Fc Global Realty (NASDAQ: FCRE) and Comstock Holding Companies (NASDAQ:CHCI) are both small-cap financials companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, profitability, earnings, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, valuation and dividends.

Profitability

This table compares Fc Global Realty and Comstock Holding Companies’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Fc Global Realty N/A -81.53% -15.45%
Comstock Holding Companies -14.02% -94.21% -7.85%

Risk & Volatility

Fc Global Realty has a beta of 0.62, indicating that its share price is 38% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Comstock Holding Companies has a beta of -0.38, indicating that its share price is 138% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for Fc Global Realty and Comstock Holding Companies, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Fc Global Realty 0 0 0 0 N/A
Comstock Holding Companies 0 0 0 0 N/A

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Fc Global Realty and Comstock Holding Companies’ revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Fc Global Realty $38.39 million 0.13 -$13.26 million ($0.30) -3.13
Comstock Holding Companies $41.58 million 0.15 -$8.99 million ($1.57) -1.08

Comstock Holding Companies has higher revenue and earnings than Fc Global Realty. Fc Global Realty is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Comstock Holding Companies, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

9.8% of Comstock Holding Companies shares are held by institutional investors. 21.8% of Fc Global Realty shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 46.4% of Comstock Holding Companies shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Comstock Holding Companies beats Fc Global Realty on 7 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Fc Global Realty

FC Global Realty Inc., formerly PhotoMedex, Inc., is a real estate investment company. The Company seeks to invest in a diversified portfolio of commercial and residential real estate properties and other real estate investments located both throughout the United States and in various international locales. Its business segment includes hospitality-oriented development opportunities; and mixed-use urban infill master plan development opportunities in secondary markets. The Company seeks to acquire investments in a variety of real estate projects, including residential developments, commercial properties such as gas station sites, and hotels and resort communities. The Company focuses on global hospitality in its international asset base and focuses hospitality, urban infill and mixed-use projects in its domestic asset base.

About Comstock Holding Companies

Comstock Holding Companies, Inc. (Comstock ), formerly Comstock Homebuilding Companies, Inc. is a diversified real estate development and services company focused on the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. The Company builds a range of products including apartments, single-family homes, townhouses, mid-rise condominiums, high-rise multi-family condominiums and mixed-use (residential and commercial) developments. As of December 31, 2011, the Company had built and delivered more than 5,300 homes. The Company has built homes and apartment buildings in suburban communities, where it focuses on low density products. The Company’s apartment buildings are developed as rental properties to be held and operated for its own purposes, converted at some point to for-sale condominium units or sold on a merchant build basis. In March 7, 2012, Cascades II completed the sale of its Potomac Square Apartment project to an affiliate of CAPREIT Acquisition Corporation.

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