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Stock in the Spotlight: PotlatchDeltic Corporation (NASDAQ: PCH)


PotlatchDeltic Corporation is part of the real estate sector and is in the REITs industry. The company CEO is Michael J. Covey. PotlatchDeltic Corp, formerly Potlatch Corp, is a real estate investment trust. It operates a real estate sales business and five wood products manufacturing facilities that produce lumber and plywood.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The PCH stock showed a previous change of 1.70% with an open at 36.12 and a close of 36.47. It reached an intraday high of 36.49 and a low of 35.88.

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The stock has a market cap of $2.5b with 67.6m shares outstanding, of which the float is 66.1m shares. Trading volume reached 257,184 shares compared to its average volume of 417,726 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, PotlatchDeltic Corporation shares returned 6.98% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -4.56%. Over three months, it changed -0.25%. In one year it has changed -26.97% and within that year its 52-week high was 52.65 and its 52-week low was 28.07. PCH stock is 29.91% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 36.76 and a 50 day moving average of 37.00. Currently PCH stock is trading -0.78% below its 200 day moving average and may be a good opportunity to buy, but should check other indicators to confirm a buy signal.

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The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 1.91 that ended on 31st of December 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 19.09. Based on 2 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.04. The TTM EPS is 2.35, which comes to a TTM PE of 15.52. Historically, the PE high was 213.60 and the PE low was 12.70. If the stock reached its PE low, that would represent a price of 29.84, which is a decrease of -18.17%.

Below was the last reported quarterly diluted earnings per share:

1stQtr of 2019 (Reported on 04/29/2019): 0.10
4thQtr of 2018 (Reported on 02/04/2019): 0.03
3rdQtr of 2018 (Reported on 10/29/2018): 0.93
2ndQtr of 2018 (Reported on 07/30/2018): 0.73
1stQtr of 2018 (Reported on 05/03/2018): 0.29

The dividend per share is currently 1.60, which is a dividend yield of 4.39%.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 35.32, which means it may be overvalued by -3.25%.

Indicators to Watch:

The current calculated beta is 1.38.

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on assets is 5.18%, profit margin is 12.06%, price-to-sales is 2.53 and price-to-book is 1.90.

Company Scores:

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

John Jones
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