Landmark Infrastructure Partners (NASDAQ: LMRK) is one of 25 public companies in the “Real Estate Services” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare Landmark Infrastructure Partners to similar companies based on the strength of its earnings, dividends, analyst recommendations, profitability, institutional ownership, risk and valuation.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

20.6% of Landmark Infrastructure Partners shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 69.7% of shares of all “Real Estate Services” companies are held by institutional investors. 0.7% of Landmark Infrastructure Partners shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 12.8% of shares of all “Real Estate Services” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for Landmark Infrastructure Partners and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Landmark Infrastructure Partners 0 0 2 0 3.00
Landmark Infrastructure Partners Competitors 123 408 650 18 2.47

Landmark Infrastructure Partners currently has a consensus target price of $18.50, suggesting a potential upside of 11.11%. As a group, “Real Estate Services” companies have a potential upside of 7.01%. Given Landmark Infrastructure Partners’ stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, research analysts plainly believe Landmark Infrastructure Partners is more favorable than its rivals.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Landmark Infrastructure Partners and its rivals top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
Landmark Infrastructure Partners $47.53 million $38.35 million 30.83
Landmark Infrastructure Partners Competitors $1.67 billion $167.88 million 35.69

Landmark Infrastructure Partners’ rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Landmark Infrastructure Partners. Landmark Infrastructure Partners is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Volatility & Risk

Landmark Infrastructure Partners has a beta of 0.42, meaning that its share price is 58% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Landmark Infrastructure Partners’ rivals have a beta of 1.60, meaning that their average share price is 60% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

Landmark Infrastructure Partners pays an annual dividend of $1.42 per share and has a dividend yield of 8.5%. Landmark Infrastructure Partners pays out 263.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. As a group, “Real Estate Services” companies pay a dividend yield of 1.5% and pay out 41.3% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.

Profitability

This table compares Landmark Infrastructure Partners and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Landmark Infrastructure Partners 26.38% 9.69% 2.65%
Landmark Infrastructure Partners Competitors 3.03% 14.05% 2.86%

Summary

Landmark Infrastructure Partners rivals beat Landmark Infrastructure Partners on 10 of the 15 factors compared.

Landmark Infrastructure Partners Company Profile

Landmark Infrastructure Partners LP is a master limited partnership formed to acquire, own and manage a portfolio of real property interests that it leases to companies in the wireless communication, outdoor advertising and renewable power generation industries. The Company operates through three segments. The Wireless Communication segment consists of leasing real property interests and financing to companies in the wireless communication industry in the United States. The Outdoor Advertising segment consists of leasing real property interests to companies in the outdoor advertising industry in the United States. The Renewable Power Generation segment consists of leasing real property interests and financing to companies in the renewable power industry in the United States. The Company’s real property interests consist of a portfolio of long term and perpetual easements, tenant lease assignments and fee simple properties located primarily in the United States.

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