How to buy Realogy stock - 14 April

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How to buy Realogy stock

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Realogy Holdings Corp is a real estate services business based in the US. Realogy shares (RLGY) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Realogy employs 9,235 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$6.2 billion.

How to buy shares in Realogy

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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 Realogy. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: RLGY. 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 Realogy 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. 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 Realogy, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Realogy. 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.

Realogy share price

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Realogy shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-04-09.
52-week rangeUSD$3.23 - USD$18.94
50-day moving average USD$15.6374
200-day moving average USD$13.6599
Wall St. target priceUSD$19.4
PE ratio 23.2644
Dividend yield USD$0 (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$0.435

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Is it a good time to buy Realogy stock?

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Is Realogy under- or over-valued?

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

Realogy's P/E ratio

Realogy's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 23x. In other words, Realogy shares trade at around 23x 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.

Realogy's PEG ratio

Realogy's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.37. 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 Realogy's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Realogy's EBITDA

Realogy's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$594 million.

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

Realogy financials

Revenue TTM USD$6.2 billion
Operating margin TTM 6.56%
Gross profit TTM USD$2.7 billion
Return on assets TTM 3.52%
Return on equity TTM -18.43%
Profit margin -5.79%
Book value $15.27
Market capitalisation USD$1.8 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Realogy shares

There are currently 12.6 million Realogy shares held short by investors – that's known as Realogy's "short interest". This figure is 0.7% down from 12.7 million last month.

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

Realogy's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Realogy's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Realogy shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Realogy shares traded daily (recently around 2.0 million). Realogy's SIR currently stands at 6.45. In other words for every 100,000 Realogy shares traded daily on the market, roughly 6450 shares are currently held short.

However Realogy's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Realogy shares, or, against the total number of tradable Realogy shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Realogy's short interest could be expressed as 0.11% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Realogy shares in existence, roughly 110 shares are currently held short) or 0.1619% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Realogy shares, roughly 162 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 Realogy.

Find out more about how you can short Realogy stock.

Realogy share dividends

We're not expecting Realogy to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Realogy share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Realogy's shares have ranged in value from as little as $3.23 up to $18.94. 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 Realogy's is 2.7987. This would suggest that Realogy's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

Realogy overview

Realogy Holdings Corp., through its subsidiaries, provides residential real estate services. It operates through three segments: Realogy Franchise Group, and Realogy Brokerage Group. The Realogy Franchise Group segment franchises its residential real estate brokerages under the Century 21, Coldwell Banker, Coldwell Banker Commercial, Corcoran, ERA, Sotheby's International Realty, and Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate brand names. This segment also offers lead generation and relocation services. As of December 31, 2020, this segment's real estate franchise systems and proprietary brands had approximately 20,100 offices and 320,700 independent sales agents worldwide. The Realogy Brokerage Group segment owns and operates a full-service residential real estate brokerage business under the Coldwell Banker, Corcoran, and Sotheby's International Realty brand names to assist home buyers and sellers in the listing, marketing, selling, and finding homes. As of December 31, 2020, this segment owned and operated 670 brokerage offices with approximately 53,100 independent sales agents. The Realogy Title Group segment provides title, escrow, and settlement services to real estate companies, corporations, and financial institutions. This segment also serves as an underwriter of title insurance policies in connection with residential and commercial real estate transactions. Realogy Holdings Corp. was incorporated in 2006 and is headquartered in Madison, New Jersey.

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