NYSE:ELS

Equity LifeStyle Properties Competitors

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$65.02
Now: $65.39
$65.57
50-Day Range
$59.10
MA: $62.88
$65.66
52-Week Range
$53.52
Now: $65.39
$68.52
Volume5,772 shs
Average Volume960,946 shs
Market Capitalization$11.92 billion
P/E Ratio54.49
Dividend Yield2.23%
Beta0.46

Competitors

Equity LifeStyle Properties (NYSE:ELS) Vs. EQR, AVB, ESS, MAA, SUI, and UDR

Should you be buying ELS stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sub-industry of "residential reits" are considered alternatives and competitors to Equity LifeStyle Properties, including Equity Residential (EQR), AvalonBay Communities (AVB), Essex Property Trust (ESS), Mid-America Apartment Communities (MAA), Sun Communities (SUI), and UDR (UDR).

Equity LifeStyle Properties (NYSE:ELS) and Equity Residential (NYSE:EQR) are both large-cap finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, dividends, earnings, risk, valuation and profitability.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for Equity LifeStyle Properties and Equity Residential, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Equity LifeStyle Properties04402.50
Equity Residential310502.11

Equity LifeStyle Properties presently has a consensus target price of $67.00, indicating a potential upside of 2.46%. Equity Residential has a consensus target price of $65.4375, indicating a potential downside of 8.56%. Given Equity LifeStyle Properties' stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Equity LifeStyle Properties is more favorable than Equity Residential.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

91.5% of Equity LifeStyle Properties shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 85.6% of Equity Residential shares are held by institutional investors. 4.9% of Equity LifeStyle Properties shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 2.3% of Equity Residential shares are held by company 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.

Volatility and Risk

Equity LifeStyle Properties has a beta of 0.46, suggesting that its share price is 54% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Equity Residential has a beta of 0.81, suggesting that its share price is 19% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Equity LifeStyle Properties and Equity Residential's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Equity LifeStyle Properties$1.04 billion11.49$279.14 million$2.0931.29
Equity Residential$2.70 billion9.86$970.38 million$3.4920.47

Equity Residential has higher revenue and earnings than Equity LifeStyle Properties. Equity Residential is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Equity LifeStyle Properties, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Dividends

Equity LifeStyle Properties pays an annual dividend of $1.45 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.2%. Equity Residential pays an annual dividend of $2.41 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.4%. Equity LifeStyle Properties pays out 69.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Equity Residential pays out 69.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Equity LifeStyle Properties has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Equity Residential has raised its dividend for 3 consecutive years. Equity Residential is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Profitability

This table compares Equity LifeStyle Properties and Equity Residential's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Equity LifeStyle Properties20.27%16.66%5.18%
Equity Residential35.97%8.89%4.56%

Summary

Equity Residential beats Equity LifeStyle Properties on 9 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Equity LifeStyle Properties (NYSE:ELS) and AvalonBay Communities (NYSE:AVB) are both large-cap finance companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, earnings, profitability, risk, analyst recommendations, valuation and dividends.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for Equity LifeStyle Properties and AvalonBay Communities, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Equity LifeStyle Properties04402.50
AvalonBay Communities27402.15

Equity LifeStyle Properties currently has a consensus price target of $67.00, indicating a potential upside of 2.46%. AvalonBay Communities has a consensus price target of $178.0667, indicating a potential downside of 4.53%. Given Equity LifeStyle Properties' stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Equity LifeStyle Properties is more favorable than AvalonBay Communities.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

91.5% of Equity LifeStyle Properties shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 91.0% of AvalonBay Communities shares are owned by institutional investors. 4.9% of Equity LifeStyle Properties shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.3% of AvalonBay Communities shares are owned 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.

Volatility & Risk

Equity LifeStyle Properties has a beta of 0.46, suggesting that its stock price is 54% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, AvalonBay Communities has a beta of 0.97, suggesting that its stock price is 3% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Equity LifeStyle Properties and AvalonBay Communities' gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Equity LifeStyle Properties$1.04 billion11.49$279.14 million$2.0931.29
AvalonBay Communities$2.32 billion11.18$785.97 million$9.3419.93

AvalonBay Communities has higher revenue and earnings than Equity LifeStyle Properties. AvalonBay Communities is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Equity LifeStyle Properties, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Dividends

Equity LifeStyle Properties pays an annual dividend of $1.45 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.2%. AvalonBay Communities pays an annual dividend of $6.36 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.4%. Equity LifeStyle Properties pays out 69.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. AvalonBay Communities pays out 68.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Equity LifeStyle Properties has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and AvalonBay Communities has raised its dividend for 9 consecutive years. AvalonBay Communities is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Profitability

This table compares Equity LifeStyle Properties and AvalonBay Communities' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Equity LifeStyle Properties20.27%16.66%5.18%
AvalonBay Communities27.97%6.02%3.38%

