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How to buy STAG Industrial stock | $31.27

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STAG Industrial, Inc is a reit—industrial business based in the US. STAG Industrial shares (STAG) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. STAG Industrial employs 72 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$464.6 million.

How to buy shares in STAG Industrial

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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 STAG Industrial. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: STAG. 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 STAG Industrial 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$31.27, 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 STAG Industrial, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of STAG Industrial. 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.

STAG Industrial share price

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STAG Industrial shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-11-27.
Latest market close USD$31.27
52-week range USD$16.8938 - USD$34.3634
50-day moving average USD$31.6706
200-day moving average USD$30.475
Wall St. target price USD$35.33
PE ratio 36.6319
Dividend yield USD$1.44 (4.75%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$0.815

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Is it a good time to buy STAG Industrial stock?

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STAG Industrial price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $31.27 from 2020-11-16

1 week (2020-11-25) 3.20%
1 month (2020-11-06) -1.73%
3 months (2020-09-04) -3.22%
6 months (2020-06-05) 10.53%
1 year (2019-12-05) 1.46%
2 years (2018-12-04) 19.03%
3 years (2017-12-05) 13.92%
5 years (2015-12-04) 64.84%

Is STAG Industrial under- or over-valued?

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

STAG Industrial's P/E ratio

STAG Industrial's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 37x. In other words, STAG Industrial shares trade at around 37x 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.

STAG Industrial's EBITDA

STAG Industrial's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$345.5 million.

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

STAG Industrial financials

Revenue TTM USD$464.6 million
Operating margin TTM 27.67%
Gross profit TTM USD$330.8 million
Return on assets TTM 2.01%
Return on equity TTM 5.55%
Profit margin 26.59%
Book value $15.612
Market capitalisation USD$4.5 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting STAG Industrial shares

There are currently 1.3 million STAG Industrial shares held short by investors – that's known as STAG Industrial's "short interest". This figure is 21.5% down from 1.7 million last month.

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

STAG Industrial's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

STAG Industrial's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of STAG Industrial shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of STAG Industrial shares traded daily (recently around 709988.35978836). STAG Industrial's SIR currently stands at 1.89. In other words for every 100,000 STAG Industrial shares traded daily on the market, roughly 1890 shares are currently held short.

However STAG Industrial's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of STAG Industrial shares, or, against the total number of tradable STAG Industrial shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case STAG Industrial's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 STAG Industrial shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0117% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable STAG Industrial shares, roughly 12 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 STAG Industrial.

Find out more about how you can short STAG Industrial stock.

STAG Industrial share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 59.26% of net profits

Recently STAG Industrial has paid out, on average, around 59.26% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 4.75% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), STAG Industrial shareholders could enjoy a 4.75% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In STAG Industrial's case, that would currently equate to about $1.44 per share.

STAG Industrial'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.

STAG Industrial's most recent dividend payout was on 15 January 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 27 November 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").

STAG Industrial share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, STAG Industrial's shares have ranged in value from as little as $16.8938 up to $34.3634. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

STAG.US volatility(beta: 1.07)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 STAG Industrial's is 1.0693. This would suggest that STAG Industrial's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

STAG Industrial overview

STAG Industrial, Inc. (NYSE: STAG) is a real estate investment trust focused on the acquisition and operation of single-tenant, industrial properties throughout the United States. By targeting this type of property, STAG has developed an investment strategy that helps investors find a powerful balance of income plus growth.

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