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Investors Real Estate Trust (IRET) Competitors

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IRET vs. WSR, OLP, AAT, LXP, DHC, BDN, RWT, NXRT, DX, and INN

Should you be buying Investors Real Estate Trust stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Investors Real Estate Trust include Whitestone REIT (WSR), One Liberty Properties (OLP), American Assets Trust (AAT), LXP Industrial Trust (LXP), Diversified Healthcare Trust (DHC), Brandywine Realty Trust (BDN), Redwood Trust (RWT), NexPoint Residential Trust (NXRT), Dynex Capital (DX), and Summit Hotel Properties (INN). These companies are all part of the "finance" sector.

Investors Real Estate Trust vs.

Whitestone REIT (NYSE:WSR) and Investors Real Estate Trust (NYSE:IRET) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, profitability, institutional ownership, risk, community ranking, dividends, media sentiment, valuation and earnings.

58.4% of Whitestone REIT shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 70.4% of Investors Real Estate Trust shares are owned by institutional investors. 5.5% of Whitestone REIT shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.7% of Investors Real Estate Trust 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.

Whitestone REIT has a beta of 1.2, indicating that its stock price is 20% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Investors Real Estate Trust has a beta of 1.02, indicating that its stock price is 2% more volatile than the S&P 500.

In the previous week, Whitestone REIT had 3 more articles in the media than Investors Real Estate Trust. MarketBeat recorded 4 mentions for Whitestone REIT and 1 mentions for Investors Real Estate Trust. Investors Real Estate Trust's average media sentiment score of 0.07 beat Whitestone REIT's score of 0.00 indicating that Whitestone REIT is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Whitestone REIT
0 Very Positive mention(s)
2 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
Investors Real Estate Trust
0 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

Whitestone REIT received 81 more outperform votes than Investors Real Estate Trust when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 63.62% of users gave Whitestone REIT an outperform vote while only 60.26% of users gave Investors Real Estate Trust an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Whitestone REITOutperform Votes
313
63.62%
Underperform Votes
179
36.38%
Investors Real Estate TrustOutperform Votes
232
60.26%
Underperform Votes
153
39.74%

Whitestone REIT currently has a consensus target price of $13.13, indicating a potential upside of 7.45%. Given Investors Real Estate Trust's higher probable upside, equities analysts clearly believe Whitestone REIT is more favorable than Investors Real Estate Trust.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Whitestone REIT
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
3 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.75
Investors Real Estate Trust
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
N/A

Investors Real Estate Trust has a net margin of 34.57% compared to Investors Real Estate Trust's net margin of 26.03%. Whitestone REIT's return on equity of 10.77% beat Investors Real Estate Trust's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Whitestone REIT26.03% 8.80% 3.38%
Investors Real Estate Trust 34.57%10.77%4.36%

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Whitestone REIT$139.42M4.34$35.27M$0.7516.29
Investors Real Estate Trust$185.76M3.89$79.21M$3.7214.96

Whitestone REIT pays an annual dividend of $0.48 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.9%. Investors Real Estate Trust pays an annual dividend of $2.80 per share and has a dividend yield of 5.0%. Whitestone REIT pays out 64.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Investors Real Estate Trust pays out 75.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future.

Summary

Whitestone REIT beats Investors Real Estate Trust on 11 of the 19 factors compared between the two stocks.


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Media Sentiment Over Time

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IRET vs. The Competition

MetricInvestors Real Estate TrustReal Estate Investment Trusts IndustryFinance SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$722.11M$6.45B$8.14B$17.34B
Dividend Yield3.98%6.88%10.62%3.58%
P/E Ratio13.2543.5461.7325.82
Price / Sales3.896.233,575.187.06
Price / Cash5.2914.2919.0717.35
Price / Book1.112.422.345.92
Net Income$79.21M$158.92M$800.71M$860.95M

Investors Real Estate Trust Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
WSR
Whitestone REIT
3.156 of 5 stars
$12.37
-0.7%
$13.13
+6.1%
+29.3%$613.43M$139.42M16.4978Upcoming Earnings
OLP
One Liberty Properties
3.4515 of 5 stars
$20.37
-0.8%
$24.00
+17.8%
-12.3%$429.20M$92.22M18.6910Short Interest ↓
News Coverage
Positive News
AAT
American Assets Trust
2.4402 of 5 stars
$21.64
-0.6%
$23.00
+6.3%
-16.5%$1.32B$441.16M25.76229Positive News
LXP
LXP Industrial Trust
4.81 of 5 stars
$8.65
+0.2%
$11.00
+27.2%
-17.7%$2.53B$340.50M108.1466Positive News
DHC
Diversified Healthcare Trust
4.0703 of 5 stars
$3.01
+1.7%
$4.50
+49.5%
+208.7%$723.75M$1.28B-2.81N/AShort Interest ↑
Gap Down
BDN
Brandywine Realty Trust
4.7212 of 5 stars
$4.16
-1.9%
$5.63
+35.4%
-30.2%$715.08M$514.65M-3.61329Positive News
RWT
Redwood Trust
4.7908 of 5 stars
$6.51
-2.8%
$8.36
+28.5%
-19.6%$743.13M$708M-9.71347Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
NXRT
NexPoint Residential Trust
4.9475 of 5 stars
$29.17
-6.1%
$42.25
+44.8%
-41.3%$748.79M$263.95M25.813Positive News
DX
Dynex Capital
2.1349 of 5 stars
$12.35
-0.6%
$13.33
+8.0%
-8.6%$699.34M$207.52M-44.0919Short Interest ↑
Positive News
INN
Summit Hotel Properties
4.4743 of 5 stars
$6.53
+0.6%
$8.50
+30.2%
-18.6%$698.19M$731.02M-29.6874Short Interest ↓

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This page (NYSE:IRET) was last updated on 2/28/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff