Retail Value (RVI) versus Its Peers Head to Head Review

Retail Value (NYSE: RVI) is one of 54 public companies in the “Real estate” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare Retail Value to related businesses based on the strength of its risk, dividends, institutional ownership, valuation, profitability, analyst recommendations and earnings.


Retail Value pays an annual dividend of $2.05 per share and has a dividend yield of 16.9%. Retail Value pays out 83.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. As a group, “Real estate” companies pay a dividend yield of 4.6% and pay out 73.7% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.


This table compares Retail Value and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Retail Value 19.56% 6.61% 2.72%
Retail Value Competitors 6.31% 4.67% 2.15%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

72.4% of Retail Value shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 49.9% of shares of all “Real estate” companies are owned by institutional investors. 0.2% of Retail Value shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 15.7% of shares of all “Real estate” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Retail Value and its peers gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Retail Value $239.10 million $46.75 million 4.94
Retail Value Competitors $1.72 billion $326.73 million 8.29

Retail Value’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than Retail Value. Retail Value is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for Retail Value and its peers, as reported by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Retail Value 0 1 0 0 2.00
Retail Value Competitors 363 825 893 47 2.29

Retail Value presently has a consensus target price of $38.00, indicating a potential upside of 212.76%. As a group, “Real estate” companies have a potential upside of 52.46%. Given Retail Value’s higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Retail Value is more favorable than its peers.

Risk and Volatility

Retail Value has a beta of 1.49, indicating that its share price is 49% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Retail Value’s peers have a beta of 1.02, indicating that their average share price is 2% more volatile than the S&P 500.


Retail Value peers beat Retail Value on 8 of the 15 factors compared.

Retail Value Company Profile

RVI is an independent publicly traded company trading under the ticker symbol “RVI” on the New York Stock Exchange. RVI holds assets in the continental U.S. and Puerto Rico and is managed by one or more subsidiaries of SITE Centers Corp. RVI focuses on realizing value in its business through operations and sales of its assets.

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