Capital Properties (OTCMKTS:CPTP) and MITIE GRP PLC/ADR (OTCMKTS:MITFY) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, profitability, valuation, institutional ownership, earnings, dividends and risk.

Profitability

This table compares Capital Properties and MITIE GRP PLC/ADR’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Capital Properties 45.06% 14.41% 12.41%
MITIE GRP PLC/ADR N/A N/A N/A

Dividends

Capital Properties pays an annual dividend of $0.28 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.8%. MITIE GRP PLC/ADR pays an annual dividend of $0.24 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.5%. MITIE GRP PLC/ADR pays out 27.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Volatility & Risk

Capital Properties has a beta of 0.42, indicating that its stock price is 58% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, MITIE GRP PLC/ADR 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 and price targets for Capital Properties and MITIE GRP PLC/ADR, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Capital Properties 0 0 0 0 N/A
MITIE GRP PLC/ADR 0 0 0 0 N/A

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Capital Properties and MITIE GRP PLC/ADR’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Capital Properties $5.25 million 20.11 $6.00 million N/A N/A
MITIE GRP PLC/ADR $2.92 billion 0.21 -$35.95 million $0.89 7.67

Capital Properties has higher earnings, but lower revenue than MITIE GRP PLC/ADR.

Summary

Capital Properties beats MITIE GRP PLC/ADR on 6 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

Capital Properties Company Profile

Capital Properties, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the leasing of land in downtown Providence, Rhode Island under long-term ground leases. It owns approximately 18 acres in the Capital Center consisting of 13 individual parcels; owns and leases an undeveloped parcel of land adjacent to the Capital Center for public parking purposes on a short-term basis; and leases 23 outdoor advertising locations along interstate and primary highways in Rhode Island and Massachusetts. The company was formerly known as Providence and Worcester Company and changed its name to Capital Properties, Inc. in 1984. Capital Properties, Inc. was founded in 1977 and is based in Providence, Rhode Island.

MITIE GRP PLC/ADR Company Profile

Mitie Group plc, through its subsidiaries, provides strategic outsourcing services in the United Kingdom and internationally. It offers engineering services, such as technical and building maintenance services, as well as offers specialist services, such as heating, cooling, lighting, water treatment, and building controls; and security services and products, including security personnel, emergency mobile response solutions, and fire and security systems. The company also provides professional services, including capital project consultancy, energy consultancy, real estate advisory, records management consultancy, security and risk strategy, sustainability strategy, technical assets strategy, and workplace and design services; and cleaning and environmental services, such as pest control and landscaping services. In addition, it offers document management services; custody services, such as immigration and prison services; and indoor and outdoor event catering services. Further, the company provides property management services primarily to clients in the social housing sector; and painting and commercial refurbishment roofing services. Mitie Group plc was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Southwark, the United Kingdom.

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