PS Business Parks (PSB) vs. Universal Health Realty Income Trust (UHT) Critical Comparison

Universal Health Realty Income Trust (NYSE: PSB) and PS Business Parks (NYSE:PSB) are both finance companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, valuation, risk, dividends, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and earnings.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Universal Health Realty Income Trust and PS Business Parks’ revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Universal Health Realty Income Trust $72.35 million 14.48 $45.61 million N/A N/A
PS Business Parks $402.18 million 8.86 $155.03 million $6.13 21.28

PS Business Parks has higher revenue and earnings than Universal Health Realty Income Trust.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

61.5% of Universal Health Realty Income Trust shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 71.2% of PS Business Parks shares are held by institutional investors. 1.8% of Universal Health Realty Income Trust shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 1.6% of PS Business Parks shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Risk and Volatility

Universal Health Realty Income Trust has a beta of 0.33, indicating that its share price is 67% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, PS Business Parks has a beta of 0.47, indicating that its share price is 53% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

Universal Health Realty Income Trust pays an annual dividend of $2.68 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.5%. PS Business Parks pays an annual dividend of $3.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.6%. PS Business Parks pays out 55.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Universal Health Realty Income Trust has raised its dividend for 32 consecutive years and PS Business Parks has raised its dividend for 4 consecutive years. Universal Health Realty Income Trust is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Profitability

This table compares Universal Health Realty Income Trust and PS Business Parks’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Universal Health Realty Income Trust 33.86% 9.91% 4.24%
PS Business Parks 54.22% 23.01% 10.66%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for Universal Health Realty Income Trust and PS Business Parks, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Universal Health Realty Income Trust 0 0 0 0 N/A
PS Business Parks 1 2 0 0 1.67

PS Business Parks has a consensus target price of $120.00, suggesting a potential downside of 8.00%. Given PS Business Parks’ higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe PS Business Parks is more favorable than Universal Health Realty Income Trust.

Summary

PS Business Parks beats Universal Health Realty Income Trust on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Universal Health Realty Income Trust Company Profile

Universal Health Realty Income Trust, a real estate investment trust, invests in healthcare and human service related facilities including acute care hospitals, rehabilitation hospitals, sub-acute care facilities, medical/office buildings, free-standing emergency departments and childcare centers. We have investments in sixty-nine properties located in twenty states.

PS Business Parks Company Profile

PS Business Parks, Inc., a member of the S&P SmallCap 600, is a real estate investment trust (?REIT?) that acquires, develops, owns and operates commercial properties, primarily multi-tenant industrial, flex and office space. As of June 30, 2018, the Company wholly owned 28.3 million rentable square feet with approximately 5,000 commercial customers in six states and a 95.0% interest in a 395-unit apartment complex.

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