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Digital Realty Trust (DLR) Competitors

$142.25
-0.90 (-0.63%)
(As of 05/23/2024 ET)

DLR vs. ARE, CCI, O, SPG, PSA, VICI, EXR, WELL, AVB, and EQR

Should you be buying Digital Realty Trust stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Digital Realty Trust include Alexandria Real Estate Equities (ARE), Crown Castle (CCI), Realty Income (O), Simon Property Group (SPG), Public Storage (PSA), VICI Properties (VICI), Extra Space Storage (EXR), Welltower (WELL), AvalonBay Communities (AVB), and Equity Residential (EQR). These companies are all part of the "real estate investment trusts" industry.

Digital Realty Trust vs.

Digital Realty Trust (NYSE:DLR) and Alexandria Real Estate Equities (NYSE:ARE) are both large-cap real estate companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, community ranking, institutional ownership, profitability, earnings, dividends, risk, valuation and media sentiment.

Digital Realty Trust has higher revenue and earnings than Alexandria Real Estate Equities. Digital Realty Trust is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Alexandria Real Estate Equities, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Digital Realty Trust$5.48B8.12$948.84M$3.6039.52
Alexandria Real Estate Equities$2.95B7.02$103.64M$1.07110.83

Digital Realty Trust received 324 more outperform votes than Alexandria Real Estate Equities when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 67.37% of users gave Digital Realty Trust an outperform vote while only 64.97% of users gave Alexandria Real Estate Equities an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Digital Realty TrustOutperform Votes
795
67.37%
Underperform Votes
385
32.63%
Alexandria Real Estate EquitiesOutperform Votes
471
64.97%
Underperform Votes
254
35.03%

Digital Realty Trust has a beta of 0.55, meaning that its stock price is 45% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Alexandria Real Estate Equities has a beta of 1.07, meaning that its stock price is 7% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Digital Realty Trust pays an annual dividend of $4.88 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.4%. Alexandria Real Estate Equities pays an annual dividend of $5.08 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.3%. Digital Realty Trust pays out 135.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Alexandria Real Estate Equities pays out 474.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future.

99.7% of Digital Realty Trust shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 96.5% of Alexandria Real Estate Equities shares are held by institutional investors. 0.2% of Digital Realty Trust shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.2% of Alexandria Real Estate Equities 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.

In the previous week, Digital Realty Trust had 7 more articles in the media than Alexandria Real Estate Equities. MarketBeat recorded 12 mentions for Digital Realty Trust and 5 mentions for Alexandria Real Estate Equities. Digital Realty Trust's average media sentiment score of 1.29 beat Alexandria Real Estate Equities' score of 0.92 indicating that Digital Realty Trust is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Digital Realty Trust
11 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Alexandria Real Estate Equities
3 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

Digital Realty Trust presently has a consensus target price of $142.65, suggesting a potential upside of 0.27%. Alexandria Real Estate Equities has a consensus target price of $136.75, suggesting a potential upside of 15.31%. Given Alexandria Real Estate Equities' stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Alexandria Real Estate Equities is more favorable than Digital Realty Trust.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Digital Realty Trust
2 Sell rating(s)
7 Hold rating(s)
7 Buy rating(s)
1 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.41
Alexandria Real Estate Equities
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
7 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.88

Digital Realty Trust has a net margin of 21.24% compared to Alexandria Real Estate Equities' net margin of 6.65%. Digital Realty Trust's return on equity of 6.37% beat Alexandria Real Estate Equities' return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Digital Realty Trust21.24% 6.37% 2.72%
Alexandria Real Estate Equities 6.65%0.87%0.53%

Summary

Digital Realty Trust beats Alexandria Real Estate Equities on 14 of the 20 factors compared between the two stocks.

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New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

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Media Sentiment Over Time

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DLR vs. The Competition

MetricDigital Realty TrustREIT IndustryReal Estate SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$44.45B$22.27B$1.68B$17.70B
Dividend Yield3.38%5.70%7.69%3.44%
P/E Ratio39.526.59228.6825.71
Price / Sales8.12205.881,157.0010.53
Price / Cash16.189.0955.6519.39
Price / Book2.371.431.365.88
Net Income$948.84M$469.73M-$65.18M$976.39M
7 Day Performance-1.84%1.25%0.13%-1.92%
1 Month Performance2.71%4.59%2.47%2.13%
1 Year Performance57.33%15.93%-0.18%19.77%

Digital Realty Trust Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
ARE
Alexandria Real Estate Equities
4.2037 of 5 stars
$123.49
-0.2%
$136.75
+10.7%
+0.4%$21.60B$2.89B115.41568
CCI
Crown Castle
4.7226 of 5 stars
$100.75
+0.1%
$112.64
+11.8%
-12.3%$43.78B$6.98B31.484,700Dividend Announcement
O
Realty Income
4.3425 of 5 stars
$55.09
+0.2%
$61.38
+11.4%
-13.0%$47.97B$4.08B51.01418Dividend Increase
SPG
Simon Property Group
3.6839 of 5 stars
$147.97
+1.1%
$141.40
-4.4%
+38.9%$48.23B$5.66B18.853,000
PSA
Public Storage
4.8964 of 5 stars
$283.03
-1.0%
$304.75
+7.7%
-4.6%$49.74B$4.52B25.716,200Analyst Revision
Positive News
VICI
VICI Properties
4.6022 of 5 stars
$30.12
-0.3%
$34.18
+13.5%
-8.0%$31.42B$3.61B11.9128Positive News
EXR
Extra Space Storage
3.751 of 5 stars
$146.08
-2.8%
$149.75
+2.5%
-3.7%$30.93B$2.56B32.537,618Analyst Revision
WELL
Welltower
3.5969 of 5 stars
$101.10
+0.3%
$96.93
-4.1%
+31.2%$60.45B$6.64B124.81533Analyst Upgrade
Positive News
AVB
AvalonBay Communities
4.0098 of 5 stars
$198.49
+0.5%
$202.83
+2.2%
+10.8%$28.22B$2.77B29.543,039
EQR
Equity Residential
4.269 of 5 stars
$66.80
+0.5%
$68.22
+2.1%
+7.3%$25.35B$2.87B27.722,400

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This page (NYSE:DLR) was last updated on 5/24/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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