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Stock in the Spotlight: Urstadt Biddle Properties (NYSE: UBA)


Urstadt Biddle Properties is part of the REITs industry and trades as part of the real estate sector. The company CEO is Willing L. Biddle. Urstadt Biddle Properties Inc is a real estate investment trust. The Company is engaged in the acquisition, ownership and management of commercial real estate. Its properties consist of neighborhood and community shopping centers and office buildings.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The UBA stock showed a previous change of -1.28% with an open at 21.79 and a close of 21.61. It reached an intraday high of 21.90 and a low of 21.39.

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The stock has a market cap of $861.4m with 39.9m shares outstanding, of which the float is 39.2m shares. Trading volume reached 55,237 shares compared to its average volume of 93,102 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, Urstadt Biddle Properties shares returned -1.23% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -0.28%. Over three months, it changed 5.78%. In one year it has changed 2.32% and within that year its 52-week high was 23.16 and its 52-week low was 18.50. UBA stock is 16.81% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 20.62 and a 50 day moving average of 21.69. Currently UBA stock is trading 4.80% above its 200 day moving average and may be a good opportunity to buy.

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The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 0.64 that ended on 31st of October 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 33.77. Based on 3 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.34. The TTM EPS is 1.49, which comes to a TTM PE of 14.50. Historically, the PE high was 66.10 and the PE low was 11.10. If the stock reached its PE low, that would represent a price of 16.54, which is a decrease of -23.45%.

Below was the last reported quarterly diluted earnings per share:

Jan19 (Reported on 03/08/2019): 0.15
Oct18 (Reported on 12/14/2018): 0.13
Jul18 (Reported on 09/07/2018): 0.14
Apr18 (Reported on 06/08/2018): 0.23
Jan18 (Reported on 03/09/2018): 0.13

The dividend per share is currently 1.10, which is a dividend yield of 5.03%.

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 1.60% of insider ownership. Short-interest was 326,622, which was 0.82% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio was 2.86. 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 0.53.

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 6.99%, return on assets is 2.70%, profit margin is 29.11%, price-to-sales is 8.68 and price-to-book is 2.28.

Company Scores:

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