RPM International’s Performance Compared to Its Peers
The peers outperformed RPM International based on EPS and the PBV ratio. RPM International is way ahead of its peers based on the current ratio and PE ratio.
RPM International manufactures and distributes coatings, sealants, and specialty chemicals for maintenance and improvement applications.
Global Payments (GPN) has a market cap of $8.3 billion. Global Payments’ YTD (year-to-date) price movement is rising day by day.
Acuity reported net revenue of $7.6 billion in 4Q15, an increase of 11.1% from $6.8 billion in 3Q15.
The peers outperformed Global Payments based on the current ratio and PE ratio. Global Payments is way ahead of its peers based on EPS and the PBV ratio.
Acuity Brands is way ahead of its competitors based on gross profit margin, EPS, and current, PE, and PBV ratios.
Technically, Monsanto Company has broken all major support and is trading below all moving day averages.
ETFs have outperformed Monsanto based on price movement and PE ratio. However, Monsanto is way ahead of its ETFs based on PBV ratio.
ETFs are a convenient way for portfolio diversification across a number of asset classes. ETFs mirror the performance of an entire market in a single trade.
Bolstered by higher FFO in fiscal year 2014, Essex Property Trust increased its dividend by 5.6% to a total of $5.11 per common share in the same year.
Essex Property Trust’s debt-to-equity ratio has declined consistently from 1.52 in 2011 to 0.84 as of June 2015, while its total debt rose to $5.37 billion.
A close look at Essex Property Trust’s trailing-12-month price-to-FFO multiple shows that it’s in line with its historical valuation.
On average, Essex Property Trust communities have 240 apartment units, with a mix of studio, one-, two-, and three-bedroom units, where a wide variety of amenities are available.
For the past five years Essex Property Trust’s number of apartment units rose consistently, and It earned 99% of revenue for fiscal year ended 2014 from apartment communities.
Essex Property Trust expects coastal California and Washington to lead the nation in job growth given vibrant technology and life science employment sectors.
Essex Property Trust merged with BRE Properties for the opportunity to acquire a highly complementary apartment portfolio concentrated in its target markets.
Acquisitions and dispositions are an important component of Essex Property Trust’s (ESS) business plan.
Essex Property Trust continues to improve its portfolio through development and redevelopment projects while generating attractive returns on invested capital.
Essex Property Trust follows a research-driven strategy for real estate investment decisions to increase shareholder returns. It also expects the strategy to thwart competition.
Overall, Essex Property Trust reported robust revenue growth during the past six years, and the company is the third-largest apartment REIT in the country.