NasdaqCM:CHCI

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Executive Summary

Comstock Holding Companies, Inc. operates as a real estate assets management and services company. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Outstanding track record with excellent balance sheet.


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Share Price & News

How has Comstock Holding Companies's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: CHCI's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

1.8%

CHCI

5.1%

US Consumer Durables

1.8%

US Market


1 Year Return

16.8%

CHCI

23.6%

US Consumer Durables

14.2%

US Market

Return vs Industry: CHCI underperformed the US Consumer Durables industry which returned 23.6% over the past year.

Return vs Market: CHCI exceeded the US Market which returned 14.2% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

CHCIIndustryMarket
7 Day1.8%5.1%1.8%
30 Day-29.1%2.1%0.04%
90 Day-23.4%27.9%9.8%
1 Year16.8%16.8%25.1%23.6%16.7%14.2%
3 Year27.2%27.2%26.6%21.4%41.6%32.2%
5 Year-44.6%-44.6%48.2%39.2%90.9%69.5%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Comstock Holding Companies's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Comstock Holding Companies undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

>50%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: CHCI ($2.29) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($7.77)

Significantly Below Fair Value: CHCI is trading below fair value by more than 20%.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: CHCI is good value based on its PE Ratio (8.1x) compared to the US Consumer Durables industry average (13.5x).

PE vs Market: CHCI is good value based on its PE Ratio (8.1x) compared to the US market (18.6x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate CHCI's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: CHCI is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (5.9x) compared to the US Consumer Durables industry average (1.6x).


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Future Growth

How is Comstock Holding Companies forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

19.5%

Forecasted Consumer Durables industry annual growth in earnings


In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Comstock Holding Companies has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.


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Past Performance

How has Comstock Holding Companies performed over the past 5 years?

48.0%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: CHCI has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: CHCI's current net profit margins (7.9%) are higher than last year (6.4%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: CHCI has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 48% per year.

Accelerating Growth: CHCI's earnings growth over the past year (74.9%) exceeds its 5-year average (48% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: CHCI earnings growth over the past year (74.9%) exceeded the Consumer Durables industry 15.3%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: CHCI's Return on Equity (22.7%) is considered high.


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Financial Health

How is Comstock Holding Companies's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: CHCI's short term assets ($8.4M) exceed its short term liabilities ($2.1M).

Long Term Liabilities: CHCI's short term assets ($8.4M) exceed its long term liabilities ($6.1M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: CHCI's debt to equity ratio (61.5%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: CHCI's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 1408.1% to 61.5% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: CHCI's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (132.5%).

Interest Coverage: CHCI's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (5.6x coverage).


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is Comstock Holding Companies's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate CHCI's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate CHCI's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if CHCI's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if CHCI's dividend payments have been increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of CHCI's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.


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Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

2.3yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Christopher Clemente (61 yo)

28.67yrs

Tenure

US$1,000,000

Compensation

Mr. Christopher Clemente is a Principal of Comstock Partners, L.C. Mr. Clemente founded Comstock Homebuilding Companies Inc., in 1985 and has been its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer since 1992. He ha ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Christopher's total compensation ($USD1,000.00K) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD594.44K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Christopher's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Christopher Clemente
Founder28.67yrsUS$1.00m60.63%
$ 11.2m
Christopher Guthrie
Chief Financial Officer2.25yrsUS$772.75kno data
Timothy Steffan
Executive Vice President of Asset Management2.42yrsUS$1.14m0.31%
$ 57.2k
Jubal Thompson
General Counsel & Secretary21.92yrsUS$522.00k2.36%
$ 435.9k
Joseph Squeri
Executive VP of Strategy and Corporate Development & Director4.92yrsno data2.19%
$ 404.6k
Tere Richards
Senior Vice President of Marketingno datano datano data
Christopher Conover
Executive VP of Finance & Strategic Planning2.25yrsUS$359.41kno data
Mike Daugard
Senior Vice President of Acquisitions1.33yrsno datano data
Sharon Fitzgerald
Managing Director of Commercial Property Management0.25yrno datano data
John Harrison
Senior Vice President of Development - CDS Asset Management0.17yrno datano data
Dennis Kelleher
Division President of Washington / Baltimore Regionno datano datano data

2.3yrs

Average Tenure

52yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: CHCI's management team is considered experienced (2.3 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Christopher Clemente
Founder28.67yrsUS$1.00m60.63%
$ 11.2m
Joseph Squeri
Executive VP of Strategy and Corporate Development & Director4.92yrsno data2.19%
$ 404.6k
James MacCutcheon
Independent Director15.75yrsUS$62.00k1.88%
$ 347.3k
Robert Pincus
Independent Director15.25yrsUS$54.00k0.81%
$ 150.4k
Socrates Verses
Independent Director15.25yrsUS$56.00k1.23%
$ 228.4k
David Guernsey
Independent Director15.75yrsUS$58.00k0.77%
$ 142.3k

15.5yrs

Average Tenure

64.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: CHCI's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 15.5 years average tenure).


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: CHCI insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Comstock Holding Companies, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Comstock Holding Companies, Inc.
  • Ticker: CHCI
  • Exchange: NasdaqCM
  • Founded: 1985
  • Industry: Homebuilding
  • Sector: Consumer Durables
  • Market Cap: US$18.500m
  • Shares outstanding: 8.08m
  • Website: https://www.comstockcompanies.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Comstock Holding Companies, Inc.
  • 1886 Metro Center Drive
  • 4th Floor
  • Reston
  • Virginia
  • 20190
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
CHCINasdaqCM (Nasdaq Capital Market)YesClass A Common StockUSUSDDec 2004
CHO1DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesClass A Common StockDEEURDec 2004

Biography

Comstock Holding Companies, Inc. operates as a real estate assets management and services company. The company operates through two segments, Asset Management and Real Estate Services. It offers commercial ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/09/18 06:33
End of Day Share Price2020/09/17 00:00
Earnings2020/06/30
Annual Earnings2019/12/31


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.