Senior Housing Properties Trust (NASDAQ: SNH) and CIM Commercial Trust Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCT) are both finance companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, profitability, analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings, risk and valuation.
Risk & Volatility
Senior Housing Properties Trust has a beta of 0.43, meaning that its share price is 57% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, CIM Commercial Trust Corporation has a beta of 0.18, meaning that its share price is 82% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
74.7% of Senior Housing Properties Trust shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 0.6% of CIM Commercial Trust Corporation shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.3% of Senior Housing Properties Trust shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 98.2% of CIM Commercial Trust Corporation shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares Senior Housing Properties Trust and CIM Commercial Trust Corporation’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||EBITDA||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Senior Housing Properties Trust||N/A||N/A||N/A||$0.51||37.26|
|CIM Commercial Trust Corporation||$257.20 million||3.48||$92.35 million||N/A||N/A|
CIM Commercial Trust Corporation has higher revenue and earnings than Senior Housing Properties Trust.
This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for Senior Housing Properties Trust and CIM Commercial Trust Corporation, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Senior Housing Properties Trust||0||1||1||0||2.50|
|CIM Commercial Trust Corporation||0||0||0||0||N/A|
This table compares Senior Housing Properties Trust and CIM Commercial Trust Corporation’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Senior Housing Properties Trust||11.14%||3.61%||1.65%|
|CIM Commercial Trust Corporation||113.53%||31.11%||14.74%|
Senior Housing Properties Trust pays an annual dividend of $1.56 per share and has a dividend yield of 8.2%. CIM Commercial Trust Corporation pays an annual dividend of $0.50 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.2%. Senior Housing Properties Trust pays out 305.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future.
CIM Commercial Trust Corporation beats Senior Housing Properties Trust on 7 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.
Senior Housing Properties Trust Company Profile
Senior Housing Properties Trust is a real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company’s segments include triple net senior living communities that provide short term and long term residential care and other services for residents; managed senior living communities that provide short term and long term residential care and other services for residents; properties leased to medical providers, medical related businesses, clinics and biotech laboratory tenants (MOBs), and all other, including certain properties that offer wellness, fitness and spa services to members. Properties in triple net senior living communities segment include leased independent living communities, assisted living communities and skilled nursing facilities. Properties in managed senior living communities segment include managed independent living communities and assisted living communities.
CIM Commercial Trust Corporation Company Profile
CIM Commercial Trust Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, primarily invests in, owns, and operates Class A and office investments in urban communities throughout the United States. These communities are located in areas that include traditional downtown areas and suburban main streets. The Company’s segments are office, hotel, multifamily and lending. The products for its office segment primarily include rental of office space and other tenant services, including tenant reimbursements, parking, and storage space rental. The products for its multifamily segment include rental of apartments and other tenant services. The products for its hotel segment include revenues generated from the operations of hotel properties and rental income generated from a garage located directly across the street from one of the hotels. The Company is managed by affiliates of CIM Group, L.P. (CIM), a vertically integrated, full-service investment manager.
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