Corenergy Infrastructure Trust (NYSE:CORR) and New Residential Investment (NYSE:NRZ) are both finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, risk, profitability, valuation, dividends, institutional ownership and analyst recommendations.
This table compares Corenergy Infrastructure Trust and New Residential Investment’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Corenergy Infrastructure Trust||16.95%||4.28%||2.38%|
|New Residential Investment||19.60%||12.69%||2.36%|
65.1% of Corenergy Infrastructure Trust shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 51.4% of New Residential Investment shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.4% of Corenergy Infrastructure Trust shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.5% of New Residential Investment shares 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.
Corenergy Infrastructure Trust pays an annual dividend of $3.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 6.7%. New Residential Investment pays an annual dividend of $2.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 12.7%. Corenergy Infrastructure Trust pays out 81.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. New Residential Investment pays out 84.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future.
This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Corenergy Infrastructure Trust and New Residential Investment, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Corenergy Infrastructure Trust||0||1||0||0||2.00|
|New Residential Investment||0||1||6||0||2.86|
Corenergy Infrastructure Trust presently has a consensus price target of $3.71, indicating a potential downside of 91.67%. New Residential Investment has a consensus price target of $18.00, indicating a potential upside of 14.29%. Given New Residential Investment’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe New Residential Investment is more favorable than Corenergy Infrastructure Trust.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares Corenergy Infrastructure Trust and New Residential Investment’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Corenergy Infrastructure Trust||$89.23 million||6.75||$43.71 million||$3.70||12.04|
|New Residential Investment||$1.66 billion||3.93||$963.97 million||$2.38||6.62|
New Residential Investment has higher revenue and earnings than Corenergy Infrastructure Trust. New Residential Investment is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Corenergy Infrastructure Trust, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.
Volatility & Risk
Corenergy Infrastructure Trust has a beta of 1.36, indicating that its stock price is 36% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, New Residential Investment has a beta of 1.07, indicating that its stock price is 7% more volatile than the S&P 500.
New Residential Investment beats Corenergy Infrastructure Trust on 9 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.
Corenergy Infrastructure Trust Company Profile
CorEnergy Infrastructure Trust, Inc. (NYSE: CORR, CORRPrA), is a real estate investment trust (REIT) that owns critical energy assets, such as pipelines, storage terminals, and transmission and distribution assets. We receive long-term contracted revenue from operators of our assets, primarily under triple-net participating leases.
New Residential Investment Company Profile
New Residential Investment Corp., a real estate investment trust, focuses on investing in and managing residential mortgage related assets in the United States. It operates through Servicing and Originations, Residential Securities and Loans, and Consumer Loans segments. The company invests in excess mortgage servicing rights (MSRs) on residential mortgage loans; and in servicer advances, including the basic fee component of the related MSRs. It also invests in real estate securities and residential mortgage loans, as well as in consumer loans, including unsecured and homeowner loans. The company qualifies as a real estate investment trust for federal income tax purposes. It generally would not be subject to federal corporate income taxes if it distributes at least 90% of its taxable income to its stockholders. The company was founded in 2011 and is based in New York, New York.
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