FRP Holdings (NASDAQ: FRPH) is one of 15 publicly-traded companies in the “Freight Trucking” industry, but how does it contrast to its rivals? We will compare FRP Holdings to related businesses based on the strength of its valuation, analyst recommendations, risk, profitability, dividends, earnings and institutional ownership.

Risk and Volatility

FRP Holdings has a beta of 0.53, meaning that its share price is 47% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, FRP Holdings’ rivals have a beta of 1.04, meaning that their average share price is 3% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares FRP Holdings and its rivals gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
FRP Holdings $32.09 million $21.12 million 64.12
FRP Holdings Competitors $1.53 billion $229.92 million 29.04

FRP Holdings’ rivals have higher revenue and earnings than FRP Holdings. FRP Holdings is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

45.5% of FRP Holdings shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 58.5% of shares of all “Freight Trucking” companies are held by institutional investors. 23.3% of FRP Holdings shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 24.4% of shares of all “Freight Trucking” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for FRP Holdings and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
FRP Holdings 0 0 0 0 N/A
FRP Holdings Competitors 86 600 569 25 2.42

As a group, “Freight Trucking” companies have a potential upside of 5.03%. Given FRP Holdings’ rivals higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe FRP Holdings has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.

Profitability

This table compares FRP Holdings and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
FRP Holdings 17.90% 3.40% 2.53%
FRP Holdings Competitors 5.03% 10.57% 5.41%

Summary

FRP Holdings rivals beat FRP Holdings on 8 of the 10 factors compared.

About FRP Holdings

FRP Holdings, Inc. is a holding company engaged in various real estate businesses. The Company conducts its business through its subsidiaries, FRP Maryland, Inc., FRP Development Corp. and Florida Rock Properties, Inc. The segments of the Company include leasing and management of warehouse and office building owned by the Company (the Asset Management Segment), leasing and management of mining royalty land owned by the Company (the Mining Royalty Lands Segment) and real property acquisition, entitlement, development and construction primarily for warehouse and office buildings (the Land Development and Construction Segment). The Company’s Asset Management Segment owns leases and manages warehouse and office buildings. Its Mining Royalty Lands Segment owns several properties comprising approximately 15,000 acres under lease for mining rents or royalties. Its Land Development and Construction Segment owns and monitors the parcels of land that are in various stages of development.

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