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How to buy City Office REIT stock

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City Office REIT, Inc is a reit-office business based in the US. City Office REIT shares (CIO) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. City Office REIT employs 20 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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City Office REIT share price

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City Office REIT shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-04-29.
52-week range$5.94 - $11.37
50-day moving average $10.87
200-day moving average $9.53
Wall St. target price$11.79
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield $0.6 (5.47%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-0.40

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Is City Office REIT under- or over-valued?

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

City Office REIT's EBITDA

City Office REIT's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $91.8 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a City Office REIT's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

City Office REIT financials

Revenue TTM $160.8 million
Operating margin TTM 19.57%
Gross profit TTM $102.5 million
Return on assets TTM 1.65%
Return on equity TTM 1.06%
Profit margin 2.81%
Book value $7.03
Market capitalisation $475.2 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting City Office REIT shares

There are currently 501,418 City Office REIT shares held short by investors – that's known as City Office REIT's "short interest". This figure is 11.1% down from 563,960 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting City Office REIT shares can be evaluated.

City Office REIT's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

City Office REIT's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of City Office REIT shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of City Office REIT shares traded daily (recently around 309517.28395062). City Office REIT's SIR currently stands at 1.62. In other words for every 100,000 City Office REIT shares traded daily on the market, roughly 1620 shares are currently held short.

However City Office REIT's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of City Office REIT shares, or, against the total number of tradable City Office REIT shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case City Office REIT's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 City Office REIT shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0152% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable City Office REIT shares, roughly 15 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 City Office REIT.

Find out more about how you can short City Office REIT stock.

City Office REIT share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 49.18% of net profits

Recently City Office REIT has paid out, on average, around 49.18% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 5.46% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), City Office REIT shareholders could enjoy a 5.46% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In City Office REIT's case, that would currently equate to about $0.6 per share.

While City Office REIT's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that City Office REIT may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.

City Office REIT's most recent dividend payout was on 22 April 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 7 April 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

City Office REIT share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, City Office REIT's shares have ranged in value from as little as $5.9444 up to $11.3749. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

CIO.US volatility(beta: 1.6)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 City Office REIT's is 1.6023. This would suggest that City Office REIT's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

City Office REIT overview

City Office REIT, Inc. (NYSE: CIO) invests in high-quality office properties in 18-hour cities with strong economic fundamentals, primarily in the Southern and Western United States. At September 30, 2020, CIO owned office complexes comprising 5. 8 million square feet of net rentable area (?NRA?). .

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of City Office REIT is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 2.906% of City Office REIT shares are held by insiders and 79.553% by institutions.
How many people work for City Office REIT?
Latest data suggests 20 work at City Office REIT.
When does the fiscal year end for City Office REIT?
City Office REIT's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is City Office REIT based?
City Office REIT's address is: 500 North Akard Street, Dallas, TX, United States, 75201
What is City Office REIT's ISIN number?
City Office REIT's international securities identification number is: US1785871013
What is City Office REIT's CUSIP number?
City Office REIT's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 178587101

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