Empiric Student Property (OTCMKTS:EPCFF) vs. Rithm Capital (NYSE:RITM) Critical Survey

Rithm Capital (NYSE:RITMGet Free Report) and Empiric Student Property (OTCMKTS:EPCFFGet Free Report) are both finance companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, risk, analyst recommendations, profitability, institutional ownership, earnings and valuation.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Rithm Capital and Empiric Student Property’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Rithm Capital $3.80 billion 1.42 $622.26 million $1.50 7.43
Empiric Student Property N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Rithm Capital has higher revenue and earnings than Empiric Student Property.

Profitability

This table compares Rithm Capital and Empiric Student Property’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Rithm Capital 19.77% 19.33% 3.15%
Empiric Student Property N/A N/A N/A

Insider and Institutional Ownership

44.9% of Rithm Capital shares are held by institutional investors. 0.4% of Rithm Capital shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for Rithm Capital and Empiric Student Property, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Rithm Capital 0 1 9 0 2.90
Empiric Student Property 0 0 0 0 N/A

Rithm Capital currently has a consensus price target of $12.32, indicating a potential upside of 10.48%. Given Rithm Capital’s higher possible upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Rithm Capital is more favorable than Empiric Student Property.

Summary

Rithm Capital beats Empiric Student Property on 8 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Rithm Capital

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Rithm Capital Corp. operates as an asset manager focused on real estate, credit, and financial services. It operates through Origination and Servicing, Investment Portfolio, Mortgage Loans Receivable, and Asset Management segments. Its investment portfolio primarily comprises of mortgage servicing rights (MSR), and MSR financing receivables, title, appraisal and property preservation, excess MSRs, and services advance investments; real estate securities, call rights, SFR properties, and residential mortgage loans; consumer and business purpose loans; and asset management related investments. The company qualifies as a real estate investment trust for federal income tax purposes. It generally would not be subject to federal corporate income taxes if it distributes at least 90% of its taxable income to its stockholders. The company was formerly known as New Residential Investment Corp. and changed its name to Rithm Capital Corp. in August 2022. Rithm Capital Corp. was incorporated in 2011 and is based in New York, New York.

About Empiric Student Property

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Empiric Student Property plc is a leading provider and operator of modern, predominantly direct-let, premium student accommodation serving key UK universities. Investing in both operating and development assets, Empiric is a fully integrated operational student property business focused on premium studio-led accommodation managed through its Hello Student operating platform, that is attractive to affluent growing student segments. The Company, an internally managed real estate investment trust ("REIT") incorporated in England and Wales, listed on the premium listing segment of the Official List of the Financial Conduct Authority, was admitted to trading on the main market for listed securities of the London Stock Exchange in June 2014. The Company is classified as a commercial company listed under chapter 6 of the UK Listing rules and as such is not an alternative investment fund ("AIF") for the purposes of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive ("AIFMD") and is not required to provide investors with a Key information Document ("KID") in accordance with the Packaged Retail and Insurance-based Investment Products ("PRIIPs") regulations.

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