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How to buy Independence Realty Trust stock

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Independence Realty Trust, Inc is a reit-residential business based in the US. Independence Realty Trust shares (IRT) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Independence Realty Trust employs 444 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Independence Realty Trust share price

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Independence Realty Trust shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-04-29.
52-week range$8.20 - $17.00
50-day moving average $15.68
200-day moving average $13.92
Wall St. target price$16.25
PE ratio 98.9881
Dividend yield $0.36 (2.15%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.17

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Is Independence Realty Trust under- or over-valued?

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

Independence Realty Trust's P/E ratio

Independence 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 99x. In other words, Independence Realty Trust shares trade at around 99x 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.

Independence Realty Trust's PEG ratio

Independence Realty Trust's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 4.57. 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 Independence 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.

Independence Realty Trust's EBITDA

Independence Realty Trust's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $106.3 million.

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

Independence Realty Trust financials

Revenue TTM $215.7 million
Operating margin TTM 20.98%
Gross profit TTM $120.4 million
Return on assets TTM 1.62%
Return on equity TTM 2.43%
Profit margin 7.52%
Book value $6.99
Market capitalisation $1.7 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Independence Realty Trust shares

There are currently 5.9 million Independence Realty Trust shares held short by investors – that's known as Independence Realty Trust's "short interest". This figure is 55.8% up from 3.8 million last month.

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

Independence Realty Trust's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Independence Realty Trust's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Independence Realty Trust shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Independence Realty Trust shares traded daily (recently around 838663.66237482). Independence Realty Trust's SIR currently stands at 6.99. In other words for every 100,000 Independence Realty Trust shares traded daily on the market, roughly 6990 shares are currently held short.

However Independence Realty Trust's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Independence Realty Trust shares, or, against the total number of tradable Independence Realty Trust shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Independence Realty Trust's short interest could be expressed as 0.06% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Independence Realty Trust shares in existence, roughly 60 shares are currently held short) or 0.0803% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Independence Realty Trust shares, roughly 80 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 Independence Realty Trust.

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Independence Realty Trust share dividends

59%

Dividend payout ratio: 59.26% of net profits

Recently Independence Realty Trust has paid out, on average, around 59.26% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 2.86% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Independence Realty Trust shareholders could enjoy a 2.86% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Independence Realty Trust's case, that would currently equate to about $0.36 per share.

Independence Realty 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.

Independence Realty Trust's most recent dividend payout was on 22 April 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 30 March 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Independence Realty Trust share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Independence Realty Trust's shares have ranged in value from as little as $8.1972 up to $17. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

IRT.US volatility(beta: 0.91)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 Independence Realty Trust's is 0.9079. This would suggest that Independence Realty Trust's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Independence Realty Trust overview

Independence Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: IRT) is a real estate investment trust that owns and operates multifamily apartment properties across non-gateway U. S. markets, including Atlanta, Louisville, Memphis, and Raleigh. IRT's investment strategy is focused on gaining scale within key amenity rich submarkets that offer good school districts, high-quality retail and major employment centers. IRT aims to provide stockholders attractive risk-adjusted returns through diligent portfolio management, strong operational performance, and a consistent return on capital through distributions and capital appreciation. .

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