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How to buy Alexandria Real Estate Equities stock

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Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc is a reit—office business based in the US. Alexandria Real Estate Equities shares (ARE) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Alexandria Real Estate Equities employs 439 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$1.7 billion.

How to buy shares in Alexandria Real Estate Equities

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  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and bank information. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for Alexandria Real Estate Equities. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: ARE. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Alexandria Real Estate Equities reaches your desired price. To spread out your purchase, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. Weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimize risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of Alexandria Real Estate Equities, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Alexandria Real Estate Equities. Optimize your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

Alexandria Real Estate Equities share price

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Alexandria Real Estate Equities shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-10-20.
52-week range USD$109.22 - USD$177.7
50-day moving average USD$162.9209
200-day moving average USD$160.5637
Wall St. target price USD$188.15
PE ratio 48.9215
Dividend yield USD$4.24 (2.62%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$3.341

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Is it a good time to buy Alexandria Real Estate Equities stock?

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Is Alexandria Real Estate Equities under- or over-valued?

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

Alexandria Real Estate Equities's P/E ratio

Alexandria Real Estate Equities's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 49x. In other words, Alexandria Real Estate Equities shares trade at around 49x 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.

Alexandria Real Estate Equities's PEG ratio

Alexandria Real Estate Equities's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 844.2. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Alexandria Real Estate Equities's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Alexandria Real Estate Equities's EBITDA

Alexandria Real Estate Equities's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$1 billion.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Alexandria Real Estate Equities's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Alexandria Real Estate Equities financials

Revenue TTM USD$1.7 billion
Operating margin TTM 27.15%
Gross profit TTM USD$1.1 billion
Return on assets TTM 1.59%
Return on equity TTM 4.66%
Profit margin 23.86%
Book value $75.719
Market capitalisation USD$20 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Alexandria Real Estate Equities shares

There are currently 1.8 million Alexandria Real Estate Equities shares held short by investors – that's known as Alexandria Real Estate Equities's "short interest". This figure is 75.4% down from 7.1 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Alexandria Real Estate Equities shares can be evaluated.

Alexandria Real Estate Equities's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Alexandria Real Estate Equities's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Alexandria Real Estate Equities shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Alexandria Real Estate Equities shares traded daily (recently around 990919.7740113). Alexandria Real Estate Equities's SIR currently stands at 1.77. In other words for every 100,000 Alexandria Real Estate Equities shares traded daily on the market, roughly 1770 shares are currently held short.

However Alexandria Real Estate Equities's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Alexandria Real Estate Equities shares, or, against the total number of tradable Alexandria Real Estate Equities shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Alexandria Real Estate Equities's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Alexandria Real Estate Equities shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0166% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Alexandria Real Estate Equities shares, roughly 17 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Alexandria Real Estate Equities.

Find out more about how you can short Alexandria Real Estate Equities stock.

Alexandria Real Estate Equities's environmental, social and governance track record

Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Alexandria Real Estate Equities.

When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.

Alexandria Real Estate Equities's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 13.85

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Alexandria Real Estate Equities's overall score of 13.85 (as at 10/01/2020) is excellent – landing it in it in the 8th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Alexandria Real Estate Equities is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).

Alexandria Real Estate Equities's environmental score

Environmental score: 0.53/100

Alexandria Real Estate Equities's environmental score of 0.53 puts it squarely in the 1st percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Alexandria Real Estate Equities is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Alexandria Real Estate Equities's social score

Social score: 5.36/100

Alexandria Real Estate Equities's social score of 5.36 puts it squarely in the 1st percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Alexandria Real Estate Equities is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

Alexandria Real Estate Equities's governance score

Governance score: 6.51/100

Alexandria Real Estate Equities's governance score puts it squarely in the 1st percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Alexandria Real Estate Equities is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc was last rated for ESG on: 2020-10-01.

Total ESG score 13.85
Total ESG percentile 7.7
Environmental score 0.53
Environmental score percentile 1
Social score 5.36
Social score percentile 1
Governance score 6.51
Governance score percentile 1

Alexandria Real Estate Equities share dividends

Dividend payout ratio: 128.22% of net profits

Recently Alexandria Real Estate Equities has paid out, on average, around 128.22% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 2.62% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Alexandria Real Estate Equities shareholders could enjoy a 2.62% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Alexandria Real Estate Equities's case, that would currently equate to about $4.24 per share.

Alexandria Real Estate Equities's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.

Alexandria Real Estate Equities's most recent dividend payout was on 15 October 2020. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 29 September 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Alexandria Real Estate Equities's shares ever split?

Alexandria Real Estate Equities's shares were split on 24 April 2006.

Alexandria Real Estate Equities share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Alexandria Real Estate Equities's shares have ranged in value from as little as $109.22 up to $177.7. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

ARE.US volatility(beta: 0.79)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 Alexandria Real Estate Equities's is 0.7871. This would suggest that Alexandria Real Estate Equities's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Alexandria Real Estate Equities overview

Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (NYSE:ARE), an S&P 500 urban office real estate investment trust (REIT), is the first, longest-tenured, and pioneering owner, operator, and developer uniquely focused on collaborative life science, technology, and agtech campuses in AAA innovation cluster locations, with a total market capitalization of $27.7 billion as of June 30, 2020, and an asset base in North America of 43.0 million square feet (SF). The asset base in North America includes 28.8 million RSF of operating properties and 2.3 million RSF of Class A properties undergoing construction, 6.6 million RSF of near-term and intermediate-term development and redevelopment projects, and 5.3 million SF of future development projects. Founded in 1994, Alexandria pioneered this niche and has since established a significant market presence in key locations, including Greater Boston, San Francisco, New York City, San Diego, Seattle, Maryland, and Research Triangle. Alexandria has a longstanding and proven track record of developing Class A properties clustered in urban life science, technology, and agtech campuses that provide our innovative tenants with highly dynamic and collaborative environments that enhance their ability to successfully recruit and retain world-class talent and inspire productivity, efficiency, creativity, and success. Alexandria also provides strategic capital to transformative life science, technology, and agtech companies through our venture capital arm. We believe our unique business model and diligent underwriting ensure a high-quality and diverse tenant base that results in higher occupancy levels, longer lease terms, higher rental income, higher returns, and greater long-term asset value.

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