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Safehold (SAFE) Competitors

$20.28
-0.46 (-2.22%)
(As of 02/22/2024 ET)

SAFE vs. VRE, AAT, LADR, ARI, TWO, LTC, RC, JBGS, ELME, and ALEX

Should you be buying Safehold stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Safehold include Veris Residential (VRE), American Assets Trust (AAT), Ladder Capital (LADR), Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance (ARI), Two Harbors Investment (TWO), LTC Properties (LTC), Ready Capital (RC), JBG SMITH Properties (JBGS), Elme Communities (ELME), and Alexander & Baldwin (ALEX). These companies are all part of the "real estate investment trusts" industry.

Safehold vs.

Safehold (NYSE:SAFE) and Veris Residential (NYSE:VRE) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, risk, community ranking, earnings, valuation, media sentiment, profitability, analyst recommendations and dividends.

In the previous week, Veris Residential had 9 more articles in the media than Safehold. MarketBeat recorded 12 mentions for Veris Residential and 3 mentions for Safehold. Safehold's average media sentiment score of 1.15 beat Veris Residential's score of 0.51 indicating that Safehold is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Safehold
2 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Veris Residential
2 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
7 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

Safehold has a net margin of -15.59% compared to Veris Residential's net margin of -23.98%. Safehold's return on equity of 4.31% beat Veris Residential's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Safehold-15.59% 4.31% 1.51%
Veris Residential -23.98%-5.39%-1.97%

Safehold currently has a consensus price target of $30.10, suggesting a potential upside of 48.42%. Veris Residential has a consensus price target of $17.67, suggesting a potential upside of 18.01%. Given Safehold's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe Safehold is more favorable than Veris Residential.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Safehold
0 Sell rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
7 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.78
Veris Residential
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
2 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.67

Safehold pays an annual dividend of $0.71 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.5%. Veris Residential pays an annual dividend of $0.21 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.4%. Safehold pays out -87.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Veris Residential pays out -25.6% 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. Safehold is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Safehold$352.58M4.09-$54.97M-$0.81-25.04
Veris Residential$355.02M3.89-$52.07M-$0.82-18.26

71.4% of Safehold shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 86.9% of Veris Residential shares are owned by institutional investors. 4.5% of Safehold shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 15.0% of Veris Residential shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Safehold received 208 more outperform votes than Veris Residential when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 55.09% of users gave Safehold an outperform vote while only 15.00% of users gave Veris Residential an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
SafeholdOutperform Votes
211
55.09%
Underperform Votes
172
44.91%
Veris ResidentialOutperform Votes
3
15.00%
Underperform Votes
17
85.00%

Safehold has a beta of 1.46, suggesting that its stock price is 46% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Veris Residential has a beta of 1.25, suggesting that its stock price is 25% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Safehold beats Veris Residential on 14 of the 20 factors compared between the two stocks.


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Media Sentiment Over Time

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SAFE vs. The Competition

MetricSafeholdReal estate investment trusts IndustryFinance SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$1.44B$6.55B$8.06B$17.35B
Dividend Yield3.38%6.86%10.48%3.57%
P/E Ratio-25.0438.8961.9623.23
Price / Sales4.096.383,614.587.52
Price / Cash5.6913.4830.2217.88
Price / Book0.632.332.095.94
Net Income-$54.97M$174.30M$810.69M$869.26M
7 Day Performance-4.47%-0.08%-0.40%-0.59%
1 Month Performance-4.45%-2.89%-0.14%1.86%
1 Year Performance-34.37%-8.71%3.79%87.64%

Safehold Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
VRE
Veris Residential
3.1476 of 5 stars
$14.76
-3.5%
$17.67
+19.7%
-7.1%$1.36B$355.02M-18.00215News Coverage
AAT
American Assets Trust
3.4039 of 5 stars
$21.46
-4.7%
$23.00
+7.2%
-16.0%$1.31B$441.16M25.55229News Coverage
Positive News
LADR
Ladder Capital
4.939 of 5 stars
$10.18
-4.3%
$12.00
+17.9%
-5.9%$1.29B$534.41M12.5763Positive News
ARI
Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance
1.3888 of 5 stars
$10.54
-3.5%
$10.33
-1.9%
-7.4%$1.50B$344.59M35.12N/AGap Down
TWO
Two Harbors Investment
1.626 of 5 stars
$12.33
-3.9%
$14.63
+18.6%
-23.7%$1.27B$480.36M-6.1797Gap Down
LTC
LTC Properties
2.2925 of 5 stars
$30.72
-1.6%
$34.33
+11.8%
-12.5%$1.27B$175.15M15.9224Ex-Dividend
RC
Ready Capital
3.9867 of 5 stars
$8.87
-3.8%
$11.86
+33.8%
-28.8%$1.53B$930.69M3.71600Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
JBGS
JBG SMITH Properties
1.2232 of 5 stars
$16.16
-5.8%
$14.00
-13.4%
-9.9%$1.55B$605.82M-24.48912Positive News
Gap Down
ELME
Elme Communities
1.4371 of 5 stars
$14.14
-3.0%
$16.67
+17.9%
-28.5%$1.24B$209.38M-23.18102Gap Down
ALEX
Alexander & Baldwin
1.6453 of 5 stars
$17.05
-2.5%
$20.00
+17.3%
-7.4%$1.24B$230.50M-31.57144Upcoming Earnings

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This page (NYSE:SAFE) was last updated on 2/23/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff