Retail Value (NYSE: RVI) is one of 54 publicly-traded companies in the “Real estate” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare Retail Value to similar companies based on the strength of its profitability, analyst recommendations, valuation, institutional ownership, earnings, risk and dividends.

Profitability

This table compares Retail Value and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Retail Value 19.56% 6.61% 2.72%
Retail Value Competitors 6.31% 4.67% 2.15%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Retail Value and its peers gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Retail Value $239.10 million $46.75 million 4.82
Retail Value Competitors $1.72 billion $326.73 million 7.88

Retail Value’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than Retail Value. Retail Value 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 and Volatility

Retail Value has a beta of 1.49, meaning that its share price is 49% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Retail Value’s peers have a beta of 1.02, meaning that their average share price is 2% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

Retail Value pays an annual dividend of $2.05 per share and has a dividend yield of 17.3%. Retail Value pays out 83.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. As a group, “Real estate” companies pay a dividend yield of 4.8% and pay out 73.6% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

72.4% of Retail Value shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 49.9% of shares of all “Real estate” companies are owned by institutional investors. 0.2% of Retail Value shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 15.7% of shares of all “Real estate” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings for Retail Value and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Retail Value 0 1 0 0 2.00
Retail Value Competitors 363 824 893 47 2.29

Retail Value presently has a consensus price target of $38.00, suggesting a potential upside of 220.40%. As a group, “Real estate” companies have a potential upside of 61.97%. Given Retail Value’s higher probable upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Retail Value is more favorable than its peers.

Summary

Retail Value peers beat Retail Value on 8 of the 15 factors compared.

Retail Value Company Profile

RVI is an independent publicly traded company trading under the ticker symbol “RVI” on the New York Stock Exchange. RVI holds assets in the continental U.S. and Puerto Rico and is managed by one or more subsidiaries of SITE Centers Corp. RVI focuses on realizing value in its business through operations and sales of its assets.

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