Vonovia SE Depository Receipt (OTCMKTS:VONOY) and Gazit Globe (NYSE:GZT) are both finance companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, profitability, analyst recommendations, valuation, risk, dividends and institutional ownership.

Profitability

This table compares Vonovia SE Depository Receipt and Gazit Globe’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Vonovia SE Depository Receipt 101.36% 15.79% 6.49%
Gazit Globe -11.36% 2.11% 0.76%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Vonovia SE Depository Receipt and Gazit Globe’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Vonovia SE Depository Receipt $2.70 billion 8.42 $2.72 billion N/A N/A
Gazit Globe $817.00 million 1.91 $142.00 million N/A N/A

Vonovia SE Depository Receipt has higher revenue and earnings than Gazit Globe.

Volatility & Risk

Vonovia SE Depository Receipt has a beta of 0.5, meaning that its share price is 50% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Gazit Globe has a beta of 1.22, meaning that its share price is 22% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

Vonovia SE Depository Receipt pays an annual dividend of $0.73 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.1%. Gazit Globe does not pay a dividend. Gazit Globe has increased its dividend for 3 consecutive years.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for Vonovia SE Depository Receipt and Gazit Globe, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Vonovia SE Depository Receipt 0 0 1 0 3.00
Gazit Globe 0 0 0 0 N/A

Institutional & Insider Ownership

10.3% of Gazit Globe shares are held by institutional investors. 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.

Summary

Vonovia SE Depository Receipt beats Gazit Globe on 8 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Vonovia SE Depository Receipt

Vonovia SE operates as an integrated real estate company in Germany. The company operates through three segments: Rental, Value-Add Business, and Sales. It offers apartments; provides property-related services; and sells single units, and buildings or plots of land. As of December 31, 2017, it had a real estate portfolio comprising 344,586 residential units; 89,588 garages and parking spaces; and 3,888 commercial units, as well as managed 62,631 residential units for other owners. The company was formerly known as Deutsche Annington Immobilien SE and changed its name to Vonovia SE in August 2015. Vonovia SE was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Bochum, Germany.

About Gazit Globe

Gazit Globe Ltd, through its subsidiaries, acquires, owns, develops, operates, and manages supermarket-anchored shopping centers and retail-based mixed-use properties in North America, Brazil, Israel, and Europe. As of September 30, 2018, the company owned and operated 101 properties with a gross leasable area of approximately 2.5 million square meters. Gazit Globe Ltd was incorporated in 1982 and is headquartered in Tel Aviv, Israel.

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