AG Mortgage Investment Trust (NYSE: MITTGet a rating) and Global Medical REIT (NYSE: GMREGet a rating) are both small cap finance companies, but which is the better company? We’ll compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, risk, institutional ownership, earnings, valuation, dividends and analyst recommendations.

Profitability

This table compares the net margins, return on equity and return on assets of AG Mortgage Investment Trust and Global Medical REIT.

Net margins Return on equity return on assets
AG Mortgage Investment Trust 141.14% 11.69% 1.30%
Global Medical REIT 14.17% 3.05% 1.38%

Dividends

AG Mortgage Investment Trust pays an annual dividend of $0.84 per share and has a dividend yield of 10.6%. Global Medical REIT pays an annual dividend of $0.84 per share and has a dividend yield of 6.3%. AG Mortgage Investment Trust pays 38.9% of its profits in the form of dividends. Global Medical REIT pays out 420.0% of its earnings as a dividend, suggesting it may not have enough earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Global Medical REIT has increased its dividend for 2 consecutive years. AG Mortgage Investment Trust is clearly the best dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Analyst Notes

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for AG Mortgage Investment Trust and Global Medical REIT, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sales Ratings Hold odds Buy reviews Strong buy odds Rating
AG Mortgage Investment Trust 0 1 3 0 2.75
Global Medical REIT 0 0 3 0 3.00

AG Mortgage Investment Trust currently has a consensus price target of $13.69, indicating a potential upside of 71.95%. Global Medical REIT has a consensus price target of $17.67, indicating a potential upside of 32.14%. Given AG Mortgage Investment Trust’s likely higher upside, equity research analysts clearly believe that AG Mortgage Investment Trust is more favorable than Global Medical REIT.

Benefits and evaluation

This table compares the revenue, earnings per share, and valuation of AG Mortgage Investment Trust and Global Medical REIT.

Gross revenue Price/sales ratio Net revenue Earnings per share Price/earnings ratio
AG Mortgage Investment Trust $70.66 million 2.69 $104.19 million $2.16 3.69
Global Medical REIT $115.94 million 7.54 $17.62 million $0.20 66.85

AG Mortgage Investment Trust has higher profits, but lower revenues than Global Medical REIT. AG Mortgage Investment Trust trades at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Global Medical REIT, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Institutional and insider ownership

48.0% of the shares of AG Mortgage Investment Trust are held by institutional investors. By comparison, 68.6% of shares in Global Medical REIT are held by institutional investors. 4.5% of the shares of AG Mortgage Investment Trust are held by insiders. By comparison, 7.6% of the shares of Global Medical REIT are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership indicates that large fund managers, hedge funds, and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Risk and Volatility

AG Mortgage Investment Trust has a beta of 1.48, suggesting its stock price is 48% more volatile than the S&P 500. By comparison, Global Medical REIT has a beta of 0.9, suggesting its stock price of its stock is 10% less volatile than the S&P 500. .

About AG Mortgage Investment Trust (Get a rating)

AG Mortgage Investment Trust, Inc. operates as a residential mortgage real estate investment trust in the United States. Its investment portfolio includes residential investments, including non-qualifying mortgages, non-occupied loans by government-sponsored entities, re/non-performing loans, land-related financing and residential mortgage-backed securities. agency; and business investments. The Company is considered a real estate investment trust for federal income tax purposes. It would generally not be subject to federal corporate income tax if it distributed at least 90% of its taxable income to its shareholders. The company was incorporated in 2011 and is based in New York, New York.

About Global Medical REIT (Get a rating)

Global Medical REIT Inc. is a net-lease medical practice REIT that acquires purpose-built specialty healthcare facilities and leases those facilities to strong healthcare systems and physician groups with dominant market share.



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