Contrasting Wereldhave (OTCMKTS:WRDEF) and Diversified Healthcare Trust (NASDAQ:DHC)

Wereldhave (OTCMKTS:WRDEFGet Rating) and Diversified Healthcare Trust (NASDAQ:DHCGet Rating) are both finance companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, institutional ownership, risk, earnings, analyst recommendations, dividends and profitability.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings for Wereldhave and Diversified Healthcare Trust, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Wereldhave 1 1 1 0 2.00
Diversified Healthcare Trust 0 2 1 0 2.33

Wereldhave currently has a consensus price target of $15.50, indicating a potential downside of 1.08%. Diversified Healthcare Trust has a consensus price target of $4.92, indicating a potential upside of 123.48%. Given Diversified Healthcare Trust’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Diversified Healthcare Trust is more favorable than Wereldhave.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Wereldhave and Diversified Healthcare Trust’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Wereldhave N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Diversified Healthcare Trust $1.38 billion 0.38 $174.51 million $2.03 1.08

Diversified Healthcare Trust has higher revenue and earnings than Wereldhave.

Profitability

This table compares Wereldhave and Diversified Healthcare Trust’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Wereldhave N/A N/A N/A
Diversified Healthcare Trust 36.24% 18.42% 6.98%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

82.1% of Diversified Healthcare Trust shares are held by institutional investors. 1.3% of Diversified Healthcare Trust shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Diversified Healthcare Trust beats Wereldhave on 8 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Wereldhave (Get Rating)

At Wereldhave, we're reinventing shopping centers. Our centers are places where people go, not only to shop, but also to work, relax and spend time with friends and family. We now own and operate 30 center locations across the Netherlands, Belgium and France – combining leisure, entertainment, health & beauty and food & drink with more traditional retail. We choose centers close to cities – that are well connected to public transport and where we can offer free parking. Our centers are anchored around food retail – each has at least one hypermarket or two to three supermarkets. Our centers are places where people go, not only to shop, but also to meet and relax with friends and family. We take a deliberately long-term approach. Our aim is to deliver attractive returns for our investors, create positive value for local communities and other stakeholders and, over time, increase the value of our investments. As a business, consumers are at the heart of everything we do.

About Diversified Healthcare Trust (Get Rating)

DHC is a real estate investment trust, or REIT, that owns medical office and life science properties, senior living communities and wellness centers throughout the United States. DHC is managed by the operating subsidiary of The RMR Group Inc., an alternative asset management company that is headquartered in Newton, MA.

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