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FRP (NASDAQ:FRPH) and HONGKONG LD HOL/ADR (OTCMKTS:HNGKY) are both finance companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations, earnings, profitability and institutional ownership.


This table compares FRP and HONGKONG LD HOL/ADR’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
FRP 550.77% 1.10% 0.82%

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares FRP and HONGKONG LD HOL/ADR’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
FRP $22.02 million 22.38 $124.47 million N/A N/A
HONGKONG LD HOL/ADR $2.67 billion 5.92 $2.46 billion N/A N/A

HONGKONG LD HOL/ADR has higher revenue and earnings than FRP.


HONGKONG LD HOL/ADR pays an annual dividend of $1.50 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.5%. FRP does not pay a dividend.

Risk and Volatility

FRP has a beta of 0.74, indicating that its stock price is 26% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, HONGKONG LD HOL/ADR has a beta of 0.69, indicating that its stock price is 31% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

48.4% of FRP shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 0.0% of HONGKONG LD HOL/ADR shares are held by institutional investors. 17.7% of FRP shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings for FRP and HONGKONG LD HOL/ADR, as provided by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
FRP 0 0 0 0 N/A


FRP beats HONGKONG LD HOL/ADR on 7 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

About FRP

FRP Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in various real estate businesses in the United States. The company operates through four segments: Asset Management, Mining Royalty Lands, Development, and Stabilized Joint Venture. The Asset Management segment owns, leases, and manages commercial properties. The Mining Royalty Lands segment owns various properties comprising approximately 15,000 acres under lease for mining rents or royalties primarily in Florida, Georgia, and Virginia. The Development segment owns and monitors the use of parcels of land that are in various stages of development. The Stabilized Joint Venture segment owns, leases, and manages a 305 unit residential apartment building with approximately 18,000 square feet of first floor retail space. FRP Holdings, Inc. was founded in 1986 and is based in Jacksonville, Florida.


Hongkong Land Holdings Limited, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the investment, development, and management of real estate properties in Greater China, Southeast Asia, and internationally. The company operates in two segments, Investment Properties and Development Properties. It owns and manages approximately 850,000 square meters of office and luxury retail property primarily in Hong Kong, Singapore, and Beijing. The company also develops and sells residential properties. In addition, it is involved in hotel investment and finance businesses. The company was founded in 1889 and is based in Hamilton, Bermuda. Hongkong Land Holdings Limited is a subsidiary of Jardine Strategic Holdings Limited.

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