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How to buy Camden Property Trust stock

Learn how to easily invest in Camden Property Trust stock.

Camden Property Trust is a reit-residential business based in the US. Camden Property Trust shares (CPT) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Camden Property Trust employs 1,700 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $1.3 billion.

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Camden Property Trust stock price (NYSE: CPT)

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Camden Property Trust shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-10-03.
Latest market close$122.12
52-week range$116.13 - $176.74
50-day moving average $133.58
200-day moving average $150.32
Wall St. target price$163.35
PE ratio 15.4728
Dividend yield $3.54 (3.06%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $7.72

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Camden Property Trust price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $122.12 from 2022-10-03

1 week (2022-09-23) N/A
1 month (2022-09-02) -3.61%
3 months (2022-06-30) -9.19%
6 months (2022-04-04) -27.74%
1 year (2021-10-04) -19.30%
2 years (2020-10-02) 28.76%
3 years (2019-10-04) 8.28%
5 years (2017-10-04) 32.38%

Is Camden Property Trust stock undervalued or overvalued?

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

Camden Property Trust's P/E ratio

Camden Property 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 15x. In other words, Camden Property Trust shares trade at around 15x 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.

Camden Property Trust's PEG ratio

Camden Property Trust's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 8.96. 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 Camden Property 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.

Camden Property Trust's EBITDA

Camden Property Trust's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $749.5 million.

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

Camden Property Trust financials

Revenue TTM $1.3 billion
Operating margin TTM 19.45%
Gross profit TTM $717.2 million
Return on assets TTM 1.86%
Return on equity TTM 18.54%
Profit margin 63.38%
Book value $47.01
Market capitalisation $12.7 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Camden Property Trust'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 Camden Property Trust.

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

Camden Property Trust's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 23.28

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Camden Property Trust's overall score of 23.28 (as at 12/31/2018) is pretty good – landing it in it in the 24th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Camden Property Trust 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.).

Camden Property Trust's environmental score

Environmental score: 11.75/100

Camden Property Trust's environmental score of 11.75 puts it squarely in the 9th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Camden Property Trust is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Camden Property Trust's social score

Social score: 13.62/100

Camden Property Trust's social score of 13.62 puts it squarely in the 9th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Camden Property Trust is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

Camden Property Trust's governance score

Governance score: 14.4/100

Camden Property Trust's governance score puts it squarely in the 9th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Camden Property Trust 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

Camden Property Trust was last rated for ESG on: 2019-01-01.

Total ESG score 23.28
Total ESG percentile 23.7
Environmental score 11.75
Environmental score percentile 9
Social score 13.62
Social score percentile 9
Governance score 14.4
Governance score percentile 9

Camden Property Trust share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 61.24% of net profits

Recently Camden Property Trust has paid out, on average, around 61.24% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 3.06% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Camden Property Trust shareholders could enjoy a 3.06% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Camden Property Trust's case, that would currently equate to about $3.54 per share.

Camden Property 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.

Camden Property Trust's most recent dividend payout was on 16 October 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 28 September 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").

Camden Property Trust share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Camden Property Trust's shares have ranged in value from as little as $116.1259 up to $176.7382. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

CPT.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 Camden Property Trust's is 0.7926. This would suggest that Camden Property Trust's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Camden Property Trust overview

Camden Property Trust, an S&P 400 Company, is a real estate company primarily engaged in the ownership, management, development, redevelopment, acquisition, and construction of multifamily apartment communities. Camden owns interests in and operates 167 properties containing 56,850 apartment homes across the United States. Upon completion of 7 properties currently under development, the Company's portfolio will increase to 59,104 apartment homes in 174 properties. Camden has been recognized as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For® by FORTUNE magazine for 13 consecutive years, most recently ranking #18. The Company also received a Glassdoor Employees' Choice Award in 2020, ranking #25 for large U. S. companies.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Camden Property Trust is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 0.994% of Camden Property Trust shares are held by insiders and 100.467% by institutions.
How many people work for Camden Property Trust?
Latest data suggests 1,700 work at Camden Property Trust.
When does the fiscal year end for Camden Property Trust?
Camden Property Trust's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Camden Property Trust based?
Camden Property Trust's address is: 11 Greenway Plaza, Houston, TX, United States, 77046
What is Camden Property Trust's ISIN number?
Camden Property Trust's international securities identification number is: US1331311027
What is Camden Property Trust's CUSIP number?
Camden Property Trust's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 133131102

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