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Colony Capital, Inc is a reit—diversified business based in the US. Colony Capital shares (CLNY) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Colony Capital employs 350 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$2.1 billion.

How to buy shares in Colony Capital

  1. Compare share trading platforms. If you're a beginner, look for a platform with low commissions, expert ratings and investment tools to track your portfolio. Narrow down top brands with our comparison table.
  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 Colony Capital. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: CLNY. 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 Colony Capital 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$4.27, 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 Colony Capital, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Colony Capital. 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 Colony Capital's share price?

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

Its last market close was USD$4.27, which is 13.56% down on its pre-crash value of USD$4.94 and 221.05% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as USD$1.33.

If you had bought USD$1,000 worth of Colony Capital shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth USD$297.47 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$900.84.

Colony Capital share price

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Colony Capital shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-10-20.
Latest market close USD$4.27
52-week range USD$1.33 - USD$5.74
50-day moving average USD$2.7863
200-day moving average USD$2.3762
Wall St. target price USD$3.25
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield USD$0.44 (24.04%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$-2.169

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Is it a good time to buy Colony Capital stock?

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Colony Capital price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $4.27 from 2020-11-16

1 week (2020-11-20) -0.93%
1 month (2020-10-30) 19.94%
3 months (2020-08-28) 47.75%
6 months (2020-05-29) 112.44%
1 year (2019-11-29) -12.50%
2 years (2018-11-29) -28.95%
3 years (2017-11-29) -65.28%
5 years (2015-11-27) -68.97%

Is Colony Capital under- or over-valued?

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

Colony Capital's EBITDA

Colony Capital's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$727.2 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Colony Capital's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Colony Capital financials

Revenue TTM USD$2.1 billion
Operating margin TTM 7.1%
Gross profit TTM USD$1.2 billion
Return on assets TTM 0.47%
Return on equity TTM -51.94%
Profit margin -141.25%
Book value $3.61
Market capitalisation USD$1.5 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Colony Capital shares

There are currently 46.3 million Colony Capital shares held short by investors – that's known as Colony Capital's "short interest". This figure is 7.8% down from 50.2 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Colony Capital shares can be evaluated.

Colony Capital's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Colony Capital's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Colony Capital shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Colony Capital shares traded daily (recently around 5.0 million). Colony Capital's SIR currently stands at 9.19. In other words for every 100,000 Colony Capital shares traded daily on the market, roughly 9190 shares are currently held short.

However Colony Capital's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Colony Capital shares, or, against the total number of tradable Colony Capital shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Colony Capital's short interest could be expressed as 0.1% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Colony Capital shares in existence, roughly 100 shares are currently held short) or 0.1404% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Colony Capital shares, roughly 140 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 Colony Capital.

Find out more about how you can short Colony Capital stock.

Colony Capital share dividends

We're not expecting Colony Capital to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Colony Capital's shares ever split?

Colony Capital's shares were split on 11 January 2017.

Colony Capital share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Colony Capital's shares have ranged in value from as little as $1.33 up to $5.74. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

CLNY.US volatility(beta: 2.09)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 Colony Capital's is 2.0942. This would suggest that Colony Capital's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

Colony Capital overview

Colony Capital, Inc. (NYSE: CLNY) is a leading global investment firm with a heritage of identifying and capitalizing on key secular trends in real estate. The Company manages a $46 billion portfolio of real assets on behalf of its shareholders and limited partners, including over $20 billion in digital real estate investments through Digital Colony, its digital infrastructure platform. Colony Capital, structured as a REIT, is headquartered in Los Angeles with key offices in Boca Raton, New York, and London, and has over 350 employees across 20 locations in 11 countries.

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