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How to buy Bluerock Residential Growth REIT stock | $11.96

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Bluerock Residential Growth REIT, Inc is a reit-residential business based in the US. Bluerock Residential Growth REIT shares (BRG) are listed on the NYSE MKT and all prices are listed in US Dollars.

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Bluerock Residential Growth REIT share price

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Bluerock Residential Growth REIT shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-26.
Latest market closeUSD$11.96
52-week rangeUSD$3.5766 - USD$12.03
50-day moving average USD$10.3132
200-day moving average USD$8.3986
Wall St. target priceUSD$9.92
PE ratio 270.3333
Dividend yield USD$0.65 (5.49%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$0.029

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Bluerock Residential Growth REIT price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $11.96 from 2020-12-18

1 week (2021-01-11) 3.01%
1 month (2020-12-18) 11.96
3 months (2020-10-16) 47.47%
6 months (2020-07-17) 61.19%
1 year (2020-01-17) -0.99%
2 years (2019-01-18) 15.00%
3 years (2018-01-18) 32.15%
5 years (2016-01-15) 15.89%

Is Bluerock Residential Growth REIT under- or over-valued?

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

Bluerock Residential Growth REIT's P/E ratio

Bluerock Residential Growth REIT's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 270x. In other words, Bluerock Residential Growth REIT shares trade at around 270x recent earnings.

Bluerock Residential Growth REIT's EBITDA

Bluerock Residential Growth REIT's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$120 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Bluerock Residential Growth REIT's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Bluerock Residential Growth REIT financials

Revenue TTM USD$227.3 million
Operating margin TTM 17.79%
Gross profit TTM USD$139.9 million
Return on assets TTM 1.12%
Return on equity TTM 3.31%
Profit margin 17.05%
Book value $1.613
Market capitalisation USD$282.4 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Bluerock Residential Growth REIT shares

There are currently 917,327 Bluerock Residential Growth REIT shares held short by investors – that's known as Bluerock Residential Growth REIT's "short interest". This figure is 62.8% up from 563,531 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Bluerock Residential Growth REIT shares can be evaluated.

Bluerock Residential Growth REIT's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Bluerock Residential Growth REIT's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Bluerock Residential Growth REIT shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Bluerock Residential Growth REIT shares traded daily (recently around 254107.20221607). Bluerock Residential Growth REIT's SIR currently stands at 3.61. In other words for every 100,000 Bluerock Residential Growth REIT shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3610 shares are currently held short.

However Bluerock Residential Growth REIT's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Bluerock Residential Growth REIT shares, or, against the total number of tradable Bluerock Residential Growth REIT shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Bluerock Residential Growth REIT's short interest could be expressed as 0.04% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Bluerock Residential Growth REIT shares in existence, roughly 40 shares are currently held short) or 0.0387% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Bluerock Residential Growth REIT 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 Bluerock Residential Growth REIT.

Find out more about how you can short Bluerock Residential Growth REIT stock.

Bluerock Residential Growth REIT share dividends

88%

Dividend payout ratio: 87.84% of net profits

Recently Bluerock Residential Growth REIT has paid out, on average, around 87.84% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 5.49% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Bluerock Residential Growth REIT shareholders could enjoy a 5.49% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Bluerock Residential Growth REIT's case, that would currently equate to about $0.65 per share.

Bluerock Residential Growth REIT'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.

Bluerock Residential Growth REIT's most recent dividend payout was on 5 January 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 23 December 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Bluerock Residential Growth REIT's shares ever split?

Bluerock Residential Growth REIT's shares were split on a 10:1 basis on 17 May 2010. 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 Bluerock Residential Growth REIT shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 90% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Bluerock Residential Growth REIT shares which in turn could have impacted Bluerock Residential Growth REIT's share price.

Bluerock Residential Growth REIT share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Bluerock Residential Growth REIT's shares have ranged in value from as little as $3.5766 up to $12.03. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

BRG.US volatility(beta: 1)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE MKT average) beta is 1, while Bluerock Residential Growth REIT's is 1.0026. This would suggest that Bluerock Residential Growth REIT's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Bluerock Residential Growth REIT overview

Bluerock Residential Growth REIT, Inc. (NYSE American: BRG) is a real estate investment trust that focuses on developing and acquiring a diversified portfolio of institutional-quality highly amenitized live/work/play apartment communities in demographically attractive knowledge economy growth markets to appeal to the renter by choice. The Company's objective is to generate value through off-market/relationship-based transactions and, at the asset level, through value-add improvements to properties and to operations. The Company is included in the Russell 2000 and Russell 3000 Indexes. BRG has elected to be taxed as a real estate investment trust (REIT) for U.S. federal income tax purposes.

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