Ctry GARDEN HOL/ADR (OTCMKTS:CTRYY) and Stratus Properties (NASDAQ:STRS) are both finance companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, valuation, dividends, institutional ownership, risk, earnings and analyst recommendations.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
56.2% of Stratus Properties shares are owned by institutional investors. 7.3% of Stratus Properties shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
This table compares Ctry GARDEN HOL/ADR and Stratus Properties’ gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Ctry GARDEN HOL/ADR||$33.58 billion||0.67||$3.86 billion||N/A||N/A|
|Stratus Properties||$80.34 million||2.96||$3.87 million||N/A||N/A|
Ctry GARDEN HOL/ADR has higher revenue and earnings than Stratus Properties.
Ctry GARDEN HOL/ADR pays an annual dividend of $1.25 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.8%. Stratus Properties does not pay a dividend.
Risk and Volatility
Ctry GARDEN HOL/ADR has a beta of 0.84, indicating that its stock price is 16% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Stratus Properties has a beta of 0.14, indicating that its stock price is 86% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a summary of current ratings for Ctry GARDEN HOL/ADR and Stratus Properties, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Ctry GARDEN HOL/ADR||0||0||0||0||N/A|
This table compares Ctry GARDEN HOL/ADR and Stratus Properties’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Ctry GARDEN HOL/ADR||N/A||N/A||N/A|
Ctry GARDEN HOL/ADR beats Stratus Properties on 6 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Ctry GARDEN HOL/ADR
Country Garden Holdings Company Limited, an investment holding company, operates as a real estate enterprise in the People's Republic of China and internationally. The company operates in five segments: Property Development; Construction; Property Investment; Property Management; and Hotel Operation. It develops residential projects, such as townhouses and condos; and car-parks and retail shops. The company also develops, operates, and manages hotels. In addition, it is involved in the provision of property related sales, construction, investment consulting, property management, and landscape design services; development of electronic hardware and biomass energy; and food sales activities. The company operates 2 five-star hotels and 2 four-star hotels; and 31 hotels with five-star rating standard and 4 hotels with four-star rating standard. Country Garden Holdings Company Limited was founded in 1992 and is based in Foshan, the People's Republic of China.
About Stratus Properties
Stratus Properties Inc., a real estate company, engages in the acquisition, entitlement, development, management, operation, and sale of commercial, hotel, entertainment, and multi-and single-family residential real estate properties primarily in Austin, Texas. The company operates through four segments: Real Estate Operations, Leasing Operations, Hotel, and Entertainment. It operates The W Austin Hotel & Residences project located on a two-acre city block in downtown Austin that comprises a 251-room luxury hotel; and 159 residential condominium units, as well as office, retail, and entertainment space. Stratus Properties Inc. was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in Austin, Texas.
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