1% of Maui Land & Pineapple shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
This table compares Maui Land & Pineapple and HENDERSON LD DE/S’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Maui Land & Pineapple||-36.06%||-12.81%||-8.81%|
|HENDERSON LD DE/S||N/A||N/A||N/A|
HENDERSON LD DE/S beats Maui Land & Pineapple on 7 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.
Maui Land & Pineapple Company Profile
Maui Land & Pineapple Company, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, develops, sells, and manages residential, resort, commercial, agricultural, and industrial real estate properties in the United States. It owns approximately 23,000 acres of land on the island of Maui, Hawaii. The company operates through Real Estate, Leasing, Utilities, and Resort Amenities segments. The Real Estate segment is involved in the land planning and entitlement, development, and sales activities; and general brokerage real estate business. The Leasing segment leases residential, resort, commercial, agricultural, and industrial land and properties; and licenses its registered trademarks and trade names, as well as provides stewardship and conservation services. The Utilities segment provides potable and non-potable water utility services, and sewage collection and transmission services, as well as owns and operates non-potable wells, irrigation ditches, reservoirs, and transmission systems that serve the Kapalua Resort, the County of Maui, and agricultural users in West and Upcountry Maui. The Resort Amenities segment manages the operations of the Kapalua Club, a private, non-equity club program providing its members special programs, access, and other privileges at certain amenities at the Kapalua Resort. Maui Land & Pineapple Company, Inc. was founded in 1909 and is based in Lahaina, Hawaii.
HENDERSON LD DE/S Company Profile
Henderson Land Development Company Limited, an investment holding company, engages in the property development and investment activities in Hong Kong and Mainland China. The company operates through Property Development, Property Leasing, Department Store Operation, Other Businesses, and Utility and Energy. The Property Development segment develops and sells real estate properties. Its property portfolio primarily includes offices, shopping arcades, shopping malls, commercial complexes, and residential properties. The Property Leasing segment leases properties. The Department Store Operation segment operates and manages department stores. The Other Businesses segment operates and manages hotels; provides construction, finance, project management, property management, agency, and cleaning and security guard services; and trades in building materials, as well as disposes leasehold land. The Utility and Energy segment is involved in production, distribution, and marketing gas; and water supply and environmentally-friendly energy businesses. Henderson Land Development Company Limited was founded in 1976 and is based in Central, Hong Kong. Henderson Land Development Company Limited is a subsidiary of Henderson Development Limited.
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