Reviewing Texas Pacific Land Trust (TPL)’s and Xinyuan Real Estate Co. Ltd. (NYSE:XIN)’s results

Texas Pacific Land Trust (NYSE:TPL) and Xinyuan Real Estate Co. Ltd. (NYSE:XIN), both competing one another are Real Estate Development companies. We will compare their profitability, analyst recommendations, risk, dividends, earnings and valuation, institutional ownership.

Valuation & Earnings

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Texas Pacific Land Trust 299.73M 19.22 209.74M 21.78 34.47
Xinyuan Real Estate Co. Ltd. 2.21B 0.14 74.01M 0.45 10.81

Table 1 shows top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation of the two companies. Xinyuan Real Estate Co. Ltd. has lower earnings, but higher revenue than Texas Pacific Land Trust. The business with a higher price-to-earnings ratio is currently more expensive of the two stocks. Texas Pacific Land Trust is currently more expensive than Xinyuan Real Estate Co. Ltd., because it’s trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio.

Profitability

Table 2 demonstrates the return on equity, net margins and return on assets of Texas Pacific Land Trust and Xinyuan Real Estate Co. Ltd.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Texas Pacific Land Trust 69.98% 104.8% 90.7%
Xinyuan Real Estate Co. Ltd. 3.35% 10.9% 0.9%

Volatility & Risk

A beta of 1.33 shows that Texas Pacific Land Trust is 33.00% more volatile than Standard and Poor’s 500. Xinyuan Real Estate Co. Ltd.’s 1.91 beta is the reason why it is 91.00% more volatile than Standard and Poor’s 500.

Dividends

Texas Pacific Land Trust pays out a $1.05 per share dividend on a yearly basis and it also offers 0.14% dividend yield. On the other side Xinyuan Real Estate Co. Ltd. pays an annual dividend of $0.4 per share. It’s dividend yield is 8.15%.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

Texas Pacific Land Trust and Xinyuan Real Estate Co. Ltd. has shares held by institutional investors as follows: 41.4% and 11.8%. Insiders held 0.8% of Texas Pacific Land Trust shares.

Performance

Here are the Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Half Yearly, Yearly and YTD Performance of both pretenders.

Performance (W) Performance (M) Performance (Q) Performance (HY) Performance (Y) Performance (YTD)
Texas Pacific Land Trust -0.02% 7.97% 33.35% -7.87% 46.07% 38.63%
Xinyuan Real Estate Co. Ltd. -4.37% 0.63% 13.18% 5.95% -20.1% 26.58%

For the past year Texas Pacific Land Trust has stronger performance than Xinyuan Real Estate Co. Ltd.

Summary

Texas Pacific Land Trust beats Xinyuan Real Estate Co. Ltd. on 13 of the 15 factors.

Xinyuan Real Estate Co., Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, develops residential real estate properties for middle income consumers in the PeopleÂ’s Republic of China and the United States. It develops residential projects, such as multi-layer apartment buildings, sub-high-rise apartment buildings, or high-rise apartment buildings; auxiliary services and amenities, including retail outlets, leisure and health facilities, kindergartens, and schools; and small scale residential properties, as well as office, mixed-use, and commercial properties. The company also acquires development sites through public auctions of government land, direct negotiations, and entity acquisitions. In addition, it provides property management services for its developments and other real estate-related services. Further, the company offers landscaping engineering and management, real estate consulting and marketing, leasing management, culture and media, property decoration, electronic commerce, and technical services; sells construction materials; installs intercom systems; operates retail stores; and develops information systems. Xinyuan Real Estate Co., Ltd. was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Beijing, the PeopleÂ’s Republic of China.