Head-To-Head Analysis: BELLWAY PLC/ADR (BLWYY) vs. The Competition

BELLWAY PLC/ADR (OTCMKTS: BLWYY) is one of 51 public companies in the “Real estate” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare BELLWAY PLC/ADR to similar companies based on the strength of its earnings, profitability, valuation, institutional ownership, dividends, analyst recommendations and risk.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

45.5% of shares of all “Real estate” companies are held by institutional investors. 19.2% of shares of all “Real estate” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.


BELLWAY PLC/ADR pays an annual dividend of $1.16 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.0%. BELLWAY PLC/ADR pays out 24.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Real estate” companies pay a dividend yield of 3.1% and pay out 52.1% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.


This table compares BELLWAY PLC/ADR and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
BELLWAY PLC/ADR Competitors 25.72% 3.60% 0.87%

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares BELLWAY PLC/ADR and its peers top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
BELLWAY PLC/ADR $3.24 billion $575.33 million 8.19
BELLWAY PLC/ADR Competitors $1.37 billion $341.54 million 17.32

BELLWAY PLC/ADR has higher revenue and earnings than its peers. BELLWAY PLC/ADR is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings for BELLWAY PLC/ADR and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
BELLWAY PLC/ADR 0 0 1 0 3.00
BELLWAY PLC/ADR Competitors 202 483 687 25 2.38

As a group, “Real estate” companies have a potential upside of 25.93%. Given BELLWAY PLC/ADR’s peers higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe BELLWAY PLC/ADR has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.

Volatility & Risk

BELLWAY PLC/ADR has a beta of -0.3, indicating that its stock price is 130% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, BELLWAY PLC/ADR’s peers have a beta of 1.13, indicating that their average stock price is 13% more volatile than the S&P 500.


BELLWAY PLC/ADR peers beat BELLWAY PLC/ADR on 10 of the 15 factors compared.

BELLWAY PLC/ADR Company Profile

Bellway p.l.c., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the house building business in the United Kingdom. It builds and sells homes ranging from one-bedroom apartments to six-bedroom family homes, as well as provides social housing to housing associations. It owns and controls 37,855 plots of land. Bellway p.l.c. was incorporated in 1978 and is headquartered in Newcastle upon Tyne, the United Kingdom.

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