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Welltower (WELL) Competitors

$93.82
+0.18 (+0.19%)
(As of 02/22/2024 ET)

WELL vs. PSA, EXR, AMT, VTR, SPG, CCI, DLR, O, VICI, and EQIX

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

Welltower vs.

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

In the previous week, Public Storage had 11 more articles in the media than Welltower. MarketBeat recorded 30 mentions for Public Storage and 19 mentions for Welltower. Public Storage's average media sentiment score of 0.93 beat Welltower's score of 0.54 indicating that Welltower is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

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

Public Storage has a beta of 0.55, indicating that its share price is 45% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Welltower has a beta of 1.07, indicating that its share price is 7% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Public Storage has higher earnings, but lower revenue 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
Public Storage$4.52B11.11$4.35B$11.0625.80
Welltower$6.64B8.04$340.09M$0.64146.59

78.8% of Public Storage shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 91.6% of Welltower shares are owned by institutional investors. 11.0% of Public Storage shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.1% of Welltower shares are owned 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.

Public Storage pays an annual dividend of $12.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.2%. Welltower pays an annual dividend of $2.44 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.6%. Public Storage pays out 108.5% 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 pays out 381.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Public Storage has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Public Storage is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Welltower received 274 more outperform votes than Public Storage when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 60.95% of users gave Welltower an outperform vote while only 51.34% of users gave Public Storage an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Public StorageOutperform Votes
441
51.34%
Underperform Votes
418
48.66%
WelltowerOutperform Votes
715
60.95%
Underperform Votes
458
39.05%

Public Storage presently has a consensus target price of $293.00, indicating a potential upside of 2.67%. Welltower has a consensus target price of $92.79, indicating a potential downside of 1.10%. Given Welltower's higher possible upside, equities analysts plainly believe Public Storage is more favorable than Welltower.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Public Storage
1 Sell rating(s)
4 Hold rating(s)
4 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.33
Welltower
0 Sell rating(s)
4 Hold rating(s)
9 Buy rating(s)
1 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.79

Public Storage has a net margin of 45.34% compared to Public Storage's net margin of 5.12%. Welltower's return on equity of 35.22% beat Public Storage's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Public Storage45.34% 35.22% 11.19%
Welltower 5.12%1.47%0.83%

Summary

Public Storage beats Welltower on 12 of the 22 factors compared between the two stocks.


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Media Sentiment Over Time

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WELL vs. The Competition

MetricWelltowerReal estate investment trusts IndustryFinance SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$53.37B$6.58B$8.15B$17.39B
Dividend Yield2.62%6.91%10.34%3.57%
P/E Ratio146.6040.3660.8924.18
Price / Sales8.046.39429.985.70
Price / Cash28.8113.2729.5417.89
Price / Book2.052.312.166.35
Net Income$340.09M$176.72M$801.76M$869.26M
7 Day Performance0.09%-0.81%-0.67%-1.00%
1 Month Performance5.49%-3.28%-0.47%1.81%
1 Year Performance24.07%-9.56%3.93%76.54%

Welltower Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
PSA
Public Storage
4.736 of 5 stars
$284.12
+0.9%
$293.00
+3.1%
-2.4%$49.50B$4.45B26.045,900Earnings Report
EXR
Extra Space Storage
4.4742 of 5 stars
$141.42
-0.1%
$149.75
+5.9%
-8.4%$29.88B$1.92B26.004,781Upcoming Earnings
Dividend Announcement
Analyst Downgrade
Positive News
AMT
American Tower
4.7542 of 5 stars
$188.48
+0.7%
$221.54
+17.5%
-5.6%$87.86B$10.71B123.196,391Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Downgrade
VTR
Ventas
4.1248 of 5 stars
$43.04
-1.6%
$51.62
+19.9%
-11.0%$17.61B$4.50B-391.24451Analyst Revision
SPG
Simon Property Group
3.7421 of 5 stars
$148.92
-0.7%
$137.75
-7.5%
+25.1%$48.59B$5.66B21.343,300Positive News
CCI
Crown Castle
4.0076 of 5 stars
$108.90
+0.6%
$120.73
+10.9%
-19.6%$47.23B$6.98B31.475,000Dividend Announcement
Analyst Report
DLR
Digital Realty Trust
4.2517 of 5 stars
$135.10
-0.8%
$135.53
+0.3%
+29.8%$40.92B$5.48B45.493,412Analyst Report
Gap Up
O
Realty Income
4.9041 of 5 stars
$52.47
+0.3%
$61.50
+17.2%
-19.4%$37.98B$3.34B39.75391Earnings Report
Analyst Report
News Coverage
VICI
VICI Properties
4.8827 of 5 stars
$29.56
+0.1%
$35.15
+18.9%
-11.2%$30.58B$2.60B12.3723News Coverage
EQIX
Equinix
4.5298 of 5 stars
$854.74
-0.2%
$851.00
-0.4%
+26.1%$80.24B$8.19B82.9012,097

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