Head to Head Study: Two Harbors Investment (NYSE:TWO) vs. Klepierre (OTCMKTS:KLPEF)


Two Harbors Investment ( NYSE:TWO – Get Rating ) and Klepierre ( OTCMKTS:KLPEF – Get Rating ) are both finance companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on their profitability, valuation, risk, institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations and dividends.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of the latest ratings and recommendations for Two Harbors Investment and Klepierre as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Estimates for sale Hold the ratings Buy ratings Strong buy ratings Rating score
Two Harbors Investment 0 5 2 0 2.29
Clepier 3 1 3 0 2.00

Two Harbors Investment currently has a consensus target price of $5.76, suggesting a potential upside of 19.19%. Klépierre has a consensus target price of $23.43, suggesting a potential upside of 14.90%. Given Two Harbors Investment’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, research analysts clearly believe Two Harbors Investment is more favorable than Klepierre.

Institutional and internal ownership

68.7% of Two Harbors Investment shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.4% of Two Harbors Investment shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and major financial managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares the net margins, return on equity and return on assets of Two Harbors Investment and Klepierre.

Net margins Return on capital Return on assets
Two Harbors Investment 147.67% 16.21% 2.61%
Clepier N/A N/A N/A

Volatility and risk

Two Harbors Investment has a beta of 1.59, meaning its share price is 59% more volatile than the S&P 500. In comparison, Klépierre has a beta of 1.45, meaning its share price is 45% more volatile than the S&P 500. -volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings and rating

This table compares Two Harbors Investment and Klepierre’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross income Price/sales ratio Net income Earnings per share Price/earnings ratio
Two Harbors Investment $168.60 million 9.86 $187.23 million $0.37 13.05
Clepier $1.48 billion 3.93 -$897.51 million N/A N/A

Two Harbors Investment has higher revenue but lower revenue than Klepierre.

Summary

Two Harbors Investment beats Klepierre on 10 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Two Harbors Investment

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Two Harbors Investment Corp. operates as a real estate investment trust (REIT) that focuses on investing in, financing and managing residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS), non-agency securities, mortgage servicing rights and other financial assets in the United States countries. Its target assets include agency RMBS backed by fixed rate mortgages, adjustable rate mortgages and hybrid adjustable rate mortgages (ARMs); and other assets, such as financial and mortgage-related assets, including non-agency securities and unhedged transactions. The Company qualifies as a REIT for federal income tax purposes. As a REIT, the company must distribute at least 90% of its annual taxable income to its shareholders. Two Harbors Investment Corp. was incorporated in 2009 and is headquartered in Minnetonka, Minnesota.

About Klepierre

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Klepierre is the European leader in shopping centers, combining skills in property development and asset management. The company’s portfolio is valued at 20.7 billion as of December 31, 2021 and includes major shopping centers in more than 10 countries in continental Europe, which together receive hundreds of millions of visitors annually. Klepierre holds a controlling interest in Steen & Strøm (56.1%), owner and manager of the number one shopping center in Scandinavia. Klépierre is a French REIT (SIIC) listed on Euronext Paris and included in the CAC Next 20 and EPRA indices in the Eurozone. It is also included in ethical indices, such as Euronext CAC 40 ESG, MSCI Europe ESG Leaders, FTSE4Good, Euronext Vigeo Europe 120 and appears on CDP’s A-list. These honors highlight the Group’s commitment to a proactive sustainable development policy and its global leadership in the fight against climate change. For more information, please visit our website editorial: www.klepierre.com.



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