Postal Realty Trust (NYSE:PSTL) and DiamondRock Hospitality (NYSE:DRH) are both finance companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, dividends, institutional ownership, valuation, earnings, analyst recommendations and risk.
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares Postal Realty Trust and DiamondRock Hospitality’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Postal Realty Trust||$24.68 million||10.03||-$350,000.00||$0.11||164.56|
|DiamondRock Hospitality||$299.49 million||7.00||-$394.38 million||($1.98)||-5.03|
This table compares Postal Realty Trust and DiamondRock Hospitality’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Postal Realty Trust||4.92%||1.09%||0.60%|
Risk & Volatility
Postal Realty Trust has a beta of 0.56, meaning that its share price is 44% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, DiamondRock Hospitality has a beta of 1.78, meaning that its share price is 78% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
69.5% of Postal Realty Trust shares are owned by institutional investors. 16.9% of Postal Realty Trust shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.4% of DiamondRock Hospitality shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for Postal Realty Trust and DiamondRock Hospitality, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Postal Realty Trust||0||0||1||0||3.00|
Postal Realty Trust presently has a consensus target price of $22.00, indicating a potential upside of 21.55%. DiamondRock Hospitality has a consensus target price of $9.50, indicating a potential downside of 4.52%. Given Postal Realty Trust’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Postal Realty Trust is more favorable than DiamondRock Hospitality.
Postal Realty Trust beats DiamondRock Hospitality on 11 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Postal Realty Trust
Postal Realty Trust, Inc. is an internally managed real estate investment trust that owns and manages over 1,000 properties leased to the USPS. The Company believes it is one of the largest owners and managers of properties leased to the USPS.
About DiamondRock Hospitality
DiamondRock Hospitality Co. is a real estate investment trust which focuses on lodging properties. It engages in the acquisition, ownership, asset management, and renovation of hotels and resorts. Its brands include Autograph Collection Hotels, Courtyard Marriott, Hilton Garden Inn, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, JW Marriott, and Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants. The company was founded by Mark W. Brugger, William W. McCarten, and John L. Williams in 2004 and is headquartered in Bethesda, MD.
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