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How to buy Stratus Properties stock | $24.48

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Stratus Properties Inc is a real estate-diversified business based in the US. Stratus Properties shares (STRS) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Stratus Properties employs 50 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$14.2 million.

How to buy shares in Stratus Properties

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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 Stratus Properties. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: STRS. 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 Stratus Properties 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$24.48, 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 Stratus Properties, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Stratus Properties. 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.

Stratus Properties share price

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Stratus Properties shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-29.
Latest market closeUSD$24.48
52-week rangeUSD$12.1 - USD$31.74
50-day moving average USD$24.8847
200-day moving average USD$21.4531
Wall St. target priceN/A
PE ratio 97.5455
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$0.259

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Is it a good time to buy Stratus Properties stock?

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Stratus Properties price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $24.48 from 2020-12-18

1 week (2021-01-06) N/A
1 month (2020-12-14) -1.05%
3 months (2020-10-13) N/A
6 months (2020-07-13) N/A
1 year (2020-01-13) N/A
2 years (2019-01-13) N/A
3 years (2018-01-13) N/A
5 years (2016-01-13) N/A

Is Stratus Properties under- or over-valued?

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

Stratus Properties's P/E ratio

Stratus Properties's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 98x. In other words, Stratus Properties shares trade at around 98x 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.

Stratus Properties's EBITDA

Stratus Properties's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$5.4 million.

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

Stratus Properties financials

Revenue TTM USD$14.2 million
Gross profit TTM USD$12.5 million
Return on assets TTM -2.12%
Return on equity TTM -9.22%
Profit margin -70.4%
Book value $13.323
Market capitalisation USD$198 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Stratus Properties shares

There are currently 107,074 Stratus Properties shares held short by investors – that's known as Stratus Properties's "short interest". This figure is 0% up from 107,037 last month.

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

Stratus Properties's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Stratus Properties's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Stratus Properties shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Stratus Properties shares traded daily (recently around 7867.3034533431). Stratus Properties's SIR currently stands at 13.61. In other words for every 100,000 Stratus Properties shares traded daily on the market, roughly 13610 shares are currently held short.

However Stratus Properties's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Stratus Properties shares, or, against the total number of tradable Stratus Properties shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Stratus Properties's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Stratus Properties shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0194% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Stratus Properties shares, roughly 19 shares are currently held short).

A SIR above 10% would generally be considered pretty high, pointing to a potentially pessimistic outlook for the share price and a discouraging interest in betting against Stratus Properties.

Find out more about how you can short Stratus Properties stock.

Stratus Properties share dividends

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

Have Stratus Properties's shares ever split?

Stratus Properties's shares were split on a 1:2 basis on 29 May 2001. So if you had owned 2 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 Stratus Properties shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 100% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Stratus Properties shares which in turn could have impacted Stratus Properties's share price.

Stratus Properties share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Stratus Properties's shares have ranged in value from as little as $12.1 up to $31.74. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

STRS.US volatility(beta: 0.66)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 Stratus Properties's is 0.6604. This would suggest that Stratus Properties's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Stratus Properties overview

Stratus Properties Inc., a real estate company, engages in the acquisition, entitlement, development, management, operation, and sale of commercial, and multi-and single-family residential real estate properties primarily in Austin, Texas. The company operates through two segments, Real Estate Operations and Leasing Operations. Its leasing operations cover lease of space at retail and mixed-use properties; and residences in multi-family apartment complexes. Stratus Properties Inc. was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in Austin, Texas.

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