Fortress Transprtn and Infr Investrs (NYSE: FTAI) and Avolon (NYSE:AVOL) are both financials companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, valuation, dividends, profitability, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations and risk.
This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for Fortress Transprtn and Infr Investrs and Avolon, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Fortress Transprtn and Infr Investrs||0||0||3||0||3.00|
Fortress Transprtn and Infr Investrs currently has a consensus target price of $19.17, suggesting a potential upside of 3.32%. Given Fortress Transprtn and Infr Investrs’ higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe Fortress Transprtn and Infr Investrs is more favorable than Avolon.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
28.1% of Fortress Transprtn and Infr Investrs shares are held by institutional investors. 0.9% of Fortress Transprtn and Infr Investrs shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
Fortress Transprtn and Infr Investrs pays an annual dividend of $1.32 per share and has a dividend yield of 7.1%. Avolon does not pay a dividend. Fortress Transprtn and Infr Investrs pays out -2,200.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.
This table compares Fortress Transprtn and Infr Investrs and Avolon’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Fortress Transprtn and Infr Investrs||-2.36%||0.60%||0.39%|
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Fortress Transprtn and Infr Investrs and Avolon’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Fortress Transprtn and Infr Investrs||$148.72 million||9.45||-$20.06 million||($0.06)||-309.17|
Avolon has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Fortress Transprtn and Infr Investrs. Fortress Transprtn and Infr Investrs is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Avolon, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.
Fortress Transprtn and Infr Investrs beats Avolon on 7 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.
Fortress Transprtn and Infr Investrs Company Profile
Fortress Transportation and Infrastructure Investors LLC owns and acquires infrastructure and equipment that is essential for the transportation of goods and people across the world. The Company operates through five segments Aviation Leasing, Offshore Energy, Shipping Containers, Jefferson Terminal and Railroad. The Aviation Leasing segment consists of aircraft and aircraft engines held for lease for long-term. The Offshore Energy segment consists of vessels and equipment that support offshore oil and gas activities and held for long-term operating leases. The Shipping Containers segment consists of an investment in an unconsolidated entity engaged in the acquisition and leasing of shipping containers on both an operating lease and finance lease basis. The Jefferson Terminal segment consists of a multi-modal crude and refined products terminal and other related assets. The Railroad segment consists of the Company’s Central Maine and Quebec Railway (CMQR).
Avolon Company Profile
Avolon Holdings Limited (Avolon Holdings) is a United States-based holding company, which provides aircraft leasing and lease management services. The Company operates through its wholly owned subsidiary Avolon S.a r.l. (Avolon), which is a global aircraft leasing company focused on acquiring, managing and selling commercial aircraft. Avolon’s owned, managed and committed Portfolio comprises 227 aircraft, including 122 owned, 12 managed and 93 committed aircraft. Avolon’s owned portfolio comprises primarily of narrowbody aircraft, including the Airbus A320 family and the Boeing 737-800, and select widebody aircraft, including the Airbus A330, the Boeing 777 and the Boeing 787. Avolon’s committed Portfolio includes 66 next generation Airbus A320neo, Boeing 737 MAX, Airbus A330neo and Boeing 787 family of aircraft. Avolon has a customer base of 49 customers across 27 countries across the world.
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