Hudson Pacific Properties (NYSE:HPP) and Gecina (OTCMKTS:GECFF) are both finance companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations, risk, institutional ownership, earnings and profitability.
Hudson Pacific Properties pays an annual dividend of $1.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.8%. Gecina does not pay a dividend. Hudson Pacific Properties pays out 53.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.
This table compares Hudson Pacific Properties and Gecina’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Hudson Pacific Properties||$728.42 million||7.53||$99.37 million||$1.86||19.02|
|Gecina||$781.49 million||15.72||$1.19 billion||N/A||N/A|
Gecina has higher revenue and earnings than Hudson Pacific Properties.
This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Hudson Pacific Properties and Gecina, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Hudson Pacific Properties||0||0||6||0||3.00|
Hudson Pacific Properties presently has a consensus price target of $40.00, suggesting a potential upside of 13.06%. Given Hudson Pacific Properties’ higher probable upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Hudson Pacific Properties is more favorable than Gecina.
Volatility and Risk
Hudson Pacific Properties has a beta of 0.64, suggesting that its stock price is 36% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Gecina has a beta of 0.83, suggesting that its stock price is 17% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares Hudson Pacific Properties and Gecina’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Hudson Pacific Properties||5.94%||1.27%||0.65%|
Hudson Pacific Properties beats Gecina on 6 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.
Hudson Pacific Properties Company Profile
Hudson Pacific Properties is a visionary real estate investment trust that owns and operates more than 17 million square feet of marquee office and studio properties. Focused on premier West Coast epicenters of innovation, media and technology, its anchor tenants include Fortune 500 and leading growth companies such as Netflix, Google, Square, Uber, NFL Enterprises and more. Hudson Pacific is publicly traded on the NYSE under the symbol HPP, and listed as a component of the Russell 2000 and the Russell 3000 indices.
Gecina Company Profile
Gecina owns, manages and develops property holdings worth 19.8 billion euros at end-June 2018, with nearly 93% located in the Paris Region. The Group is building its business around France's leading office portfolio and a diversification division with residential assets and student residences. Gecina has put sustainable innovation at the heart of its strategy to create value, anticipate its customers' expectations and invest while respecting the environment, thanks to the dedication and expertise of its staff. Gecina is a French real estate investment trust (SIIC) listed on Euronext Paris, and is part of the SBF 120, CAC Next 20, CAC Large 60, Euronext 100, FTSE4Good, DJSI Europe and World, Stoxx Global ESG Leaders and Vigeo indices. In line with its commitments to the community, Gecina has created a company foundation, which is focused on protecting the environment and supporting all forms of disability.
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