NexPoint Real Estate Finance (NASDAQ:ONEW) and O’Reilly Automotive (NASDAQ:ORLY) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, valuation, earnings, risk, dividends and profitability.


This table compares NexPoint Real Estate Finance and O’Reilly Automotive’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
NexPoint Real Estate Finance N/A N/A N/A
O’Reilly Automotive 13.70% 514.91% 13.45%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares NexPoint Real Estate Finance and O’Reilly Automotive’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
NexPoint Real Estate Finance N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
O’Reilly Automotive $10.15 billion 2.03 $1.39 billion $17.88 15.50

O’Reilly Automotive has higher revenue and earnings than NexPoint Real Estate Finance.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for NexPoint Real Estate Finance and O’Reilly Automotive, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
NexPoint Real Estate Finance 0 0 3 0 3.00
O’Reilly Automotive 1 8 7 1 2.47

NexPoint Real Estate Finance presently has a consensus price target of $20.00, suggesting a potential upside of 202.57%. O’Reilly Automotive has a consensus price target of $419.93, suggesting a potential upside of 51.53%. Given NexPoint Real Estate Finance’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe NexPoint Real Estate Finance is more favorable than O’Reilly Automotive.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

84.2% of O’Reilly Automotive shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.5% of O’Reilly Automotive shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.


O’Reilly Automotive beats NexPoint Real Estate Finance on 8 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

About NexPoint Real Estate Finance

OneWater Marine Inc. operates as a recreational boat retailer in the United States. It offers new and pre-owned recreational boats and yachts, as well as related marine products, such as parts and accessories. The company also provides boat repair and maintenance services; arranges boat financing and insurance; and other ancillary services, including indoor and outdoor storage, and marina, as well as rental of boats and personal watercraft. As of October 21, 2019, it operated 63 stores comprising 21 dealer groups in 11 states. The company was founded in 2014 and is headquartered in Buford, Georgia.

About O’Reilly Automotive

O'Reilly Automotive, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the retail of automotive aftermarket parts, tools, supplies, equipment, and accessories in the United States. The company provides new and remanufactured automotive hard parts, such as alternators, batteries, brake system components, belts, chassis parts, driveline parts, engine parts, fuel pumps, hoses, starters, and temperature control and water pumps; maintenance items comprising antifreeze and lighting products, appearance products, engine additives, filters, fluids, and oil and wiper blades; and accessories, such as floor mats, seat covers, and truck accessories. Its stores offer auto body paint and related materials, automotive tools, and professional service provider service equipment. The company's stores also offer enhanced services and programs comprising used oil, oil filter, and battery recycling; battery, wiper, and bulb replacement; battery diagnostic testing; electrical and module testing; check engine light code extraction; loaner tool program; drum and rotor resurfacing; custom hydraulic hoses; professional paint shop mixing and related materials; and machine shops. Its stores provide do-it-yourself and professional service provider customers a selection of brand name, house brands, and private label products for domestic and imported automobiles, vans, and trucks. As of December 31, 2018, the company operated 5,219 stores. O'Reilly Automotive, Inc. was founded in 1957 and is headquartered in Springfield, Missouri.

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