Head-To-Head Survey: Alexander’s (NYSE:ALX) & HG (OTCMKTS:STLYD)

Alexander’s (NYSE:ALXGet Rating) and HG (OTCMKTS:STLYDGet Rating) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, dividends, analyst recommendations, valuation, risk, earnings and profitability.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

34.4% of Alexander’s shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 20.4% of HG shares are owned by institutional investors. 26.2% of Alexander’s shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 35.2% of HG shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Alexander’s and HG’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Alexander’s $206.15 million 6.47 $132.93 million $25.93 10.06
HG N/A N/A $60,000.00 N/A N/A

Alexander’s has higher revenue and earnings than HG.

Risk & Volatility

Alexander’s has a beta of 0.59, meaning that its share price is 41% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, HG has a beta of 0.62, meaning that its share price is 38% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Alexander’s and HG, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Alexander’s 1 0 0 0 1.00
HG 0 0 0 0 N/A

Alexander’s presently has a consensus target price of $270.00, indicating a potential upside of 3.46%. Given Alexander’s’ higher possible upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Alexander’s is more favorable than HG.


This table compares Alexander’s and HG’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Alexander’s 64.48% 61.02% 9.25%
HG N/A -1.04% -1.03%


Alexander’s beats HG on 8 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Alexander’s (Get Rating)

Alexander's, Inc. is a real estate investment trust which has seven properties in the greater New York City metropolitan area.

About HG (Get Rating)

HG Holdings, Inc. engages in investment activities. It holds equity interest in a real estate company with single-tenant properties. The firm designs, markets and distributes resource in the upscale segment of the wood residential furniture market. The company was founded by Thomas Bahnson Stanley in 1924 and is headquartered in Charlotte, NC.

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