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How to buy American Assets Trust stock | $38.76

Learn how to easily invest in American Assets Trust stock.

American Assets Trust Inc is a reit-diversified business based in the US. American Assets Trust shares (AAT) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. American Assets Trust employs 199 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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American Assets Trust stock price (NYSE: AAT)

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American Assets Trust shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-10-17.
Latest market close$38.76
52-week range$20.09 - $40.62
50-day moving average $38.85
200-day moving average $36.92
Wall St. target price$39.80
PE ratio 130.7947
Dividend yield $1.06 (2.67%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.30

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Is it a good time to buy American Assets Trust stock?

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American Assets Trust price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $38.76 from 2021-10-19

1 week (2021-10-13) -1.72%
1 month (2021-09-20) 1.73%
3 months (2021-07-20) 5.67%
6 months (2021-04-20) 15.22%
1 year (2020-10-20) 62.31%
2 years (2019-10-18) -17.88%
3 years (2018-10-19) 5.35%
5 years (2016-10-20) 40.4

Is American Assets Trust under- or over-valued?

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

American Assets Trust's P/E ratio

American Assets Trust's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 131x. In other words, American Assets Trust shares trade at around 131x 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.

American Assets Trust's PEG ratio

American Assets Trust's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 21.85. 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 American Assets Trust's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

American Assets Trust's EBITDA

American Assets Trust's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $189.2 million.

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

American Assets Trust financials

Revenue TTM $339.2 million
Operating margin TTM 24.53%
Gross profit TTM $225.5 million
Return on assets TTM 1.77%
Return on equity TTM 1.88%
Profit margin 5.35%
Book value $20.69
Market capitalisation $2.4 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting American Assets Trust shares

There are currently 1.2 million American Assets Trust shares held short by investors – that's known as American Assets Trust's "short interest". This figure is 7.8% down from 1.3 million last month.

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

American Assets Trust's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

American Assets Trust's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of American Assets Trust shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of American Assets Trust shares traded daily (recently around 263491.81818182). American Assets Trust's SIR currently stands at 4.4. In other words for every 100,000 American Assets Trust shares traded daily on the market, roughly 4400 shares are currently held short.

However American Assets Trust's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of American Assets Trust shares, or, against the total number of tradable American Assets Trust shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case American Assets Trust's short interest could be expressed as 0.02% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 American Assets Trust shares in existence, roughly 20 shares are currently held short) or 0.0221% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable American Assets Trust shares, roughly 22 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 American Assets Trust.

Find out more about how you can short American Assets Trust stock.

American Assets Trust share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 63.79% of net profits

Recently American Assets Trust has paid out, on average, around 63.79% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 3.04% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), American Assets Trust shareholders could enjoy a 3.04% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In American Assets Trust's case, that would currently equate to about $1.06 per share.

American Assets Trust'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.

American Assets Trust's most recent dividend payout was on 22 September 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 7 September 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

American Assets Trust share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, American Assets Trust's shares have ranged in value from as little as $20.0949 up to $40.62. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

AAT.US volatility(beta: 1.26)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 American Assets Trust's is 1.2582. This would suggest that American Assets Trust's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

American Assets Trust overview

American Assets Trust, Inc. is a full service, vertically integrated and self-administered real estate investment trust, or REIT, headquartered in San Diego, California. The company has over 50 years of experience in acquiring, improving, developing and managing premier office, retail, and residential properties throughout the United States in some of the nation's most dynamic, high-barrier-to-entry markets primarily in Southern California, Northern California, Oregon, Washington, Texas and Hawaii. The company's office portfolio comprises approximately 3. 4 million rentable square feet, and its retail portfolio comprises approximately 3. 1 million square feet. In addition, the company owns one mixed-use property (including approximately 97,000 rentable square feet of retail space and a 369-room all-suite hotel) and 2,112 multifamily units.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of American Assets Trust is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 1.341% of American Assets Trust shares are held by insiders and 101.736% by institutions.
How many people work for American Assets Trust?
Latest data suggests 199 work at American Assets Trust.
When does the fiscal year end for American Assets Trust?
American Assets Trust's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is American Assets Trust based?
American Assets Trust's address is: 3420 Carmel Mountain Road, San Diego, CA, United States, 92121
What is American Assets Trust's ISIN number?
American Assets Trust's international securities identification number is: US0240131047
What is American Assets Trust's CUSIP number?
American Assets Trust's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 024013104

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