Paragon Real Estate Equity Reit (OTCMKTS:PRLE) and New York REIT (NYSE:NYRT) 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, analyst recommendations, valuation, profitability, earnings, institutional ownership and risk.
This is a breakdown of recent ratings for Paragon Real Estate Equity Reit and New York REIT, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Paragon Real Estate Equity Reit||0||0||0||0||N/A|
|New York REIT||0||1||0||0||2.00|
Risk and Volatility
Paragon Real Estate Equity Reit has a beta of 0.32, indicating that its share price is 68% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, New York REIT has a beta of 0.84, indicating that its share price is 16% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares Paragon Real Estate Equity 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|
|Paragon Real Estate Equity Reit||$16.76 million||0.06||$210,000.00||N/A||N/A|
|New York REIT||$160.27 million||0.00||N/A||N/A||N/A|
Paragon Real Estate Equity Reit has higher earnings, but lower revenue than New York REIT.
This table compares Paragon Real Estate Equity Reit and New York REIT’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Paragon Real Estate Equity Reit||N/A||2.59%||0.57%|
|New York REIT||N/A||N/A||N/A|
Insider and Institutional Ownership
73.8% of New York REIT shares are owned by institutional investors. 69.5% of Paragon Real Estate Equity Reit shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.1% of New York REIT shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
New York REIT beats Paragon Real Estate Equity Reit on 4 of the 7 factors compared between the two stocks.
Paragon Real Estate Equity Reit Company Profile
Paragon Real Estate Equity and Investment Trust does not have significant operations. It primarily focuses on searching for and reviewing real estate opportunities, including land development, retail, office, industrial, hotel, other real estate investment and operating companies, and joint venture investments. The company was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas with an additional office in Cleveland, Ohio.
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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