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How to buy First Industrial Realty Trust stock

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First Industrial Realty Trust, Inc is a reit-industrial business based in the US. First Industrial Realty Trust shares (FR) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. First Industrial Realty Trust employs 153 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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First Industrial Realty Trust share price

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First Industrial Realty Trust shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-04-30.
52-week range$30.88 - $50.35
50-day moving average $47.05
200-day moving average $43.26
Wall St. target price$49.36
PE ratio 28.9941
Dividend yield $1.02 (2.09%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $1.69

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Is First Industrial Realty Trust under- or over-valued?

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

First Industrial Realty Trust's P/E ratio

First Industrial Realty 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 29x. In other words, First Industrial Realty Trust shares trade at around 29x 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.

First Industrial Realty Trust's PEG ratio

First Industrial Realty Trust's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 3.74. 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 First Industrial Realty 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.

First Industrial Realty Trust's EBITDA

First Industrial Realty Trust's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $305.2 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a First Industrial Realty Trust's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

First Industrial Realty Trust financials

Revenue TTM $451.3 million
Operating margin TTM 36.78%
Gross profit TTM $326.2 million
Return on assets TTM 2.77%
Return on equity TTM 11.78%
Profit margin 48.21%
Book value $14.95
Market capitalisation $6.3 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting First Industrial Realty Trust shares

There are currently 2.4 million First Industrial Realty Trust shares held short by investors – that's known as First Industrial Realty Trust's "short interest". This figure is 19.9% up from 2.0 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting First Industrial Realty Trust shares can be evaluated.

First Industrial Realty Trust's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

First Industrial Realty Trust's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of First Industrial Realty Trust shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of First Industrial Realty Trust shares traded daily (recently around 940917.85714286). First Industrial Realty Trust's SIR currently stands at 2.52. In other words for every 100,000 First Industrial Realty Trust shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2520 shares are currently held short.

However First Industrial Realty Trust's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of First Industrial Realty Trust shares, or, against the total number of tradable First Industrial Realty Trust shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case First Industrial Realty Trust's short interest could be expressed as 0.02% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 First Industrial Realty Trust shares in existence, roughly 20 shares are currently held short) or 0.025% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable First Industrial Realty Trust shares, roughly 25 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 First Industrial Realty Trust.

Find out more about how you can short First Industrial Realty Trust stock.

First Industrial Realty Trust share dividends

44%

Dividend payout ratio: 44.35% of net profits

Recently First Industrial Realty Trust has paid out, on average, around 44.35% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 2.22% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), First Industrial Realty Trust shareholders could enjoy a 2.22% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In First Industrial Realty Trust's case, that would currently equate to about $1.02 per share.

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

First Industrial Realty Trust's most recent dividend payout was on 18 April 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 29 March 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

First Industrial Realty Trust share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, First Industrial Realty Trust's shares have ranged in value from as little as $30.8787 up to $50.35. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

FR.US volatility(beta: 0.86)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 First Industrial Realty Trust's is 0.8616. This would suggest that First Industrial Realty Trust's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

First Industrial Realty Trust overview

First Industrial Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: FR) is a leading fully integrated owner, operator, and developer of industrial real estate with a track record of providing industry-leading customer service to multinational corporations and regional customers. Across major markets in the United States, our local market experts manage, lease, buy, (re)develop, and sell bulk and regional distribution centers, light industrial, and other industrial facility types. In total, we own and have under development approximately 64. 1 million square feet of industrial space as of September 30, 2020. .

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