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How to buy One Liberty Properties stock | $20.76

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One Liberty Properties, Inc is a reit-diversified business based in the US. One Liberty Properties shares (OLP) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. One Liberty Properties employs 9 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$84.8 million.

How to buy shares in One Liberty Properties

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  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 One Liberty Properties. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: OLP. 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 One Liberty Properties 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$20.76, 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 One Liberty Properties, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of One Liberty Properties. 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.

One Liberty Properties share price

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One Liberty Properties shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-30.
Latest market closeUSD$20.76
52-week rangeUSD$8.7939 - USD$26.264
50-day moving average USD$19.0538
200-day moving average USD$17.8223
Wall St. target priceUSD$17.25
PE ratio 13.9574
Dividend yield USD$1.8 (9.23%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$1.41

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Is it a good time to buy One Liberty Properties stock?

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One Liberty Properties price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $20.76 from 2020-12-18

1 week (2021-01-07) 4.48%
1 month (2020-12-17) -2.17%
3 months (2020-10-16) 27.13%
6 months (2020-07-16) 17.75%
1 year (2020-01-16) -26.36%
2 years (2019-01-16) -20.52%
3 years (2018-01-16) 25.44
5 years (2016-01-15) 4.22%

Is One Liberty Properties under- or over-valued?

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

One Liberty Properties's P/E ratio

One Liberty 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 14x. In other words, One Liberty Properties shares trade at around 14x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

One Liberty Properties's EBITDA

One Liberty Properties's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$53.2 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a One Liberty Properties's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

One Liberty Properties financials

Revenue TTM USD$84.8 million
Operating margin TTM 41.93%
Gross profit TTM USD$69.7 million
Return on assets TTM 2.83%
Return on equity TTM 9.81%
Profit margin 33.79%
Book value $14.81
Market capitalisation USD$405 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting One Liberty Properties shares

There are currently 150,923 One Liberty Properties shares held short by investors – that's known as One Liberty Properties's "short interest". This figure is 49% up from 101,287 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting One Liberty Properties shares can be evaluated.

One Liberty Properties's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

One Liberty Properties's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of One Liberty Properties shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of One Liberty Properties shares traded daily (recently around 84788.202247191). One Liberty Properties's SIR currently stands at 1.78. In other words for every 100,000 One Liberty Properties shares traded daily on the market, roughly 1780 shares are currently held short.

However One Liberty Properties's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of One Liberty Properties shares, or, against the total number of tradable One Liberty Properties shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case One Liberty Properties's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 One Liberty Properties shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0076% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable One Liberty Properties shares, roughly 8 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 One Liberty Properties.

Find out more about how you can short One Liberty Properties stock.

One Liberty Properties share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 97.83% of net profits

Recently One Liberty Properties has paid out, on average, around 97.83% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 9.23% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), One Liberty Properties shareholders could enjoy a 9.23% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In One Liberty Properties's case, that would currently equate to about $1.8 per share.

One Liberty 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.

One Liberty Properties's most recent dividend payout was on 7 January 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 16 December 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").

One Liberty Properties share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, One Liberty Properties's shares have ranged in value from as little as $8.7939 up to $26.264. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

OLP.US volatility(beta: 1.36)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 One Liberty Properties's is 1.3617. This would suggest that One Liberty Properties's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

One Liberty Properties overview

One Liberty is a self-administered and self-managed real estate investment trust incorporated in Maryland in 1982. The Company acquires, owns and manages a geographically diversified portfolio consisting primarily of industrial, retail, restaurant, health and fitness and theater properties. Many of these properties are subject to long term net leases under which the tenant is typically responsible for the property's real estate taxes, insurance and ordinary maintenance and repairs.

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