New York Mortgage Trust (NASDAQ:NYMTZ – Get Free Report) and Arbor Realty Trust (NYSE:ABR – Get Free Report) are both real estate companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, dividends, profitability, valuation, institutional ownership, earnings and analyst recommendations.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares New York Mortgage Trust and Arbor Realty Trust’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|New York Mortgage Trust||$215.37 million||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Arbor Realty Trust||$948.40 million||2.58||$325.78 million||$1.77||7.33|
Arbor Realty Trust has higher revenue and earnings than New York Mortgage Trust.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
New York Mortgage Trust pays an annual dividend of $1.75 per share and has a dividend yield of 10.8%. Arbor Realty Trust pays an annual dividend of $1.72 per share and has a dividend yield of 13.3%. Arbor Realty Trust pays out 97.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Arbor Realty Trust has raised its dividend for 12 consecutive years. Arbor Realty Trust is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.
This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for New York Mortgage Trust and Arbor Realty Trust, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|New York Mortgage Trust||0||0||0||0||N/A|
|Arbor Realty Trust||2||1||3||0||2.17|
Arbor Realty Trust has a consensus price target of $15.33, suggesting a potential upside of 18.13%. Given Arbor Realty Trust’s higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Arbor Realty Trust is more favorable than New York Mortgage Trust.
This table compares New York Mortgage Trust and Arbor Realty Trust’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|New York Mortgage Trust||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Arbor Realty Trust||27.86%||19.37%||2.98%|
Arbor Realty Trust beats New York Mortgage Trust on 10 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.
About New York Mortgage Trust
New York Mortgage Trust, Inc. acquires, invests in, finances, and manages mortgage-related single-family and multi-family residential assets in the United States. Its targeted investments include residential loans, including business purpose loans; structured multi-family property investments, such as preferred equity in, and mezzanine loans to owners of multi-family properties; non-agency residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS); agency RMBS; commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS); single-family rental properties; and other mortgage, residential housing, and credit-related assets. The company qualifies as a real estate investment trust for federal income tax purposes. It generally would not be subject to federal corporate income taxes if it distributes at least 90% of its taxable income to its stockholders. The company was incorporated in 2003 and is headquartered in New York, New York.
About Arbor Realty Trust
Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. invests in a diversified portfolio of structured finance assets in the multifamily, single-family rental, and commercial real estate markets in the United States. The company operates in two segments, Structured Business and Agency Business. It primarily invests in bridge and mezzanine loans, including junior participating interests in first mortgages, and preferred and direct equity, as well as real estate-related joint ventures, real estate-related notes, and various mortgage-related securities. The company offers bridge financing products to borrowers who seek short-term capital to be used in an acquisition of property; financing by making preferred equity investments in entities that directly or indirectly own real property; mezzanine financing in the form of loans that are subordinate to a conventional first mortgage loan and senior to the borrower's equity in a transaction; junior participation financing in the form of a junior participating interest in the senior debt; and financing products to borrowers who are looking to acquire conventional, workforce, and affordable single-family housing. Further, it underwrites, originates, sells, and services multifamily mortgage loans through conduit/commercial mortgage-backed securities programs. The company qualifies as a real estate investment trust for federal income tax purposes. It generally would not be subject to federal corporate income taxes if it distributes at least 90% of its taxable income to its stockholders. Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. was incorporated in 2003 and is headquartered in Uniondale, New York.
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