IRSA Propiedades Comerciales (NASDAQ:IRCP) and J.W. Mays (NASDAQ:MAYS) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, profitability, valuation, institutional ownership, risk, earnings and analyst recommendations.
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares IRSA Propiedades Comerciales and J.W. Mays’ revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|IRSA Propiedades Comerciales||$183.91 million||3.43||$774.62 million||$20.83||0.96|
|J.W. Mays||$19.30 million||4.06||$2.97 million||N/A||N/A|
IRSA Propiedades Comerciales has higher revenue and earnings than J.W. Mays.
This table compares IRSA Propiedades Comerciales and J.W. Mays’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|IRSA Propiedades Comerciales||400.39%||58.57%||33.79%|
This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for IRSA Propiedades Comerciales and J.W. Mays, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|IRSA Propiedades Comerciales||1||1||1||0||2.00|
IRSA Propiedades Comerciales currently has a consensus target price of $34.00, suggesting a potential upside of 70.00%. Given IRSA Propiedades Comerciales’ higher probable upside, research analysts plainly believe IRSA Propiedades Comerciales is more favorable than J.W. Mays.
Volatility and Risk
IRSA Propiedades Comerciales has a beta of 0.07, indicating that its stock price is 93% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, J.W. Mays has a beta of -0.29, indicating that its stock price is 129% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
7.6% of IRSA Propiedades Comerciales shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 4.1% of J.W. Mays shares are held by institutional investors. 32.8% of J.W. Mays shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
IRSA Propiedades Comerciales pays an annual dividend of $0.93 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.7%. J.W. Mays does not pay a dividend. IRSA Propiedades Comerciales pays out 4.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.
IRSA Propiedades Comerciales beats J.W. Mays on 10 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.
About IRSA Propiedades Comerciales
IRSA Propiedades Comerciales SA engages in the management of shopping centers and office buildings. It operates through the following segments: Shopping Centers, Offices and Others, Sales and Development, and Financial Transactions and Others. The Shopping Centers segment includes the development of shopping centers, lease of retail stores, and other spaces. The Offices and Others segment engages in the business of lease of offices and rental of properties. The Sales and Developments segment comprises of the land reserves and properties for sale. The Financial Transactions and Others segment includes financing, consumer, and electronic commerce activities. The company was founded on August 29, 1889 and is headquartered in Buenos Aires, Spain.
About J.W. Mays
J.W. Mays, Inc. owns, operates, and leases commercial real estate properties in the United States. Its properties are located in Brooklyn, Jamaica, Fishkill, Levittown, and Massapequa of New York, as well as Circleville of Ohio. The company was founded in 1924 and is based in Brooklyn, New York.
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