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Sun Communities Competitors

$151.95
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$151.75
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MA: $147.15
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$95.34
Now: $151.95
$172.26
Volume1.41 million shs
Average Volume642,970 shs
Market Capitalization$16.35 billion
P/E Ratio96.17
Dividend Yield2.03%
Beta0.53

Competitors

Sun Communities (NYSE:SUI) Vs. AVB, EQR, ESS, MAA, UDR, and ELS

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

Sun Communities (NYSE:SUI) and AvalonBay Communities (NYSE:AVB) are both large-cap finance companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, dividends, valuation and risk.

Profitability

This table compares Sun Communities and AvalonBay Communities' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Sun Communities11.76%4.26%2.16%
AvalonBay Communities27.97%6.02%3.38%

Volatility and Risk

Sun Communities has a beta of 0.53, indicating that its share price is 47% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, AvalonBay Communities has a beta of 0.97, indicating that its share price is 3% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

86.0% of Sun Communities shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 91.0% of AvalonBay Communities shares are held by institutional investors. 2.7% of Sun Communities shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.3% of AvalonBay Communities shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Earnings and Valuation

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

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Sun Communities$1.26 billion12.94$177.38 million$4.9230.88
AvalonBay Communities$2.32 billion10.55$785.97 million$9.3418.82

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

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Sun Communities and AvalonBay Communities, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Sun Communities02702.78
AvalonBay Communities17502.31

Sun Communities currently has a consensus price target of $155.00, indicating a potential upside of 2.01%. AvalonBay Communities has a consensus price target of $174.4375, indicating a potential downside of 0.75%. Given Sun Communities' stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities analysts clearly believe Sun Communities is more favorable than AvalonBay Communities.

Dividends

Sun Communities pays an annual dividend of $3.16 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.1%. AvalonBay Communities pays an annual dividend of $6.36 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.6%. Sun Communities pays out 64.2% 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. Sun Communities has increased its dividend for 4 consecutive years and AvalonBay Communities has increased 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.

Summary

AvalonBay Communities beats Sun Communities on 10 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

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

Dividends

Sun Communities pays an annual dividend of $3.16 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.1%. Equity Residential pays an annual dividend of $2.41 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.7%. Sun Communities pays out 64.2% 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. Sun Communities has increased its dividend for 4 consecutive years and Equity Residential has increased its dividend for 3 consecutive years.

Earnings and Valuation

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

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Sun Communities$1.26 billion12.94$177.38 million$4.9230.88
Equity Residential$2.70 billion9.02$970.38 million$3.4918.74

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

Volatility and Risk

Sun Communities has a beta of 0.53, indicating that its share price is 47% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Equity Residential has a beta of 0.81, indicating that its share price is 19% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Sun Communities and Equity Residential, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Sun Communities02702.78
Equity Residential211602.21

Sun Communities currently has a consensus price target of $155.00, indicating a potential upside of 2.01%. Equity Residential has a consensus price target of $66.2105, indicating a potential upside of 1.22%. Given Sun Communities' stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities analysts clearly believe Sun Communities is more favorable than Equity Residential.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

86.0% of Sun Communities shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 85.6% of Equity Residential shares are held by institutional investors. 2.7% of Sun Communities shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 2.3% of Equity Residential shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

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

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Sun Communities11.76%4.26%2.16%
Equity Residential35.97%8.89%4.56%

Summary

Sun Communities beats Equity Residential on 10 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

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

Dividends

Essex Property Trust pays an annual dividend of $8.31 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.3%. Sun Communities pays an annual dividend of $3.16 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.1%. Essex Property Trust pays out 62.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Sun Communities pays out 64.2% 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. Essex Property Trust has increased its dividend for 27 consecutive years and Sun Communities has increased its dividend for 4 consecutive years. Essex Property Trust is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Essex Property Trust and Sun Communities' revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Essex Property Trust$1.46 billion11.34$439.29 million$13.3819.04
Sun Communities$1.26 billion12.94$177.38 million$4.9230.88

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

Risk and Volatility

Essex Property Trust has a beta of 0.79, indicating that its stock price is 21% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Sun Communities has a beta of 0.53, indicating that its stock price is 47% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings for Essex Property Trust and Sun Communities, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Essex Property Trust19702.35
Sun Communities02702.78

Essex Property Trust currently has a consensus target price of $255.1333, indicating a potential upside of 0.13%. Sun Communities has a consensus target price of $155.00, indicating a potential upside of 2.01%. Given Sun Communities' stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Sun Communities is more favorable than Essex Property Trust.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

95.4% of Essex Property Trust shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 86.0% of Sun Communities shares are owned by institutional investors. 3.5% of Essex Property Trust shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 2.7% of Sun Communities shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Essex Property Trust and Sun Communities' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Essex Property Trust39.89%9.46%4.57%
Sun Communities11.76%4.26%2.16%

Summary

Essex Property Trust beats Sun Communities on 12 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

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

Dividends

Mid-America Apartment Communities pays an annual dividend of $4.10 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.0%. Sun Communities pays an annual dividend of $3.16 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.1%. Mid-America Apartment Communities pays out 62.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Sun Communities pays out 64.2% 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. Mid-America Apartment Communities has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Sun Communities has increased its dividend for 4 consecutive years. Mid-America Apartment Communities is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Earnings and Valuation

