Corenergy Infrastructure Trust (NYSE:CORR) and Transcontinental Realty Investors (NYSE:TCI) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, earnings, valuation, institutional ownership, risk, analyst recommendations and profitability.
Risk and Volatility
Corenergy Infrastructure Trust has a beta of 1.36, meaning that its share price is 36% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Transcontinental Realty Investors has a beta of 0.3, meaning that its share price is 70% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a breakdown of recent ratings for Corenergy Infrastructure Trust and Transcontinental Realty Investors, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Corenergy Infrastructure Trust||0||1||0||0||2.00|
|Transcontinental Realty Investors||0||0||0||0||N/A|
Corenergy Infrastructure Trust presently has a consensus price target of $3.71, suggesting a potential downside of 91.56%. Given Corenergy Infrastructure Trust’s higher probable upside, equities analysts clearly believe Corenergy Infrastructure Trust is more favorable than Transcontinental Realty Investors.
This table compares Corenergy Infrastructure Trust and Transcontinental Realty Investors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Corenergy Infrastructure Trust||16.95%||4.28%||2.38%|
|Transcontinental Realty Investors||219.31%||-4.42%||-1.91%|
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Corenergy Infrastructure Trust and Transcontinental Realty Investors’ revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Corenergy Infrastructure Trust||$89.23 million||6.67||$43.71 million||$3.70||11.88|
|Transcontinental Realty Investors||$120.96 million||2.69||$181.45 million||N/A||N/A|
Transcontinental Realty Investors has higher revenue and earnings than Corenergy Infrastructure Trust.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
65.1% of Corenergy Infrastructure Trust shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 2.3% of Transcontinental Realty Investors shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.4% of Corenergy Infrastructure Trust shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 87.9% of Transcontinental Realty Investors shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
Corenergy Infrastructure Trust beats Transcontinental Realty Investors on 6 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.
Corenergy Infrastructure Trust Company Profile
CorEnergy Infrastructure Trust, Inc. (NYSE: CORR, CORRPrA), is a real estate investment trust (REIT) that owns critical energy assets, such as pipelines, storage terminals, and transmission and distribution assets. We receive long-term contracted revenue from operators of our assets, primarily under triple-net participating leases.
Transcontinental Realty Investors Company Profile
Transcontinental Realty Investors, Inc., a Dallas-based real estate investment company, holds a diverse portfolio of equity real estate located across the U.S., including apartments, office buildings, shopping centers, and developed and undeveloped land. The Company invests in real estate through direct ownership, leases and partnerships and invests in mortgage loans on real estate. For more information, visit the Company's website at www.transconrealty-invest.com.
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