AmeriCold Realty Trust (COLD) and Its Rivals Head-To-Head Contrast

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AmeriCold Realty Trust (NYSE: COLD) is one of 245 public companies in the “Real estate investment trusts” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare AmeriCold Realty Trust to related companies based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, profitability, valuation, risk, dividends, institutional ownership and earnings.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares AmeriCold Realty Trust and its competitors revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
AmeriCold Realty Trust $1.60 billion $47.99 million 25.64
AmeriCold Realty Trust Competitors $850.59 million $195.54 million 14.75

AmeriCold Realty Trust has higher revenue, but lower earnings than its competitors. AmeriCold Realty Trust is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.

Profitability

This table compares AmeriCold Realty Trust and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
AmeriCold Realty Trust 2.99% 7.05% 1.90%
AmeriCold Realty Trust Competitors 8.78% 4.60% 2.35%

Risk and Volatility

AmeriCold Realty Trust has a beta of 0.79, indicating that its share price is 21% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, AmeriCold Realty Trust’s competitors have a beta of 0.76, indicating that their average share price is 24% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

AmeriCold Realty Trust pays an annual dividend of $0.75 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.5%. AmeriCold Realty Trust pays out 63.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Real estate investment trusts” companies pay a dividend yield of 4.3% and pay out 70.2% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings for AmeriCold Realty Trust and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
AmeriCold Realty Trust 0 0 6 0 3.00
AmeriCold Realty Trust Competitors 2546 10138 10024 289 2.35

AmeriCold Realty Trust currently has a consensus price target of $30.17, indicating a potential downside of 0.28%. As a group, “Real estate investment trusts” companies have a potential upside of 3.27%. Given AmeriCold Realty Trust’s competitors higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe AmeriCold Realty Trust has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

78.8% of AmeriCold Realty Trust shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 73.4% of shares of all “Real estate investment trusts” companies are owned by institutional investors. 6.7% of shares of all “Real estate investment trusts” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

AmeriCold Realty Trust beats its competitors on 8 of the 15 factors compared.

AmeriCold Realty Trust Company Profile

Americold is the world's largest owner and operator of temperature-controlled warehouses. Based in Atlanta, Georgia, Americold owns and operates 155 temperature-controlled warehouses, with approximately 918.7 million refrigerated cubic feet of storage, in the United States, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, and Argentina. Americold's facilities are an integral component of the supply chain connecting food producers, processors, distributors and retailers to consumers. Americold serves approximately 2,400 customers and employs approximately 11,000 associates worldwide.

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