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DOW   39,087.38
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Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
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Chicago 'mansion' tax to fund homeless services stuck in legal limbo while on the ballot
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
Norway's hospitalized king gets a pacemaker in Malaysia after falling ill during vacation
Head Start preschools aim to fight poverty, but their teachers struggle to make ends meet
This is the #1 Stock to Buy for the AI Tidal Wave (Ad)
What to watch for as China's major political meeting of the year gets underway
South Korean doctors hold massive anti-government rally over medical school recruitment plan
S&P 500   5,137.08
DOW   39,087.38
QQQ   445.61
Lawyers who successfully argued Musk pay package was illegal seek $5.6 billion in Tesla stock
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
Sports analytics may be outnumbered when it comes to artificial intelligence
Chicago 'mansion' tax to fund homeless services stuck in legal limbo while on the ballot
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
Norway's hospitalized king gets a pacemaker in Malaysia after falling ill during vacation
Head Start preschools aim to fight poverty, but their teachers struggle to make ends meet
This is the #1 Stock to Buy for the AI Tidal Wave (Ad)
What to watch for as China's major political meeting of the year gets underway
South Korean doctors hold massive anti-government rally over medical school recruitment plan
S&P 500   5,137.08
DOW   39,087.38
QQQ   445.61
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Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
Sports analytics may be outnumbered when it comes to artificial intelligence
Chicago 'mansion' tax to fund homeless services stuck in legal limbo while on the ballot
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
Norway's hospitalized king gets a pacemaker in Malaysia after falling ill during vacation
Head Start preschools aim to fight poverty, but their teachers struggle to make ends meet
This is the #1 Stock to Buy for the AI Tidal Wave (Ad)
What to watch for as China's major political meeting of the year gets underway
South Korean doctors hold massive anti-government rally over medical school recruitment plan

Lok'nStore Group (LOK) Competitors

GBX 800
+8.00 (+1.01%)
(As of 03/1/2024 ET)

LOK vs. LSL, HLCL, FOXT, PSDL, MTVW, TPFG, GR1T, BLV, BOOT, and NRR

Should you be buying Lok'nStore Group stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Lok'nStore Group include LSL Property Services (LSL), Helical (HLCL), Foxtons Group (FOXT), Phoenix Spree Deutschland (PSDL), Mountview Estates (MTVW), The Property Franchise Group (TPFG), Grit Real Estate Income Group (GR1T), Belvoir Group (BLV), Henry Boot (BOOT), and NewRiver REIT (NRR). These companies are all part of the "real estate" sector.

Lok'nStore Group vs.

Lok'nStore Group (LON:LOK) and LSL Property Services (LON:LSL) are both small-cap real estate companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, community ranking, risk, institutional ownership, valuation, media sentiment, dividends, analyst recommendations and earnings.

LSL Property Services has a consensus price target of GBX 400, suggesting a potential upside of 72.41%. Given LSL Property Services' higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe LSL Property Services is more favorable than Lok'nStore Group.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Lok'nStore Group
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
N/A
LSL Property Services
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
3.00

Lok'nStore Group has a net margin of 17.28% compared to LSL Property Services' net margin of -37.88%. Lok'nStore Group's return on equity of 2.15% beat LSL Property Services' return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Lok'nStore Group17.28% 2.15% 1.53%
LSL Property Services -37.88%-45.08%6.27%

LSL Property Services received 36 more outperform votes than Lok'nStore Group when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 64.99% of users gave LSL Property Services an outperform vote while only 62.46% of users gave Lok'nStore Group an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Lok'nStore GroupOutperform Votes
183
62.46%
Underperform Votes
110
37.54%
LSL Property ServicesOutperform Votes
219
64.99%
Underperform Votes
118
35.01%

Lok'nStore Group pays an annual dividend of GBX 19 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.4%. LSL Property Services pays an annual dividend of GBX 11 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.7%. Lok'nStore Group pays out 11,875.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. LSL Property Services pays out -1,692.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. LSL Property Services is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

