Contrasting Macerich (NYSE:MAC) and First Capital Real Estate Investment Trust (OTCMKTS:FCXXF)

First Capital Real Estate Investment Trust (OTCMKTS:FCXXFGet Rating) and Macerich (NYSE:MACGet Rating) are both finance companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, risk, dividends, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, profitability and earnings.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for First Capital Real Estate Investment Trust and Macerich, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
First Capital Real Estate Investment Trust 0 1 3 0 2.75
Macerich 6 2 2 0 1.60

First Capital Real Estate Investment Trust presently has a consensus target price of $20.75, suggesting a potential upside of 74.24%. Macerich has a consensus target price of $13.45, suggesting a potential upside of 48.13%. Given First Capital Real Estate Investment Trust’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe First Capital Real Estate Investment Trust is more favorable than Macerich.

Profitability

This table compares First Capital Real Estate Investment Trust and Macerich’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
First Capital Real Estate Investment Trust N/A N/A N/A
Macerich 4.30% 1.18% 0.45%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares First Capital Real Estate Investment Trust and Macerich’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
First Capital Real Estate Investment Trust N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Macerich $847.44 million 2.30 $14.26 million $0.18 50.44

Macerich has higher revenue and earnings than First Capital Real Estate Investment Trust.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

83.3% of Macerich shares are held by institutional investors. 1.8% of Macerich shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Macerich beats First Capital Real Estate Investment Trust on 6 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

About First Capital Real Estate Investment Trust

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First Capital is a leading developer, owner and manager of mixed-use real estate located in Canada's most densely populated cities. First Capital's focus is on creating thriving urban neighbourhoods to generate value for businesses, residents, communities and our investors.

About Macerich

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Macerich is a fully integrated, self-managed and self-administered real estate investment trust, which focuses on the acquisition, leasing, management, development and redevelopment of regional malls throughout the United States. Macerich currently owns 51 million square feet of real estate consisting primarily of interests in 47 regional shopping centers. Macerich specializes in successful retail properties in many of the country's most attractive, densely populated markets with significant presence in the West Coast, Arizona, Chicago and the Metro New York to Washington, DC corridor. A recognized leader in sustainability, Macerich has achieved the #1 GRESB ranking in the North American Retail Sector for five straight years (2015 – 2019).

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