Healthcare Trust (NASDAQ:HTIA – Get Free Report) and Global Medical REIT (NYSE:GMRE – Get Free Report) are both real estate companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, profitability, dividends, risk, valuation, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.
This table compares Healthcare Trust and Global Medical REIT’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Global Medical REIT||15.86%||4.01%||1.67%|
This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for Healthcare Trust and Global Medical REIT, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Global Medical REIT||0||2||1||0||2.33|
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares Healthcare Trust and Global Medical REIT’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Healthcare Trust||$341.83 million||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Global Medical REIT||$144.15 million||4.40||$19.14 million||$0.32||30.22|
Global Medical REIT has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Healthcare Trust.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
56.5% of Global Medical REIT shares are held by institutional investors. 7.9% of Global Medical REIT shares are held by company 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.
Global Medical REIT beats Healthcare Trust on 7 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Healthcare Trust
Healthcare Trust, Inc. is a publicly registered real estate investment trust focused on acquiring a diversified portfolio of healthcare real estate, with an emphasis on seniors housing and medical office buildings, located in the United States.
About Global Medical REIT
Global Medical REIT Inc. (GMRE) is a net-lease medical office real estate investment trust (REIT) that owns and acquires healthcare facilities and leases those facilities to physician groups and regional and national healthcare systems.
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