Comparing Prologis (AMB) and The Competition

Prologis (NYSE: AMB) is one of 14 public companies in the “Industrial REITs” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare Prologis to similar companies based on the strength of its risk, profitability, valuation, earnings, analyst recommendations, dividends and institutional ownership.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Prologis and its peers top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue NetIncome Price/Earnings Ratio
Prologis N/A N/A 19.89
Prologis Competitors $606.71 million $215.55 million 144.04

Prologis’ peers have higher revenue and earnings than Prologis. Prologis 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.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

93.1% of shares of all “Industrial REITs” companies are owned by institutional investors. 1.7% of shares of all “Industrial REITs” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.


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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Prologis 151.51% 23.19% 12.25%
Prologis Competitors 52.16% 7.10% 3.68%

Volatility & Risk

Prologis has a beta of 0.92, suggesting that its stock price is 8% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Prologis’ peers have a beta of 1.06, suggesting that their average stock price is 6% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for Prologis and its peers, as provided by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Prologis 0 0 0 0 N/A
Prologis Competitors 56 502 494 5 2.42

As a group, “Industrial REITs” companies have a potential downside of 1.47%. Given Prologis’ peers higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Prologis has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.


Prologis peers beat Prologis on 5 of the 8 factors compared.

Prologis Company Profile

Prologis, Inc. is a real estate investment trust (REIT) company. The Company is engaged in logistics real estate business. The Company’s segments include Real Estate Operations and Strategic Capital. The Real estate operations segment consists of rental operations and development. The Company’s strategic capital segment includes asset management services, as well as services performed for unconsolidated co-investment ventures. Its strategic capital segment gives the Company access to third-party capital, both private and public. As of December 31, 2016, the Company owned or had investments in, on an owned basis or through co-investment ventures, properties and development projects across 676 million square feet (63 million square meters) in 20 countries spanning four continents.

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