CapitaLand (OTCMKTS:CLLDY) and ASHTEAD GRP PLC/ADR (OTCMKTS:ASHTY) are both large-cap finance companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, dividends, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, valuation, earnings and profitability.
CapitaLand pays an annual dividend of $0.16 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.0%. ASHTEAD GRP PLC/ADR pays an annual dividend of $3.23 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.7%. ASHTEAD GRP PLC/ADR pays out 35.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.
This table compares CapitaLand and ASHTEAD GRP PLC/ADR’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|ASHTEAD GRP PLC/ADR||26.42%||28.52%||9.28%|
Volatility & Risk
CapitaLand has a beta of 1.21, meaning that its share price is 21% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, ASHTEAD GRP PLC/ADR has a beta of 1.82, meaning that its share price is 82% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
0.0% of CapitaLand shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 0.5% of ASHTEAD GRP PLC/ADR shares are owned by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares CapitaLand and ASHTEAD GRP PLC/ADR’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|CapitaLand||$4.15 billion||2.67||$1.31 billion||N/A||N/A|
|ASHTEAD GRP PLC/ADR||$5.87 billion||2.56||$1.04 billion||$9.05||13.31|
CapitaLand has higher earnings, but lower revenue than ASHTEAD GRP PLC/ADR.
This is a summary of current recommendations for CapitaLand and ASHTEAD GRP PLC/ADR, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|ASHTEAD GRP PLC/ADR||0||1||0||0||2.00|
ASHTEAD GRP PLC/ADR beats CapitaLand on 6 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.
CapitaLand Company Profile
CapitaLand Limited, together with its subsidiaries, develops, owns, and manages real estate properties in Singapore, North America, Europe, Asia, the United Kingdom, and internationally. The company operates through CapitaLand Singapore, CapitaLand China, CapitaLand Vietnam, and CapitaLand International segments. Its real estate portfolio includes integrated developments, shopping malls, lodging, offices, homes, and real estate investment trusts and funds. CapitaLand Limited also invests in real estate financial products and assets; and provides investment advisory and management services, as well as real estate asset management services. In addition, it offers software and network technique development and management and consultancy services. The company was formerly known as Pidemco Land Limited and changed its name to CapitaLand Limited in November 2000. CapitaLand Limited was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Singapore.
ASHTEAD GRP PLC/ADR Company Profile
Ashtead Group plc, together with its subsidiaries, rents a range of construction and industrial equipment. It offers equipment for use in lifting, powering, generation, moving, digging, compacting, drilling, supporting, scrubbing, pumping, directing, heating, and ventilating works. The company provides various types of construction equipment for non-residential construction markets; and facilities management equipment for the maintenance and repair of facilities. It also offers disaster relief equipment, such as pumps and power generation equipment for various applications, such as assisting at times of flooding due to weather and burst water supply; power generation, lighting, and other equipment for super bowl events, sporting events, music concerts, and festivals; and climate control equipment, including cooling, heating, and dehumidification equipment to the construction, commercial, industrial, and events markets. In addition, the company rents and installs scaffolding solutions for access to new or existing structures; and offers portable traffic systems to facilitate engineering projects or clean-up after an accident. It serves construction, industrial, and homeowner customers, as well as government entities and specialist contractors. The company offers its equipment under the Sunbelt Rentals and A-Plant brands through 658 stores in 47 states in the United States; 54 stores in Canada; and 187 stores in the United Kingdom. Ashtead Group plc was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.
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