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AMD   187.82 (+6.39%)
BABA   74.27 (-0.43%)
T   17.00 (+0.24%)
F   12.46 (+1.30%)
MU   89.55 (-0.18%)
CGC   3.32 (-1.19%)
GE   155.98 (+0.24%)
DIS   111.50 (+0.63%)
AMC   4.40 (-11.82%)
PFE   26.94 (-0.37%)
PYPL   60.78 (+0.88%)
XOM   104.69 (+0.35%)
QQQ   437.73 (+0.57%)
AAPL   180.89 (-0.29%)
MSFT   407.71 (+0.00%)
META   488.92 (+1.01%)
GOOGL   137.02 (+0.47%)
AMZN   174.70 (+0.89%)
TSLA   200.68 (-0.67%)
NVDA   793.46 (+2.17%)
NIO   5.67 (+4.42%)
AMD   187.82 (+6.39%)
BABA   74.27 (-0.43%)
T   17.00 (+0.24%)
F   12.46 (+1.30%)
MU   89.55 (-0.18%)
CGC   3.32 (-1.19%)
GE   155.98 (+0.24%)
DIS   111.50 (+0.63%)
AMC   4.40 (-11.82%)
PFE   26.94 (-0.37%)
PYPL   60.78 (+0.88%)
XOM   104.69 (+0.35%)

Iron Mountain (IRM) Competitors

$79.20
+3.84 (+5.10%)
(As of 11:04 AM ET)

IRM vs. ARE, SBAC, VTR, EQR, SUI, ESS, AVB, MAA, HST, and AMH

Should you be buying Iron Mountain stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Iron Mountain include Alexandria Real Estate Equities (ARE), SBA Communications (SBAC), Ventas (VTR), Equity Residential (EQR), Sun Communities (SUI), Essex Property Trust (ESS), AvalonBay Communities (AVB), Mid-America Apartment Communities (MAA), Host Hotels & Resorts (HST), and American Homes 4 Rent (AMH). These companies are all part of the "real estate investment trusts" industry.

Iron Mountain vs.

Alexandria Real Estate Equities (NYSE:ARE) and Iron Mountain (NYSE:IRM) are both large-cap finance companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, risk, analyst recommendations, earnings, valuation, profitability, community ranking, media sentiment and dividends.

Iron Mountain has higher revenue and earnings than Alexandria Real Estate Equities. Iron Mountain 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
Alexandria Real Estate Equities$2.89B7.36$103.64M$0.54224.82
Iron Mountain$5.48B4.02$184.23M$0.63119.62

Alexandria Real Estate Equities has a beta of 1.06, meaning that its stock price is 6% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Iron Mountain has a beta of 0.9, meaning that its stock price is 10% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Alexandria Real Estate Equities pays an annual dividend of $5.08 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.2%. Iron Mountain pays an annual dividend of $2.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.5%. Alexandria Real Estate Equities pays out 940.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Iron Mountain pays out 412.7% 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 has raised its dividend for 14 consecutive years and Iron Mountain has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Alexandria Real Estate Equities is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

In the previous week, Iron Mountain had 22 more articles in the media than Alexandria Real Estate Equities. MarketBeat recorded 40 mentions for Iron Mountain and 18 mentions for Alexandria Real Estate Equities. Iron Mountain's average media sentiment score of 1.04 beat Alexandria Real Estate Equities' score of 0.43 indicating that Alexandria Real Estate Equities is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Alexandria Real Estate Equities
8 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
5 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Iron Mountain
10 Very Positive mention(s)
8 Positive mention(s)
16 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

Iron Mountain has a net margin of 5.44% compared to Iron Mountain's net margin of 3.59%. Alexandria Real Estate Equities' return on equity of 178.02% beat Iron Mountain's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Alexandria Real Estate Equities3.59% 0.46% 0.28%
Iron Mountain 5.44%178.02%3.79%

