Kennedy-Wilson trades as part of the real estate sector and is part of the real estate services industry. The company CEO is William McMorrow. Kennedy-Wilson Inc is a global real estate investment company. It owns, operates and invests in real estate through investment management platform. It generates a majority of its revenue in the form of Rental income.



Previous Intraday Performance:

The KW shares had a previous change of 0.44% which opened at 20.66 and closed at 20.60. It moved to an intraday high of 20.79 and a low of 20.33.

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Historical Performance:

Over the last five trading days, KW shares returned -1.15% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -4.54%. Over three months, it changed -0.97%. In one year it has changed 4.80% and within that year its 52 week high was 22.62 and its 52 week low was 17.25. KW stock is 19.42% above its 52 week low.

Our calculations result in a 200 day moving average of 20.13 and a 50 day moving average of 21.45. Right now, KW stock is trading 2.36% above its 200 day moving average and may be a good opportunity to buy.

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Liquidity:

The company has a market cap of $2.9b with 142.5m shares outstanding and a float of 132.0m shares. Trading volume was 414,521 shares and has experienced an average volume of 396,494 shares. Our calculation, using the current average volume and close price, leads me to believe that the liquidity is bad, highly speculative and an investor may want to avoid this stock.

Earnings:

The last annual reported EPS for Kennedy-Wilson was 1.05 which ended on 31st of December 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 19.62. The trailing twelve month EPS reported is 1.76 (trailing twelve month diluted EPS is 1.03).

Below was the last reported quarterly diluted earnings per share:

1stQtr 2019Reported 05-01-2019: -0.04
4thQtr 2018Reported 02-27-2019: 0.21
3rdQtr 2018Reported 10-31-2018: 0.09
2ndQtr 2018Reported 08-01-2018: 0.77
1stQtr 2018Reported 05-02-2018: -0.02

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 0.31, which means it might be overvalued by -6,550.07%.

EPS growth is an important number as it indicates the future prospects of Kennedy-Wilson; it is usually expressed as a percentage and is then referred to as the EPS growth rate, which at this time is hard to estimate, but revenue growth has been -23.40% over the last twelve months.



Indicators Also to Watch:

Short-interest was 3,715,119, which was 2.61% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio was 11.06. This stock has some short interest, but it might be normal and no need to worry if long the position.

The beta was calculated to be 1.25.

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Fundamental Numbers:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on assets is 1.93%, profit margin is 29.68%, price-to-sales is 4.04 and price-to-book is 2.38.

Company Score Card:

Results are out of six:
 0  : Growth Expectations Result
 1  : Financial Safety Result
 3  : Past Performance Result
 0  : Valuation Result
 3  : Dividend Safety Result
 1  : Overall Result

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Jake McWilliams
I am an independent trader, analyst and algorithmic trading expert, having worked both for the sell side (brokerage) and the buy side (fund administration). I have been trading professionally for about 20 years. I trade stocks and forex and I play both long and short positions in underlying asset or through options. I have experience with discretionary and fully automated systems (Metatrader and Quantshare).

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