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How to buy American Realty Investors (ARL) stock
Learn how to easily invest in American Realty Investors stock.
American Realty Investors, Inc is a real estate-development business based in the US. American Realty Investors shares (ARL) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars.
How to buy shares in American Realty Investors
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- Open your brokerage account. Complete an application with your details.
- Confirm your payment details. Fund your account.
- Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – ARL – and research it before deciding if it's a good investment for you.
- Purchase now or later. Buy your desired number of shares with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until the stock reaches a desired price.
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What's in this guide?
- ARL shares summary
- Compare share dealing platforms
- Is ARL stock a buy or sell?
- Stock performance over time
- Can I short ARL shares?
- Are ARL shares over-valued?
- American Realty Investors's financials
- How volatile are ARL shares?
- Does American Realty Investors pay a dividend?
- Have ARL shares ever split?
- Other common questions
American Realty Investors stock price (NYSE: ARL)Use our graph to track the performance of ARL stocks over time.
American Realty Investors shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$10.65|
|52-week range||$7.69 - $14.00|
|50-day moving average||$10.82|
|200-day moving average||$9.76|
|Wall St. target price||N/A|
|Dividend yield||N/A (0%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$1.50|
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American Realty Investors price performance over time
|1 week (2021-07-01)||N/A|
|1 month (2021-06-11)||-6.41%|
|3 months (2021-04-12)||15.26%|
|6 months (2021-01-12)||12.34%|
|1 year (2020-07-10)||8.23%|
|2 years (2019-07-12)||-34.82%|
|3 years (2018-07-12)||16.45|
|5 years (2016-07-12)||51.28%|
Is American Realty Investors under- or over-valued?
Valuing American Realty Investors stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of American Realty Investors's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
American Realty Investors's P/E ratio
American Realty Investors's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 7x. In other words, American Realty Investors shares trade at around 7x recent earnings.
That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.
American Realty Investors's EBITDA
American Realty Investors's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $21.5 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a American Realty Investors's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
American Realty Investors financials
|Revenue TTM||$60.9 million|
|Operating margin TTM||5.48%|
|Gross profit TTM||$34.3 million|
|Return on assets TTM||0.25%|
|Return on equity TTM||9.2%|
|Market capitalisation||$173.5 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Shorting American Realty Investors shares
There are currently 75,276 American Realty Investors shares held short by investors – that's known as American Realty Investors's "short interest". This figure is 2.8% up from 73,244 last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting American Realty Investors shares can be evaluated.
American Realty Investors's "short interest ratio" (SIR)
American Realty Investors's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of American Realty Investors shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of American Realty Investors shares traded daily (recently around 9225). American Realty Investors's SIR currently stands at 8.16. In other words for every 100,000 American Realty Investors shares traded daily on the market, roughly 8160 shares are currently held short.
However American Realty Investors's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of American Realty Investors shares, or, against the total number of tradable American Realty Investors shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case American Realty Investors's short interest could be expressed as 0% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 American Realty Investors shares in existence, roughly 0 shares are currently held short) or 0.0517% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable American Realty Investors shares, roughly 52 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 American Realty Investors.
Find out more about how you can short American Realty Investors stock.
American Realty Investors share dividends
We're not expecting American Realty Investors to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.
Have American Realty Investors's shares ever split?
American Realty Investors's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 2 March 1997. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your American Realty Investors shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for American Realty Investors shares which in turn could have impacted American Realty Investors's share price.
American Realty Investors share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, American Realty Investors's shares have ranged in value from as little as $7.686 up to $14. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while American Realty Investors's is 0.9701. This would suggest that American Realty Investors's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
American Realty Investors overview
American Realty Investors, Inc. acquires, develops, and owns multifamily apartment communities and commercial real estate properties in the southwestern, southeastern, and mid-western United States. The company leases apartment units to residents; and leases office, industrial, and retail space to various for-profit businesses, as well as local, state, and federal agencies; and sells land and properties. As of December 31, 2020, its portfolio included six commercial properties comprising five office buildings and 1 retail properties; Ten multifamily apartment communities consisting of 1,639 units; and fifty-one multifamily apartment communities totaling 10,137 units. The company also owns or controls 1,980 acres of developed and undeveloped land. American Realty Investors, Inc. was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Dallas, Texas.
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Frequently asked questionsWhat percentage of American Realty Investors is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 90.669% of American Realty Investors shares are held by insiders and 2.995% by institutions. When does the fiscal year end for American Realty Investors?
American Realty Investors's fiscal year ends in December. Where is American Realty Investors based?
American Realty Investors's address is: One Hickory Centre, Dallas, TX, United States, 75234 What is American Realty Investors's ISIN number?
American Realty Investors's international securities identification number is: US0291741090 What is American Realty Investors's CUSIP number?
American Realty Investors's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 029174109
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