Reviewing BELLWAY PLC/ADR (BLWYY) & Its Peers

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

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%

Volatility and Risk

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

Institutional & Insider Ownership

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

Earnings & 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.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for BELLWAY PLC/ADR and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

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 probable upside, analysts plainly believe BELLWAY PLC/ADR has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.

Summary

BELLWAY PLC/ADR rivals beat BELLWAY PLC/ADR on 9 of the 15 factors compared.

BELLWAY PLC/ADR Company Profile

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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