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Buy or Sell: Camden Property Trust (NYSE: CPT)


Camden Property Trust trades as part of the real estate sector and trades as part of the REITs industry. The company CEO is Richard J. Campo. Camden Property Trust a Texas real estate investment trust engaged in the ownership, management, development, redevelopment, acquisition, and construction of multifamily apartment communities.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The CPT stock showed a previous change of 0.34% with an open at 98.68 and a close of 99.11. It reached an intraday high of 99.55 and a low of 98.26.

Business Wire:  Camden Property Trust Announces Participation in Citi’s 2019 Global Property CEO Conference


The stock has a market cap of $9.2b with 93.3m shares outstanding, of which the float is 91.9m shares. Trading volume reached 438,237 shares compared to its average volume of 685,077 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is good.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, Camden Property Trust shares returned 1.53% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 8.01%. Over three months, it changed 5.92%. In one year it has changed 28.91% and within that year its 52-week high was 99.96 and its 52-week low was 78.62. CPT stock is 26.06% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 91.09 and a 50 day moving average of 93.52. Currently CPT stock is trading 8.80% above its 200 day moving average.

SeekingAlpha:  Camden Property’s 2019 Dividend Growth Is More Informative Than Its FFO/Share Guidance


The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 4.77 that ended on 31st of December 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 61.18. Based on 11 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 1.22. The TTM EPS is 4.77, which comes to a TTM PE of 20.78. Historically, the PE high was 61.18 and the PE low was 8.70. If the stock reached its PE low, that would represent a price of 41.49, which is a decrease of -58.13%.

The following are the last four quarter reported earnings per share:
12-31-2018:  1.23
09-30-2018:  1.20
06-30-2018:  1.19
03-31-2018:  1.15

The dividend per share is currently 3.20, which is a dividend yield of 3.23%.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 100.03, which means it is possibly undervalued and has a margin of safety of 0.92%

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 1.50% of insider ownership and 146.10% of institutional ownership. Short-interest is 1,104,452, which is 1.18% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio is 2.15. 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 0.55

SeekingAlpha:  Camden Property’s 2019 Dividend Growth Is More Informative Than Its FFO/Share Guidance

Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 4.53%, return on assets is 2.50%, profit margin is 16.84%, price-to-sales is 9.65 and price-to-book is 2.71.

Company Scores:

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