Hersha Hospitality Trust (NYSE:HT) and Kite Realty Group Trust (NYSE:KRG) Face-to-face contrast
Hersha Hospitality Trust (NYSE: HT – Get Rating) and Kite Realty Group Trust (NYSE: KRG – Get Rating) are both finance companies, but which company is better? We’ll compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, valuation, institutional ownership, dividends, analyst recommendations, risk and earnings.
This is a summary of the current ratings and target prices for Hersha Hospitality Trust and Kite Realty Group Trust, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sales Ratings||Hold odds||Buy reviews||Strong buy odds||Rating|
|Hersha Foster Trust||1||4||4||0||2.33|
|Kite Real Estate Group Trust||0||0||6||1||3.14|
Hersha Hospitality Trust currently has a consensus target price of $11.68, suggesting a potential upside of 2.84%. Kite Realty Group Trust has a consensus target price of $25.83, suggesting a potential upside of 26.39%. Given Kite Realty Group Trust’s stronger consensus rating and higher likely upside, analysts clearly believe Kite Realty Group Trust is more favorable than Hersha Hospitality Trust.
Valuation and benefits
This chart compares the gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS), and valuation of Hersha Hospitality Trust and Kite Realty Group Trust.
|Gross revenue||Price/sales ratio||Net revenue||Earnings per share||Price/earnings ratio|
|Hersha Foster Trust||$295.99 million||1.51||-$40.17 million||($2.30)||-4.94|
|Kite Real Estate Group Trust||$373.32 million||11.99||-80.81 million dollars||($0.68)||-30.06|
Hersha Hospitality Trust has higher income, but lower income than Kite Realty Group Trust. Kite Realty Group Trust trades at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Hersha Hospitality Trust, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
60.3% of the shares of Hersha Hospitality Trust are held by institutional investors. By comparison, 90.4% of shares in Kite Realty Group Trust are held by institutional investors. 20.8% of the shares of Hersha Hospitality Trust are held by insiders of the company. By comparison, 1.3% of shares in Kite Realty Group Trust are held by insiders of the company. Strong institutional ownership indicates that endowments, large fund managers, and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
Risk and Volatility
Hersha Hospitality Trust has a beta of 2.24, indicating that its stock price is 124% more volatile than the S&P 500. By comparison, Kite Realty Group Trust has a beta of 1.25, indicating that the stock price of its stock is 25% more volatile than the S&P 500. .
This table compares the net margins, return on equity and return on assets of Hersha Hospitality Trust and Kite Realty Group Trust.
|Net margins||Return on equity||return on assets|
|Hersha Foster Trust||-21.97%||-10.87%||-3.63%|
|Kite Real Estate Group Trust||-24.52%||-4.77%||-2.37%|
Kite Realty Group Trust beats Hersha Hospitality Trust on 10 out of 15 factors compared between the two stocks.
Hersha Hospitality Trust Company Profile (Get an evaluation)
Hersha Hospitality Trust (HT) is a self-managed real estate investment trust in the hospitality industry, which owns and operates high quality upscale and lifestyle hotels in the urban gateway markets and resort destinations . The company’s 49 hotels totaling 7,774 rooms are located in New York, Washington, DC, Boston, Philadelphia, South Florida and select West Coast markets. The Company’s common stock trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol HT.
Company Profile Kite Realty Group Trust (Get an evaluation)
Kite Realty Group Trust is a vertically integrated, full-service real estate investment trust (REIT) that provides communities with convenient and beneficial shopping experiences. We connect consumers to retailers in in-demand markets through our portfolio of neighborhood, community and lifestyle centers. Through our expertise in operations, development and redevelopment, we continually optimize our portfolio to maximize value and return for our shareholders.
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