Comparing Iida Group (OTCMKTS:ANTOF) & LGI Homes (NASDAQ:LGIH)

Iida Group (OTCMKTS:ANTOFGet Free Report) and LGI Homes (NASDAQ:LGIHGet Free Report) are both consumer cyclical companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, valuation, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings, profitability and dividends.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

0.2% of Iida Group shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 89.4% of LGI Homes shares are owned by institutional investors. 12.4% of LGI Homes shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Iida Group and LGI Homes’ gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Iida Group N/A N/A N/A C$172.94 0.10
LGI Homes $2.30 billion 1.32 $326.57 million $7.68 16.76

LGI Homes has higher revenue and earnings than Iida Group. Iida Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than LGI Homes, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations for Iida Group and LGI Homes, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Iida Group 0 0 0 0 N/A
LGI Homes 1 3 1 0 2.00

LGI Homes has a consensus price target of $116.25, indicating a potential downside of 9.69%. Given LGI Homes’ higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe LGI Homes is more favorable than Iida Group.

Profitability

This table compares Iida Group and LGI Homes’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Iida Group N/A N/A N/A
LGI Homes 8.10% 10.58% 5.71%

Summary

LGI Homes beats Iida Group on 9 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Iida Group

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Iida Group Holdings Co., Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the purchase, planning, design, construction, sale, and after-sales service of detached houses and house condominiums in Japan. It is also involved in the contract construction; real estate brokerage; laminated timber manufacturing and pre-cut processing; manufacture and sale of window glasses used in houses; operates resort facilities; travel agency; finance and insurance; and housing land development, groundwork, water supply, and drainage businesses. The company was founded in 1967 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

About LGI Homes

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LGI Homes, Inc. designs, constructs, and sells homes. It offers entry-level homes, such as attached and detached homes, and active adult homes under the LGI Homes brand name; and luxury series homes under the Terrata Homes brand name. The company also engages in the wholesale business, which include building and selling homes to institutions looking to acquire single-family rental properties. The company serves customers in Texas, Arizona, Florida, Georgia, New Mexico, Colorado, North Carolina, South Carolina, Washington, Tennessee, Minnesota, Oklahoma, Alabama, California, Oregon, Nevada, West Virginia, Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Maryland. LGI Homes, Inc. was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in The Woodlands, Texas.

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