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Present Trend: First Industrial Realty Trust (NYSE: FR)


First Industrial Realty Trust is in the REITs industry and trades as part of the real estate sector. The company CEO is Peter E Baccile. First Industrial Realty Trust Inc is a self-administered and fully integrated real estate company. It owns and operates industrial real estate and provides a supply chain solutions to multinational corporations and regional customers.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The FR stock showed a previous change of -0.17% with an open at 35.44 and a close of 35.23. It reached an intraday high of 35.44 and a low of 34.87.

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The stock has a market cap of $4.5b with 126.5m shares outstanding, of which the float is 120.5m shares. Trading volume reached 1,084,180 shares compared to its average volume of 826,179 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is good.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, First Industrial Realty Trust shares returned 2.62% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 0.51%. Over three months, it changed 4.52%. In one year it has changed 7.59% and within that year its 52-week high was 36.21 and its 52-week low was 27.30. FR stock is 29.05% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 32.37 and a 50 day moving average of 35.07. Currently FR stock is trading 8.84% above its 200 day moving average.

SeekingAlpha:  Standing At The Edge Of The Abyss


The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 1.3 that ended on 31st of December 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 27.10. Based on 7 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.42. The TTM EPS is 1.59, which comes to a TTM PE of 22.16. Historically, the PE high was 88.90 and the PE low was 16.20. If the stock reached its PE low, that would represent a price of 25.75, which is a decrease of -26.90%.

Below was the last reported quarterly diluted earnings per share:

1stQtr of 2019 (Reported on 04/23/2019): 0.19
4thQtr of 2018 (Reported on 02/13/2019): 0.40
3rdQtr of 2018 (Reported on 10/24/2018): 0.24
2ndQtr of 2018 (Reported on 07/25/2018): 0.36
1stQtr of 2018 (Reported on 04/24/2018): 0.30

The dividend per share is currently 0.92, which is a dividend yield of 2.61%. Also, the payout ratio is 57.86%, therefore the dividend is safe according to our calculations.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 37.44, which means it is possibly undervalued and has a margin of safety of 5.91%.

Indicators to Watch:

Short-interest was 2,011,378, which was 1.59% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio was 3.11. 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 0.72.

SeekingAlpha:  Standing At The Edge Of The Abyss

Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 10.24%, return on assets is 5.07%, profit margin is 45.88%, price-to-sales is 13.33 and price-to-book is 2.74.

Company Scores:

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

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