Head-To-Head Comparison: Manhattan Bridge Capital (LOAN) & Chimera Investment (CIM)
Chimera Investment (NYSE: CIM) and Manhattan Bridge Capital (NASDAQ:LOAN) are both financials companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, valuation, profitability, earnings, dividends, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.
This is a breakdown of current recommendations for Chimera Investment and Manhattan Bridge Capital, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Manhattan Bridge Capital||0||0||2||0||3.00|
Risk & Volatility
Chimera Investment has a beta of 0.66, indicating that its stock price is 34% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Manhattan Bridge Capital has a beta of 0.62, indicating that its stock price is 38% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
50.0% of Chimera Investment shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 13.0% of Manhattan Bridge Capital shares are held by institutional investors. 0.7% of Chimera Investment shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 32.3% of Manhattan Bridge Capital shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
Chimera Investment pays an annual dividend of $2.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 11.8%. Manhattan Bridge Capital pays an annual dividend of $0.44 per share and has a dividend yield of 7.0%. Chimera Investment pays out 76.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Manhattan Bridge Capital pays out 107.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Chimera Investment has raised its dividend for 3 consecutive years. Chimera Investment is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.
This table compares Chimera Investment and Manhattan Bridge Capital’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Manhattan Bridge Capital||59.63%||14.43%||8.33%|
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Chimera Investment and Manhattan Bridge Capital’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Chimera Investment||$1.14 billion||2.80||$524.66 million||$2.61||6.51|
|Manhattan Bridge Capital||$4.65 million||10.90||$2.83 million||$0.41||15.24|
Chimera Investment has higher revenue and earnings than Manhattan Bridge Capital. Chimera Investment is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Manhattan Bridge Capital, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.
Chimera Investment Company Profile
Chimera Investment Corporation is a real estate investment trust (REIT). The company is engaged in the business of investing in a portfolio of mortgage assets, including agency residential mortgage-backed security (RMBS), non-agency RMBS, agency commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS), residential mortgage loans and real estate related securities. The Company’s objective is to provide risk-adjusted returns to its investors over the long-term, primarily through dividends and secondarily through capital appreciation. The Company focuses to achieve this objective by investing in an investment portfolio of RMBS, agency CMBS, residential mortgage loans, commercial mortgage loans, real estate-related securities and various other asset classes. The MBS and real estate-related securities the Company purchases include investment-grade and non-investment grade classes, including the BB-rated, B-rated and non-rated classes. It also invests in investment grade and non-investment grade RMBS.
Manhattan Bridge Capital Company Profile
Manhattan Bridge Capital, Inc. (MBC) is a real estate finance company that specializes in originating, servicing and managing a portfolio of first mortgage loans. The Company offers short-term, secured, non-banking loans to real estate investors to fund their acquisition, renovation, rehabilitation or improvement of properties located in the New York metropolitan area. Its primary business objective is to grow its loan portfolio while protecting and preserving capital in a manner that provides for risk-adjusted returns to its shareholders over the long term through dividends. It intends to achieve this objective by continuing to selectively originate, fund loans secured by first mortgages on residential real estate held for investment located in the New York metropolitan area, and to manage and service its portfolio in a manner designed to generate risk-adjusted returns across a range of market conditions and economic cycles. Its loan portfolio includes various construction loans.
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