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Stock to Track: Welltower (NYSE: WELL)

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Welltower is part of the real estate sector and REITs industry. The company CEO is Thomas J. Derosa. Welltower Inc is engaged in the transformation of healthcare infrastructure. It invests in seniors housing operators, post-acute providers and health systems to improve people’s wellness and overall health care experience.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The WELL stock showed a previous change of 0.29% with an open at 77.20 and a close of 77.43. It reached an intraday high of 77.67 and a low of 76.92.

SeekingAlpha:  Notable earnings before Tuesday’s open

Liquidity:

The stock has a market cap of $29.1b with 375.6m shares outstanding, of which the float is 374.0m shares. Trading volume reached 2,138,435 shares compared to its average volume of 2,077,763 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is good.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, Welltower shares returned -0.04% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 11.62%. Over three months, it changed 10.82%. In one year it has changed 48.78% and within that year its 52-week high was 77.90 and its 52-week low was 49.58. WELL stock is 56.17% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 64.04 and a 50 day moving average of 72.66. Currently WELL stock is trading 20.91% above its 200 day moving average.

SeekingAlpha:  All Lights Flashing Green For Medical Properties Trust

Earnings:

The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 1.27 that ended on 31st of December 2017, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 60.97. Based on 12 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 1.03. The TTM EPS is 4.05, which comes to a TTM PE of 19.12. Historically, the PE high was 269.60 and the PE low was 19.12. WELL stock has set a new PE low record!

The following are the last four quarter reported earnings per share:
09-30-2018:  1.04
06-30-2018:  1.00
03-31-2018:  0.99
12-31-2017:  1.02

The dividend per share is currently 3.48, which is a dividend yield of 4.49%.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 92.37, which means it is possibly undervalued and has a margin of safety of 16.18%

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 0.50% of insider ownership and 136.60% of institutional ownership. Short-interest is 10,017,561, which is 2.67% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio is 4.51. 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 0.49

SeekingAlpha:  All Lights Flashing Green For Medical Properties Trust

Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 3.95%, return on assets is 1.87%, profit margin is 9.76%, price-to-sales is 8.54 and price-to-book is 2.13.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 0  :Valuation Score
 1  :Past Performance Score
 2  :Financial Strength Score
 1  :Future Growth Score
 5  :Dividend Score
 1  :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.

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