Brookfield Property Partners L.P. (NYSE: BPY) and REDFIN CORP (NASDAQ:RDFN) are both finance companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, risk, valuation, earnings, analyst recommendations, profitability and dividends.

Profitability

This table compares Brookfield Property Partners L.P. and REDFIN CORP’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Brookfield Property Partners L.P. 17.30% 2.52% 1.08%
REDFIN CORP N/A N/A N/A

Dividends

Brookfield Property Partners L.P. pays an annual dividend of $1.18 per share and has a dividend yield of 5.0%. REDFIN CORP does not pay a dividend. Brookfield Property Partners L.P. pays out 74.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Brookfield Property Partners L.P. and REDFIN CORP, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Brookfield Property Partners L.P. 0 0 3 0 3.00
REDFIN CORP 0 4 2 0 2.33

Brookfield Property Partners L.P. currently has a consensus price target of $26.50, indicating a potential upside of 12.10%. REDFIN CORP has a consensus price target of $27.00, indicating a potential upside of 14.41%. Given REDFIN CORP’s higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe REDFIN CORP is more favorable than Brookfield Property Partners L.P..

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Brookfield Property Partners L.P. and REDFIN CORP’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio EBITDA Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Brookfield Property Partners L.P. $6.95 billion 0.87 $3.85 billion $1.58 14.96
REDFIN CORP N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Brookfield Property Partners L.P. has higher revenue and earnings than REDFIN CORP.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

62.3% of Brookfield Property Partners L.P. shares are owned by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Brookfield Property Partners L.P. beats REDFIN CORP on 8 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Brookfield Property Partners L.P.

Brookfield Property Partners L.P. is a diversified global real estate company. The Company owns, operates and develops a portfolio of office, retail, multifamily, industrial, hospitality, triple net lease, self-storage and student housing assets. Its partnership is Brookfield Asset Management Inc.’s public commercial property entity and the primary vehicle through which it invests in real estate on a global basis. It operates through four segments: Core Office, Core Retail, Opportunistic and Corporate. As of December 31, 2016, its Core Office segment consisted of interests in 142 office properties totaling 99 million square feet. As of December 31, 2016, its Core Retail segment consisted of interests in 127 regional malls and urban retail properties. As of December 31, 2016, its Opportunistic segment consisted of 107 office properties comprising approximately 29 million square feet of office space in the United States, United Kingdom, Brazil and Asia.

About REDFIN CORP

Redfin Corporation is engaged in providing residential real estate brokerage services. The customer can search for homes by neighborhood, city or MLS number, or can refine results using detailed parameters, such as price and number of beds or baths. The Company serves home buyers and sellers. The Company offers online tools to consumers, including Redfin Estimate, which is an automated home-valuation tool. The customer can search homes for sale in Austin, Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Fort Lauderdale, Houston, Lake Tahoe, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Portland, OR, Raleigh, San Antonio, San Diego, San Francisco, Sacramento, San Jose, Seattle and Washington. The Company serves over 80 metro areas across the United States.

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