Innovative Industrial Properties (NYSE: IIPR) and Cresud S.A.C.I.F. y A. (NASDAQ:CRESY) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, earnings, dividends, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk and profitability.
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares Innovative Industrial Properties and Cresud S.A.C.I.F. y A.’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Innovative Industrial Properties||$6.42 million||36.42||-$70,000.00||$0.67||54.87|
|Cresud S.A.C.I.F. y A.||$5.05 billion||0.18||$97.76 million||N/A||N/A|
This table compares Innovative Industrial Properties and Cresud S.A.C.I.F. y A.’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Innovative Industrial Properties||14.26%||1.42%||1.21%|
|Cresud S.A.C.I.F. y A.||6.69%||14.14%||2.94%|
Innovative Industrial Properties pays an annual dividend of $1.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.7%. Cresud S.A.C.I.F. y A. pays an annual dividend of $0.43 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.4%. Innovative Industrial Properties pays out 149.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
48.9% of Innovative Industrial Properties shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 31.3% of Cresud S.A.C.I.F. y A. shares are owned by institutional investors. 6.2% of Innovative Industrial Properties shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 36.2% of Cresud S.A.C.I.F. y A. shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
Volatility & Risk
Innovative Industrial Properties has a beta of -0.88, indicating that its stock price is 188% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Cresud S.A.C.I.F. y A. has a beta of 1.34, indicating that its stock price is 34% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Innovative Industrial Properties and Cresud S.A.C.I.F. y A., as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Innovative Industrial Properties||0||0||1||0||3.00|
|Cresud S.A.C.I.F. y A.||0||0||0||0||N/A|
Innovative Industrial Properties currently has a consensus target price of $34.00, suggesting a potential downside of 7.51%. Given Innovative Industrial Properties’ higher possible upside, equities analysts clearly believe Innovative Industrial Properties is more favorable than Cresud S.A.C.I.F. y A..
Cresud S.A.C.I.F. y A. beats Innovative Industrial Properties on 7 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Innovative Industrial Properties
Innovative Industrial Properties, Inc. is a self-advised Maryland corporation focused on the acquisition, ownership and management of specialized industrial properties leased to experienced, state-licensed operators for their regulated medical-use cannabis facilities. Innovative Industrial Properties, Inc. intends to elect to be taxed as a real estate investment trust. Additional information is available at www.innovativeindustrialproperties.com.
About Cresud S.A.C.I.F. y A.
Cresud Sociedad Anónima Comercial, Inmobiliaria, Financiera y Agropecuaria, an agricultural company, produces basic agricultural commodities in Brazil and other Latin American countries. The Agricultural business is involved in planting, harvesting, and sale of crops, such as wheat, corn, soybean, cotton, and sunflower, as well as sugarcane; breeding, purchasing, and fattening of beef cattle for sale to meat processors and local livestock auction markets; producing raw milk for sale to local milk and milk-related products producers; the leasing of farms to third parties; the disposal and development of farmlands activities; and feedlot farming, as well as meat slaughtering and processing activities. Its Investment and Development Properties business engages in the commercial exploitation, development, and lease of commercial facilities and other spaces in shopping centers; lease and servicing of office spaces other rental properties; development, sale, and maintenance of undeveloped parcels of land and/or trading properties; operation of hotels; and provision of consumer financing services. The company was founded in 1936 and is headquartered in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Receive News & Ratings for Innovative Industrial Properties Daily - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for Innovative Industrial Properties and related companies with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.