Critical Contrast: Redfin (RDFN) vs. Fc Global Realty (FCRE)

Redfin (NASDAQ: RDFN) and Fc Global Realty (NASDAQ:FCRE) are both finance companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, earnings, dividends, institutional ownership, profitability, analyst recommendations and risk.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

37.9% of Redfin shares are owned by institutional investors. 21.8% of Fc Global Realty shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Redfin and Fc Global Realty’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Redfin $267.19 million 7.95 -$22.52 million N/A N/A
Fc Global Realty $38.39 million 0.13 -$13.26 million ($0.30) -3.07

Fc Global Realty has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Redfin.


This table compares Redfin and Fc Global Realty’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Redfin N/A N/A N/A
Fc Global Realty N/A -81.53% -15.45%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for Redfin and Fc Global Realty, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Redfin 1 5 4 0 2.30
Fc Global Realty 0 0 0 0 N/A

Redfin presently has a consensus price target of $25.33, indicating a potential downside of 2.86%. Given Redfin’s higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Redfin is more favorable than Fc Global Realty.


Redfin beats Fc Global Realty on 7 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

Redfin Company Profile

Redfin Corporation is engaged in providing residential real estate brokerage services. The customer can search for homes by neighborhood, city or MLS number, or can refine results using detailed parameters, such as price and number of beds or baths. The Company serves home buyers and sellers. The Company offers online tools to consumers, including Redfin Estimate, which is an automated home-valuation tool. The customer can search homes for sale in Austin, Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Fort Lauderdale, Houston, Lake Tahoe, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Portland, OR, Raleigh, San Antonio, San Diego, San Francisco, Sacramento, San Jose, Seattle and Washington. The Company serves over 80 metro areas across the United States.

Fc Global Realty Company Profile

FC Global Realty Inc., formerly PhotoMedex, Inc., is a real estate investment company. The Company seeks to invest in a diversified portfolio of commercial and residential real estate properties and other real estate investments located both throughout the United States and in various international locales. Its business segment includes hospitality-oriented development opportunities; and mixed-use urban infill master plan development opportunities in secondary markets. The Company seeks to acquire investments in a variety of real estate projects, including residential developments, commercial properties such as gas station sites, and hotels and resort communities. The Company focuses on global hospitality in its international asset base and focuses hospitality, urban infill and mixed-use projects in its domestic asset base.

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