Head to Head Contrast: BBX Capital (NYSE:BBX) & Consorcio Ara SAB de CV (NYSE:CNRFF)

BBX Capital (NYSE:BBX) and Consorcio Ara SAB de CV (OTCMKTS:CNRFF) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, risk, earnings, profitability, dividends, valuation and institutional ownership.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

29.8% of BBX Capital shares are owned by institutional investors. 32.8% of BBX Capital shares are owned by company 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.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares BBX Capital and Consorcio Ara SAB de CV’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
BBX Capital $961.79 million 0.51 $35.10 million N/A N/A
Consorcio Ara SAB de CV $427.74 million 0.58 $42.93 million N/A N/A

Consorcio Ara SAB de CV has lower revenue, but higher earnings than BBX Capital.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for BBX Capital and Consorcio Ara SAB de CV, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
BBX Capital 0 0 1 0 3.00
Consorcio Ara SAB de CV 0 0 0 0 N/A

BBX Capital presently has a consensus price target of $11.00, suggesting a potential upside of 120.44%. Given BBX Capital’s higher possible upside, equities research analysts clearly believe BBX Capital is more favorable than Consorcio Ara SAB de CV.

Profitability

This table compares BBX Capital and Consorcio Ara SAB de CV’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
BBX Capital 0.76% 1.83% 0.67%
Consorcio Ara SAB de CV 9.99% 6.23% 4.06%

Volatility and Risk

BBX Capital has a beta of 1.79, indicating that its share price is 79% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Consorcio Ara SAB de CV has a beta of 1.06, indicating that its share price is 6% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

BBX Capital pays an annual dividend of $0.05 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.0%. Consorcio Ara SAB de CV does not pay a dividend.

Summary

BBX Capital beats Consorcio Ara SAB de CV on 7 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.

BBX Capital Company Profile

BBX Capital Corporation, formerly known as BFC Financial Corporation, is a private equity and venture capital firm specializing in investments and acquisitions of middle market companies. The firm also invests in mergers and acquisition, add-on acquisitions, divestiture, taking public companies private and private companies public, leveraged buyout, partnership, recapitalization, and restructuring. It typically does not invest in industries or companies whose ultimate returns are event driven. The firm seeks to invest across a broad range of industries ranging from service to manufacturing businesses. The firm prefers to acquire controlling interests in its portfolio companies and can also consider minority investments. BFC Financial Corporation was founded in 1980 and is based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Consorcio Ara SAB de CV Company Profile

Consorcio ARA, S. A. B. de C. V., together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, constructs, and markets entry-level and middle-income residential housing developments in Mexico. It markets commercial and industrial developments; and rents mini-supermarkets under operating leases. The company also purchases and sells land; provides supplier services; and develops and leases shopping malls and commercial premises. As of December 31, 2017, it had a land bank of approximately 35.2 million square meters, as well as operated 6 shopping malls. The company was founded in 1977 and is based in Mexico City, Mexico.

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