Aviv REIT (NYSE: AVIV) is one of 23 publicly-traded companies in the “Healthcare REITs” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare Aviv REIT to similar businesses based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings, valuation, risk, institutional ownership and profitability.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Aviv REIT and its peers revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Aviv REIT N/A N/A 48.91
Aviv REIT Competitors $812.10 million $208.81 million 190.12

Aviv REIT’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than Aviv REIT. Aviv REIT 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.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

82.9% of shares of all “Healthcare REITs” companies are held by institutional investors. 6.2% of shares of all “Healthcare REITs” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares Aviv REIT and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Aviv REIT 25.04% 6.86% 2.80%
Aviv REIT Competitors 35.60% 7.69% 3.77%

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for Aviv REIT and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Aviv REIT 0 0 0 0 N/A
Aviv REIT Competitors 158 777 698 12 2.34

As a group, “Healthcare REITs” companies have a potential upside of 14.75%. Given Aviv REIT’s peers higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Aviv REIT has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.

Summary

Aviv REIT peers beat Aviv REIT on 8 of the 8 factors compared.

About Aviv REIT

Aviv REIT, Inc. (AVIV) is a real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company is engaged in investments in healthcare properties, consisting primarily of skilled nursing facilities (SNFs), assisted living facilities (ALFs), and other healthcare properties located in the United States. It specializes in the ownership and triple-net leasing of post-acute and long-term care SNFs. Its leases include rent escalation provisions. The Company is the general partner of Aviv Healthcare Properties Limited Partnership. Its portfolio consists of approximately 346 properties, comprising 285 skilled nursing facilities, 35 assisted living facilities, 14 traumatic brain injury facilities, two long-term acute care hospitals, one neuro hospital, two independent living facilities, two medical office buildings, and five land parcels for development, with approximately 29,646 beds in 30 states triple-net leased to 37 operators.

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