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How Does Communications Sales & Leasing Compare to Its Peers?

Gabriel Kane

Communications Sales & Leasing Reports Strong Results for 3Q15

(Continued from Prior Part)

Communications Sales & Leasing and its peers

In this article, we’ll compare Communications Sales & Leasing (CSAL) with its peers. The net profit margins of Communications Sales & Leasing, American Tower (AMT), Rayonier (RYN), Potlatch (PCH), and InfraREIT (HIFR) were 5.4%, 8.3%, 13.0%, 12.5%, and 33.7%, respectively, in 3Q15.

The EPS (earnings per share) of Communications Sales & Leasing, American Tower, Rayonier, Potlatch, and InfraREIT were $0.06, $0.18, $0.16, $0.53, and $0.32, respectively, in 3Q15.

Thus, it seems that peers outperformed Communications Sales & Leasing based on net profit margin and EPS.

ETFs that invest in Communications Sales & Leasing

The WisdomTree MidCap Dividend Fund (DON) invests 0.93% of its holdings in Communications Sales & Leasing. The ETF tracks a dividend-weighted index of midcap stocks.

The RevenueShares Ultra Dividend Fund (RDIV) invests 0.81% of its holdings in Communications Sales & Leasing. The ETF tracks an index that selects the 60 highest-yielding stocks from the S&P 900 and weights them by revenue.

The RevenueShares Mid Cap ETF (RWK) invests 0.55% of its holdings in Communications Sales & Leasing. The ETF tracks a revenue-weighted index of the S&P Mid Cap 400 Index.

The iShares Dow Jones US Real Estate ETF (IYR) invests 0.28% of its holdings in Communications Sales & Leasing. The ETF tracks a market-cap-weighted index of US real estate equities listed on the major US exchanges.

Comparing Communications Sales & Leasing and its ETFs

The year-to-date price movements of Communications Sales & Leasing, DON, RDIV, RWK, and IYR are -33.6%, -1.6%, -4.4%, -3.7%, and -2.2%, respectively.

Thus, ETFs are ahead of Communications Sales & Leasing based on price movement.

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