Gafisa (NYSE: GFA) and Industrial Logistics Properties Trust (NASDAQ:ILPT) are both small-cap construction companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, earnings, analyst recommendations, valuation, institutional ownership, dividends and risk.


This table compares Gafisa and Industrial Logistics Properties Trust’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Gafisa -195.79% -34.52% -11.97%
Industrial Logistics Properties Trust 55.36% N/A N/A

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Gafisa and Industrial Logistics Properties Trust, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Gafisa 3 0 0 0 1.00
Industrial Logistics Properties Trust 0 0 4 0 3.00

Industrial Logistics Properties Trust has a consensus price target of $27.00, indicating a potential upside of 12.50%. Given Industrial Logistics Properties Trust’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Industrial Logistics Properties Trust is more favorable than Gafisa.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Gafisa and Industrial Logistics Properties Trust’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Gafisa $263.80 million 0.43 -$333.60 million ($30.65) -0.27
Industrial Logistics Properties Trust $153.31 million 10.18 $86.89 million N/A N/A

Industrial Logistics Properties Trust has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Gafisa.


Gafisa pays an annual dividend of $0.59 per share and has a dividend yield of 7.3%. Industrial Logistics Properties Trust does not pay a dividend. Gafisa pays out -1.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

5.2% of Gafisa shares are held by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.


Industrial Logistics Properties Trust beats Gafisa on 8 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Gafisa

Gafisa S.A. is a diversified national homebuilder. The Company’s segments are Gafisa (for ventures targeted at high and medium income) and Tenda (for ventures targeted at low income). The Company’s brands include Tenda, which serves the affordable entry-level housing segments, Gafisa, which offers a range of residential options to the mid to higher income segments and Alphaville (equity method investment), which focuses on the identification, development and sale of residential communities. In addition, it provides construction services to third parties on certain developments in the Gafisa segment where it retains an equity interest. Its real estate business activities include developments for sale of residential units, land subdivisions and commercial buildings; construction services, and sale of units through its brokerage subsidiaries, Gafisa Vendas Intermediacao Imobiliaria Ltda and Gafisa Vendas in Rio de Janeiro, jointly referred to as Gafisa Vendas.

About Industrial Logistics Properties Trust

Industrial Logistics Properties Trust is focused on the ownership and leasing of industrial and logistics properties throughout the United States. The Company owns 266 properties with a total of approximately 28.5 million square feet, including: 226 buildings, leasable land parcels and easements totaling approximately 16.8 million square feet located on the island of Oahu, Hawaii; and 40 properties with approximately 11.7 million square feet located in 24 other states. The Company‚Äôs properties include Hawaii properties, Mainland properties’ leases, Hawaii properties’ leases, and Mainland properties.

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