Reviewing Innovative Industrial Properties (NYSE:IIPR) and Consorcio Ara SAB de CV (NYSE:CNRFF)

Innovative Industrial Properties (NYSE:IIPR) and Consorcio Ara SAB de CV (OTCMKTS:CNRFF) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, profitability, valuation, institutional ownership, earnings, risk and dividends.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for Innovative Industrial Properties and Consorcio Ara SAB de CV, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Innovative Industrial Properties 0 1 2 0 2.67
Consorcio Ara SAB de CV 0 0 0 0 N/A

Innovative Industrial Properties presently has a consensus price target of $82.00, indicating a potential downside of 33.64%. Given Innovative Industrial Properties’ higher probable upside, equities analysts clearly believe Innovative Industrial Properties is more favorable than Consorcio Ara SAB de CV.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Innovative Industrial Properties and Consorcio Ara SAB de CV’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Innovative Industrial Properties $14.79 million 81.96 $6.99 million $1.34 92.21
Consorcio Ara SAB de CV $442.43 million 0.66 $48.53 million N/A N/A

Consorcio Ara SAB de CV has higher revenue and earnings than Innovative Industrial Properties.

Dividends

Innovative Industrial Properties pays an annual dividend of $2.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.9%. Consorcio Ara SAB de CV does not pay a dividend. Innovative Industrial Properties pays out 179.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

61.5% of Innovative Industrial Properties shares are held by institutional investors. 5.2% of Innovative Industrial Properties shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Innovative Industrial Properties and Consorcio Ara SAB de CV’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Innovative Industrial Properties 51.37% 4.97% 3.76%
Consorcio Ara SAB de CV 10.00% 6.47% 4.30%

Risk and Volatility

Innovative Industrial Properties has a beta of 1.58, indicating that its stock price is 58% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Consorcio Ara SAB de CV has a beta of 1.08, indicating that its stock price is 8% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Innovative Industrial Properties beats Consorcio Ara SAB de CV on 8 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

Innovative Industrial Properties Company Profile

Innovative Industrial Properties, Inc. is a self-advised Maryland corporation focused on the acquisition, ownership and management of specialized industrial properties leased to experienced, state-licensed operators for their regulated medical-use cannabis facilities. Innovative Industrial Properties, Inc. has elected to be taxed as a real estate investment trust, commencing with the year ended December 31, 2017.

Consorcio Ara SAB de CV Company Profile

Consorcio ARA, S. A. B. de C. V., together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, constructs, and markets entry-level and middle-income residential housing developments in Mexico. It markets commercial and industrial developments; and rents mini-supermarkets under operating leases. The company also purchases and sells land; provides supplier services; and develops and leases shopping malls and commercial premises. As of December 31, 2017, it had a land bank of approximately 35.2 million square meters, as well as operated 6 shopping malls. The company was founded in 1977 and is based in Mexico City, Mexico.

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