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Arbor Realty Trust, Inc is a reit—mortgage business based in the US. Arbor Realty Trust shares (ABR) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Arbor Realty Trust employs 532 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$359.3 million.

How to buy shares in Arbor Realty Trust

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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 Arbor Realty Trust. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: ABR. 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 Arbor Realty Trust 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. At last close price of USD$11.36, 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 Arbor Realty Trust, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Arbor Realty Trust. 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.

How has coronavirus impacted Arbor Realty Trust's share price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Arbor Realty Trust's share price has had significant negative movement.

Its last market close was USD$11.36, which is 23.24% down on its pre-crash value of USD$14.8 and 220.90% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as USD$3.54.

If you had bought USD$1,000 worth of Arbor Realty Trust shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth USD$286.56 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth USD$762.37.

Arbor Realty Trust share price

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Arbor Realty Trust shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-11-26.
Latest market close USD$11.36
52-week range USD$3.25 - USD$13.95
50-day moving average USD$12.4175
200-day moving average USD$10.5739
Wall St. target price USD$13.5
PE ratio 14.2903
Dividend yield USD$1.28 (9.3%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$0.922

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Is it a good time to buy Arbor Realty Trust stock?

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Arbor Realty Trust price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $11.36 from 2020-10-19

1 week (2020-11-24) -17.50%
1 month (2020-10-30) -3.89%
3 months (2020-09-01) -0.26%
6 months (2020-06-01) 31.79%
1 year (2019-11-29) -25.07%
2 years (2018-11-30) -4.14%
3 years (2017-12-01) 31.33%
5 years (2015-12-01) 64.88%

Is Arbor Realty Trust under- or over-valued?

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

Arbor Realty Trust's P/E ratio

Arbor Realty 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 14x. In other words, Arbor Realty Trust shares trade at around 14x 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.

Arbor Realty Trust's PEG ratio

Arbor Realty Trust's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.2. 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 Arbor Realty 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.

Arbor Realty Trust financials

Revenue TTM USD$359.3 million
Operating margin TTM 34.45%
Gross profit TTM USD$351.5 million
Return on assets TTM 2.12%
Return on equity TTM 10.16%
Profit margin 30.58%
Book value $9.519
Market capitalisation USD$1.7 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Arbor Realty Trust shares

There are currently 4.5 million Arbor Realty Trust shares held short by investors – that's known as Arbor Realty Trust's "short interest". This figure is 1.4% down from 4.6 million last month.

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

Arbor Realty Trust's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Arbor Realty Trust's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Arbor Realty Trust shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Arbor Realty Trust shares traded daily (recently around 1.7 million). Arbor Realty Trust's SIR currently stands at 2.66. In other words for every 100,000 Arbor Realty Trust shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2660 shares are currently held short.

However Arbor Realty Trust's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Arbor Realty Trust shares, or, against the total number of tradable Arbor Realty Trust shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Arbor Realty Trust's short interest could be expressed as 0.04% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Arbor Realty Trust shares in existence, roughly 40 shares are currently held short) or 0.0391% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Arbor Realty Trust shares, roughly 39 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 Arbor Realty Trust.

Find out more about how you can short Arbor Realty Trust stock.

Arbor Realty Trust share dividends

Dividend payout ratio: 133.7% of net profits

Recently Arbor Realty Trust has paid out, on average, around 133.7% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 9.3% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Arbor Realty Trust shareholders could enjoy a 9.3% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Arbor Realty Trust's case, that would currently equate to about $1.28 per share.

Arbor Realty 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.

Arbor Realty Trust's most recent dividend payout was on 30 November 2020. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 13 November 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Arbor Realty Trust's shares ever split?

Arbor Realty Trust's shares were split on a 10:1 basis on 30 August 2012. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 10 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Arbor Realty Trust shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 90% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Arbor Realty Trust shares which in turn could have impacted Arbor Realty Trust's share price.

Arbor Realty Trust share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Arbor Realty Trust's shares have ranged in value from as little as $3.25 up to $13.95. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

ABR.US volatility(beta: 1.92)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 Arbor Realty Trust's is 1.9166. This would suggest that Arbor Realty 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).

Arbor Realty Trust overview

Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. invests in a diversified portfolio of structured finance assets in the multifamily, single-family rental, and commercial real estate markets. The company operates in two segments, Structured Business and Agency Business. It primarily invests in real estate-related bridge and mezzanine loans, including junior participating interests in first mortgages, and preferred and direct equity, as well as real estate-related notes and various mortgage-related securities. The company offers bridge financing products to borrowers who seek short-term capital to be used in an acquisition of property; financing by making preferred equity investments in entities that directly or indirectly own real property; mezzanine financing in the form of loans that are subordinate to a conventional first mortgage loan and senior to the borrower's equity in a transaction; and junior participation financing in the form of a junior participating interest in the senior debt. In addition, it underwrites, originates, sells, and services multifamily mortgage loans through conduit/commercial mortgage-backed securities programs. The company qualifies as a real estate investment trust for federal income tax purposes. It generally would not be subject to federal corporate income taxes if it distributes at least 90% of its taxable income to its stockholders. The company was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Uniondale, New York.

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