Apple Hospitality REIT (NYSE:APLE) and New York REIT (NYSE:NYRT) are both finance companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, institutional ownership, risk, earnings, analyst recommendations, dividends and profitability.
This table compares Apple Hospitality REIT and New York REIT’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Apple Hospitality REIT||13.42%||4.77%||3.42%|
|New York REIT||N/A||N/A||N/A|
Volatility and Risk
Apple Hospitality REIT has a beta of 0.87, meaning that its share price is 13% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, New York REIT has a beta of 0.84, meaning that its share price is 16% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a breakdown of recent ratings for Apple Hospitality REIT and New York REIT, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Apple Hospitality REIT||0||1||1||0||2.50|
|New York REIT||0||1||0||0||2.00|
Apple Hospitality REIT currently has a consensus price target of $19.00, indicating a potential upside of 15.57%. New York REIT has a consensus price target of $26.00, indicating a potential upside of ?. Given New York REIT’s higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe New York REIT is more favorable than Apple Hospitality REIT.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
55.1% of Apple Hospitality REIT shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 73.8% of New York REIT shares are owned by institutional investors. 6.3% of Apple Hospitality REIT shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.1% of New York REIT shares are owned 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.
Apple Hospitality REIT pays an annual dividend of $1.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 7.3%. New York REIT does not pay a dividend. New York REIT has raised its dividend for 4 consecutive years.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares Apple Hospitality REIT and New York REIT’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Apple Hospitality REIT||$1.24 billion||2.97||$182.49 million||N/A||N/A|
|New York REIT||$160.27 million||0.00||N/A||N/A||N/A|
Apple Hospitality REIT has higher revenue and earnings than New York REIT.
Apple Hospitality REIT beats New York REIT on 9 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.
Apple Hospitality REIT Company Profile
Apple Hospitality REIT, Inc. (NYSE: APLE) is a publicly traded real estate investment trust (REIT) that owns one of the largest and most diverse portfolios of upscale, select-service hotels in the United States. Apple Hospitality's portfolio consists of 241 hotels with more than 30,700 guest rooms located in 88 markets throughout 34 states. Franchised with industry-leading brands, the Company's portfolio comprises 115 Marriott-branded hotels and 126 Hilton-branded hotels.
New York REIT Company Profile
NYRT is a publicly traded real estate investment trust listed on the NYSE that owns income-producing commercial real estate, including office and retail properties, located in New York City. NYRT's shareholders recently adopted a plan of liquidation pursuant to which NYRT is liquidating and winding down and, in connection therewith, is seeking to sell its assets in an orderly fashion to maximize shareholder value.
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