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Up or Down: Douglas Emmett (NYSE: DEI)


Douglas Emmett is in the REITs industry and real estate sector. The company CEO is Jordan L. Kaplan. Douglas Emmett Inc acquires, develops, and manages office and multifamily properties in United States. The company mainly focuses on owning office buildings in communities with large supply constraints, such as Los Angeles.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The DEI stock showed a previous change of 0.55% with an open at 40.24 and a close of 40.35. It reached an intraday high of 40.42 and a low of 39.72.

PR Newswire:  Douglas Emmett Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend


The stock has a market cap of $6.9b with 170.3m shares outstanding, of which the float is 159.3m shares. Trading volume reached 743,794 shares compared to its average volume of 869,453 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is good.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, Douglas Emmett shares returned 0.80% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -1.73%. Over three months, it changed 4.42%. In one year it has changed 6.83% and within that year its 52-week high was 41.86 and its 52-week low was 32.32. DEI stock is 24.85% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 37.80 and a 50 day moving average of 40.93. Currently DEI stock is trading 6.73% above its 200 day moving average.

SeekingAlpha:  Douglas Emmett, Inc. (DEI) CEO Jordan Kaplan on Q1 2019 Results – Earnings Call Transcript


The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 0.69 that ended on 31st of December 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 58.48. Based on 8 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.52. The TTM EPS is 2.03, which comes to a TTM PE of 19.88. Historically, the PE high was 107.40 and the PE low was 19.88. DEI stock has set a new PE low record!

Below was the last reported quarterly diluted earnings per share:

1stQtr of 2019 (Reported on 05/02/2019): 0.17
4thQtr of 2018 (Reported on 02/12/2019): 0.15
3rdQtr of 2018 (Reported on 11/01/2018): 0.18
2ndQtr of 2018 (Reported on 07/31/2018): 0.19
1stQtr of 2018 (Reported on 05/08/2018): 0.17

The dividend per share is currently 1.04, which is a dividend yield of 2.58%. Also, the payout ratio is 51.23%, therefore the dividend is safe according to our calculations.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 38.43, which means it may be overvalued by -4.99%.

Indicators to Watch:

Short-interest was 1,315,231, which was 0.77% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio was 1.44. 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 0.75.

SeekingAlpha:  Douglas Emmett reports Q1 results

Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 5.04%, return on assets is 1.47%, profit margin is 14.53%, price-to-sales is 7.65 and price-to-book is 2.89.

Company Scores:

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

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