Prologis (NYSE: AMB) and Prologis (NYSE:PLD) are both financials companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, dividends, valuation, earnings, analyst recommendations, risk and institutional ownership.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Prologis and Prologis’ top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio EBITDA Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Prologis N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Prologis $2.94 billion 11.32 $1.96 billion $2.22 28.19

Prologis has higher revenue and earnings than Prologis.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Prologis and Prologis, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Prologis 0 0 0 0 N/A
Prologis 0 4 11 0 2.73

Prologis has a consensus target price of $59.36, indicating a potential downside of 5.15%.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

95.6% of Prologis shares are held by institutional investors. 1.3% of Prologis shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Prologis and Prologis’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Prologis 37.59% 7.27% 3.85%
Prologis 43.99% 6.65% 3.95%

Dividends

Prologis pays an annual dividend of $1.76 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.8%. Prologis does not pay a dividend. Prologis pays out 79.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Prologis has increased its dividend for 3 consecutive years.

Summary

Prologis beats Prologis on 8 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Prologis

Prologis, Inc. is a real estate investment trust (REIT) company. The Company is engaged in logistics real estate business. The Company’s segments include Real Estate Operations and Strategic Capital. The Real estate operations segment consists of rental operations and development. The Company’s strategic capital segment includes asset management services, as well as services performed for unconsolidated co-investment ventures. Its strategic capital segment gives the Company access to third-party capital, both private and public. As of December 31, 2016, the Company owned or had investments in, on an owned basis or through co-investment ventures, properties and development projects across 676 million square feet (63 million square meters) in 20 countries spanning four continents.

About Prologis

Prologis, Inc. is a real estate investment trust (REIT) company. The Company is engaged in logistics real estate business. The Company’s segments include Real Estate Operations and Strategic Capital. The Real estate operations segment consists of rental operations and development. The Company’s strategic capital segment includes asset management services, as well as services performed for unconsolidated co-investment ventures. Its strategic capital segment gives the Company access to third-party capital, both private and public. As of December 31, 2016, the Company owned or had investments in, on an owned basis or through co-investment ventures, properties and development projects across 676 million square feet (63 million square meters) in 20 countries spanning four continents.

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