Gazit-Globe (NYSE: GZT) and Five Point Holdings (NYSE:FPH) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings, profitability and risk.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Gazit-Globe and Five Point Holdings’ top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio EBITDA Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Gazit-Globe $1.35 billion 1.44 $777.37 million N/A N/A
Five Point Holdings $133.20 million 6.71 -$76.33 million N/A N/A

Gazit-Globe has higher revenue and earnings than Five Point Holdings.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Gazit-Globe and Five Point Holdings, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Gazit-Globe 0 1 3 0 2.75
Five Point Holdings 0 2 4 0 2.67

Gazit-Globe currently has a consensus price target of $12.75, indicating a potential upside of 28.27%. Five Point Holdings has a consensus price target of $19.70, indicating a potential upside of 37.28%. Given Five Point Holdings’ higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Five Point Holdings is more favorable than Gazit-Globe.

Profitability

This table compares Gazit-Globe and Five Point Holdings’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Gazit-Globe -16.74% 3.30% 1.24%
Five Point Holdings N/A N/A N/A

Insider & Institutional Ownership

8.8% of Gazit-Globe shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 33.6% of Five Point Holdings shares are held by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Dividends

Gazit-Globe pays an annual dividend of $1.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 14.1%. Five Point Holdings does not pay a dividend.

Summary

Gazit-Globe beats Five Point Holdings on 6 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Gazit-Globe

Gazit-Globe Ltd. is a real estate company specialized in retail premises. The Company is engaged in the acquisition, development and management of properties. Its segments include Finland, Norway, Sweden, and Estonia and Denmark. It focuses on supermarket-anchored shopping centers in urban growth markets. It operates internationally through its publicly traded and privately held subsidiaries. It operates in more than 20 countries, and owns and manages approximately 430 properties with a gross leasable area of approximately 6.5 million square meters. The Company’s properties include Kista Galleria, Iso Omena, Potrero Center, Yorkville Village, Atrium Promenada, Serramonte Shopping Center, Galeria Dominikanska, Westbury Plaza, Northgate Centre, San Pelegrino Shopping Mall, G Tzameret, Kosice Optima Shopping Center, Coens Galerie, Parkway Mall, Rutherford Marketplace, Atrium Copernicus, Atrium Biala, Molo Shopping Center, Wentorf Shopping Center, Plaza Escuela and Mount Royal Village.

About Five Point Holdings

Five Point Holdings, LLC, formerly Newhall Holding Company, LLC, is the owner and developer of mixed-use, planned communities in coastal California. The Company is primarily engaged in the business of planning and developing its three mixed-use, planned communities. It operates in three segments: Newhall, San Francisco and Great Park. Its three mixed-use, planned communities are: Newhall Ranch in Los Angeles County; The San Francisco Shipyard and Candlestick Point in the City of San Francisco; and Great Park Neighborhoods in Orange County. Newhall Ranch consists of approximately 15,000 acres in northern Los Angeles County. Newhall Ranch is designed to include approximately 21,500 home sites and approximately 11.5 million square feet of commercial space. The San Francisco Shipyard and Candlestick Point consists of approximately 800 acres of bay front property in the city of San Francisco. Great Park Neighborhoods consists of approximately 2,100 acres in Orange County, California.

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