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How to buy Sabra Health Care REIT stock | $17.61

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Sabra Health Care REIT, Inc is a reit-healthcare facilities business based in the US. Sabra Health Care REIT shares (SBRA) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Sabra Health Care REIT employs 34 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$591.4 million.

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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 Sabra Health Care REIT. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: SBRA. 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 Sabra Health Care REIT 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$17.61, 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 Sabra Health Care REIT, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Sabra Health Care REIT. 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.

Sabra Health Care REIT share price

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Sabra Health Care REIT shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-29.
Latest market closeUSD$17.61
52-week rangeUSD$5.1984 - USD$21.0657
50-day moving average USD$17.2397
200-day moving average USD$15.1992
Wall St. target priceUSD$17.46
PE ratio 25.7308
Dividend yield USD$1.2 (6.75%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$0.691

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Is it a good time to buy Sabra Health Care REIT stock?

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Sabra Health Care REIT price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $17.61 from 2020-12-18

1 week (2021-01-07) 3.47%
1 month (2020-12-16) -1.57%
3 months (2020-10-15) 19.71%
6 months (2020-07-15) 25.79%
1 year (2020-01-15) -20.14%
2 years (2019-01-15) -3.35%
3 years (2018-01-13) N/A
5 years (2016-01-15) 19.17

Is Sabra Health Care REIT under- or over-valued?

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

Sabra Health Care REIT's P/E ratio

Sabra Health Care REIT's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 26x. In other words, Sabra Health Care REIT shares trade at around 26x 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.

Sabra Health Care REIT's PEG ratio

Sabra Health Care REIT's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 3.15. 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 Sabra Health Care REIT's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Sabra Health Care REIT's EBITDA

Sabra Health Care REIT's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$434.2 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Sabra Health Care REIT's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Sabra Health Care REIT financials

Revenue TTM USD$591.4 million
Operating margin TTM 44.61%
Gross profit TTM USD$481.3 million
Return on assets TTM 2.73%
Return on equity TTM 4.24%
Profit margin 23.85%
Book value $16.258
Market capitalisation USD$3.7 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Sabra Health Care REIT shares

There are currently 7.1 million Sabra Health Care REIT shares held short by investors – that's known as Sabra Health Care REIT's "short interest". This figure is 12% up from 6.4 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Sabra Health Care REIT shares can be evaluated.

Sabra Health Care REIT's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Sabra Health Care REIT's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Sabra Health Care REIT shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Sabra Health Care REIT shares traded daily (recently around 1.7 million). Sabra Health Care REIT's SIR currently stands at 4.16. In other words for every 100,000 Sabra Health Care REIT shares traded daily on the market, roughly 4160 shares are currently held short.

However Sabra Health Care REIT's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Sabra Health Care REIT shares, or, against the total number of tradable Sabra Health Care REIT shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Sabra Health Care REIT's short interest could be expressed as 0.03% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Sabra Health Care REIT shares in existence, roughly 30 shares are currently held short) or 0.0489% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Sabra Health Care REIT shares, roughly 49 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 Sabra Health Care REIT.

Find out more about how you can short Sabra Health Care REIT stock.

Sabra Health Care REIT share dividends

Dividend payout ratio: 195.65% of net profits

Recently Sabra Health Care REIT has paid out, on average, around 195.65% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 6.75% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Sabra Health Care REIT shareholders could enjoy a 6.75% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Sabra Health Care REIT's case, that would currently equate to about $1.2 per share.

Sabra Health Care REIT'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.

Sabra Health Care REIT's most recent dividend payout was on 30 November 2020. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 13 November 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Sabra Health Care REIT's shares ever split?

Sabra Health Care REIT's shares were split on a 1:3 basis on 16 November 2010. So if you had owned 3 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1 share. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Sabra Health Care REIT shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 200% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Sabra Health Care REIT shares which in turn could have impacted Sabra Health Care REIT's share price.

Sabra Health Care REIT share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Sabra Health Care REIT's shares have ranged in value from as little as $5.1984 up to $21.0657. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

SBRA.US volatility(beta: 1.48)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Sabra Health Care REIT's is 1.4772. This would suggest that Sabra Health Care REIT's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Sabra Health Care REIT overview

As of September 30, 2020, Sabra's investment portfolio included 425 real estate properties held for investment (consisting of (i) 287 Skilled Nursing/Transitional Care facilities, (ii) 64 Senior Housing communities (?Senior Housing - Leased?), (iii) 47 Senior Housing communities operated by third-party property managers pursuant to property management agreements (?Senior Housing - Managed?) and (iv) 27 Specialty Hospitals and Other facilities), one asset held for sale, one investment in a direct financing lease, 19 investments in loans receivable (consisting of (i) one mortgage loan, (ii) one construction loan and (iii) 17 other loans), six preferred equity investments and one investment in an unconsolidated joint venture that owns 158 Senior Housing - Managed communities. As of September 30, 2020, Sabra's real estate properties held for investment included 42,378 beds/units and its unconsolidated joint venture included 7,056 beds/units, spread across the United States and Canada.

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