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Easterly Government Properties, Inc is a reit-office business based in the US. Easterly Government Properties shares (DEA) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Easterly Government Properties employs 37 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$240.7 million.
|Latest market close||USD$21.78|
|52-week range||USD$18.3798 - USD$28.7258|
|50-day moving average||USD$21.8303|
|200-day moving average||USD$22.9242|
|Wall St. target price||USD$26.58|
|Dividend yield||USD$1.04 (4.69%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||USD$0.141|
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|1 week (2021-01-08)||-1.36%|
|1 month (2020-12-16)||-4.14%|
|3 months (2020-10-15)||-3.37%|
|6 months (2020-07-15)||-4.39%|
|1 year (2020-01-15)||-7.40%|
|2 years (2019-01-15)||28.12%|
|3 years (2018-01-12)||6.14%|
|5 years (2016-01-15)||27.00%|
Valuing Easterly Government Properties stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Easterly Government Properties's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Easterly Government Properties's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 157x. In other words, Easterly Government Properties shares trade at around 157x recent earnings.
That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.
Easterly Government Properties's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$138 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Easterly Government Properties's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||USD$240.7 million|
|Operating margin TTM||20.63%|
|Gross profit TTM||USD$149.8 million|
|Return on assets TTM||1.34%|
|Return on equity TTM||1.01%|
|Market capitalisation||USD$1.8 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
There are currently 3.7 million Easterly Government Properties shares held short by investors – that's known as Easterly Government Properties's "short interest". This figure is 14% down from 4.3 million last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Easterly Government Properties shares can be evaluated.
Easterly Government Properties's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Easterly Government Properties shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Easterly Government Properties shares traded daily (recently around 512481.18131868). Easterly Government Properties's SIR currently stands at 7.28. In other words for every 100,000 Easterly Government Properties shares traded daily on the market, roughly 7280 shares are currently held short.
However Easterly Government Properties's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Easterly Government Properties shares, or, against the total number of tradable Easterly Government Properties shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Easterly Government Properties's short interest could be expressed as 0.05% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Easterly Government Properties shares in existence, roughly 50 shares are currently held short) or 0.0629% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Easterly Government Properties shares, roughly 63 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 Easterly Government Properties.
Find out more about how you can short Easterly Government Properties stock.
Dividend payout ratio: 85.25% of net profits
Recently Easterly Government Properties has paid out, on average, around 85.25% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 4.69% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Easterly Government Properties shareholders could enjoy a 4.69% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Easterly Government Properties's case, that would currently equate to about $1.04 per share.
Easterly Government Properties'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.
Easterly Government Properties's most recent dividend payout was on 11 December 2020. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 9 November 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").
Over the last 12 months, Easterly Government Properties's shares have ranged in value from as little as $18.3798 up to $28.7258. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Easterly Government Properties's is 0.4467. This would suggest that Easterly Government Properties's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
Easterly Government Properties, Inc. (NYSE:DEA) is based in Washington, D.C., and focuses primarily on the acquisition, development and management of Class A commercial properties that are leased to the U.S. Government. Easterly's experienced management team brings specialized insight into the strategy and needs of mission-critical U.S. Government agencies for properties leased to such agencies either directly or through the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA).
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