Head-To-Head Review: Colliers International Group (NASDAQ:CIGI) versus Tejon Ranch (NASDAQ:TRC)

Colliers International Group (NASDAQ:CIGI) and Tejon Ranch (NYSE:TRC) are both finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, earnings, valuation, institutional ownership, profitability, risk and analyst recommendations.

Profitability

This table compares Colliers International Group and Tejon Ranch’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Colliers International Group 3.58% 25.57% 4.35%
Tejon Ranch 2.88% 0.27% 0.22%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Colliers International Group and Tejon Ranch, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Colliers International Group 0 0 6 0 3.00
Tejon Ranch 0 0 0 0 N/A

Colliers International Group currently has a consensus price target of $77.42, indicating a potential upside of 9.05%. Given Colliers International Group’s higher possible upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Colliers International Group is more favorable than Tejon Ranch.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Colliers International Group and Tejon Ranch’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Colliers International Group $2.83 billion 1.00 $97.66 million $2.45 28.98
Tejon Ranch $45.62 million 9.08 $4.26 million N/A N/A

Colliers International Group has higher revenue and earnings than Tejon Ranch.

Dividends

Colliers International Group pays an annual dividend of $0.10 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.1%. Tejon Ranch does not pay a dividend. Colliers International Group pays out 4.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

67.5% of Colliers International Group shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 71.1% of Tejon Ranch shares are held by institutional investors. 15.3% of Colliers International Group shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 19.8% of Tejon Ranch shares 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.

Volatility & Risk

Colliers International Group has a beta of 1.57, suggesting that its stock price is 57% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Tejon Ranch has a beta of 0.95, suggesting that its stock price is 5% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Colliers International Group beats Tejon Ranch on 9 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Colliers International Group

Colliers International Group Inc. provides commercial real estate services to corporate and institutional clients in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, Australasia, and internationally. The company offers sales brokerage services, which include purchases and sales, debt placement, equity capital raising, market value opinions, acquisition advisory, and transaction management services; and lease brokerage services comprising landlord and tenant representation services. It also provides outsourcing and advisory services that consist of property management and valuation services; and project management services, such as planning and advisory, development management, project and program management, and commissioning and energy services to academic, corporate, cultural and nonprofit, healthcare, hospitality, residential, and retail sectors, as well as federal, state, and municipal markets. In addition, the company offers capital market services comprising debt and equity finance, investment management, and valuation and appraisal services; property marketing services; and property research services. Further, it provides business and portfolio, supply chain and logistics, data center and digital, and workplace consulting services, as well as technology services. Additionally, the company offers services for various properties, including office, land, healthcare, industrial, retail, multi-family, hospitality, and special purpose properties. The company was founded in 1972 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.

About Tejon Ranch

Tejon Ranch Co. operates as a diversified real estate development and agribusiness company. It operates through five segments: Commercial/Industrial Real Estate Development, Resort/Residential Real Estate Development, Mineral Resources, Farming, and Ranch Operations. The Commercial/Industrial Real Estate Development segment engages in the entitling, planning, and permitting of land for development; construction of infrastructure; construction of pre-leased buildings, and buildings to be leased or sold; and sale of land to third parties for their own development. It is also involved in the activities related to communications leases, and landscape maintenance. This segment leases land to 2 auto service stations with convenience stores, 13 fast-food operations, 2 full-service restaurants, a motel, an antique shop, and a post office; various microwave repeater locations, radio and cellular transmitter sites, and fiber optic cable routes; and 32 acres of land for an electric power plant. The Resort/Residential Real Estate Development segment engages in the land entitlement, land planning and pre-construction engineering, land stewardship, and conservation activities. The Mineral Resources segment includes oil and gas royalties, rock and aggregate royalties, and royalties from a cement operation leased to National Cement Company of California, Inc.; and the management of water assets and water infrastructure. The Farming segment farms permanent crops, including wine grapes in 1,197 acres, almonds in 1,966 acres, and pistachios in 1,062 acres. It also manages the farming of alfalfa and forage mix on 775 acres in the Antelope Valley; and leases 1,000 acres of land for growing vegetables, as well as permanent crops. The Ranch Operations segment offers game management and ancillary land services comprising grazing leases and filming, as well as various guided hunts. The company was founded in 1843 and is headquartered in Lebec, California.

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