Alexandria Real Estate Equities received 65 more outperform votes than Iron Mountain when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 65.14% of users gave Alexandria Real Estate Equities an outperform vote while only 63.32% of users gave Iron Mountain an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Alexandria Real Estate EquitiesOutperform Votes
469
65.14%
Underperform Votes
251
34.86%
Iron MountainOutperform Votes
404
63.32%
Underperform Votes
234
36.68%

Alexandria Real Estate Equities currently has a consensus price target of $137.13, indicating a potential upside of 12.95%. Iron Mountain has a consensus price target of $69.40, indicating a potential downside of 7.91%. Given Iron Mountain's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Alexandria Real Estate Equities is more favorable than Iron Mountain.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Alexandria Real Estate Equities
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
7 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.88
Iron Mountain
1 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
4 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.60

86.4% of Alexandria Real Estate Equities shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 76.9% of Iron Mountain shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.0% of Alexandria Real Estate Equities shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 2.2% of Iron Mountain shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Alexandria Real Estate Equities beats Iron Mountain on 12 of the 21 factors compared between the two stocks.


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IRM vs. The Competition

MetricIron MountainReal estate investment trusts IndustryFinance SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$21.63B$6.57B$8.05B$17.43B
Dividend Yield3.51%6.89%10.42%3.57%
P/E Ratio119.6234.2757.1621.94
Price / Sales4.026.263,586.297.48
Price / Cash16.2812.8228.9916.90
Price / Book104.672.392.335.72
Net Income$184.23M$161.19M$796.04M$861.13M
7 Day Performance4.52%-1.06%-0.16%0.54%
1 Month Performance11.28%-4.58%-1.54%0.28%
1 Year Performance42.86%-7.86%4.53%89.59%

Iron Mountain Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
ARE
Alexandria Real Estate Equities
4.4925 of 5 stars
$118.96
-0.3%
$137.13
+15.3%
-19.9%$20.81B$2.89B220.30568Insider Selling
Positive News
SBAC
SBA Communications
4.9614 of 5 stars
$207.04
+0.1%
$279.31
+34.9%
-21.1%$22.31B$2.72B45.601,834Earnings Report
Dividend Increase
Analyst Report
VTR
Ventas
4.5643 of 5 stars
$43.04
-1.6%
$51.62
+19.9%
-13.9%$17.61B$4.50B-391.24451Analyst Report
Positive News
EQR
Equity Residential
4.3154 of 5 stars
$60.11
+0.1%
$65.88
+9.6%
-4.9%$22.81B$2.87B27.322,400Analyst Report
Short Interest ↑
SUI
Sun Communities
4.371 of 5 stars
$130.85
+0.7%
$141.00
+7.8%
-9.6%$16.28B$2.97B71.507,594Positive News
ESS
Essex Property Trust
4.467 of 5 stars
$233.00
-1.0%
$244.41
+4.9%
+0.9%$14.95B$1.67B36.931,772Dividend Increase
Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Positive News
AVB
AvalonBay Communities
4.7756 of 5 stars
$176.39
-0.4%
$196.80
+11.6%
+1.8%$25.05B$2.77B26.932,947Analyst Upgrade
Short Interest ↓
Positive News
MAA
Mid-America Apartment Communities
4.8257 of 5 stars
$126.65
-2.0%
$145.26
+14.7%
-22.1%$14.78B$2.15B26.892,427Analyst Report
HST
Host Hotels & Resorts
3.4694 of 5 stars
$19.66
-0.3%
$20.44
+4.0%
+20.8%$13.87B$4.91B18.72165Dividend Increase
Short Interest ↑
AMH
American Homes 4 Rent
4.1316 of 5 stars
$34.39
-0.1%
$37.93
+10.3%
+16.1%$12.45B$1.49B33.071,794Analyst Report
Insider Selling
Short Interest ↑

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This page (NYSE:IRM) was last updated on 2/29/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff