This is therefore a contrasting of the profitability, analyst recommendations, risk, institutional ownership, dividends, earnings and valuation in Preferred Apartment Communities Inc. (NYSE:APTS) and ARMOUR Residential REIT Inc. (NYSE:ARR). The two are both REIT – Residential companies that compete with one another.
Earnings and Valuation
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Preferred Apartment Communities Inc.||15||1.46||N/A||-1.61||0.00|
|ARMOUR Residential REIT Inc.||19||-2.40||N/A||-9.40||0.00|
Demonstrates Preferred Apartment Communities Inc. and ARMOUR Residential REIT Inc. earnings per share (EPS), top-line revenue and valuation.
Table 2 has Preferred Apartment Communities Inc. and ARMOUR Residential REIT Inc.’s return on equity, net margins and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Preferred Apartment Communities Inc.||0.00%||-4.2%||-1.5%|
|ARMOUR Residential REIT Inc.||0.00%||-36.9%||-4.2%|
Volatility and Risk
Preferred Apartment Communities Inc.’s volatility measures that it’s 56.00% less volatile than Standard & Poor’s 500 due to its 0.44 beta. ARMOUR Residential REIT Inc. has a 0.66 beta and it is 34.00% less volatile than Standard & Poor’s 500.
Preferred Apartment Communities Inc. and ARMOUR Residential REIT Inc. Recommendations and Ratings are available on the next table.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Preferred Apartment Communities Inc.||0||0||0||0.00|
|ARMOUR Residential REIT Inc.||1||1||0||2.50|
Meanwhile, ARMOUR Residential REIT Inc.’s consensus target price is $19.5, while its potential upside is 13.17%.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
Roughly 63.5% of Preferred Apartment Communities Inc. shares are owned by institutional investors while 66% of ARMOUR Residential REIT Inc. are owned by institutional investors. Insiders owned 0.5% of Preferred Apartment Communities Inc. shares. Insiders Competitively, owned 0.8% of ARMOUR Residential REIT Inc. shares.
Here are the Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Half Yearly, Yearly and YTD Performance of both pretenders.
|Performance (W)||Performance (M)||Performance (Q)||Performance (HY)||Performance (Y)||Performance (YTD)|
|Preferred Apartment Communities Inc.||0.42%||-0.48%||-8.75%||-8.64%||-12.18%||3.06%|
|ARMOUR Residential REIT Inc.||-4.49%||-3.56%||-6.19%||-14.99%||-24.6%||-12.83%|
For the past year Preferred Apartment Communities Inc. has 3.06% stronger performance while ARMOUR Residential REIT Inc. has -12.83% weaker performance.
Preferred Apartment Communities Inc. beats ARMOUR Residential REIT Inc. on 5 of the 7 factors.
Preferred Apartment Communities, Inc. is a real estate investment trust externally managed by Preferred Apartment Advisors, LLC. The firm invests in real estate markets of the United States. It primarily acquires and operates multifamily apartment properties. The firm benchmarks the performance of its portfolio against the MSCI U. S. REIT Index and the S&P Small Cap 600 Index. Preferred Apartment Communities, Inc. was formed on September 18, 2009 and is based in the United States.
ARMOUR Residential REIT, Inc. invests in residential mortgage backed securities in the United States. The company is managed by ARMOUR Capital Management LP. It invests primarily in fixed rate residential, adjustable rate, and hybrid adjustable rate residential mortgage-backed securities issued or guaranteed by the United States Government-sponsored enterprises (GSEs), or guaranteed by the Government National Mortgage Association. The company also invests in other securities backed by residential mortgages for which the payment of principal and interest is not guaranteed by a GSE or government agency. The company has elected to be taxed as a real estate investment trust under the Internal Revenue Code. As a result, it would not be subject to corporate income tax on that portion of its net income that is distributed to shareholders. The company was founded in 2008 and is based in Vero Beach, Florida.
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