VEREIT Inc. (NYSE:VER) went up by 0.35% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $49.77. The company’s stock price has collected 0.78% of gains in the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported on 07/16/21 that VEREIT(R) Announces Redemption of All of the Outstanding 6.70% Series F Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock
Is It Worth Investing in VEREIT Inc. (NYSE :VER) Right Now?
VEREIT Inc. (NYSE:VER) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 55.74 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for VER is at 1.17. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 0 analysts out of 7 who provided ratings for VEREIT Inc. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 0 rated the stock as “overweight,” 7 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $48.79, which is -$1.45 below the current price. VER currently public float of 228.27M and currently shorts hold a 3.72% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of VER was 2.34M shares.
VER’s Market Performance
VER stocks went up by 0.78% for the week, with a monthly jump of 4.67% and a quarterly performance of 19.39%, while its annual performance rate touched 53.44%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 1.10% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 1.52% for VEREIT Inc.. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 3.52% for VER stocks with a simple moving average of 22.60% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of VER
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for VER stocks, with CapitalOne repeating the rating for VER by listing it as a “Equal Weight.” The predicted price for VER in the upcoming period, according to CapitalOne is $50 based on the research report published on July 26th of the current year 2021.
BMO Capital Markets, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see VER reach a price target of $48, previously predicting the price at $45. The rating they have provided for VER stocks is “Market Perform” according to the report published on May 07th, 2021.
VER Trading at 3.83% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought VER to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -0.88% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 1.52%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 1.10%, as shares surge +5.32% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +9.45% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, VER rose by +0.78%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +40.74% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $47.78. In addition, VEREIT Inc. saw 30.54% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at VER starting from RUFRANO GLENN J, who purchase 40,000 shares at the price of $6.33 back on Sep 23. After this action, RUFRANO GLENN J now owns 3,279,252 shares of VEREIT Inc., valued at $253,152 using the latest closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for VER
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +42.16 for the present operating margin
- +54.25 for the gross margin
The net margin for VEREIT Inc. stands at +16.00. The total capital return value is set at 4.12, while invested capital returns managed to touch 1.62. Equity return is now at value 3.00, with 1.50 for asset returns.
Based on VEREIT Inc. (VER), the company’s capital structure generated 89.97 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 47.36. Total debt to assets is 45.95, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 84.19. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 44.31.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 11.00, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.44. The receivables turnover for the company is 3.93 and the total asset turnover is 0.09.