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How to buy Vornado Realty Trust stock

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Vornado Realty Trust is a reit-office business based in the US. Vornado Realty Trust shares (VNO) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Vornado Realty Trust employs 2,899 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$1.6 billion.

How to buy shares in Vornado Realty Trust

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  3. Search for Vornado Realty Trust. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: VNO. 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 Vornado Realty Trust 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. 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 Vornado Realty Trust, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Vornado Realty Trust. 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.

Vornado Realty Trust share price

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Vornado Realty Trust shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-03-03.
52-week rangeUSD$25.9622 - USD$51.6052
50-day moving average USD$39.0574
200-day moving average USD$36.811
Wall St. target priceUSD$40.82
PE ratio 133.5714
Dividend yield USD$2.38 (5.45%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$0.28

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Is it a good time to buy Vornado Realty Trust stock?

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Is Vornado Realty Trust under- or over-valued?

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

Vornado Realty Trust's P/E ratio

Vornado Realty Trust's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 134x. In other words, Vornado Realty Trust shares trade at around 134x 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.

Vornado Realty Trust's PEG ratio

Vornado Realty Trust's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.5796. 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 Vornado Realty Trust's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Vornado Realty Trust's EBITDA

Vornado Realty Trust's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$655.9 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Vornado Realty Trust's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Vornado Realty Trust financials

Revenue TTM USD$1.6 billion
Operating margin TTM 16.95%
Gross profit TTM USD$832.4 million
Return on assets TTM 0.99%
Return on equity TTM -5.86%
Profit margin -18.42%
Book value $27.963
Market capitalisation USD$8.7 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Vornado Realty Trust shares

There are currently 15.7 million Vornado Realty Trust shares held short by investors – that's known as Vornado Realty Trust's "short interest". This figure is 8.7% down from 17.2 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Vornado Realty Trust shares can be evaluated.

Vornado Realty Trust's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Vornado Realty Trust's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Vornado Realty Trust shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Vornado Realty Trust shares traded daily (recently around 2.5 million). Vornado Realty Trust's SIR currently stands at 6.21. In other words for every 100,000 Vornado Realty Trust shares traded daily on the market, roughly 6210 shares are currently held short.

However Vornado Realty Trust's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Vornado Realty Trust shares, or, against the total number of tradable Vornado Realty Trust shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Vornado Realty Trust's short interest could be expressed as 0.08% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Vornado Realty Trust shares in existence, roughly 80 shares are currently held short) or 0.1066% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Vornado Realty Trust shares, roughly 107 shares are currently held short).

A SIR below 10% would generally be considered to indicate a fairly optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Vornado Realty Trust.

Find out more about how you can short Vornado Realty Trust stock.

Vornado Realty Trust's environmental, social and governance track record

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 Vornado Realty Trust.

When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.

Vornado Realty Trust's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 14.08

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Vornado Realty Trust's overall score of 14.08 (as at 01/01/2019) is excellent – landing it in it in the 11st percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Vornado Realty Trust 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.).

Vornado Realty Trust's environmental score

Environmental score: 2.25/100

Vornado Realty Trust's environmental score of 2.25 puts it squarely in the 1st percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Vornado Realty Trust is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Vornado Realty Trust's social score

Social score: 5.54/100

Vornado Realty Trust's social score of 5.54 puts it squarely in the 1st percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Vornado Realty Trust is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

Vornado Realty Trust's governance score

Governance score: 3.78/100

Vornado Realty Trust's governance score puts it squarely in the 1st percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Vornado Realty Trust is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Vornado Realty Trust's controversy score

Controversy score: 1/5

ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. Vornado Realty Trust scored a 1 out of 5 for controversy – the highest score possible, reflecting that Vornado Realty Trust has managed to keep its nose clean.

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

Vornado Realty Trust was last rated for ESG on: 2019-01-01.

Total ESG score 14.08
Total ESG percentile 10.54
Environmental score 2.25
Environmental score percentile 1
Social score 5.54
Social score percentile 1
Governance score 3.78
Governance score percentile 1
Level of controversy 1

Vornado Realty Trust share dividends

57%

Dividend payout ratio: 57.4% of net profits

Recently Vornado Realty Trust has paid out, on average, around 57.4% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 4.81% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Vornado Realty Trust shareholders could enjoy a 4.81% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Vornado Realty Trust's case, that would currently equate to about $2.38 per share.

Vornado Realty Trust'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.

Vornado Realty Trust's most recent dividend payout was on 12 February 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 29 January 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Vornado Realty Trust's shares ever split?

Vornado Realty Trust's shares were split on a 1237:1000 basis on 18 July 2017. So if you had owned 1000 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1237 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Vornado Realty Trust shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 19.2% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Vornado Realty Trust shares which in turn could have impacted Vornado Realty Trust's share price.

Vornado Realty Trust share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Vornado Realty Trust's shares have ranged in value from as little as $25.9622 up to $51.6052. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

VNO.US volatility(beta: 1.4)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 Vornado Realty Trust's is 1.3991. This would suggest that Vornado Realty Trust's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Vornado Realty Trust overview

Vornado's portfolio is concentrated in the nation's key market ? New York City ? along with the premier asset in both Chicago and San Francisco. Vornado is also the real estate industry leader in sustainability policy. The company owns and manages over 23 million square feet of LEED certified buildings and received the Energy Star Partner of the Year Award, Sustained Excellence 2019. In 2012, Vornado commemorated 50 years on the NYSE.

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