Equity LifeStyle Properties (NYSE:ELS) and Essex Property Trust (NYSE:ESS) are both large-cap finance companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, earnings, profitability, risk, analyst recommendations, valuation and dividends.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for Equity LifeStyle Properties and Essex Property Trust, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Equity LifeStyle Properties04402.50
Essex Property Trust141002.60

Equity LifeStyle Properties currently has a consensus price target of $67.00, indicating a potential upside of 2.46%. Essex Property Trust has a consensus price target of $277.0667, indicating a potential downside of 1.70%. Given Equity LifeStyle Properties' higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Equity LifeStyle Properties is more favorable than Essex Property Trust.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

91.5% of Equity LifeStyle Properties shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 95.4% of Essex Property Trust shares are owned by institutional investors. 4.9% of Equity LifeStyle Properties shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 3.5% of Essex Property Trust shares are owned 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.

Volatility & Risk

Equity LifeStyle Properties has a beta of 0.46, suggesting that its stock price is 54% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Essex Property Trust has a beta of 0.79, suggesting that its stock price is 21% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Equity LifeStyle Properties and Essex Property Trust's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Equity LifeStyle Properties$1.04 billion11.49$279.14 million$2.0931.29
Essex Property Trust$1.46 billion12.54$439.29 million$13.3821.05

Essex Property Trust has higher revenue and earnings than Equity LifeStyle Properties. Essex Property Trust is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Equity LifeStyle Properties, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Dividends

Equity LifeStyle Properties pays an annual dividend of $1.45 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.2%. Essex Property Trust pays an annual dividend of $8.36 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.0%. Equity LifeStyle Properties pays out 69.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Essex Property Trust pays out 62.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Equity LifeStyle Properties has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Essex Property Trust has raised its dividend for 27 consecutive years. Essex Property Trust is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Profitability

This table compares Equity LifeStyle Properties and Essex Property Trust's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Equity LifeStyle Properties20.27%16.66%5.18%
Essex Property Trust39.89%9.46%4.57%

Summary

Essex Property Trust beats Equity LifeStyle Properties on 12 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Equity LifeStyle Properties (NYSE:ELS) and Mid-America Apartment Communities (NYSE:MAA) are both large-cap finance companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, earnings, profitability, risk, analyst recommendations, valuation and dividends.

Profitability

This table compares Equity LifeStyle Properties and Mid-America Apartment Communities' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Equity LifeStyle Properties20.27%16.66%5.18%
Mid-America Apartment Communities19.22%5.63%3.13%

Volatility & Risk

Equity LifeStyle Properties has a beta of 0.46, suggesting that its stock price is 54% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Mid-America Apartment Communities has a beta of 0.66, suggesting that its stock price is 34% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

Equity LifeStyle Properties pays an annual dividend of $1.45 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.2%. Mid-America Apartment Communities pays an annual dividend of $4.10 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.8%. Equity LifeStyle Properties pays out 69.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Mid-America Apartment Communities pays out 62.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Equity LifeStyle Properties has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Mid-America Apartment Communities has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Mid-America Apartment Communities is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for Equity LifeStyle Properties and Mid-America Apartment Communities, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Equity LifeStyle Properties04402.50
Mid-America Apartment Communities04402.50

Equity LifeStyle Properties currently has a consensus price target of $67.00, indicating a potential upside of 2.46%. Mid-America Apartment Communities has a consensus price target of $134.3636, indicating a potential downside of 8.60%. Given Equity LifeStyle Properties' higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Equity LifeStyle Properties is more favorable than Mid-America Apartment Communities.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

91.5% of Equity LifeStyle Properties shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 91.4% of Mid-America Apartment Communities shares are owned by institutional investors. 4.9% of Equity LifeStyle Properties shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.3% of Mid-America Apartment Communities shares are owned 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.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Equity LifeStyle Properties and Mid-America Apartment Communities' gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Equity LifeStyle Properties$1.04 billion11.49$279.14 million$2.0931.29
Mid-America Apartment Communities$1.64 billion10.25$353.81 million$6.5522.44

Mid-America Apartment Communities has higher revenue and earnings than Equity LifeStyle Properties. Mid-America Apartment Communities is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Equity LifeStyle Properties, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Equity LifeStyle Properties beats Mid-America Apartment Communities on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Equity LifeStyle Properties (NYSE:ELS) and Sun Communities (NYSE:SUI) are both large-cap finance companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, analyst recommendations, dividends, valuation, risk, profitability and institutional ownership.

