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Public Storage (PSA) Competitors

$265.28
-5.21 (-1.93%)
(As of 09:57 AM ET)

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

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

Public Storage vs.

Welltower (NYSE:WELL) and Public Storage (NYSE:PSA) are both large-cap finance companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, valuation, profitability, dividends, community ranking, earnings, media sentiment and risk.

Welltower received 274 more outperform votes than Public Storage when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 60.83% of users gave Welltower an outperform vote while only 51.45% of users gave Public Storage an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
WelltowerOutperform Votes
719
60.83%
Underperform Votes
463
39.17%
Public StorageOutperform Votes
445
51.45%
Underperform Votes
420
48.55%

In the previous week, Public Storage had 12 more articles in the media than Welltower. MarketBeat recorded 19 mentions for Public Storage and 7 mentions for Welltower. Public Storage's average media sentiment score of 1.15 beat Welltower's score of 0.57 indicating that Welltower is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Welltower
5 Very Positive mention(s)
2 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Public Storage
8 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
5 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

Welltower has a beta of 1.07, suggesting that its stock price is 7% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Public Storage has a beta of 0.57, suggesting that its stock price is 43% less volatile than the S&P 500.

94.8% of Welltower shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 78.8% of Public Storage shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.1% of Welltower shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 11.1% of Public Storage shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Public Storage has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Welltower. Public Storage is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Welltower, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Welltower$6.64B9.08$340.09M$0.81124.48
Public Storage$4.52B10.52$2.15B$11.0124.57

Welltower presently has a consensus target price of $96.93, indicating a potential downside of 3.87%. Public Storage has a consensus target price of $304.75, indicating a potential upside of 12.67%. Given Welltower's higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Public Storage is more favorable than Welltower.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Welltower
0 Sell rating(s)
4 Hold rating(s)
9 Buy rating(s)
1 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.79
Public Storage
1 Sell rating(s)
3 Hold rating(s)
6 Buy rating(s)
1 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.64

Public Storage has a net margin of 45.62% compared to Public Storage's net margin of 6.37%. Welltower's return on equity of 36.17% beat Public Storage's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Welltower6.37% 1.77% 1.04%
Public Storage 45.62%36.17%10.88%

Welltower pays an annual dividend of $2.44 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.4%. Public Storage pays an annual dividend of $12.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.4%. Welltower pays out 301.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Public Storage pays out 109.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Welltower has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Public Storage has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Public Storage is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Summary

Public Storage beats Welltower on 11 of the 20 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding PSA and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NYSE and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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PSA vs. The Competition

MetricPublic StorageReal estate investment trusts IndustryFinance SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$47.53B$6.41B$9.33B$17.68B
Dividend Yield4.41%6.97%10.58%3.53%
P/E Ratio24.5736.1348.5025.83
Price / Sales10.526.16232.5610.26
Price / Cash15.3514.6916.8915.71
Price / Book8.252.192.475.08
Net Income$2.15B$148.96M$1.01B$975.92M
7 Day Performance-4.43%-3.19%-1.24%-1.61%
1 Month Performance4.95%0.22%1.85%4.32%
1 Year Performance-5.65%2.21%25.10%23.08%

Public Storage Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
WELL
Welltower
4.0029 of 5 stars
$101.10
+0.3%
$96.93
-4.1%
+37.1%$60.45B$6.64B124.81533Positive News
EXR
Extra Space Storage
3.9393 of 5 stars
$146.08
-2.8%
$149.75
+2.5%
-2.9%$30.93B$2.56B32.537,618Dividend Announcement
Short Interest ↓
AMT
American Tower
4.7265 of 5 stars
$194.23
+1.3%
$221.91
+14.3%
+1.6%$90.70B$11.14B43.945,643Dividend Announcement
Positive News
SPG
Simon Property Group
3.7172 of 5 stars
$147.97
+1.1%
$141.40
-4.4%
+43.8%$48.23B$5.66B18.853,000Analyst Revision
Positive News
O
Realty Income
4.261 of 5 stars
$55.09
+0.2%
$61.38
+11.4%
-12.1%$47.97B$4.08B51.01418
DLR
Digital Realty Trust
4.1445 of 5 stars
$144.24
+0.6%
$142.65
-1.1%
+45.4%$45.06B$5.48B40.073,664Positive News
CCI
Crown Castle
4.5493 of 5 stars
$100.75
+0.1%
$112.64
+11.8%
-12.6%$43.78B$6.98B31.484,700Dividend Announcement
Short Interest ↑
VICI
VICI Properties
4.522 of 5 stars
$30.12
-0.3%
$34.18
+13.5%
-7.4%$31.42B$3.61B11.9128Positive News
AVB
AvalonBay Communities
4.3224 of 5 stars
$198.49
+0.5%
$202.83
+2.2%
+11.9%$28.22B$2.77B29.543,039Short Interest ↓
Positive News
EQR
Equity Residential
4.5441 of 5 stars
$66.80
+0.5%
$68.22
+2.1%
+8.4%$25.35B$2.87B27.722,400Short Interest ↓
Positive News

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This page (NYSE:PSA) was last updated on 5/29/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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