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Prologis Inc. (PLD) Shares Up Despite Recent Market Volatility

The stock of Prologis Inc. (NYSE: PLD) has increased by 0.79 when compared to last closing price of 121.02. Despite this, the company has experienced a -0.07% fall in its stock price over the last five trading sessions. The Wall Street Journal reported on 06/13/22 that Prologis to Buy Duke Realty in $26 Billion Deal, Including Debt

Is It Worth Investing in Prologis Inc. (NYSE: PLD) Right Now?

Prologis Inc. (NYSE: PLD) has a higher price-to-earnings ratio of 36.84x compared to its average ratio. compared to its average ratio and a 36-month beta value of 1.02. Analysts have mixed views on the stock, with 20 analysts rating it as a “buy,” 1 as “overweight,” 4 as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”

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The average price point forecasted by analysts for Prologis Inc. (PLD) is $145.14, which is $23.45 above the current market price. The public float for PLD is 738.19M, and currently, short sellers hold a 1.64% ratio of that float. The average trading volume of PLD on May 26, 2023 was 3.01M shares.

PLD’s Market Performance

PLD stock saw an increase of -0.07% in the past week, with a monthly gain of 2.44% and a quarterly increase of 0.49%. The volatility ratio for the week is 2.18%, and the volatility levels for the last 30 days are 2.11% for Prologis Inc. (PLD). The simple moving average for the last 20 days is -1.79% for PLD stock, with a simple moving average of 2.32% for the last 200 days.

PLD Trading at -0.15% from the 50-Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought PLD to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -12.16% of loss for the given period.

Volatility was left at 2.11%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 2.18%, as shares sank -0.16% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +1.64% upper at present.

During the last 5 trading sessions, PLD fell by -0.07%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -8.22% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $124.19. In addition, Prologis Inc. saw 8.21% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.

Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at PLD starting from OCONNOR DAVID P, who purchase 9,000 shares at the price of $114.13 back on Nov 28. After this action, OCONNOR DAVID P now owns 9,000 shares of Prologis Inc., valued at $1,027,170 using the latest closing price.

Stock Fundamentals for PLD

Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:

  • +39.62 for the present operating margin
  • +44.39 for the gross margin

The net margin for Prologis Inc. stands at +56.33. The total capital return value is set at 3.36, while invested capital returns managed to touch 5.14. Equity return is now at value 6.10, with 3.60 for asset returns.

Based on Prologis Inc. (PLD), the company’s capital structure generated 50.51 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 33.56. Total debt to assets is 30.59, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 50.50. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 33.52.

When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 21.37, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.21. The receivables turnover for the company is 9.70 and the total asset turnover is 0.08.


To put it simply, Prologis Inc. (PLD) has had a better performance in recent times. Analysts have a mixed opinion on the stock, with some rating it as a “buy” and others as a “hold”. It’s important to note that the stock is currently trading at a significant distance from its 50-day moving average and its 52-week high.