Comparing Maui Land & Pineapple (MLP) and Its Peers

Maui Land & Pineapple (NYSE:MLPGet Rating) is one of 74 publicly-traded companies in the “Real estate” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare Maui Land & Pineapple to similar businesses based on the strength of its profitability, earnings, institutional ownership, valuation, risk, analyst recommendations and dividends.

Profitability

This table compares Maui Land & Pineapple and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Maui Land & Pineapple -27.49% -14.63% -8.48%
Maui Land & Pineapple Competitors -73.36% 4.36% 0.48%

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current recommendations for Maui Land & Pineapple and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Maui Land & Pineapple 0 0 0 0 N/A
Maui Land & Pineapple Competitors 340 1080 1245 41 2.36

As a group, “Real estate” companies have a potential upside of 32.31%. Given Maui Land & Pineapple’s peers higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Maui Land & Pineapple has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Maui Land & Pineapple and its peers gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Maui Land & Pineapple $12.44 million -$3.42 million -62.83
Maui Land & Pineapple Competitors $1.42 billion $70.94 million 24.71

Maui Land & Pineapple’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than Maui Land & Pineapple. Maui Land & Pineapple is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

19.8% of Maui Land & Pineapple shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 51.0% of shares of all “Real estate” companies are held by institutional investors. 64.9% of Maui Land & Pineapple shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 17.1% of shares of all “Real estate” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Risk and Volatility

Maui Land & Pineapple has a beta of 0.73, meaning that its share price is 27% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Maui Land & Pineapple’s peers have a beta of 0.79, meaning that their average share price is 21% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Maui Land & Pineapple peers beat Maui Land & Pineapple on 8 of the 10 factors compared.

Maui Land & Pineapple Company Profile (Get Rating)

Maui Land & Pineapple Co., Inc. is a landholding and operating company, which engages in the development, sale, and management of real estate. It operates through the following segments: Real Estate, Leasing and Resort Amenities. The Real Estate segment includes land planning and entitlement, development, and sales activities. The Leasing segment consists of residential, resort, commercial, agricultural and industrial land and property leases, licensing of registered trademarks and trade names, and stewardship and conservation efforts. The Resort Amenities segment manages a full-service spa, a beach club, and a private club membership program. The company was founded in 1909 and is headquartered in Lahaina, HI.

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