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Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust is a reit-retail business based in the US. Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust shares (PEI) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust employs 233 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$283.7 million.

How to buy shares in Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust

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  3. Search for Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: PEI. 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 Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust 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$1.01, 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 Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust. 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.

Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust share price

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Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-04.
Latest market closeUSD$1.01
52-week rangeUSD$0.36 - USD$5.0262
50-day moving average USD$0.6446
200-day moving average USD$0.9941
Wall St. target priceUSD$1
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield USD$0.65 (54.62%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$-1.785

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Is it a good time to buy Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust stock?

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Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $1.01 from 2020-12-09

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1 month (2020-12-23) 1.00%
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Is Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust under- or over-valued?

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

Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust's EBITDA

Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$116.2 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust financials

Revenue TTM USD$283.7 million
Gross profit TTM USD$208.6 million
Return on assets TTM -0.64%
Return on equity TTM -20.91%
Profit margin -27.89%
Book value $3.992
Market capitalisation USD$89.9 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust shares

There are currently 13.3 million Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust shares held short by investors – that's known as Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust's "short interest". This figure is 14.8% down from 15.6 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust shares can be evaluated.

Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust shares traded daily (recently around 3.3 million). Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust's SIR currently stands at 4.05. In other words for every 100,000 Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust shares traded daily on the market, roughly 4050 shares are currently held short.

However Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust shares, or, against the total number of tradable Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust's short interest could be expressed as 0.17% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust shares in existence, roughly 170 shares are currently held short) or 0.2368% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust shares, roughly 237 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 Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust.

Find out more about how you can short Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust stock.

Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust share dividends

We're not expecting Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust's shares ever split?

Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust's shares were split on a 3:2 basis on 1 June 1987. So if you had owned 2 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 3 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 33.3% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust shares which in turn could have impacted Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust's share price.

Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust's shares have ranged in value from as little as $0.36 up to $5.0262. 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 Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust's is 3.0604. This would suggest that Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust overview

PREIT (NYSE:PEI) is a publicly traded real estate investment trust that owns and manages quality properties in compelling markets. PREIT's robust portfolio of carefully curated retail and lifestyle offerings mixed with destination dining and entertainment experiences are located primarily in the densely-populated eastern U.S. with concentrations in the mid-Atlantic's top MSAs. Since 2012, the Company has driven a transformation guided by an emphasis on portfolio quality and balance sheet strength driven by disciplined capital expenditures. On November 1, 2020, Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust filed a voluntary petition for reorganization under Chapter 11 in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.

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