Financial Analysis: Gyrodyne (NASDAQ:GYRO) vs. Brookfield (NYSE:BN)

Gyrodyne (NASDAQ:GYROGet Rating) and Brookfield (NYSE:BNGet Rating) are both finance companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, institutional ownership, earnings, valuation, dividends, analyst recommendations and risk.

Profitability

This table compares Gyrodyne and Brookfield’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Gyrodyne N/A N/A N/A
Brookfield 3.86% 2.67% 0.86%

Institutional and Insider Ownership

41.4% of Gyrodyne shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 60.9% of Brookfield shares are owned by institutional investors. 4.0% of Gyrodyne shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 11.0% of Brookfield shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Gyrodyne and Brookfield, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Gyrodyne 0 0 0 0 N/A
Brookfield 0 0 2 0 3.00

Brookfield has a consensus price target of $53.00, suggesting a potential upside of 46.13%. Given Brookfield’s higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Brookfield is more favorable than Gyrodyne.

Risk and Volatility

Gyrodyne has a beta of 0.43, meaning that its stock price is 57% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Brookfield has a beta of 1.34, meaning that its stock price is 34% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Gyrodyne and Brookfield’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Gyrodyne N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Brookfield $75.73 billion 0.75 $3.97 billion $2.05 17.69

Brookfield has higher revenue and earnings than Gyrodyne.

Summary

Brookfield beats Gyrodyne on 9 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Gyrodyne

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Gyrodyne, LLC. owns, leases and manages diverse commercial properties. The firm is distinguished by its service-oriented philosophy toward property ownership and management. Gyrodyne has grown from a largely Long Island player during the past into a diversified East Coast presence with an emphasis on medical office product.

About Brookfield

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Brookfield Corp. engages in the management of public and private investment products and services for institutional and retail clients. It operates through the following business segments: Renewable Power and Transition, Infrastructure, Private Equity, Real Estate, and Credit and Insurance Solutions. The Renewable Power and Transition segment involves in the provision of hydro, wind, utility-scale solar, distributed generation, storage, and other renewable technologies. The infrastructure segment operates assets in the utilities, transport, midstream, and data sectors. The Private Equity segment focuses on acquiring businesses with barriers entering an industry. The Real Estate segment includes investment in real estate properties. The Credit and Insurance Solutions segment offers investment products. The company was founded on August 1, 1997 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.

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