Retail Value (NYSE:RVI) and Cushman & Wakefield (NYSE:CWK) are both finance companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, earnings, valuation, institutional ownership, risk, profitability and analyst recommendations.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Retail Value and Cushman & Wakefield’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Retail Value||$292.58 million||2.18||-$165.30 million||N/A||N/A|
|Cushman & Wakefield||$8.22 billion||0.46||-$185.80 million||($1.09)||-16.15|
Retail Value pays an annual dividend of $1.30 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.9%. Cushman & Wakefield does not pay a dividend.
This table compares Retail Value and Cushman & Wakefield’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Cushman & Wakefield||-1.43%||10.36%||1.84%|
This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Retail Value and Cushman & Wakefield, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Cushman & Wakefield||0||1||9||0||2.90|
Retail Value presently has a consensus price target of $41.00, suggesting a potential upside of 22.42%. Cushman & Wakefield has a consensus price target of $20.38, suggesting a potential upside of 15.77%. Given Retail Value’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Retail Value is more favorable than Cushman & Wakefield.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
61.1% of Retail Value shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 37.2% of Cushman & Wakefield shares are held by institutional investors. 0.2% of Retail Value shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.9% of Cushman & Wakefield shares are held by company 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.
Retail Value beats Cushman & Wakefield on 7 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.
Retail Value Company Profile
RVI is an independent publicly traded company trading under the ticker symbol ?RVI? on the New York Stock Exchange. RVI holds assets in the continental U.S. and Puerto Rico and is managed by one or more subsidiaries of SITE Centers Corp. RVI focuses on realizing value in its business through operations and sales of its assets.
Cushman & Wakefield Company Profile
Cushman & Wakefield plc provides commercial real estate services under the Cushman & Wakefield brand in the Americas, the Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. It offers integrated facilities management, project and development, portfolio administration, transaction management, and strategic consulting services; property management services, including client accounting, engineering and operations, lease compliance administration, project and development, and sustainability services; and janitorial, maintenance, critical environment management, landscaping, and office services. The company also provides owner representation and tenant representation leasing services; capital market services, such as investment sales and equity, and debt and structured financing for real estate purchase and sales transactions; and appraisal management, investment management, valuation advisory, portfolio advisory, diligence advisory, dispute analysis and litigation support, financial reporting, and property and/or portfolio valuation services on real estate debt and equity decisions. It serves real estate owners and occupiers. Cushman & Wakefield plc was founded in 1784 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.
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