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How to buy Kilroy Realty Corporation stock | $56.53

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Kilroy Realty Corporation is a reit-office business based in the US. Kilroy Realty Corporation shares (KRC) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Kilroy Realty Corporation employs 267 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$889.3 million.

How to buy shares in Kilroy Realty Corporation

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  3. Search for Kilroy Realty Corporation. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: KRC. 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 Kilroy Realty Corporation 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$56.53, 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 Kilroy Realty Corporation, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Kilroy Realty Corporation. 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.

Kilroy Realty Corporation share price

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Kilroy Realty Corporation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-27.
Latest market closeUSD$56.53
52-week rangeUSD$44.7995 - USD$86.7431
50-day moving average USD$60.3
200-day moving average USD$57.272
Wall St. target priceUSD$67.21
PE ratio 35.2177
Dividend yield USD$2 (3.53%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$1.608

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Is it a good time to buy Kilroy Realty Corporation stock?

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Kilroy Realty Corporation price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $56.53 from 2020-12-18

1 week (2021-01-11) 3.40%
1 month (2020-12-18) 56.53
3 months (2020-10-16) 10.80%
6 months (2020-07-17) -2.06%
1 year (2020-01-17) -31.31%
2 years (2019-01-18) -17.21%
3 years (2018-01-18) 71.76
5 years (2016-01-15) 56.78

Is Kilroy Realty Corporation under- or over-valued?

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

Kilroy Realty Corporation's P/E ratio

Kilroy Realty Corporation's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 35x. In other words, Kilroy Realty Corporation shares trade at around 35x 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.

Kilroy Realty Corporation's PEG ratio

Kilroy Realty Corporation's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 12.4763. 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 Kilroy Realty Corporation's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Kilroy Realty Corporation's EBITDA

Kilroy Realty Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$488.2 million.

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

Kilroy Realty Corporation financials

Revenue TTM USD$889.3 million
Operating margin TTM 26.69%
Gross profit TTM USD$583.6 million
Return on assets TTM 1.59%
Return on equity TTM 4.12%
Profit margin 20.35%
Book value $43.109
Market capitalisation USD$6.5 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Kilroy Realty Corporation shares

There are currently 3.1 million Kilroy Realty Corporation shares held short by investors – that's known as Kilroy Realty Corporation's "short interest". This figure is 7.7% down from 3.4 million last month.

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

Kilroy Realty Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Kilroy Realty Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Kilroy Realty Corporation shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Kilroy Realty Corporation shares traded daily (recently around 998832.47588424). Kilroy Realty Corporation's SIR currently stands at 3.11. In other words for every 100,000 Kilroy Realty Corporation shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3110 shares are currently held short.

However Kilroy Realty Corporation's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Kilroy Realty Corporation shares, or, against the total number of tradable Kilroy Realty Corporation shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Kilroy Realty Corporation's short interest could be expressed as 0.03% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Kilroy Realty Corporation shares in existence, roughly 30 shares are currently held short) or 0.0408% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Kilroy Realty Corporation shares, roughly 41 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 Kilroy Realty Corporation.

Find out more about how you can short Kilroy Realty Corporation stock.

Kilroy Realty Corporation share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 52.25% of net profits

Recently Kilroy Realty Corporation has paid out, on average, around 52.25% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 3.53% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Kilroy Realty Corporation shareholders could enjoy a 3.53% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Kilroy Realty Corporation's case, that would currently equate to about $2 per share.

Kilroy Realty Corporation'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.

Kilroy Realty Corporation's most recent dividend payout was on 15 January 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 30 December 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Kilroy Realty Corporation's shares ever split?

Kilroy Realty Corporation's shares were split on a 5:7 basis on 22 February 2013. So if you had owned 7 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 5 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Kilroy Realty Corporation shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 40% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Kilroy Realty Corporation shares which in turn could have impacted Kilroy Realty Corporation's share price.

Kilroy Realty Corporation share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Kilroy Realty Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $44.7995 up to $86.7431. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

KRC.US volatility(beta: 0.95)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 Kilroy Realty Corporation's is 0.9486. This would suggest that Kilroy Realty Corporation's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Kilroy Realty Corporation overview

Kilroy Realty Corporation (NYSE: KRC, the ?company?, ?KRC?) is a leading West Coast landlord and developer, with a major presence in San Diego, Greater Los Angeles, the San Francisco Bay Area, and the Pacific Northwest. The company has earned global recognition for sustainability, building operations, innovation and design. As pioneers and innovators in the creation of a more sustainable real estate industry, the company's approach to modern business environments helps drive creativity, productivity and employee retention for some of the world's leading technology, entertainment, life science and business services companies. KRC is a publicly traded real estate investment trust (?REIT?) and member of the S&P MidCap 400 Index with more than seven decades of experience developing, acquiring and managing office and mixed-use projects. As of September 30, 2020, KRC's stabilized portfolio totaled approximately 14.3 million square feet of primarily office and life science space that was 92.2% occupied and 95.5% leased. The company also had 808 residential units in Hollywood and San Diego, which had a quarterly average occupancy of 85.0% and 37.5%, respectively. In addition, KRC had seven in-process development projects with an estimated total investment of $1.9 billion, totaling approximately 2.3 million square feet of office and life science space. The office and life science space was 90% leased.

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