HANG LUNG PROPE/S (OTCMKTS:HLPPY) versus Five Point (OTCMKTS:FPH) Head to Head Contrast

HANG LUNG PROPE/S (OTCMKTS:HLPPY) and Five Point (NYSE:FPH) are both finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, dividends, institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations, valuation and risk.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for HANG LUNG PROPE/S and Five Point, 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 0 2 3 0 2.60

Five Point has a consensus price target of $9.75, suggesting 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.

Dividends

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.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

0.4% of HANG LUNG PROPE/S shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 33.8% of Five Point shares are held by institutional investors. 4.6% of Five Point shares are held 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.

Volatility and Risk

HANG LUNG PROPE/S has a beta of 1.23, meaning that its share price is 23% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Five Point has a beta of 1.05, meaning that its share price is 5% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares HANG LUNG PROPE/S and Five Point’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
HANG LUNG PROPE/S $1.20 billion 8.22 $1.03 billion N/A N/A
Five Point $48.99 million 20.85 -$34.71 million ($0.36) -19.17

HANG LUNG PROPE/S has higher revenue and earnings than Five Point.

Profitability

This table compares HANG LUNG PROPE/S and Five Point’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
Five Point -23.77% -2.64% -1.70%

Summary

HANG LUNG PROPE/S beats Five Point on 7 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.

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.

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.

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