Reviewing Vonovia SE Depository Receipt (OTCMKTS:VONOY) & Brookfield Property Partners (OTCMKTS:BPY)

Vonovia SE Depository Receipt (OTCMKTS:VONOY) and Brookfield Property Partners (NASDAQ:BPY) are both finance companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, institutional ownership, profitability, risk, earnings, analyst recommendations and valuation.

Volatility & Risk

Vonovia SE Depository Receipt has a beta of 0.4, meaning that its share price is 60% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Brookfield Property Partners has a beta of 0.99, meaning that its share price is 1% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

Vonovia SE Depository Receipt pays an annual dividend of $0.77 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.2%. Brookfield Property Partners pays an annual dividend of $1.32 per share and has a dividend yield of 7.0%. Brookfield Property Partners has raised its dividend for 3 consecutive years. Brookfield Property Partners is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Vonovia SE Depository Receipt and Brookfield Property Partners’ gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Vonovia SE Depository Receipt $2.70 billion 8.65 $2.72 billion N/A N/A
Brookfield Property Partners $6.96 billion 1.15 $876.00 million N/A N/A

Vonovia SE Depository Receipt has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Brookfield Property Partners.

Profitability

This table compares Vonovia SE Depository Receipt and Brookfield Property Partners’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Vonovia SE Depository Receipt N/A N/A N/A
Brookfield Property Partners 30.52% 4.10% 1.66%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Vonovia SE Depository Receipt and Brookfield Property Partners, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Vonovia SE Depository Receipt 0 0 0 0 N/A
Brookfield Property Partners 0 0 2 0 3.00

Brookfield Property Partners has a consensus price target of $24.00, suggesting a potential upside of 27.73%. Given Brookfield Property Partners’ higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Brookfield Property Partners is more favorable than Vonovia SE Depository Receipt.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

59.0% of Brookfield Property Partners shares are held by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Brookfield Property Partners beats Vonovia SE Depository Receipt on 10 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.

Vonovia SE Depository Receipt Company Profile

Vonovia SE operates as an integrated real estate company in Germany. The company operates through three segments: Rental, Value-Add Business, and Sales. It offers apartments; provides property-related services; and sells single units, and buildings or plots of land. As of December 31, 2017, it had a real estate portfolio comprising 344,586 residential units; 89,588 garages and parking spaces; and 3,888 commercial units, as well as managed 62,631 residential units for other owners. The company was formerly known as Deutsche Annington Immobilien SE and changed its name to Vonovia SE in August 2015. Vonovia SE was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Bochum, Germany.

Brookfield Property Partners Company Profile

Brookfield Property Partners, through Brookfield Property Partners L.P. and its subsidiary Brookfield Property REIT Inc., is one of the world's premier commercial real estate companies, with approximately $87 billion in total assets. We are leading owners, operators and investors in commercial real estate, with a diversified portfolio of premier office and retail assets, as well as interests in multifamily, triple net lease, industrial, hospitality, self-storage, student housing and manufactured housing assets. Brookfield Property Partners L.P. is listed on the Nasdaq stock market and the Toronto stock exchange. Brookfield Property REIT is listed on the Nasdaq stock market. Further information is available at bpy.brookfield.com.

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