Five Point (NYSE:FPH) and HANG LUNG PROPE/S (OTCMKTS:HLPPY) are both finance companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk, profitability, earnings, valuation and dividends.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
33.8% of Five Point shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 0.4% of HANG LUNG PROPE/S shares are held by institutional investors. 4.6% of Five Point shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
Five Point has a beta of 1.05, indicating that its share price is 5% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, HANG LUNG PROPE/S has a beta of 1.23, indicating that its share price is 23% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares Five Point and HANG LUNG PROPE/S’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Five Point||$48.99 million||20.85||-$34.71 million||($0.36)||-19.17|
|HANG LUNG PROPE/S||$1.20 billion||8.22||$1.03 billion||N/A||N/A|
HANG LUNG PROPE/S has higher revenue and earnings than Five Point.
HANG LUNG PROPE/S pays an annual dividend of $0.19 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.7%. Five Point does not pay a dividend.
This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for Five Point and HANG LUNG PROPE/S, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|HANG LUNG PROPE/S||0||0||0||0||N/A|
Five Point presently has a consensus price target of $9.75, indicating a potential upside of 41.30%. Given Five Point’s higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Five Point is more favorable than HANG LUNG PROPE/S.
This table compares Five Point and HANG LUNG PROPE/S’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|HANG LUNG PROPE/S||N/A||N/A||N/A|
HANG LUNG PROPE/S beats Five Point on 7 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Five Point
Five Point Holdings, LLC, through its subsidiary, Five Point Operating Company, LP, plans, develops, and owns mixed-use communities in California, the United States. The company operates through four segments: Newhall, San Francisco, Great Park, and Commercial. It sells residential and commercial land sites to homebuilders, commercial developers, and commercial buyers; operates properties; and provides development management services. The company was formerly known as Newhall Holding Company, LLC and changed its name to Five Point Holdings, LLC in May 2016. Five Point Holdings, LLC was founded in 2009 and is based in Irvine, California.
About HANG LUNG PROPE/S
Hang Lung Properties Limited, an investment holding company, engages in the property investment, development, and management activities in Hong Kong and Mainland China. The company operates through Property Leasing in Mainland China, Property Leasing in Hong Kong, and Property Sales in Hong Kong segments. The company is involved in the property leasing business; and development and sale of properties. Its investment properties portfolio includes retail, office, residential, serviced apartment, and car park properties. The company also engages in the apartment operating and management; car park and project management; and property agency activities. In addition, it provides management and financial services. The company was incorporated in 1949 and is headquartered in Central, Hong Kong. Hang Lung Properties Limited is a subsidiary of Hang Lung Group Limited.
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