Comparing EAGLE POINT CR/COM (NYSE:ECC) and Flughafen Wien (NYSE:VIAAY)

EAGLE POINT CR/COM (NYSE:ECC) and Flughafen Wien (OTCMKTS:VIAAY) are both finance companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, risk, institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations, valuation and dividends.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings for EAGLE POINT CR/COM and Flughafen Wien, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
EAGLE POINT CR/COM 0 3 1 0 2.25
Flughafen Wien 0 0 0 0 N/A

EAGLE POINT CR/COM presently has a consensus price target of $24.00, indicating a potential upside of 34.15%. Given EAGLE POINT CR/COM’s higher possible upside, equities research analysts clearly believe EAGLE POINT CR/COM is more favorable than Flughafen Wien.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares EAGLE POINT CR/COM and Flughafen Wien’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
EAGLE POINT CR/COM $69.68 million 6.07 -$54.85 million $1.59 11.25
Flughafen Wien $850.82 million N/A $129.69 million N/A N/A

Flughafen Wien has higher revenue and earnings than EAGLE POINT CR/COM.

Profitability

This table compares EAGLE POINT CR/COM and Flughafen Wien’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
EAGLE POINT CR/COM -25.88% N/A N/A
Flughafen Wien N/A N/A N/A

Insider and Institutional Ownership

34.7% of EAGLE POINT CR/COM shares are held by institutional investors. 0.5% of EAGLE POINT CR/COM shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Dividends

EAGLE POINT CR/COM pays an annual dividend of $2.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 13.4%. Flughafen Wien pays an annual dividend of $0.16 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.6%. EAGLE POINT CR/COM pays out 150.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future.

Risk & Volatility

EAGLE POINT CR/COM has a beta of 0.54, meaning that its share price is 46% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Flughafen Wien has a beta of 1.21, meaning that its share price is 21% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Flughafen Wien beats EAGLE POINT CR/COM on 6 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

About EAGLE POINT CR/COM

Eagle Point Credit Company Inc. is a closed ended fund launched and managed by Eagle Point Credit Management LLC. It invests in fixed income markets of the United States. The fund invests equity and junior debt tranches of collateralized loan obligations consisting primarily of below investment grade U.S. senior secured loans. Eagle Point Credit Company Inc. was formed on March 24, 2014 and is domiciled in the United States.

About Flughafen Wien

Flughafen Wien Aktiengesellschaft, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the construction and operation of civil airports and related facilities. It manages Vienna airport. The company operates through five segments: Airport, Handling & Security services, Retail & Properties, Malta, and Other. The Airport segment operates and maintains aircraft movement areas and terminals, as well as equipment and facilities for passenger and baggage handling. This segment also offers various services to support airport operations, deals with emergencies and disruptions, and maintains security. The Handling & Security services segment provides various services for the handling of aircraft and passengers on scheduled and charter flights, as well as for the handling of general aviation aircraft and passengers. This segment also operates the general aviation center that includes VIP lounges and business center; and provides security controls for persons and hand luggage. The Retail & Properties segment offers services that support airport operations, including shopping, food services, and parking, as well as develops and markets real estate properties. The Malta segment operates Malta airport; and provides parking services, as well as rents retail and office space. The Other segment offers technical and repair, energy supply and waste disposal, telecommunication and information technology, electromechanical and building, construction management, and consulting services, as well as construction and maintenance services for infrastructure facilities. The company is headquartered in Schwechat, Austria.

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