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How to buy Realty Income stock

Learn how to easily invest in Realty Income stock.

Realty Income is a reit-retail business based in the US. Realty Income shares (O) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Realty Income employs 388 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $3.1 billion.

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Realty Income stock price (NYSE: O)

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Realty Income shares at a glance

Information last updated 2023-01-23.
Latest market close$67.31
52-week range$54.85 - $73.64
50-day moving average $64.25
200-day moving average $66.45
Wall St. target price$70.00
PE ratio 67.9141
Dividend yield $2.953 (4.49%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.99

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Realty Income price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $67.31 from 2023-01-25

1 week (2023-01-19) 3.06%
1 month (2022-12-23) N/A
3 months (2022-10-27) 10.09%
6 months (2022-07-27) -6.34%
1 year (2022-01-27) -0.66%
2 years (2021-01-27) 11.51%
3 years (2020-01-27) 77.4
5 years (2018-01-26) 24.24%

Is Realty Income stock undervalued or overvalued?

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

Realty Income's P/E ratio

Realty Income's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 68x. In other words, Realty Income shares trade at around 68x 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.

Realty Income's PEG ratio

Realty Income's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 4.3209. 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 Realty Income's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Realty Income's EBITDA

Realty Income's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $2.9 billion.

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

Realty Income financials

Revenue TTM $3.1 billion
Operating margin TTM 39.46%
Gross profit TTM $1.9 billion
Return on assets TTM 2.22%
Return on equity TTM 3.22%
Profit margin 20.61%
Book value $42.63
Market capitalisation $44.4 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Realty Income's environmental, social and governance track record

Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Realty Income.

When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.

Realty Income's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 17.35

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Realty Income's overall score of 17.35 (as at 12/31/2018) is excellent – landing it in it in the 12nd percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Realty Income is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).

Realty Income's environmental score

Environmental score: 4.77/100

Realty Income's environmental score of 4.77 puts it squarely in the 3rd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Realty Income is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Realty Income's social score

Social score: 7.34/100

Realty Income's social score of 7.34 puts it squarely in the 3rd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Realty Income is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

Realty Income's governance score

Governance score: 6.73/100

Realty Income's governance score puts it squarely in the 3rd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Realty Income is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

Realty Income Corp was last rated for ESG on: 2019-01-01.

Total ESG score 17.35
Total ESG percentile 11.94
Environmental score 4.77
Environmental score percentile 3
Social score 7.34
Social score percentile 3
Governance score 6.73
Governance score percentile 3

Realty Income share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 91.99% of net profits

Recently Realty Income has paid out, on average, around 91.99% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 4.49% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Realty Income shareholders could enjoy a 4.49% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Realty Income's case, that would currently equate to about $2.953 per share.

Realty Income'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.

Realty Income's most recent dividend payout was on 14 February 2023. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 30 January 2023 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Realty Income's shares ever split?

Realty Income's shares were split on a 1032:1000 basis on 14 November 2021. So if you had owned 1000 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1032 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Realty Income shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 3.1% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Realty Income shares which in turn could have impacted Realty Income's share price.

Realty Income share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Realty Income's shares have ranged in value from as little as $54.845 up to $73.6401. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

O.US volatility(beta: 0.79)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 Realty Income's is 0.7935. This would suggest that Realty Income's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Realty Income overview

Realty Income, The Monthly Dividend Company, is an S&P 500 company dedicated to providing stockholders with dependable monthly income. The company is structured as a REIT, and its monthly dividends are supported by the cash flow from over 6,500 real estate properties owned under long-term lease agreements with our commercial clients. To date, the company has declared 608 consecutive common stock monthly dividends throughout its 52-year operating history and increased the dividend 109 times since Realty Income's public listing in 1994 (NYSE: O). The company is a member of the S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats index. Additional information about the company can be obtained from the corporate website at www. realtyincome. com.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Realty Income is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 0.117% of Realty Income shares are held by insiders and 83.043% by institutions.
How many people work for Realty Income?
Latest data suggests 388 work at Realty Income.
When does the fiscal year end for Realty Income?
Realty Income's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Realty Income based?
Realty Income's address is: 11995 El Camino Real, San Diego, CA, United States, 92130
What is Realty Income's ISIN number?
Realty Income's international securities identification number is: US7561091049
What is Realty Income's CUSIP number?
Realty Income's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 756109104

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