Fc Global Realty (NASDAQ: FCRE) and Comstock Holding Companies (NASDAQ:CHCI) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, profitability, valuation, institutional ownership, earnings, dividends and risk.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for Fc Global Realty and Comstock Holding Companies, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Fc Global Realty 0 0 0 0 N/A
Comstock Holding Companies 0 0 0 0 N/A

Risk & Volatility

Fc Global Realty has a beta of 0.62, indicating that its stock price is 38% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Comstock Holding Companies has a beta of -0.38, indicating that its stock price is 138% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Fc Global Realty and Comstock Holding Companies’ top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Fc Global Realty $38.39 million 0.11 -$13.26 million N/A N/A
Comstock Holding Companies $41.58 million 0.13 -$8.99 million ($1.58) -0.95

Comstock Holding Companies has higher revenue and earnings than Fc Global Realty.

Profitability

This table compares Fc Global Realty and Comstock Holding Companies’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Fc Global Realty N/A -81.53% -15.45%
Comstock Holding Companies -14.02% -94.21% -7.85%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

9.6% of Comstock Holding Companies shares are owned by institutional investors. 21.8% of Fc Global Realty shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 46.4% of Comstock Holding Companies shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Comstock Holding Companies beats Fc Global Realty on 6 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Fc Global Realty

FC Global Realty Inc., formerly PhotoMedex, Inc., is a real estate investment company. The Company seeks to invest in a diversified portfolio of commercial and residential real estate properties and other real estate investments located both throughout the United States and in various international locales. Its business segment includes hospitality-oriented development opportunities; and mixed-use urban infill master plan development opportunities in secondary markets. The Company seeks to acquire investments in a variety of real estate projects, including residential developments, commercial properties such as gas station sites, and hotels and resort communities. The Company focuses on global hospitality in its international asset base and focuses hospitality, urban infill and mixed-use projects in its domestic asset base.

About Comstock Holding Companies

Comstock Holding Companies, Inc. (Comstock ), formerly Comstock Homebuilding Companies, Inc. is a diversified real estate development and services company focused on the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. The Company builds a range of products including apartments, single-family homes, townhouses, mid-rise condominiums, high-rise multi-family condominiums and mixed-use (residential and commercial) developments. As of December 31, 2011, the Company had built and delivered more than 5,300 homes. The Company has built homes and apartment buildings in suburban communities, where it focuses on low density products. The Company’s apartment buildings are developed as rental properties to be held and operated for its own purposes, converted at some point to for-sale condominium units or sold on a merchant build basis. In March 7, 2012, Cascades II completed the sale of its Potomac Square Apartment project to an affiliate of CAPREIT Acquisition Corporation.

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