BELLWAY PLC/ADR (BLWYY) and Its Competitors Financial Analysis

BELLWAY PLC/ADR (OTCMKTS: BLWYY) is one of 51 public companies in the “Real estate” industry, but how does it contrast to its rivals? We will compare BELLWAY PLC/ADR to similar companies based on the strength of its institutional ownership, profitability, analyst recommendations, valuation, earnings, dividends and risk.

Profitability

This table compares BELLWAY PLC/ADR and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
BELLWAY PLC/ADR N/A N/A N/A
BELLWAY PLC/ADR Competitors 27.78% 3.98% 1.15%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

43.7% of shares of all “Real estate” companies are owned by institutional investors. 21.0% of shares of all “Real estate” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares BELLWAY PLC/ADR and its rivals gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
BELLWAY PLC/ADR $3.24 billion $575.33 million 8.19
BELLWAY PLC/ADR Competitors $1.37 billion $341.54 million 18.40

BELLWAY PLC/ADR has higher revenue and earnings than its rivals. BELLWAY PLC/ADR is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Volatility and Risk

BELLWAY PLC/ADR has a beta of -0.3, suggesting that its stock price is 130% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, BELLWAY PLC/ADR’s rivals have a beta of 1.13, suggesting that their average stock price is 13% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

BELLWAY PLC/ADR pays an annual dividend of $1.16 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.0%. BELLWAY PLC/ADR pays out 24.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Real estate” companies pay a dividend yield of 3.0% and pay out 52.1% of their earnings in the form of a dividend. BELLWAY PLC/ADR is clearly a better dividend stock than its rivals, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for BELLWAY PLC/ADR and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
BELLWAY PLC/ADR 0 0 1 0 3.00
BELLWAY PLC/ADR Competitors 206 494 693 25 2.38

As a group, “Real estate” companies have a potential upside of 22.18%. Given BELLWAY PLC/ADR’s rivals higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe BELLWAY PLC/ADR has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.

Summary

BELLWAY PLC/ADR rivals beat BELLWAY PLC/ADR on 8 of the 14 factors compared.

About BELLWAY PLC/ADR

Bellway p.l.c., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the house building business in the United Kingdom. It builds and sells homes ranging from one-bedroom apartments to six-bedroom family homes, as well as provides social housing to housing associations. It owns and controls 37,855 plots of land. Bellway p.l.c. was incorporated in 1978 and is headquartered in Newcastle upon Tyne, the United Kingdom.

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