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Ares Commercial Real Estate Competitors

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Volume715,869 shs
Average Volume481,017 shs
Market Capitalization$569.44 million
P/E Ratio27.04
Dividend Yield8.94%
Beta1.33

Competitors

Ares Commercial Real Estate (NYSE:ACRE) Vs. NLY, AGNC, STWD, CLNY, CIM, and ARI

Should you be buying ACRE stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sub-industry of "mortgage reits" are considered alternatives and competitors to Ares Commercial Real Estate, including Annaly Capital Management (NLY), AGNC Investment (AGNC), Starwood Property Trust (STWD), Colony Capital (CLNY), Chimera Investment (CIM), and Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance (ARI).

Annaly Capital Management (NYSE:NLY) and Ares Commercial Real Estate (NYSE:ACRE) are both finance companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, institutional ownership, dividends, risk, valuation, profitability and analyst recommendations.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Annaly Capital Management and Ares Commercial Real Estate's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Annaly Capital Management$3.79 billion3.24$-2,162,860,000.00$1.008.78
Ares Commercial Real Estate$114.78 million4.96$36.99 million$1.3410.49

Ares Commercial Real Estate has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Annaly Capital Management. Annaly Capital Management is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Ares Commercial Real Estate, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares Annaly Capital Management and Ares Commercial Real Estate's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Annaly Capital Management-20.12%13.27%1.57%
Ares Commercial Real Estate17.03%8.92%2.07%

Dividends

Annaly Capital Management pays an annual dividend of $0.88 per share and has a dividend yield of 10.0%. Ares Commercial Real Estate pays an annual dividend of $1.32 per share and has a dividend yield of 9.4%. Annaly Capital Management pays out 88.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Ares Commercial Real Estate pays out 98.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Annaly Capital Management has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Ares Commercial Real Estate has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Annaly Capital Management is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

44.6% of Annaly Capital Management shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 55.8% of Ares Commercial Real Estate shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.4% of Annaly Capital Management shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 2.2% of Ares Commercial Real Estate shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Risk and Volatility

Annaly Capital Management has a beta of 1.15, indicating that its stock price is 15% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Ares Commercial Real Estate has a beta of 1.33, indicating that its stock price is 33% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for Annaly Capital Management and Ares Commercial Real Estate, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Annaly Capital Management01602.86
Ares Commercial Real Estate01402.80

Annaly Capital Management presently has a consensus target price of $8.6786, suggesting a potential downside of 1.16%. Ares Commercial Real Estate has a consensus target price of $14.20, suggesting a potential upside of 1.00%. Given Ares Commercial Real Estate's higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Ares Commercial Real Estate is more favorable than Annaly Capital Management.

Summary

Ares Commercial Real Estate beats Annaly Capital Management on 10 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

Ares Commercial Real Estate (NYSE:ACRE) and AGNC Investment (NASDAQ:AGNC) are both finance companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, institutional ownership, risk, valuation, dividends, earnings and analyst recommendations.

Dividends

Ares Commercial Real Estate pays an annual dividend of $1.32 per share and has a dividend yield of 9.4%. AGNC Investment pays an annual dividend of $1.44 per share and has a dividend yield of 8.3%. Ares Commercial Real Estate pays out 98.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. AGNC Investment pays out 66.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Ares Commercial Real Estate has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and AGNC Investment has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Profitability

This table compares Ares Commercial Real Estate and AGNC Investment's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Ares Commercial Real Estate17.03%8.92%2.07%
AGNC Investment-17.91%16.29%1.62%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for Ares Commercial Real Estate and AGNC Investment, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Ares Commercial Real Estate01402.80
AGNC Investment03702.70

Ares Commercial Real Estate presently has a consensus price target of $14.20, indicating a potential upside of 1.00%. AGNC Investment has a consensus price target of $16.00, indicating a potential downside of 8.15%. Given Ares Commercial Real Estate's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Ares Commercial Real Estate is more favorable than AGNC Investment.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

55.8% of Ares Commercial Real Estate shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 55.4% of AGNC Investment shares are held by institutional investors. 2.2% of Ares Commercial Real Estate shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.3% of AGNC Investment shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Risk & Volatility

Ares Commercial Real Estate has a beta of 1.33, indicating that its share price is 33% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, AGNC Investment has a beta of 0.96, indicating that its share price is 4% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Ares Commercial Real Estate and AGNC Investment's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Ares Commercial Real Estate$114.78 million4.96$36.99 million$1.3410.49
AGNC Investment$693 million13.19$688 million$2.168.06

AGNC Investment has higher revenue and earnings than Ares Commercial Real Estate. AGNC Investment is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Ares Commercial Real Estate, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Ares Commercial Real Estate beats AGNC Investment on 9 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

Ares Commercial Real Estate (NYSE:ACRE) and Starwood Property Trust (NYSE:STWD) are both finance companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, earnings, profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations, risk and institutional ownership.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for Ares Commercial Real Estate and Starwood Property Trust, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Ares Commercial Real Estate01402.80
Starwood Property Trust01502.83

