REDFIN CORP (NASDAQ: RDFN) and Howard Hughes Corporation (The) (NYSE:HHC) are both finance companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, dividends, earnings, risk, analyst recommendations, profitability and valuation.
This table compares REDFIN CORP and Howard Hughes Corporation (The)’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Howard Hughes Corporation (The)||5.69%||4.80%||1.98%|
This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for REDFIN CORP and Howard Hughes Corporation (The), as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Howard Hughes Corporation (The)||0||1||2||0||2.67|
REDFIN CORP presently has a consensus target price of $27.00, suggesting a potential upside of 4.57%. Howard Hughes Corporation (The) has a consensus target price of $144.33, suggesting a potential upside of 23.59%. Given Howard Hughes Corporation (The)’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Howard Hughes Corporation (The) is more favorable than REDFIN CORP.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares REDFIN CORP and Howard Hughes Corporation (The)’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||EBITDA||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Howard Hughes Corporation (The)||$1.06 billion||4.76||$295.39 million||$1.41||82.82|
Howard Hughes Corporation (The) has higher revenue and earnings than REDFIN CORP.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
83.9% of Howard Hughes Corporation (The) shares are held by institutional investors. 20.7% of Howard Hughes Corporation (The) shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
Howard Hughes Corporation (The) beats REDFIN CORP on 8 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.
REDFIN CORP Company Profile
Redfin Corporation is engaged in providing residential real estate brokerage services. The customer can search for homes by neighborhood, city or MLS number, or can refine results using detailed parameters, such as price and number of beds or baths. The Company serves home buyers and sellers. The Company offers online tools to consumers, including Redfin Estimate, which is an automated home-valuation tool. The customer can search homes for sale in Austin, Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Fort Lauderdale, Houston, Lake Tahoe, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Portland, OR, Raleigh, San Antonio, San Diego, San Francisco, Sacramento, San Jose, Seattle and Washington. The Company serves over 80 metro areas across the United States.
Howard Hughes Corporation (The) Company Profile
The Howard Hughes Corporation is a developer of master planned communities and mixed use properties. The Company is engaged in the ownership, management and the redevelopment or repositioning of real estate assets, as well as other real estate opportunities in the form of entitled and unentitled land and other development rights, also called Strategic Developments. It operates through three segments: Master Planned Communities, Operating Assets and Strategic Developments. Its Master Planned Communities segment consists of the development and sale of residential land and the development of commercial land to hold, develop or sell. Its master planned communities include The Woodlands, Summerlin, Maryland, Bridgeland and The Woodlands Hills. As of December 31, 2016, its Operating Assets segment included 54 properties, investments and other assets. As of December 31, 2016, the Strategic Developments segment included 23 development projects.
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