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How to buy Urstadt Biddle Properties stock | $14.14

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Urstadt Biddle Properties Inc is a reit-retail business based in the US. Urstadt Biddle Properties shares (UBA) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in Urstadt Biddle 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 Urstadt Biddle Properties. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: UBA. 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 Urstadt Biddle 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$14.14, 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 Urstadt Biddle Properties, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Urstadt Biddle 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.

Urstadt Biddle Properties share price

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Urstadt Biddle Properties shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-29.
Latest market closeUSD$14.14
52-week rangeUSD$8.0949 - USD$23.5548
50-day moving average USD$13.5671
200-day moving average USD$10.9755
Wall St. target priceUSD$13.25
PE ratio 63.6073
Dividend yield USD$0.56 (3.95%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$0.219

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Is it a good time to buy Urstadt Biddle Properties stock?

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Urstadt Biddle Properties price performance over time

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Is Urstadt Biddle Properties under- or over-valued?

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

Urstadt Biddle Properties's P/E ratio

Urstadt Biddle 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 64x. In other words, Urstadt Biddle Properties shares trade at around 64x 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.

Urstadt Biddle Properties's PEG ratio

Urstadt Biddle Properties's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.86. 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 Urstadt Biddle Properties's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Urstadt Biddle Properties's EBITDA

Urstadt Biddle Properties's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$72.7 million.

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

Urstadt Biddle Properties financials

Revenue TTM USD$127.5 million
Operating margin TTM 35.28%
Gross profit TTM USD$84.5 million
Return on assets TTM 2.7%
Return on equity TTM 4.04%
Profit margin 17.4%
Book value $8.944
Market capitalisation USD$532.6 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Urstadt Biddle Properties shares

There are currently 505,843 Urstadt Biddle Properties shares held short by investors – that's known as Urstadt Biddle Properties's "short interest". This figure is 13.6% up from 445,296 last month.

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

Urstadt Biddle Properties's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Urstadt Biddle Properties's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Urstadt Biddle Properties shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Urstadt Biddle Properties shares traded daily (recently around 341785.81081081). Urstadt Biddle Properties's SIR currently stands at 1.48. In other words for every 100,000 Urstadt Biddle Properties shares traded daily on the market, roughly 1480 shares are currently held short.

However Urstadt Biddle Properties's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Urstadt Biddle Properties shares, or, against the total number of tradable Urstadt Biddle Properties shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Urstadt Biddle Properties's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Urstadt Biddle Properties shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0255% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Urstadt Biddle Properties shares, roughly 26 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 Urstadt Biddle Properties.

Find out more about how you can short Urstadt Biddle Properties stock.

Urstadt Biddle Properties share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 49.61% of net profits

Recently Urstadt Biddle Properties has paid out, on average, around 49.61% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 3.95% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Urstadt Biddle Properties shareholders could enjoy a 3.95% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Urstadt Biddle Properties's case, that would currently equate to about $0.56 per share.

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

Urstadt Biddle Properties's most recent dividend payout was on 15 January 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 4 January 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Urstadt Biddle Properties share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Urstadt Biddle Properties's shares have ranged in value from as little as $8.0949 up to $23.5548. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

UBA.US volatility(beta: 0.98)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 Urstadt Biddle Properties's is 0.9753. This would suggest that Urstadt Biddle Properties's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Urstadt Biddle Properties overview

Urstadt Biddle Properties Inc. is a self-administered equity real estate investment trust which owns or has equity interests in 81 properties containing approximately 5.2 million square feet of space. Listed on the New York Stock Exchange since 1970, it provides investors with a means of participating in ownership of income-producing properties. It has paid 203 consecutive quarters of uninterrupted dividends to its shareholders since its inception.

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