W.P. Carey REIT is part of the real estate sector and is in the REITs industry. The company CEO is Jason E. Fox. W.P. Carey Inc operates as a self-managed diversified real estate investment trust. The company owns and manages commercial real estate, leased to companies on a long-term basis.
Previous Intraday Performance:
The WPC shares had a previous change of 0.44% which opened at 85.00 and closed at 85.28. It moved to an intraday high of 85.64 and a low of 85.00.
Over the last five trading days, WPC shares returned 0.29% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 7.55%. Over three months, it changed 14.05%. In one year it has changed 35.64% and within that year its 52 week high was 85.68 and its 52 week low was 62.12. WPC stock is 37.28% above its 52 week low.
Our calculations result in a 200 day moving average of 70.84 and a 50 day moving average of 80.23. Right now, WPC stock is trading 20.39% above its 200 day moving average.
The company has a market cap of $14.5b with 170.5m shares outstanding and a float of 161.5m shares. Trading volume was 472,309 shares and has experienced an average volume of 647,639 shares. Our calculation, using the current average volume and close price, leads me to believe that the liquidity is good.
The last annual reported EPS for W.P. Carey REIT was 3.49 which ended on 31st of December 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 24.44. Based on 3 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 1.20. The trailing twelve month EPS reported is 5.41 (trailing twelve month diluted EPS is 3.15).
Below was the last reported quarterly diluted earnings per share:
|1st||Qtr 2019||Reported 05-03-2019:||0.41|
|4th||Qtr 2018||Reported 02-22-2019:||1.33|
|3rd||Qtr 2018||Reported 11-02-2018:||0.71|
|2nd||Qtr 2018||Reported 08-03-2018:||0.70|
|1st||Qtr 2018||Reported 05-04-2018:||0.60|
Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 121.31, which means it might be undervalued and has a margin of safety of 29.70%.
EPS growth is an important number as it indicates the future prospects of W.P. Carey REIT; the EPS growth rate, as it is usually called, is typically displayed as a percentage, which at this time is hard to estimate, but revenue growth has been -3.10% over the last twelve months.
Indicators Also to Watch:
Based on the latest filings, there is 68.00% of institutional ownership. Short-interest was 3,459,093, which was 2.03% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio was 5.15. 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 0.51.
Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on assets is 3.70%, profit margin is 45.18%, price-to-sales is 14.74 and price-to-book is 2.06.
Company Score Card:
Results are out of six:
4 : Growth Expectations Result
2 : Financial Safety Result
3 : Past Performance Result
3 : Valuation Result
6 : Dividend Safety Result
3 : Overall Result