Simon Property Group Inc. (NYSE:SPG) went down by -5.09% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $171.12. The company’s stock price has collected -9.29% of loss in the last five trading sessions. The Wall Street Journal reported on 02/08/22 that Peloton, Pfizer, Meta, General Motors: What to Watch in the Stock Market Today
Is It Worth Investing in Simon Property Group Inc. (NYSE :SPG) Right Now?
Simon Property Group Inc. (NYSE:SPG) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 16.53 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for SPG is at 1.46. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 11 analysts out of 21 who provided ratings for Simon Property Group Inc. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 1 rated the stock as “overweight,” 9 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $160.28, which is $50.81 above the current price. SPG currently public float of 326.49M and currently shorts hold a 2.47% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of SPG was 2.14M shares.
SPG’s Market Performance
SPG stocks went down by -9.29% for the week, with a monthly drop of -10.86% and a quarterly performance of -21.02%, while its annual performance rate touched -3.92%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 4.44% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 3.46% for Simon Property Group Inc.. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -9.17% for SPG stocks with a simple moving average of -19.78% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of SPG
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for SPG stocks, with Argus repeating the rating for SPG by listing it as a “Buy.” The predicted price for SPG in the upcoming period, according to Argus is $142 based on the research report published on September 22nd of the previous year 2021.
BofA Securities, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see SPG reach a price target of $150, previously predicting the price at $141. The rating they have provided for SPG stocks is “Buy” according to the report published on August 04th, 2021.
Stifel gave a rating of “Buy” to SPG, setting the target price at $132 in the report published on July 20th of the previous year.
SPG Trading at -12.23% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought SPG to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -33.96% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 3.46%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 4.44%, as shares sank -10.44% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -16.04% lower at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, SPG fell by -9.29%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -10.22% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $123.76. In addition, Simon Property Group Inc. saw -29.27% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at SPG starting from STEWART MARTA R, who purchase 96 shares at the price of $134.10 back on Mar 31. After this action, STEWART MARTA R now owns 7,988 shares of Simon Property Group Inc., valued at $12,874 using the latest closing price.
SMITH J ALBERT JR, the Director of Simon Property Group Inc., purchase 464 shares at $134.10 during a trade that took place back on Mar 31, which means that SMITH J ALBERT JR is holding 55,714 shares at $62,224 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for SPG
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +47.14 for the present operating margin
- +56.33 for the gross margin
The net margin for Simon Property Group Inc. stands at +43.98. Equity return is now at value 69.80, with 6.60 for asset returns.