Head-To-Head Review: Rexford Industrial Realty (REXR) vs. The Competition

Rexford Industrial Realty (NASDAQ: REXR) is one of 14 public companies in the “Industrial REITs” industry, but how does it contrast to its rivals? We will compare Rexford Industrial Realty to similar companies based on the strength of its institutional ownership, dividends, analyst recommendations, earnings, valuation, profitability and risk.


This table compares Rexford Industrial Realty and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Rexford Industrial Realty 4.64% 0.22% 0.43%
Rexford Industrial Realty Competitors 52.16% 7.10% 3.68%

Volatility and Risk

Rexford Industrial Realty has a beta of 0.75, meaning that its stock price is 25% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Rexford Industrial Realty’s rivals have a beta of 1.06, meaning that their average stock price is 6% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Rexford Industrial Realty and its rivals gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue NetIncome Price/Earnings Ratio
Rexford Industrial Realty N/A N/A 69.00
Rexford Industrial Realty Competitors $606.71 million $215.55 million 1,015.83

Rexford Industrial Realty’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Rexford Industrial Realty. Rexford Industrial Realty is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

91.8% of shares of all “Industrial REITs” companies are held by institutional investors. 1.8% of shares of all “Industrial REITs” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Rexford Industrial Realty and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Rexford Industrial Realty 0 4 4 0 2.50
Rexford Industrial Realty Competitors 56 502 494 5 2.42

Rexford Industrial Realty presently has a consensus target price of $30.33, indicating a potential downside of 0.09%. As a group, “Industrial REITs” companies have a potential downside of 0.86%. Given Rexford Industrial Realty’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, research analysts plainly believe Rexford Industrial Realty is more favorable than its rivals.


Rexford Industrial Realty rivals beat Rexford Industrial Realty on 8 of the 11 factors compared.

About Rexford Industrial Realty

Rexford Industrial Realty, Inc. is a self-administered and self-managed full-service real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company is focused on owning, operating and acquiring industrial properties in Southern California infill markets. Rexford Industrial Realty, L.P. is the operating partnership of the Company. Through its controlling interest in Operating Partnership and its subsidiaries, the Company owns, manages, leases, acquires and develops industrial real estate located in Southern California infill markets, and from time to time, acquires or provides mortgage debt secured by industrial property. As of July 19, 2017, the Company’s consolidated portfolio consisted of 142 properties with approximately 17.7 million rentable square feet. In addition, the Company managed an additional 19 properties with approximately 1.2 million rentable square feet.

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