G City (OTCMKTS:GZTGF) versus Claros Mortgage Trust (NYSE:CMTG) Head-To-Head Comparison

G City (OTCMKTS:GZTGFGet Rating) and Claros Mortgage Trust (NYSE:CMTGGet Rating) are both finance companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership, valuation, earnings and profitability.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares G City and Claros Mortgage Trust’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
G City $710.61 million N/A $199.94 million $0.41 15.93
Claros Mortgage Trust $247.01 million 10.55 $170.55 million $1.18 15.81

G City has higher revenue and earnings than Claros Mortgage Trust. Claros Mortgage Trust is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than G City, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

54.8% of Claros Mortgage Trust shares are held by institutional investors. 2.0% of Claros Mortgage Trust shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for G City and Claros Mortgage Trust, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
G City 0 0 1 0 3.00
Claros Mortgage Trust 0 2 2 0 2.50

Claros Mortgage Trust has a consensus target price of $19.40, suggesting a potential upside of 3.97%. Given Claros Mortgage Trust’s higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Claros Mortgage Trust is more favorable than G City.

Profitability

This table compares G City and Claros Mortgage Trust’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
G City 8.40% 1.37% 0.46%
Claros Mortgage Trust 62.58% 6.98% 2.30%

Summary

Claros Mortgage Trust beats G City on 8 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.

About G City

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Gazit-Globe Ltd., through its subsidiaries, owns, develops, manges, and operates supermarket-anchored shopping centers and retail-based mixed-use properties in North America, Brazil, Israel, the United States, Europe, and internationally. It owns and operates approximately 104 properties covering an area of approximately 2.5 million square meters. The company was incorporated in 1982 and is headquartered in Tel Aviv, Israel. Gazit-Globe Ltd. is a subsidiary of Norstar Holdings Inc.

About Claros Mortgage Trust

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Claros Mortgage Trust, Inc. is a real estate investment trust that focuses primarily on originating senior and subordinate loans on transitional commercial real estate assets located in principal markets across the United States. The company is qualified as a real estate investment trust (REIT) under the Internal Revenue Code. As a REIT, its net income would be exempt from federal taxation to the extent that it is distributed as dividends to shareholders. The company was incorporated in 2015 and is based in New York, New York.

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