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

Profitability

This table compares FRP Holdings and its peers’ 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 4.87% 10.38% 5.34%

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations for FRP Holdings and its peers, 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 143 684 574 28 2.34

As a group, “Freight Trucking” companies have a potential upside of 15.71%. Given FRP Holdings’ peers higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe FRP Holdings has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

45.5% of FRP Holdings shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 60.0% of shares of all “Freight Trucking” companies are owned by institutional investors. 23.3% of FRP Holdings shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 23.4% of shares of all “Freight Trucking” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Volatility & Risk

FRP Holdings has a beta of 0.55, indicating that its share price is 45% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, FRP Holdings’ peers have a beta of 1.01, indicating that their average share price is 1% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares FRP Holdings and its peers gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
FRP Holdings $32.09 million $21.12 million 67.57
FRP Holdings Competitors $1.53 billion $229.92 million 28.51

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

Summary

FRP Holdings peers 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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