HANG LUNG PROPE/S (OTCMKTS:HLPPY) and Cresud S.A.C.I.F. y A. (NASDAQ:CRESY) are both finance companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, earnings, risk, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, dividends and valuation.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
30.6% of Cresud S.A.C.I.F. y A. shares are owned by institutional investors. 36.2% of Cresud S.A.C.I.F. y A. shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
This table compares HANG LUNG PROPE/S and Cresud S.A.C.I.F. y A.’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|HANG LUNG PROPE/S||$1.44 billion||7.07||$1.04 billion||N/A||N/A|
|Cresud S.A.C.I.F. y A.||$2.04 billion||0.25||$276.60 million||N/A||N/A|
HANG LUNG PROPE/S has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Cresud S.A.C.I.F. y A..
Risk and Volatility
HANG LUNG PROPE/S has a beta of 1.24, meaning that its stock price is 24% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Cresud S.A.C.I.F. y A. has a beta of 0.97, meaning that its stock price is 3% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for HANG LUNG PROPE/S and Cresud S.A.C.I.F. y A., as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|HANG LUNG PROPE/S||0||0||0||0||N/A|
|Cresud S.A.C.I.F. y A.||0||0||0||0||N/A|
This table compares HANG LUNG PROPE/S and Cresud S.A.C.I.F. y A.’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|
|Cresud S.A.C.I.F. y A.||N/A||-14.56%||-3.03%|
HANG LUNG PROPE/S pays an annual dividend of $0.70 per share and has a dividend yield of 6.2%. Cresud S.A.C.I.F. y A. does not pay a dividend.
HANG LUNG PROPE/S beats Cresud S.A.C.I.F. y A. on 6 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.
HANG LUNG PROPE/S Company Profile
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.
Cresud S.A.C.I.F. y A. Company Profile
Cresud Sociedad Anónima Comercial, Inmobiliaria, Financiera y Agropecuaria, an agricultural company, produces basic agricultural commodities in Brazil and other Latin American countries. The Agricultural business is involved in planting, harvesting, and sale of crops, such as wheat, corn, soybean, cotton, and sunflower, as well as sugarcane; breeding, purchasing, and fattening of cattle for sale to slaughterhouses and local livestock auction markets; producing raw milk for sale to local milk and milk-related products producers; the leasing of farms to third parties; the disposal and development of farmlands activities; and feedlot farming, as well as meat slaughtering and processing activities. Its Urban Properties and Investments business engages in the leasing, renting, and servicing of commercial facilities and other spaces in shopping malls; leasing and servicing of office spaces other rental properties; development, sale, and maintenance of undeveloped parcels of land and/or trading properties; operation of hotels; and provision of consumer financing services. The company was founded in 1936 and is headquartered in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
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