Plymouth Industrial REIT (NYSE:PLYM) versus Klépierre (OTCMKTS:KLPEF) Head to Head Review

Plymouth Industrial REIT (NYSE:PLYMGet Rating) and Klépierre (OTCMKTS:KLPEFGet Rating) are both finance companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, profitability, risk, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and valuation.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Plymouth Industrial REIT and Klépierre, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Plymouth Industrial REIT 0 3 2 0 2.40
Klépierre 2 1 4 0 2.29

Plymouth Industrial REIT presently has a consensus target price of $27.20, indicating a potential upside of 31.72%. Klépierre has a consensus target price of $23.44, indicating a potential upside of 12.95%. Given Plymouth Industrial REIT’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Plymouth Industrial REIT is more favorable than Klépierre.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

96.7% of Plymouth Industrial REIT shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.3% of Plymouth Industrial REIT shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Plymouth Industrial REIT and Klépierre’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Plymouth Industrial REIT -10.21% -4.31% -1.25%
Klépierre N/A N/A N/A

Risk & Volatility

Plymouth Industrial REIT has a beta of 1.28, meaning that its share price is 28% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Klépierre has a beta of 1.51, meaning that its share price is 51% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Plymouth Industrial REIT and Klépierre’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Plymouth Industrial REIT $140.62 million 6.29 -$15.01 million ($0.80) -25.81
Klépierre $1.04 billion 5.69 $644.43 million N/A N/A

Klépierre has higher revenue and earnings than Plymouth Industrial REIT.

Summary

Klépierre beats Plymouth Industrial REIT on 7 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Plymouth Industrial REIT

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Plymouth Industrial REIT, Inc. is a vertically integrated and self-managed real estate investment trust focused on the acquisition and operation of single and multi-tenant industrial properties located in secondary and select primary markets across the United States. The Company seeks to acquire properties that provide income and growth that enable the Company to leverage its real estate operating expertise to enhance shareholder value through active asset management, prudent property re-positioning and disciplined capital deployment.

About Klépierre

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Klépierre is the European leader in shopping malls, combining property development and asset management skills. The Company's portfolio is valued at 20.7 billion on December 31, 2021 and comprises large shopping centers in more than 10 countries in Continental Europe which together host hundreds of millions of visitors per year. Klépierre is a French REIT (SIIC) listed on Euronext Paris and is included in the CAC Next 20 and EPRA Euro Zone Indexes. It is also included in ethical indexes, such as Euronext CAC 40 ESG, MSCI Europe ESG Leaders, FTSE4Good, Euronext Vigeo Europe 120, and features in CDP's A-list. These distinctions underscore the Group's commitment to a proactive sustainable development policy and its global leadership in the fight against climate change.

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