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

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Mid-America Apartment Communities$1.64 billion9.39$353.81 million$6.5520.57
Sun Communities$1.26 billion12.94$177.38 million$4.9230.88

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

Risk and Volatility

Mid-America Apartment Communities has a beta of 0.66, indicating that its stock price is 34% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Sun Communities has a beta of 0.53, indicating that its stock price is 47% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings for Mid-America Apartment Communities and Sun Communities, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Mid-America Apartment Communities04402.50
Sun Communities02702.78

Mid-America Apartment Communities currently has a consensus target price of $129.7273, indicating a potential downside of 3.71%. Sun Communities has a consensus target price of $155.00, indicating a potential upside of 2.01%. Given Sun Communities' stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Sun Communities is more favorable than Mid-America Apartment Communities.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

91.4% of Mid-America Apartment Communities shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 86.0% of Sun Communities shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.3% of Mid-America Apartment Communities shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 2.7% of Sun Communities shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

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

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Mid-America Apartment Communities19.22%5.63%3.13%
Sun Communities11.76%4.26%2.16%

Summary

Mid-America Apartment Communities beats Sun Communities on 10 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

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

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings for UDR and Sun Communities, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
UDR14802.54
Sun Communities02702.78

UDR currently has a consensus target price of $42.3077, indicating a potential upside of 2.76%. Sun Communities has a consensus target price of $155.00, indicating a potential upside of 2.01%. Given UDR's higher possible upside, research analysts clearly believe UDR is more favorable than Sun Communities.

Profitability

This table compares UDR and Sun Communities' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
UDR10.91%4.83%1.69%
Sun Communities11.76%4.26%2.16%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

97.4% of UDR shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 86.0% of Sun Communities shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.7% of UDR shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 2.7% of Sun Communities shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares UDR and Sun Communities' revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
UDR$1.15 billion10.61$184.96 million$2.0819.79
Sun Communities$1.26 billion12.94$177.38 million$4.9230.88

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

Risk and Volatility

UDR has a beta of 0.77, indicating that its stock price is 23% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Sun Communities has a beta of 0.53, indicating that its stock price is 47% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

UDR pays an annual dividend of $1.44 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.5%. Sun Communities pays an annual dividend of $3.16 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.1%. UDR pays out 69.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Sun Communities pays out 64.2% 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. UDR has increased its dividend for 11 consecutive years and Sun Communities has increased its dividend for 4 consecutive years. UDR is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Summary

Sun Communities beats UDR on 9 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

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

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Sun Communities and Equity LifeStyle Properties, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Sun Communities02702.78
Equity LifeStyle Properties03502.63

Sun Communities presently has a consensus target price of $155.00, indicating a potential upside of 2.01%. Equity LifeStyle Properties has a consensus target price of $67.40, indicating a potential upside of 9.33%. Given Equity LifeStyle Properties' higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Equity LifeStyle Properties is more favorable than Sun Communities.

Profitability

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

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

Institutional & Insider Ownership

86.0% of Sun Communities shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 91.5% of Equity LifeStyle Properties shares are held by institutional investors. 2.7% of Sun Communities shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 4.9% of Equity LifeStyle Properties shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation & Earnings

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

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Sun Communities$1.26 billion12.94$177.38 million$4.9230.88
Equity LifeStyle Properties$1.04 billion10.84$279.14 million$2.0929.50

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

Volatility and Risk

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

Dividends

Sun Communities pays an annual dividend of $3.16 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.1%. Equity LifeStyle Properties pays an annual dividend of $1.37 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.2%. Sun Communities pays out 64.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Equity LifeStyle Properties pays out 65.6% 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. Sun Communities has increased its dividend for 4 consecutive years and Equity LifeStyle Properties has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Summary

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


Sun Communities Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
AvalonBay Communities logo
AVB
AvalonBay Communities
1.6$175.75-2.6%$24.54 billion$2.32 billion37.80Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Equity Residential logo
EQR
Equity Residential
1.6$65.41-2.0%$24.38 billion$2.70 billion25.75Analyst Report
Essex Property Trust logo
ESS
Essex Property Trust
2.0$254.79-2.5%$16.56 billion$1.46 billion27.91Analyst Report
Mid-America Apartment Communities logo
MAA
Mid-America Apartment Communities
1.7$134.73-2.4%$15.41 billion$1.64 billion48.46
UDR logo
UDR
UDR
2.0$41.17-2.9%$12.22 billion$1.15 billion93.57Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
Equity LifeStyle Properties logo
ELS
Equity LifeStyle Properties
1.8$61.65-1.3%$11.24 billion$1.04 billion51.38
Camden Property Trust logo
CPT
Camden Property Trust
1.7$104.15-1.3%$10.16 billion$1.03 billion54.82Analyst Revision
American Campus Communities logo
ACC
American Campus Communities
1.7$40.96-1.0%$5.64 billion$943.04 million80.32Earnings Announcement
Analyst Revision
UMH Properties logo
UMH
UMH Properties
1.8$17.07-0.3%$711.99 million$146.59 million-14.47High Trading Volume
Apartment Investment and Management logo
AIV
Apartment Investment and Management
1.8$4.76-2.9%$572.55 million$914.29 million3.73Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
This page was last updated on 2/26/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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