Comparing Generation Income Properties (NASDAQ:GIPR) & Vestin Realty Mortgage I (OTCMKTS:VRTA)

Vestin Realty Mortgage I (OTCMKTS:VRTAGet Rating) and Generation Income Properties (NASDAQ:GIPRGet Rating) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, valuation, profitability, risk, dividends and earnings.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations for Vestin Realty Mortgage I and Generation Income Properties, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Vestin Realty Mortgage I 0 0 0 0 N/A
Generation Income Properties 0 0 1 0 3.00

Generation Income Properties has a consensus target price of $7.00, suggesting a potential upside of 39.17%. Given Generation Income Properties’ higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Generation Income Properties is more favorable than Vestin Realty Mortgage I.

Profitability

This table compares Vestin Realty Mortgage I and Generation Income Properties’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Vestin Realty Mortgage I N/A N/A N/A
Generation Income Properties -62.61% -24.52% -5.00%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Vestin Realty Mortgage I and Generation Income Properties’ revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Vestin Realty Mortgage I $2.44 million 0.90 -$650,000.00 N/A N/A
Generation Income Properties $3.90 million 2.92 -$1.24 million ($2.34) -2.15

Vestin Realty Mortgage I has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Generation Income Properties.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

8.4% of Generation Income Properties shares are owned by institutional investors. 11.2% of Vestin Realty Mortgage I shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 9.2% of Generation Income Properties shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

About Vestin Realty Mortgage I

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Vestin Realty Mortgage I, Inc. invests in loans secured by real estate through deeds of trust or mortgages in the United States. It also invests in, acquires, manages, or sells real properties. The company was formerly known as Vestin Fund I, LLC. Vestin Realty Mortgage I, Inc. was founded in 1999 and is based in Las Vegas, Nevada.

About Generation Income Properties

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Generation Income Properties (GIP) is a Real Estate Investment Trust based in Tampa, Florida that specializes in acquiring a diversified portfolio of high quality single tenant properties. Our portfolio consists of office, industrial and retail assets across the United States occupied by primarily investment grade credit tenants.

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