Ares Commercial Real Estate currently has a consensus target price of $14.20, indicating a potential upside of 1.00%. Starwood Property Trust has a consensus target price of $23.90, indicating a potential upside of 0.76%. Given Ares Commercial Real Estate's higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Ares Commercial Real Estate is more favorable than Starwood Property Trust.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

55.8% of Ares Commercial Real Estate shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 51.6% of Starwood Property Trust shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.2% of Ares Commercial Real Estate shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 3.5% of Starwood Property Trust shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Risk and Volatility

Ares Commercial Real Estate has a beta of 1.33, indicating that its stock price is 33% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Starwood Property Trust has a beta of 1.63, indicating that its stock price is 63% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Ares Commercial Real Estate and Starwood Property Trust's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Ares Commercial Real Estate17.03%8.92%2.07%
Starwood Property Trust35.03%11.08%0.69%

Dividends

Ares Commercial Real Estate pays an annual dividend of $1.32 per share and has a dividend yield of 9.4%. Starwood Property Trust pays an annual dividend of $1.92 per share and has a dividend yield of 8.1%. Ares Commercial Real Estate pays out 98.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Starwood Property Trust pays out 112.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Ares Commercial Real Estate has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Starwood Property Trust has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Ares Commercial Real Estate is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Ares Commercial Real Estate and Starwood Property Trust's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Ares Commercial Real Estate$114.78 million4.96$36.99 million$1.3410.49
Starwood Property Trust$1.20 billion5.69$509.66 million$1.7113.87

Starwood Property Trust has higher revenue and earnings than Ares Commercial Real Estate. Ares Commercial Real Estate is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Starwood Property Trust, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Starwood Property Trust beats Ares Commercial Real Estate on 10 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

Ares Commercial Real Estate (NYSE:ACRE) and Colony Capital (NYSE:CLNY) are both finance companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings, dividends, risk, valuation and profitability.

Profitability

This table compares Ares Commercial Real Estate and Colony Capital's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Ares Commercial Real Estate17.03%8.92%2.07%
Colony Capital-146.26%-58.61%-20.43%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Ares Commercial Real Estate and Colony Capital, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Ares Commercial Real Estate01402.80
Colony Capital00303.00

Ares Commercial Real Estate currently has a consensus price target of $14.20, suggesting a potential upside of 1.00%. Colony Capital has a consensus price target of $6.8125, suggesting a potential upside of 8.83%. Given Colony Capital's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Colony Capital is more favorable than Ares Commercial Real Estate.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

55.8% of Ares Commercial Real Estate shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 75.7% of Colony Capital shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.2% of Ares Commercial Real Estate shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 6.8% of Colony Capital shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Ares Commercial Real Estate and Colony Capital's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Ares Commercial Real Estate$114.78 million4.96$36.99 million$1.3410.49
Colony Capital$2.33 billion1.33$-1,048,810,000.00$0.5012.52

Ares Commercial Real Estate has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Colony Capital. Ares Commercial Real Estate is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Colony Capital, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Risk & Volatility

Ares Commercial Real Estate has a beta of 1.33, meaning that its share price is 33% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Colony Capital has a beta of 1.86, meaning that its share price is 86% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Ares Commercial Real Estate beats Colony Capital on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Chimera Investment (NYSE:CIM) and Ares Commercial Real Estate (NYSE:ACRE) are both finance companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, dividends, institutional ownership, risk, earnings, profitability and analyst recommendations.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for Chimera Investment and Ares Commercial Real Estate, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Chimera Investment12102.00
Ares Commercial Real Estate01402.80

Chimera Investment currently has a consensus price target of $10.00, suggesting a potential downside of 23.20%. Ares Commercial Real Estate has a consensus price target of $14.20, suggesting a potential upside of 1.00%. Given Ares Commercial Real Estate's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Ares Commercial Real Estate is more favorable than Chimera Investment.

Volatility and Risk

Chimera Investment has a beta of 0.98, indicating that its share price is 2% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Ares Commercial Real Estate has a beta of 1.33, indicating that its share price is 33% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

Chimera Investment pays an annual dividend of $1.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 9.2%. Ares Commercial Real Estate pays an annual dividend of $1.32 per share and has a dividend yield of 9.4%. Chimera Investment pays out 53.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Ares Commercial Real Estate pays out 98.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Chimera Investment has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Ares Commercial Real Estate has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

48.9% of Chimera Investment shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 55.8% of Ares Commercial Real Estate shares are held by institutional investors. 1.1% of Chimera Investment shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 2.2% of Ares Commercial Real Estate shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Chimera Investment and Ares Commercial Real Estate's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Chimera Investment4.71%11.73%2.02%
Ares Commercial Real Estate17.03%8.92%2.07%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Chimera Investment and Ares Commercial Real Estate's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Chimera Investment$1.36 billion2.21$413.55 million$2.255.79
Ares Commercial Real Estate$114.78 million4.96$36.99 million$1.3410.49

