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Comstock Holding Companies NasdaqCM:CHCI Stock Report

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26 Jun, 2022


Company Financials
CHCI fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance5/6
Financial Health6/6

CHCI Stock Overview

Comstock Holding Companies, Inc. develops, operates, and manages of mixed-use and transit-oriented properties primarily in the Washington, D.C.

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Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Comstock Holding Companies
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUS$4.75
52 Week HighUS$6.69
52 Week LowUS$3.86
1 Month Change-0.83%
3 Month Change-20.34%
1 Year Change-24.12%
3 Year Change79.25%
5 Year Change141.12%
Change since IPO-95.95%

Recent News & Updates

Jun 07
Does Comstock Holding Companies (NASDAQ:CHCI) Deserve A Spot On Your Watchlist?

Does Comstock Holding Companies (NASDAQ:CHCI) Deserve A Spot On Your Watchlist?

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Apr 29
Comstock Holding Companies (NASDAQ:CHCI) Has A Rock Solid Balance Sheet

Comstock Holding Companies (NASDAQ:CHCI) Has A Rock Solid Balance Sheet

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Shareholder Returns

CHCIUS Real EstateUS Market

Return vs Industry: CHCI exceeded the US Real Estate industry which returned -51.4% over the past year.

Return vs Market: CHCI underperformed the US Market which returned -18.5% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is CHCI's price volatile compared to industry and market?
CHCI volatility
CHCI Average Weekly Movement8.7%
Real Estate Industry Average Movement8.4%
Market Average Movement8.1%
10% most volatile stocks in US Market16.6%
10% least volatile stocks in US Market3.2%

Stable Share Price: CHCI is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 9% a week.

Volatility Over Time: CHCI's weekly volatility (9%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

1985157Chris Clemente

Comstock Holding Companies, Inc. develops, operates, and manages of mixed-use and transit-oriented properties primarily in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. The company operates a portfolio of 34 operating assets, which include 14 commercial assets totaling approximately 2.2 million square feet; 6 multifamily assets totaling 1,636 units; and 14 commercial garages with approximately 11,000 parking spaces. It also has 18 development pipeline assets consisting of approximately 2.0 million square feet of additional planned commercial development; approximately 1,900 multifamily units; and 2 hotel assets.

Comstock Holding Companies Fundamentals Summary

How do Comstock Holding Companies's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
CHCI fundamental statistics
Market CapUS$39.58m
Earnings (TTM)US$17.66m
Revenue (TTM)US$32.98m


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
CHCI income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueUS$24.27m
Gross ProfitUS$8.72m
Other Expenses-US$8.94m

Last Reported Earnings

Mar 31, 2022

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)2.12
Gross Margin26.43%
Net Profit Margin53.55%
Debt/Equity Ratio20.5%

How did CHCI perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.


Is CHCI undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 4/6

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Peers

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Industry

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • PEG Ratio

Key Valuation Metric

Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for CHCI?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

CHCI key valuation metrics and ratios. From Price to Earnings, Price to Sales and Price to Book to Price to Earnings Growth Ratio, Enterprise Value and EBITDA.
Key Statistics
Enterprise Value/Revenue1.4x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA7.8x
PEG Ration/a

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers

How does CHCI's PE Ratio compare to its peers?

CHCI PE Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PE ratio for CHCI vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPEEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average14.8x

Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: CHCI is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (2.2x) compared to the peer average (14.8x).

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does CHCI's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the U.S. Real Estate Industry?

Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: CHCI is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (2.2x) compared to the US Real Estate industry average (10.2x)

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is CHCI's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.

CHCI PE Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PE Ratio2.2x
Fair PE Ration/a

Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate CHCI's Price-To-Earnings Fair Ratio for valuation analysis.

Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of CHCI when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: CHCI ($4.75) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($44.73)

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

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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

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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?

Future Growth Score


Future Growth Score 0/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


Forecasted Real Estate 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.

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  • Examine whether Comstock Holding Companies is trading at an attractive price based on how much it is expected to earn in the future, and relative to its industry peers and the wider market.

Past Performance

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

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 5/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: CHCI has a high level of non-cash earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: CHCI's current net profit margins (53.6%) are higher than last year (9.4%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: CHCI has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 79.7% per year.

Accelerating Growth: CHCI's earnings growth over the past year (685%) exceeds its 5-year average (79.7% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: CHCI earnings growth over the past year (685%) exceeded the Real Estate industry 116.4%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: CHCI's Return on Equity (65.7%) is considered outstanding.

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Financial Health

How is Comstock Holding Companies's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 6/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: CHCI's short term assets ($15.3M) exceed its short term liabilities ($3.2M).

Long Term Liabilities: CHCI's short term assets ($15.3M) exceed its long term liabilities ($12.2M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: CHCI has more cash than its total debt.

Reducing Debt: CHCI's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 743.6% to 20.5% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: CHCI's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (137.7%).

Interest Coverage: CHCI's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (25.4x coverage).

Balance Sheet

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

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 0/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Future Dividend Coverage

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.

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

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

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as CHCI has not reported any payouts.

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


Average management tenure


Chris Clemente (62 yo)





Mr. Christopher Clemente, also known as Chris, 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 Off...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Chris's total compensation ($USD900.00K) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD752.25K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Chris's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: CHCI's management team is not considered experienced ( 2 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.

Board Members

Experienced Board: CHCI's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 17.3 years average tenure).


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

Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.

Ownership Breakdown

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

Top Shareholders

Company Information

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

Key Information

  • Name: Comstock Holding Companies, Inc.
  • Ticker: CHCI
  • Exchange: NasdaqCM
  • Founded: 1985
  • Industry: Diversified Real Estate Activities
  • Sector: Real Estate
  • Implied Market Cap: US$39.577m
  • Shares outstanding: 8.33m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Comstock Holding Companies, Inc.
  • 1900 Reston Metro Plaza
  • 10th Floor
  • Reston
  • Virginia
  • 20190
  • United States


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/06/26 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/06/24 00:00
Annual Earnings2021/12/31

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.