Henderson Land Development (OTCMKTS: HLDCY) is one of 48 public companies in the “Real estate” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare Henderson Land Development to related companies based on the strength of its risk, institutional ownership, dividends, analyst recommendations, earnings, valuation and profitability.

Dividends

Henderson Land Development pays an annual dividend of $0.17 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.8%. Henderson Land Development pays out 37.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Real estate” companies pay a dividend yield of 3.0% and pay out 56.5% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

0.1% of Henderson Land Development shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 46.4% of shares of all “Real estate” companies are owned by institutional investors. 20.8% of shares of all “Real estate” 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.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings for Henderson Land Development and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Henderson Land Development 1 0 0 0 1.00
Henderson Land Development Competitors 155 378 586 16 2.41

As a group, “Real estate” companies have a potential upside of 14.42%. Given Henderson Land Development’s peers stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Henderson Land Development has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.

Risk & Volatility

Henderson Land Development has a beta of 0.95, meaning that its stock price is 5% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Henderson Land Development’s peers have a beta of 1.06, meaning that their average stock price is 6% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Henderson Land Development and its peers gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Henderson Land Development $3.14 billion $3.90 billion 13.64
Henderson Land Development Competitors $1.33 billion $328.71 million 17.88

Henderson Land Development has higher revenue and earnings than its peers. Henderson Land Development is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Profitability

This table compares Henderson Land Development and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Henderson Land Development N/A N/A N/A
Henderson Land Development Competitors 21.96% 3.81% 0.89%

Summary

Henderson Land Development peers beat Henderson Land Development on 11 of the 14 factors compared.

Henderson Land Development Company Profile

Henderson Land Development Company Limited, an investment holding company, engages in the property development and investment activities in Hong Kong and Mainland China. It operates through Property Development, Property Leasing, Hotel Operation, Department Store Operation, Utility and Energy, and Others. Its Property Development segment develops and sells real estate properties. Its property portfolio primarily includes offices, shopping arcades, shopping malls, residential properties, and commercial complexes. The company's Property Leasing segment is involved in leasing properties. Its Department Store Operation segment operates and manages department stores. The company's Hotel Operation segment operates and manages hotels. Its Utility and Energy segment produces, distributes, and markets gas; and operates water supply and emerging environmentally-friendly energy businesses. The company's Others segment engages in the construction and infrastructure businesses; provision of finance, investment holding, project management, property management, agency, cleaning, and security guard services; and trading of building materials and disposal of leasehold land. Henderson Land Development Company Limited was founded in 1976 and is headquartered in Central, Hong Kong. Henderson Land Development Company Limited is a subsidiary of Henderson Development Limited.

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