36.3% of Lok'nStore Group shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 75.8% of LSL Property Services shares are held by institutional investors. 26.9% of Lok'nStore Group shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 14.6% of LSL Property Services shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Lok'nStore Group has a beta of 0.71, suggesting that its stock price is 29% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, LSL Property Services has a beta of 1.11, suggesting that its stock price is 11% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Lok'nStore Group has higher earnings, but lower revenue than LSL Property Services. LSL Property Services is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Lok'nStore Group, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Lok'nStore Group£27.15M9.69£4.69M£0.165,000.00
LSL Property Services£284.06M0.85-£66.37M-£0.65-356.92

In the previous week, LSL Property Services had 3 more articles in the media than Lok'nStore Group. MarketBeat recorded 3 mentions for LSL Property Services and 0 mentions for Lok'nStore Group. LSL Property Services' average media sentiment score of 1.11 beat Lok'nStore Group's score of 0.00 indicating that LSL Property Services is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Overall Sentiment
Lok'nStore Group Neutral
LSL Property Services Positive

Summary

LSL Property Services beats Lok'nStore Group on 12 of the 19 factors compared between the two stocks.


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LOK vs. The Competition

MetricLok'nStore GroupReal Estate Services IndustryReal Estate SectorLON Exchange
Market Cap£263.20M£1.41B£1.62B£1.62B
Dividend Yield2.40%9.54%7.84%11.23%
P/E Ratio5,000.00341.01178.512,065.09
Price / Sales9.69249.27336.68449,053.78
Price / Cash6.1419.6158.7234.25
Price / Book1.121.701.062.61
Net Income£4.69M-£246.90M-£110.95M£183.57M
7 Day Performance2.56%-0.88%-0.63%0.40%
1 Month Performance-0.99%-0.82%-1.41%0.24%
1 Year Performance-7.83%-7.65%-9.01%20.71%

Lok'nStore Group Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
LSL
LSL Property Services
3.4047 of 5 stars
GBX 239
-0.4%
GBX 400
+67.4%
-7.2%£248.51M£284.06M-367.694,452Positive News
HLCL
Helical
0 of 5 stars
GBX 194.84
+0.2%
GBX 351.50
+80.4%
-44.5%£240.36M£43.42M-136.2527
FOXT
Foxtons Group
0.6621 of 5 stars
GBX 57.44
-1.8%
GBX 40
-30.4%
+50.1%£173.07M£146.19M1,914.671,201News Coverage
PSDL
Phoenix Spree Deutschland
0 of 5 stars
GBX 168
flat
N/A-37.5%£154.27M£26.79M-230.14N/AGap Up
MTVW
Mountview Estates
0 of 5 stars
GBX 9,800
-2.0%
N/A-14.3%£382.20M£75.64M1,434.8529Dividend Announcement
Gap Down
TPFG
The Property Franchise Group
2.1644 of 5 stars
GBX 346.11
-1.1%
GBX 459.50
+32.8%
+23.9%£111.66M£27.25M1,504.84185
GR1T
Grit Real Estate Income Group
0 of 5 stars
GBX 22
flat
N/AN/A£105.54M£70.55M-550.00157Dividend Cut
BLV
Belvoir Group
0 of 5 stars
GBX 275
-1.8%
N/A+55.4%£102.55M£34.24M1,375.00218News Coverage
BOOT
Henry Boot
2.0008 of 5 stars
GBX 182.50
+0.8%
GBX 310
+69.9%
-19.1%£244.53M£376.76M1,216.67477News Coverage
NRR
NewRiver REIT
2.174 of 5 stars
GBX 78.80
+4.9%
GBX 105
+33.2%
-16.5%£244.49M£63.90M-1,125.7146Gap Up

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This page (LON:LOK) was last updated on 3/3/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff