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Up or Down: Sabra Health Care REIT (NASDAQ: SBRA)


Sabra Health Care REIT is in the real estate sector and is part of the REITs industry. The company CEO is Richard K. Matros. Sabra Health Care REIT Inc operates as a self-administered and self-managed REIT. The company, through its subsidiaries, acquires, finances and owns real estate property to be leased to third party tenants in the healthcare sector.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The SBRA stock showed a previous change of 3.63% with an open at 21.55 and a close of 22.26. It reached an intraday high of 22.39 and a low of 21.35.

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The stock has a market cap of $4.0b with 178.3m shares outstanding, of which the float is 177.1m shares. Trading volume reached 2,105,985 shares compared to its average volume of 1,393,228 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is good.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, Sabra Health Care REIT shares returned -1.02% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -5.88%. Over three months, it changed 1.48%. In one year it has changed 16.79% and within that year its 52-week high was 23.83 and its 52-week low was 15.78. SBRA stock is 41.11% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 19.51 and a 50 day moving average of 22.79. Currently SBRA stock is trading 14.08% above its 200 day moving average.

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The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 1.46 that ended on 31st of December 2017, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 15.25. Based on 6 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.62. The TTM EPS is 2.46, which comes to a TTM PE of 9.05. Historically, the PE high was 15.25 and the PE low was 9.05. SBRA stock has set a new PE low record!

The following are the last four quarter reported earnings per share:
06-30-2018:  0.57
03-31-2018:  0.63
12-31-2017:  0.66
09-30-2017:  0.60

The dividend per share is currently 1.80, which is a dividend yield of 8.09%.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 57.12, which means it is possibly undervalued and has a margin of safety of 61.03%

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 96.50% of institutional ownership. Short-interest is 11,891,268, which is 6.67% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio is 10.40. This stock has a moderate level of short interest, but may still be a buying opportunity depending on other indicators.

The current calculated beta is 0.54

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 16.61%, return on assets is 7.87%, profit margin is 74.26%, price-to-sales is 7.68 and price-to-book is 1.13.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 5  :Valuation Score
 4  :Past Performance Score
 2  :Financial Strength Score
 0  :Future Growth Score
 3  :Dividend Score
 2  :Overall Score

John Jones
Worked for several Wall Street firms: Salomon Smith Barney, UBS, and Charles Schwab. Has developed skills and gained extensive experience over the years that is used today to uncover winning penny stocks.Also was an attorney for small businesses in Scottsdale, Arizona. That experience and understanding of law provides a unique perspective and edge in discovering quality companies in various industries.