Big Yellow Group (OTCMKTS:BYLOF – Get Free Report) and CapitaLand Ascendas REIT (OTCMKTS:ACDSF – Get Free Report) are both real estate companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, valuation, dividends, profitability, institutional ownership, earnings and analyst recommendations.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Big Yellow Group and CapitaLand Ascendas REIT’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Big Yellow Group||N/A||N/A||N/A||$0.43||29.57|
|CapitaLand Ascendas REIT||N/A||N/A||N/A||$0.18||11.68|
CapitaLand Ascendas REIT is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Big Yellow Group, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.
This table compares Big Yellow Group and CapitaLand Ascendas REIT’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Big Yellow Group||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|CapitaLand Ascendas REIT||N/A||N/A||N/A|
This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Big Yellow Group and CapitaLand Ascendas REIT, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Big Yellow Group||0||1||2||0||2.67|
|CapitaLand Ascendas REIT||0||0||1||0||3.00|
Big Yellow Group currently has a consensus price target of $1,500.00, suggesting a potential upside of 11,804.76%. Given Big Yellow Group’s higher possible upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Big Yellow Group is more favorable than CapitaLand Ascendas REIT.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
53.1% of Big Yellow Group shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 34.2% of CapitaLand Ascendas REIT shares are held by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
Big Yellow Group beats CapitaLand Ascendas REIT on 6 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Big Yellow Group
Big Yellow is the UK's brand leader in self storage. Big Yellow now operates from a platform of 108 stores, including 24 stores branded as Armadillo Self Storage. We have a pipeline of 0.9 million sq ft comprising 11 proposed Big Yellow self storage facilities. The current maximum lettable area of the existing platform (including Armadillo) is 6.3 million sq ft. When fully built out the portfolio will provide approximately 7.2 million sq ft of flexible storage space. 99% of our stores and sites by value are held freehold and long leasehold, with the remaining 1% short leasehold. The Group has pioneered the development of the latest generation of self storage facilities, which utilise state of the art technology and are located in high profile, accessible, main road locations. Our focus on the location and visibility of our stores, with excellent customer service, a market-leading online platform, and significant and increasing investment in sustainability, has created in Big Yellow the most recognised brand name in the UK self storage industry.
About CapitaLand Ascendas REIT
CapitaLand Ascendas REIT (CLAR), formerly known as Ascendas Real Estate Investment Trust (Ascendas Reit), is Singapore's first and largest listed business space and industrial real estate investment trust. It was listed on the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited (SGX-ST) in November 2002. CLAR has since grown to be a global REIT anchored in Singapore, with a strong focus on tech and logistics properties in developed markets. As at 30 June 2023, its investment properties under management stood at S$17.0 billion. It owns a total of 230 properties across three segments, namely Business Space and Life Sciences; Logistics; and Industrial and Data Centres. These properties are in the developed markets of Singapore, the United States, Australia, and the United Kingdom/Europe. These properties house a tenant base of more than 1,750 international and local companies from a wide range of industries and activities, including data centres, information technology, engineering, logistics & supply chain management, biomedical sciences, financial services (backroom office support), electronics, government and other manufacturing and services industries. Major tenants include Singtel, SEA Group, DSO National Laboratories, Stripe, DBS, Seagate, Citibank, Pinterest, Equinix, and J.P. Morgan. CLAR is listed in several indices. These include the FTSE Straits Times Index, the Morgan Stanley Capital International, Inc (MSCI) Index, the European Public Real Estate Association/National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (EPRA/NAREIT) Global Real Estate Index and Global Property Research (GPR) Asia 250. CLAR has an issuer rating of A3' by Moody's Investors Service. CLAR is managed by CapitaLand Ascendas REIT Management Limited, formerly known as Ascendas Funds Management (S) Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of CapitaLand Investment Limited, a leading global real estate investment manager with a strong Asia foothold.
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