Profitability

This table compares Equity LifeStyle Properties and Sun Communities' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Equity LifeStyle Properties20.27%16.66%5.18%
Sun Communities11.76%4.26%2.16%

Risk and Volatility

Equity LifeStyle Properties has a beta of 0.46, indicating that its share price is 54% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Sun Communities has a beta of 0.53, indicating that its share price is 47% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

Equity LifeStyle Properties pays an annual dividend of $1.45 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.2%. Sun Communities pays an annual dividend of $3.32 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.2%. Equity LifeStyle Properties pays out 69.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Sun Communities pays out 67.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Equity LifeStyle Properties has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Sun Communities has increased its dividend for 4 consecutive years.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for Equity LifeStyle Properties and Sun Communities, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Equity LifeStyle Properties04402.50
Sun Communities02602.75

Equity LifeStyle Properties currently has a consensus price target of $67.00, indicating a potential upside of 2.46%. Sun Communities has a consensus price target of $156.8333, indicating a potential upside of 2.16%. Given Equity LifeStyle Properties' higher possible upside, equities analysts plainly believe Equity LifeStyle Properties is more favorable than Sun Communities.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

91.5% of Equity LifeStyle Properties shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 86.0% of Sun Communities shares are held by institutional investors. 4.9% of Equity LifeStyle Properties shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 2.7% of Sun Communities shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Equity LifeStyle Properties and Sun Communities' gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Equity LifeStyle Properties$1.04 billion11.49$279.14 million$2.0931.29
Sun Communities$1.26 billion13.05$177.38 million$4.9231.15

Equity LifeStyle Properties has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Sun Communities. Sun Communities is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Equity LifeStyle Properties, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Sun Communities beats Equity LifeStyle Properties on 9 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Equity LifeStyle Properties (NYSE:ELS) and UDR (NYSE:UDR) are both large-cap finance companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, analyst recommendations, dividends, valuation, risk, profitability and institutional ownership.

Profitability

This table compares Equity LifeStyle Properties and UDR's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Equity LifeStyle Properties20.27%16.66%5.18%
UDR10.91%4.83%1.69%

Risk and Volatility

Equity LifeStyle Properties has a beta of 0.46, indicating that its share price is 54% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, UDR has a beta of 0.77, indicating that its share price is 23% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

Equity LifeStyle Properties pays an annual dividend of $1.45 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.2%. UDR pays an annual dividend of $1.45 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.3%. Equity LifeStyle Properties pays out 69.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. UDR pays out 69.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Equity LifeStyle Properties has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and UDR has increased its dividend for 11 consecutive years. UDR is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for Equity LifeStyle Properties and UDR, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Equity LifeStyle Properties04402.50
UDR13702.55

Equity LifeStyle Properties currently has a consensus price target of $67.00, indicating a potential upside of 2.46%. UDR has a consensus price target of $43.3636, indicating a potential downside of 1.63%. Given Equity LifeStyle Properties' higher possible upside, equities analysts plainly believe Equity LifeStyle Properties is more favorable than UDR.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

91.5% of Equity LifeStyle Properties shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 97.4% of UDR shares are held by institutional investors. 4.9% of Equity LifeStyle Properties shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 2.7% of UDR shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Equity LifeStyle Properties and UDR's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Equity LifeStyle Properties$1.04 billion11.49$279.14 million$2.0931.29
UDR$1.15 billion11.32$184.96 million$2.0821.13

Equity LifeStyle Properties has higher earnings, but lower revenue than UDR. UDR is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Equity LifeStyle Properties, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Equity LifeStyle Properties beats UDR on 9 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.


Equity LifeStyle Properties Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Equity Residential logo
EQR
Equity Residential
1.4$71.43+0.4%$26.72 billion$2.70 billion28.12
AvalonBay Communities logo
AVB
AvalonBay Communities
1.7$186.15+0.1%$25.94 billion$2.32 billion40.03
Essex Property Trust logo
ESS
Essex Property Trust
2.1$281.69+0.6%$18.42 billion$1.46 billion30.85Analyst Upgrade
Mid-America Apartment Communities logo
MAA
Mid-America Apartment Communities
1.7$146.98+0.1%$16.80 billion$1.64 billion52.87
Sun Communities logo
SUI
Sun Communities
1.9$153.25+0.3%$16.44 billion$1.26 billion96.99Analyst Upgrade
UDR logo
UDR
UDR
2.0$43.94+0.3%$13.08 billion$1.15 billion99.87Analyst Revision
Camden Property Trust logo
CPT
Camden Property Trust
1.9$111.59+0.7%$11.22 billion$1.03 billion58.73
American Campus Communities logo
ACC
American Campus Communities
1.7$43.14+0.4%$5.96 billion$943.04 million84.59Upcoming Earnings
Apartment Investment and Management logo
AIV
Apartment Investment and Management
2.4$6.23+0.0%$929.57 million$914.29 million4.88
UMH Properties logo
UMH
UMH Properties
1.7$19.30+0.4%$820.73 million$146.59 million-16.36Analyst Downgrade
This page was last updated on 4/12/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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