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LondonMetric Property (LMP) Competitors

GBX 204.71
+3.31 (+1.65%)
(As of 06:21 AM ET)


Should you be buying LondonMetric Property stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of LondonMetric Property include Unite Group (UTG), British Land (BLND), Land Securities Group (LAND), Tritax Big Box REIT (BBOX), Shaftesbury Capital (SHC), Derwent London (DLN), Big Yellow Group (BYG), IWG (IWG), Safestore (SAFE), and Grainger (GRI). These companies are all part of the "real estate" sector.

LondonMetric Property vs.

Unite Group (LON:UTG) and LondonMetric Property (LON:LMP) are both mid-cap real estate companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, community ranking, risk, media sentiment, valuation, dividends and profitability.

Unite Group received 48 more outperform votes than LondonMetric Property when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 66.17% of users gave Unite Group an outperform vote while only 56.51% of users gave LondonMetric Property an outperform vote.

Unite GroupOutperform Votes
Underperform Votes
LondonMetric PropertyOutperform Votes
Underperform Votes

Unite Group has a beta of 1.18, meaning that its share price is 18% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, LondonMetric Property has a beta of 0.86, meaning that its share price is 14% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Unite Group has a net margin of 31.20% compared to Unite Group's net margin of -124.25%. LondonMetric Property's return on equity of 2.62% beat Unite Group's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Unite Group31.20% 2.62% 2.38%
LondonMetric Property -124.25%-8.19%2.37%

Unite Group pays an annual dividend of GBX 35 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.7%. LondonMetric Property pays an annual dividend of GBX 10 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.9%. Unite Group pays out 14,000.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. LondonMetric Property pays out -5,263.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. LondonMetric Property is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Unite Group has higher revenue and earnings than LondonMetric Property. LondonMetric Property is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Unite Group, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Unite Group£328.50M12.44£102.50M£0.253,750.00
LondonMetric Property£146.40M28.53-£181.90M-£0.19-1,077.44

Unite Group currently has a consensus target price of GBX 1,084.25, suggesting a potential upside of 16.27%. LondonMetric Property has a consensus target price of GBX 229.50, suggesting a potential upside of 12.28%. Given LondonMetric Property's higher possible upside, equities analysts clearly believe Unite Group is more favorable than LondonMetric Property.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Unite Group
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
3 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
LondonMetric Property
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
3 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)

86.0% of Unite Group shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 63.7% of LondonMetric Property shares are held by institutional investors. 0.3% of Unite Group shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 6.1% of LondonMetric Property shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

In the previous week, LondonMetric Property had 2 more articles in the media than Unite Group. MarketBeat recorded 2 mentions for LondonMetric Property and 0 mentions for Unite Group. Unite Group's average media sentiment score of 0.63 beat LondonMetric Property's score of 0.00 indicating that LondonMetric Property is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Overall Sentiment
Unite Group Neutral
LondonMetric Property Positive


Unite Group beats LondonMetric Property on 12 of the 19 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding LMP and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of LON and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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LMP vs. The Competition

MetricLondonMetric PropertyREIT IndustryReal Estate SectorLON Exchange
Market Cap£4.18B£906.42M£1.31B£1.42B
Dividend Yield5.06%6.82%7.51%11.83%
P/E Ratio-1,077.44116.25232.481,695.57
Price / Sales28.53696.141,226.67270,011.74
Price / Cash37.38102.5254.7632.84
Price / Book1.010.741.472.73
Net Income-£181.90M-£101.58M-£88.95M£164.58M
7 Day Performance-1.58%0.26%-0.11%0.20%
1 Month Performance4.29%1.46%3.33%4.21%
1 Year Performance18.61%1.39%1.77%13.82%

LondonMetric Property Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
Unite Group
0.3854 of 5 stars
GBX 946
GBX 1,084.25
British Land
0.8616 of 5 stars
GBX 394.80
GBX 382.25
+18.4%£3.66B£663M-346.32647Dividend Cut
Land Securities Group
0.8705 of 5 stars
GBX 664
GBX 675.40
Tritax Big Box REIT
2.4885 of 5 stars
GBX 162.10
GBX 172.50
+12.5%£3.08B£228.80M4,052.50N/APositive News
Shaftesbury Capital
0 of 5 stars
GBX 139.30
GBX 154.50
Derwent London
0.2188 of 5 stars
GBX 2,244
GBX 2,212.50
+6.0%£2.52B£268M-529.25199Gap Down
Big Yellow Group
0.3131 of 5 stars
GBX 1,238
GBX 1,202
+11.4%£2.43B£194.58M1,225.74515Dividend Cut
0.1943 of 5 stars
GBX 204.80
GBX 215
+43.4%£2.07B£2.96B-975.2410,000Gap Down
0 of 5 stars
GBX 877
1.4958 of 5 stars
GBX 248
GBX 270

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This page (LON:LMP) was last updated on 5/28/2024 by Staff

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