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Stock Highlights: CareTrust REIT (NASDAQ: CTRE)

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CareTrust REIT trades as part of the real estate sector and is in the REITs industry. CareTrust REIT Inc is engaged in the ownership, acquisition and leasing of healthcare-related properties. The company also owns and operates independent living facilities.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The CTRE stock showed a previous change of 0.31% with an open at 22.66 and a close of 22.72. It reached an intraday high of 22.81 and a low of 22.49.

SeekingAlpha:  CareTrust REIT (CTRE) CEO Greg Stapley on Q4 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript

Liquidity:

The stock has a market cap of $2.0b with 88.8m shares outstanding, of which the float is 87.9m shares. Trading volume reached 1,632,790 shares compared to its average volume of 943,524 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is bad, highly speculative and an investor may want to avoid this stock.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, CareTrust REIT shares returned 1.70% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 10.45%. Over three months, it changed 13.96%. In one year it has changed 72.36% and within that year its 52-week high was 23.21 and its 52-week low was 12.73. CTRE stock is 78.48% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 18.25 and a 50 day moving average of 20.95. Currently CTRE stock is trading 24.50% above its 200 day moving average.

SeekingAlpha:  CareTrust REIT 2018 Q4 – Results – Earnings Call Slides

Earnings:

The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 1.29 that ended on 31st of December 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 31.56. Based on 4 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.32. The TTM EPS is 1.29, which comes to a TTM PE of 17.61.

The following are the last four quarter reported earnings per share:
12-31-2018:  0.32
09-30-2018:  0.32
06-30-2018:  0.33
03-31-2018:  0.32

The dividend per share is currently 0.82, which is a dividend yield of 3.61%.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 41.11, which means it is possibly undervalued and has a margin of safety of 44.73%

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 1.10% of insider ownership and 143.00% of institutional ownership. Short-interest is 0, which is 0.00% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio is 0.00.

The current calculated beta is 0.90

SeekingAlpha:  CareTrust REIT FFO in-line, beats on revenue

Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 8.45%, return on assets is 4.65%, profit margin is 37.68%, price-to-sales is 13.09 and price-to-book is 2.58.

Company Scores:

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