Comparing Interrent Real Estate Investment Trust (OTCMKTS:IIPZF) & Paramount Group (OTCMKTS:PGRE)

Interrent Real Estate Investment Trust (OTCMKTS:IIPZF) and Paramount Group (NYSE:PGRE) are both finance companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, profitability, earnings, dividends, valuation, risk and institutional ownership.

Profitability

This table compares Interrent Real Estate Investment Trust and Paramount Group’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Interrent Real Estate Investment Trust N/A N/A N/A
Paramount Group 1.53% 0.24% 0.13%

Dividends

Interrent Real Estate Investment Trust pays an annual dividend of $0.21 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.0%. Paramount Group pays an annual dividend of $0.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.8%. Paramount Group pays out 41.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Interrent Real Estate Investment Trust and Paramount Group’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Interrent Real Estate Investment Trust $98.21 million 13.15 N/A N/A N/A
Paramount Group $758.96 million 4.35 $9.14 million $0.96 14.68

Paramount Group has higher revenue and earnings than Interrent Real Estate Investment Trust.

Volatility and Risk

Interrent Real Estate Investment Trust has a beta of 0.25, suggesting that its stock price is 75% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Paramount Group has a beta of 0.76, suggesting that its stock price is 24% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

60.9% of Paramount Group shares are owned by institutional investors. 8.0% of Paramount Group shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for Interrent Real Estate Investment Trust and Paramount Group, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Interrent Real Estate Investment Trust 0 0 0 0 N/A
Paramount Group 0 1 2 0 2.67

Paramount Group has a consensus target price of $17.73, suggesting a potential upside of 25.83%. Given Paramount Group’s higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Paramount Group is more favorable than Interrent Real Estate Investment Trust.

Summary

Paramount Group beats Interrent Real Estate Investment Trust on 10 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Interrent Real Estate Investment Trust

InterRent REIT is a growth-oriented real estate investment trust engaged in increasing Unitholder value and creating a growing and sustainable distribution through the acquisition and ownership of multi-residential properties. InterRent's primary objectives are: (i) to grow both funds from operations per Unit and net asset value per Unit through investments in a diversified portfolio of multi-residential properties; (ii) to provide Unitholders with sustainable and growing cash distributions, payable monthly; and (iii) to maintain a conservative payout ratio and balance sheet.

About Paramount Group

Headquartered in New York City, Paramount Group, Inc. is a fully-integrated real estate investment trust that owns, operates, manages, acquires and redevelops high-quality, Class A office properties located in select central business district submarkets of New York City, Washington, D.C. and San Francisco. Paramount is focused on maximizing the value of its portfolio by leveraging the sought-after locations of its assets and its proven property management capabilities to attract and retain high-quality tenants.

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