American Residential Properties (NYSE: ARPI) is one of 42 public companies in the “Residential REITs” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare American Residential Properties to related businesses based on the strength of its profitability, earnings, risk, valuation, institutional ownership, dividends and analyst recommendations.

Profitability

This table compares American Residential Properties and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
American Residential Properties -38.70% -9.17% -3.64%
American Residential Properties Competitors 20.27% 4.06% 1.57%

Dividends

American Residential Properties pays an annual dividend of $0.40 per share. American Residential Properties pays out -28.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Residential REITs” companies pay a dividend yield of 3.5% and pay out 142.7% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for American Residential Properties and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
American Residential Properties 0 0 0 0 N/A
American Residential Properties Competitors 187 1234 1262 32 2.42

As a group, “Residential REITs” companies have a potential upside of 6.60%.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

74.3% of shares of all “Residential REITs” companies are owned by institutional investors. 10.1% of shares of all “Residential REITs” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares American Residential Properties and its rivals gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
American Residential Properties N/A N/A N/A
American Residential Properties Competitors $673.41 million $325.74 million 30.32

American Residential Properties’ rivals have higher revenue and earnings than American Residential Properties. American Residential Properties is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Summary

American Residential Properties rivals beat American Residential Properties on 7 of the 8 factors compared.

About American Residential Properties

American Residential Properties, Inc. is an internally managed real estate investment company, which is organized as a real estate investment trust. The Company acquires, owns, renovates, and manages single-family homes as rental properties. American Residential Properties OP, L.P. acts as its operating partnership. American Residential Leasing Company, LLC is a wholly owned subsidiary of its operating partnership. The Company owns 8,893 properties in Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Nevada, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas that were 81% leased, and it managed an additional 437 properties for ARP Phoenix Fund I, LP in Arizona and Nevada. In addition to its primary business, the Company has a private mortgage financing business.

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