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How to buy Realty Income Corporation stock | $67.68

Learn how to easily invest in Realty Income Corporation stock.

Realty Income Corporation is a reit-retail business based in the US. Realty Income Corporation shares (O) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Realty Income Corporation employs 208 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Realty Income Corporation stock price (NYSE: O)

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Realty Income Corporation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-09-17.
Latest market close$67.68
52-week range$54.85 - $72.75
50-day moving average $70.80
200-day moving average $67.84
Wall St. target price$78.00
PE ratio 68.2947
Dividend yield $2.813 (4.11%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.99

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Realty Income Corporation price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $67.68 from 2021-09-17

1 week (2021-09-10) -0.35%
1 month (2021-08-19) -5.40%
3 months (2021-06-18) 1.26%
6 months (2021-03-19) 9.60%
1 year (2020-09-18) 8.55%
2 years (2019-09-19) -10.50%
3 years (2018-09-19) 19.47%
5 years (2016-09-19) 3.77%

Is Realty Income Corporation under- or over-valued?

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

Realty Income Corporation's P/E ratio

Realty Income 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 68x. In other words, Realty Income Corporation 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 Corporation's PEG ratio

Realty Income Corporation's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 4.6988. 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 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.

Realty Income Corporation's EBITDA

Realty Income Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $1.6 billion.

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

Realty Income Corporation financials

Revenue TTM $1.7 billion
Operating margin TTM 48.06%
Gross profit TTM $1.5 billion
Return on assets TTM 2.53%
Return on equity TTM 3.26%
Profit margin 20.89%
Book value $31.14
Market capitalisation $26.4 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Realty Income Corporation shares

There are currently 26.4 million Realty Income Corporation shares held short by investors – that's known as Realty Income Corporation's "short interest". This figure is 6.8% up from 24.7 million last month.

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

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

Realty Income Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Realty Income Corporation shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Realty Income Corporation shares traded daily (recently around 2.8 million). Realty Income Corporation's SIR currently stands at 9.48. In other words for every 100,000 Realty Income Corporation shares traded daily on the market, roughly 9480 shares are currently held short.

However Realty Income Corporation's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Realty Income Corporation shares, or, against the total number of tradable Realty Income Corporation shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Realty Income Corporation's short interest could be expressed as 0.07% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Realty Income Corporation shares in existence, roughly 70 shares are currently held short) or 0.0679% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Realty Income Corporation shares, roughly 68 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 Realty Income Corporation.

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

Realty Income Corporation'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 Corporation.

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

Realty Income Corporation'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 Corporation'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 Corporation 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 Corporation's environmental score

Environmental score: 4.77/100

Realty Income Corporation'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 Corporation is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Realty Income Corporation's social score

Social score: 7.34/100

Realty Income Corporation'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 Corporation is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

Realty Income Corporation's governance score

Governance score: 6.73/100

Realty Income Corporation's governance score puts it squarely in the 3rd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Realty Income Corporation 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 Corporation 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 Corporation share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 29% of net profits

Recently Realty Income Corporation has paid out, on average, around 29% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 4.14% 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 Corporation shareholders could enjoy a 4.14% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Realty Income Corporation's case, that would currently equate to about $2.813 per share.

While Realty Income Corporation's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that Realty Income Corporation may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.

Realty Income Corporation's most recent dividend payout was on 14 September 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 29 September 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Realty Income Corporation's shares ever split?

Realty Income Corporation's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 2 January 2005. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Realty Income Corporation shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Realty Income Corporation shares which in turn could have impacted Realty Income Corporation's share price.

Realty Income Corporation share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Realty Income Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $54.8549 up to $72.75. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

O.US volatility(beta: 0.74)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 Corporation's is 0.7418. This would suggest that Realty Income Corporation's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Realty Income Corporation 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 Corporation is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 0.161% of Realty Income Corporation shares are held by insiders and 73.352% by institutions.
How many people work for Realty Income Corporation?
Latest data suggests 208 work at Realty Income Corporation.
When does the fiscal year end for Realty Income Corporation?
Realty Income Corporation's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Realty Income Corporation based?
Realty Income Corporation's address is: 11995 El Camino Real, San Diego, CA, United States, 92130
What is Realty Income Corporation's ISIN number?
Realty Income Corporation's international securities identification number is: US7561091049
What is Realty Income Corporation's CUSIP number?
Realty Income Corporation's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 756109104

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