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Alexander's, Inc is a reit-retail business based in the US. Alexanders shares (ALX) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Alexanders employs 70 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Alexanders share price

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Alexanders shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-04-28.
52-week range$211.60 - $308.39
50-day moving average $288.17
200-day moving average $273.87
Wall St. target price$280.00
PE ratio 33.956
Dividend yield $18 (6.45%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $8.19

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Is Alexanders under- or over-valued?

Valuing Alexanders stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Alexanders's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Alexanders's P/E ratio

Alexanders's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 34x. In other words, Alexanders shares trade at around 34x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

Alexanders's EBITDA

Alexanders's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $104.4 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Alexanders's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Alexanders financials

Revenue TTM $199.1 million
Operating margin TTM 36.19%
Gross profit TTM $110.7 million
Return on assets TTM 3.38%
Return on equity TTM 18.36%
Profit margin 21.06%
Book value $39.79
Market capitalisation $1.5 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Alexanders shares

There are currently 87,186 Alexanders shares held short by investors – that's known as Alexanders's "short interest". This figure is 5.3% down from 92,090 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Alexanders shares can be evaluated.

Alexanders's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Alexanders's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Alexanders shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Alexanders shares traded daily (recently around 9907.5). Alexanders's SIR currently stands at 8.8. In other words for every 100,000 Alexanders shares traded daily on the market, roughly 8800 shares are currently held short.

However Alexanders's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Alexanders shares, or, against the total number of tradable Alexanders shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Alexanders's short interest could be expressed as 0.02% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Alexanders shares in existence, roughly 20 shares are currently held short) or 0.0252% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Alexanders shares, roughly 25 shares are currently held short).

A SIR below 10% would generally be considered to indicate a fairly optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Alexanders.

Find out more about how you can short Alexanders stock.

Alexanders share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 1.12% of net profits

Recently Alexanders has paid out, on average, around 1.12% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 6.44% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Alexanders shareholders could enjoy a 6.44% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Alexanders's case, that would currently equate to about $18 per share.

While Alexanders's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Alexanders is investing more in its future growth.

Alexanders's most recent dividend payout was on 11 February 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 28 January 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Alexanders's shares ever split?

Alexanders's shares were split on 27 December 1970.

Alexanders share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Alexanders's shares have ranged in value from as little as $211.5991 up to $308.39. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

ALX.US volatility(beta: 0.62)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Alexanders's is 0.615. This would suggest that Alexanders's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Alexanders overview

Alexander's, Inc. is a real estate investment trust which has seven properties in the greater New York City metropolitan area. .

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Alexanders is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 58.682% of Alexanders shares are held by insiders and 37.807% by institutions.
How many people work for Alexanders?
Latest data suggests 70 work at Alexanders.
When does the fiscal year end for Alexanders?
Alexanders's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Alexanders based?
Alexanders's address is: 210 Route 4 East, Paramus, NJ, United States, 07652
What is Alexanders's ISIN number?
Alexanders's international securities identification number is: US0147521092
What is Alexanders's CUSIP number?
Alexanders's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 014752109

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