Chimera Investment has higher revenue and earnings than Ares Commercial Real Estate. Chimera Investment is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Ares Commercial Real Estate, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Ares Commercial Real Estate beats Chimera Investment on 11 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

Ares Commercial Real Estate (NYSE:ACRE) and Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance (NYSE:ARI) are both finance companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, dividends, valuation, institutional ownership, profitability and risk.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Ares Commercial Real Estate and Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Ares Commercial Real Estate$114.78 million4.96$36.99 million$1.3410.49
Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance$334.48 million6.00$230.17 million$1.778.10

Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance has higher revenue and earnings than Ares Commercial Real Estate. Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Ares Commercial Real Estate, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Dividends

Ares Commercial Real Estate pays an annual dividend of $1.32 per share and has a dividend yield of 9.4%. Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance pays an annual dividend of $1.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 9.8%. Ares Commercial Real Estate pays out 98.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance pays out 79.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Ares Commercial Real Estate has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Profitability

This table compares Ares Commercial Real Estate and Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Ares Commercial Real Estate17.03%8.92%2.07%
Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance18.14%9.64%3.35%

Risk and Volatility

Ares Commercial Real Estate has a beta of 1.33, meaning that its share price is 33% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance has a beta of 1.28, meaning that its share price is 28% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings for Ares Commercial Real Estate and Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Ares Commercial Real Estate01402.80
Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance03002.00

Ares Commercial Real Estate currently has a consensus price target of $14.20, indicating a potential upside of 1.00%. Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance has a consensus price target of $15.00, indicating a potential upside of 4.60%. Given Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance's higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance is more favorable than Ares Commercial Real Estate.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

55.8% of Ares Commercial Real Estate shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 63.7% of Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.2% of Ares Commercial Real Estate shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.5% of Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance beats Ares Commercial Real Estate on 12 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.


Ares Commercial Real Estate Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Annaly Capital Management logo
NLY
Annaly Capital Management
1.3$8.78-3.4%$12.28 billion$3.79 billion-18.68
AGNC Investment logo
AGNC
AGNC Investment
1.7$17.42-3.8%$9.14 billion$693 million-34.16High Trading Volume
Unusual Options Activity
Starwood Property Trust logo
STWD
Starwood Property Trust
1.7$23.72-4.5%$6.81 billion$1.20 billion17.31Earnings Announcement
Analyst Report
Colony Capital logo
CLNY
Colony Capital
1.6$6.26-4.0%$3.09 billion$2.33 billion-1.12Earnings Announcement
Chimera Investment logo
CIM
Chimera Investment
1.4$13.02-2.8%$3.00 billion$1.36 billion-24.57
Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance logo
ARI
Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance
1.7$14.34-4.0%$2.01 billion$334.48 million62.35
Two Harbors Investment logo
TWO
Two Harbors Investment
2.3$6.85-1.3%$1.88 billion$994.69 million-1.04Analyst Revision
PennyMac Mortgage Investment Trust logo
PMT
PennyMac Mortgage Investment Trust
2.0$18.57-2.8%$1.82 billion$488.82 million1,857.00Earnings Announcement
High Trading Volume
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
MFA Financial logo
MFA
MFA Financial
1.6$4.11-4.1%$1.81 billion$581.73 million-2.83Earnings Announcement
New York Mortgage Trust logo
NYMT
New York Mortgage Trust
1.8$4.28-1.6%$1.62 billion$694.61 million-4.28Earnings Announcement
Analyst Upgrade
Redwood Trust logo
RWT
Redwood Trust
1.9$10.36-3.6%$1.17 billion$622 million-1.76
ARMOUR Residential REIT logo
ARR
ARMOUR Residential REIT
1.8$11.72-3.2%$834.98 million$439.57 million-3.31High Trading Volume
Invesco Mortgage Capital logo
IVR
Invesco Mortgage Capital
1.4$3.37-4.2%$830.36 million$882.59 million-0.31
Ready Capital logo
RC
Ready Capital
1.8$13.38-3.8%$728.34 million$229.92 million19.11Earnings Announcement
Analyst Upgrade
Capstead Mortgage logo
CMO
Capstead Mortgage
1.2$6.22-2.9%$602.40 million$322.97 million-4.20
Dynex Capital logo
DX
Dynex Capital
1.8$18.77-3.7%$579.62 million$170.17 million2.48
Western Asset Mortgage Capital logo
WMC
Western Asset Mortgage Capital
1.1$3.03-3.6%$184.26 million$217.26 million-0.45Analyst Downgrade
AG Mortgage Investment Trust logo
MITT
AG Mortgage Investment Trust
1.1$3.72-5.9%$173.07 million$171.66 million-0.27
This page was last updated on 5/13/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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