Our top pick for
UDR, Inc is a reit—residential business based in the US. UDR shares (UDR) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. UDR employs 1,330 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$1.2 billion.
Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, UDR's share price has had significant negative movement.
Its last market close was USD$33.01, which is 35.19% down on its pre-crash value of USD$50.93 and 13.05% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as USD$29.2.
If you had bought USD$1,000 worth of UDR shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth USD$625.13 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth USD$686.94.
|Latest market close||USD$33.01|
|52-week range||USD$29.2 - USD$51.25|
|50-day moving average||USD$34.076|
|200-day moving average||USD$36.103|
|Wall St. target price||USD$39.24|
|Dividend yield||USD$1.44 (4.48%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||USD$0.625|
The value of any investment can go up or down depending on news, trends and market conditions. We are not investment advisers, so do your own due diligence to understand the risks before you invest.
The technical analysis gauge below displays real-time ratings for the timeframes you select. This is not a recommendation, however. It represents a technical analysis based on the most popular technical indicators: Moving Averages, Oscillators and Pivots. Finder might not concur and takes no responsibility.
This chart is not advice or a guarantee of success. Rather, it gauges the real-time recommendations of three popular technical indicators: moving averages, oscillators and pivots. Finder is not responsible for how your stock performs.
|1 week (2020-11-15)||N/A|
|1 month (2020-10-26)||3.32%|
|3 months (2020-08-26)||-2.31%|
|6 months (2020-05-22)||N/A|
|1 year (2019-11-22)||N/A|
|2 years (2018-11-22)||N/A|
|3 years (2017-11-22)||N/A|
|5 years (2015-11-22)||N/A|
Valuing UDR stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of UDR's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
UDR's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 56x. In other words, UDR shares trade at around 56x 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.
UDR's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$774.7 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a UDR's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||USD$1.2 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||15.07%|
|Gross profit TTM||USD$803.9 million|
|Return on assets TTM||1.32%|
|Return on equity TTM||4.92%|
|Market capitalisation||USD$9.5 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
There are currently 7.8 million UDR shares held short by investors – that's known as UDR's "short interest". This figure is 3.4% up from 7.5 million last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting UDR shares can be evaluated.
UDR's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of UDR shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of UDR shares traded daily (recently around 2.3 million). UDR's SIR currently stands at 3.43. In other words for every 100,000 UDR shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3430 shares are currently held short.
However UDR's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of UDR shares, or, against the total number of tradable UDR shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case UDR's short interest could be expressed as 0.03% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 UDR shares in existence, roughly 30 shares are currently held short) or 0.0483% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable UDR shares, roughly 48 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 UDR.
Find out more about how you can short UDR stock.
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 UDR.
When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.
Total ESG risk: 20.6
Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and UDR's overall score of 20.6 (as at 10/01/2020) is excellent – landing it in it in the 10th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.
ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like UDR 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.).
Environmental score: 8.27/100
UDR's environmental score of 8.27 puts it squarely in the 8th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that UDR is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Social score: 10.73/100
UDR's social score of 10.73 puts it squarely in the 8th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that UDR is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.
Governance score: 12.6/100
UDR's governance score puts it squarely in the 8th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that UDR is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
|Total ESG score||20.6|
|Total ESG percentile||10.22|
|Environmental score percentile||8|
|Social score percentile||8|
|Governance score percentile||8|
Dividend payout ratio: 229.44% of net profits
Recently UDR has paid out, on average, around 229.44% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 4.48% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), UDR shareholders could enjoy a 4.48% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In UDR's case, that would currently equate to about $1.44 per share.
UDR'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.
UDR's most recent dividend payout was on 2 November 2020. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 8 October 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").
UDR's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 6 May 1993. 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 UDR shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for UDR shares which in turn could have impacted UDR's share price.
Over the last 12 months, UDR's shares have ranged in value from as little as $29.2 up to $51.25. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while UDR's is 0.5665. This would suggest that UDR's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
UDR, Inc. (NYSE: UDR), an S&P 500 company, is a leading multifamily real estate investment trust with a demonstrated performance history of delivering superior and dependable returns by successfully managing, buying, selling, developing and redeveloping attractive real estate communities in targeted U.S. markets. As of June 30, 2020, UDR owned or had an ownership position in 51,320 apartment homes including 819 homes under development. For over 48 years, UDR has delivered long-term value to shareholders, the best standard of service to Residents and the highest quality experience for Associates.
Everything we know about the NewRez IPO, plus information on how to buy in.
Everything we know about the Perella Weinberg IPO, plus information on how to buy in.
Everything we know about the Nanobiotix IPO, plus information on how to buy in.
Everything we know about the Diversey IPO, plus information on how to buy in.
Everything we know about the Certara IPO, plus information on how to buy in.
Everything we know about the Arrival IPO, plus information on how to buy in.
Everything we know about the iSpecimen IPO, plus information on how to buy in.
Everything we know about the IDEX Biometrics ASA IPO, plus information on how to buy in.
Steps to owning and managing MYSZ, with 24-hour and historical pricing before you buy.
Steps to owning and managing MG, with 24-hour and historical pricing before you buy.
finder.com is an independent comparison platform and information service that aims to provide you with the tools you need to make better decisions. While we are independent, the offers that appear on this site are from companies from which finder.com receives compensation. We may receive compensation from our partners for placement of their products or services. We may also receive compensation if you click on certain links posted on our site. While compensation arrangements may affect the order, position or placement of product information, it doesn't influence our assessment of those products. Please don't interpret the order in which products appear on our Site as any endorsement or recommendation from us. finder.com compares a wide range of products, providers and services but we don't provide information on all available products, providers or services. Please appreciate that there may be other options available to you than the products, providers or services covered by our service.