Excel Trust (EXL) and Its Peers Head-To-Head Review
Excel Trust (NYSE: EXL) is one of 74 publicly-traded companies in the “Commercial REITs” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare Excel Trust to related companies based on the strength of its valuation, earnings, profitability, dividends, institutional ownership, risk and analyst recommendations.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
73.2% of shares of all “Commercial REITs” companies are held by institutional investors. 7.3% of shares of all “Commercial REITs” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
This is a summary of recent recommendations for Excel Trust and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Excel Trust Competitors||634||2585||2152||24||2.29|
As a group, “Commercial REITs” companies have a potential upside of 8.59%. Given Excel Trust’s peers higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Excel Trust has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.
This table compares Excel Trust and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Excel Trust Competitors||52.92%||6.67%||3.81%|
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Excel Trust and its peers top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Excel Trust Competitors||$536.81 million||$100.12 million||391.40|
Excel Trust’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than Excel Trust. Excel Trust is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.
Risk & Volatility
Excel Trust has a beta of 0.49, meaning that its share price is 51% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Excel Trust’s peers have a beta of 0.80, meaning that their average share price is 20% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Excel Trust peers beat Excel Trust on 8 of the 8 factors compared.
Excel Trust Company Profile
Excel Trust, Inc. is a real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company is a vertically integrated, self-administered, self-managed real estate firm with the principal objective of acquiring, financing, developing, leasing, owning and managing community and power centers, grocery anchored neighborhood centers and freestanding retail properties. It operates through three segments: retail properties, multi-family properties and office properties. It owns approximately 38 consolidated retail operating properties with a total of approximately 7.2 million square feet of gross leasable area (GLA). The multi-family segment consists of apartment units at one retail property, West Broad Village, which is located in Richmond, Virginia. The office segment consists of two properties, Excel Centre, a portion of which is utilized as its headquarters, and the Promenade Corporate Center. These office properties total approximately 338,339 square feet of GLA.
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