HONGKONG LD HOL/ADR (OTCMKTS:HNGKY) and FRP (NASDAQ:FRPH) are both finance companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, risk, earnings, profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and dividends.


This table compares HONGKONG LD HOL/ADR and FRP’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
FRP 550.77% 1.10% 0.82%

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares HONGKONG LD HOL/ADR and FRP’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
HONGKONG LD HOL/ADR $2.67 billion 5.92 $2.46 billion N/A N/A
FRP $22.02 million 22.38 $124.47 million N/A N/A

HONGKONG LD HOL/ADR has higher revenue and earnings than FRP.


HONGKONG LD HOL/ADR pays an annual dividend of $1.50 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.5%. FRP does not pay a dividend.

Risk & Volatility

HONGKONG LD HOL/ADR has a beta of 0.69, suggesting that its stock price is 31% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, FRP has a beta of 0.74, suggesting that its stock price is 26% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

0.0% of HONGKONG LD HOL/ADR shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 48.4% of FRP shares are owned by institutional investors. 17.7% of FRP shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for HONGKONG LD HOL/ADR and FRP, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
FRP 0 0 0 0 N/A


FRP beats HONGKONG LD HOL/ADR on 7 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.


Hongkong Land Holdings Limited, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the investment, development, and management of real estate properties in Greater China, Southeast Asia, and internationally. The company operates in two segments, Investment Properties and Development Properties. It owns and manages approximately 850,000 square meters of office and luxury retail property primarily in Hong Kong, Singapore, and Beijing. The company also develops and sells residential properties. In addition, it is involved in hotel investment and finance businesses. The company was founded in 1889 and is based in Hamilton, Bermuda. Hongkong Land Holdings Limited is a subsidiary of Jardine Strategic Holdings Limited.

About FRP

FRP Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in various real estate businesses in the United States. The company operates through four segments: Asset Management, Mining Royalty Lands, Development, and Stabilized Joint Venture. The Asset Management segment owns, leases, and manages commercial properties. The Mining Royalty Lands segment owns various properties comprising approximately 15,000 acres under lease for mining rents or royalties primarily in Florida, Georgia, and Virginia. The Development segment owns and monitors the use of parcels of land that are in various stages of development. The Stabilized Joint Venture segment owns, leases, and manages a 305 unit residential apartment building with approximately 18,000 square feet of first floor retail space. FRP Holdings, Inc. was founded in 1986 and is based in Jacksonville, Florida.

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