Financial Survey: Rouse Properties (RSE) and Getty Realty (GTY)

Rouse Properties (NYSE: RSE) and Getty Realty (NYSE:GTY) are both small-cap financials companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, risk, analyst recommendations, profitability, dividends, valuation and earnings.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Rouse Properties and Getty Realty’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Rouse Properties N/A N/A N/A ($0.26) -70.27
Getty Realty $120.15 million 8.14 $47.18 million $1.28 19.24

Getty Realty has higher revenue and earnings than Rouse Properties. Rouse Properties is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Getty Realty, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.


This table compares Rouse Properties and Getty Realty’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Rouse Properties -12.34% -9.28% -1.58%
Getty Realty 39.27% 9.41% 4.84%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

65.1% of Getty Realty shares are owned by institutional investors. 22.3% of Getty Realty shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.


Rouse Properties pays an annual dividend of $0.54 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.0%. Getty Realty pays an annual dividend of $1.28 per share and has a dividend yield of 5.2%. Rouse Properties pays out -207.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Getty Realty pays out 100.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Rouse Properties has raised its dividend for 5 consecutive years and Getty Realty has raised its dividend for 5 consecutive years.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations for Rouse Properties and Getty Realty, as reported by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Rouse Properties 0 0 0 0 N/A
Getty Realty 1 0 2 0 2.33

Getty Realty has a consensus price target of $27.33, indicating a potential upside of 10.98%. Given Getty Realty’s higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Getty Realty is more favorable than Rouse Properties.


Getty Realty beats Rouse Properties on 11 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Rouse Properties

Rouse Properties, Inc. is a United States-based real estate investment company. The Company owns and manages regional malls in protected markets or submarkets in the United States. The Company operates through the retail segment, which includes the operation, development and management of regional malls. The Company’s portfolio includes approximately 40 malls and retail centers in over 20 states totaling approximately 24.9 million square feet of retail space. The Company’s properties include Animas Valley Mall; Bayshore Mall; Birchwood Mall; Cache Valley Mall; Chesterfield Towne Center; Chula Vista Center; Colony Square Mall; Fig Garden Village; Grand Traverse Mall; Greenville Mall; Lakeland Square; Lansing Mall; Mall St. Vincent; NewPark Mall; North Plains Mall; Pierre Bossier Mall; Sikes Senter; Silver Lake Mall; Southland Center; Southland Mall; Spring Hill Mall; Valley Hills Mall; Vista Ridge Mall; Washington Park Mall; West Valley Mall; Westwood Mall, and White Mountain Mall.

About Getty Realty

Getty Realty Corp. is a real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company specializes in the ownership, leasing and financing of convenience store and gasoline station properties. As of June 30, 2017, the Company’s 825 properties were located in 26 states across the United States and Washington, District of Columbia. Its properties are operated under a range of brands, including 76, Aloha, BP, Citgo, Conoco, Exxon, Getty, Mobil, RaceTrac, Shell and Valero. The Company owns the Getty name in connection with its real estate and the petroleum marketing business in the United States. As of June 30, 2017, the Company had owned 738 properties and leased 87 properties from third-party landlords. Its typical property is used as a convenience store and gasoline station. Its properties are concentrated in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions.

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