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Present Performance: Public Storage (NYSE: PSA)

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Public Storage trades as part of the REITs industry and trades as part of the real estate sector. Public Storage is a part of the real estate sector. It is engaged in the acquisition, development, ownership and operation of self-storage facilities.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The PSA stock showed a previous change of -0.03% with an open at 210.04 and a close of 210.51. It reached an intraday high of 211.14 and a low of 209.49.

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Liquidity:

The stock has a market cap of $36.7b with 174.4m shares outstanding, of which the float is 173.7m shares. Trading volume reached 714,473 shares compared to its average volume of 884,538 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is good.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, Public Storage shares returned 0.73% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 4.26%. Over three months, it changed 2.25%. In one year it has changed 16.45% and within that year its 52-week high was 234.90 and its 52-week low was 182.93. PSA stock is 15.08% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 206.60 and a 50 day moving average of 205.10. Currently PSA stock is trading 1.89% above its 200 day moving average and may be a good opportunity to buy.

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Earnings:

The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 6.74 that ended on 31st of December 2017, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 31.23. Based on 7 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 2.79. The TTM EPS is 10.58, which comes to a TTM PE of 19.90. Historically, the PE high was 48.40 and the PE low was 19.90. PSA stock has set a new PE low record!

The following are the last four quarter reported earnings per share:
09-30-2018:  2.70
06-30-2018:  2.65
03-31-2018:  2.48
12-31-2017:  2.75

The dividend per share is currently 8.00, which is a dividend yield of 3.80%.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 173.10, which means it may be overvalued by -21.61%

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 0.40% of insider ownership and 123.70% of institutional ownership. Short-interest is 7,038,730, which is 4.04% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio is 6.24. This stock has some short interest, but it may be normal and no cause for concern if long the position.

The current calculated beta is 0.27

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 26.44%, return on assets is 12.02%, profit margin is 54.77%, price-to-sales is 17.81 and price-to-book is 7.54.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 1  :Valuation Score
 3  :Past Performance Score
 4  :Financial Strength Score
 1  :Future Growth Score
 6  :Dividend Score
 3  :Overall Score

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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.