Head to Head Review: Hudson Pacific Properties (NYSE:HPP) vs. Nam Tai Property (NYSE:NTP)

Hudson Pacific Properties (NYSE:HPP) and Nam Tai Property (NYSE:NTP) are both finance companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, analyst recommendations, risk, profitability, institutional ownership, valuation and earnings.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for Hudson Pacific Properties and Nam Tai Property, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Hudson Pacific Properties 0 2 6 0 2.75
Nam Tai Property 0 0 0 0 N/A

Hudson Pacific Properties presently has a consensus price target of $33.71, suggesting a potential upside of 34.21%. Given Hudson Pacific Properties’ higher probable upside, research analysts clearly believe Hudson Pacific Properties is more favorable than Nam Tai Property.

Volatility & Risk

Hudson Pacific Properties has a beta of 0.79, suggesting that its share price is 21% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Nam Tai Property has a beta of 0.48, suggesting that its share price is 52% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Hudson Pacific Properties and Nam Tai Property’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Hudson Pacific Properties $818.18 million 4.71 $44.49 million $2.03 12.37
Nam Tai Property $2.96 million 78.31 -$13.19 million N/A N/A

Hudson Pacific Properties has higher revenue and earnings than Nam Tai Property.

Profitability

This table compares Hudson Pacific Properties and Nam Tai Property’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Hudson Pacific Properties 11.22% 2.51% 1.23%
Nam Tai Property N/A -6.92% -3.85%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

35.9% of Nam Tai Property shares are held by institutional investors. 2.4% of Hudson Pacific Properties shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 37.9% of Nam Tai Property shares 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.

Summary

Hudson Pacific Properties beats Nam Tai Property on 9 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Hudson Pacific Properties

Hudson Pacific Properties is a visionary real estate investment trust that owns and operates more than 17 million square feet of marquee office and studio properties. Focused on premier West Coast epicenters of innovation, media and technology, its anchor tenants include Fortune 500 and leading growth companies such as Netflix, Google, Square, Uber, NFL Enterprises and more. Hudson Pacific is publicly traded on the NYSE under the symbol HPP, and listed as a component of the Russell 2000 and the Russell 3000 indices.

About Nam Tai Property

Nam Tai Property Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a property development company in the People's Republic of China. The company owns and develops technology parks. It focuses on developing two parcels of land into commercial complexes in Gushu and Guangming, Shenzhen, as well as renting commercial complexes. The company was formerly known as Nam Tai Electronics, Inc. and changed its name to Nam Tai Property Inc. in April 2014. Nam Tai Property Inc. was founded in 1975 and is headquartered in Shenzhen, the People's Republic of China.

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