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How to buy Washington Real Estate Investment stock

Learn how to easily invest in Washington Real Estate Investment stock.

Washington Real Estate Investment is a reit-office business based in the US. Washington Real Estate Investment shares (WRE) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Washington Real Estate Investment employs 53 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $186.4 million.

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  4. Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – WRE – and research it before deciding if it's a good investment for you.
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Washington Real Estate Investment stock price (NYSE: WRE)

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Washington Real Estate Investment shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-09-25.
Latest market close$17.56
52-week range$18.52 - $26.17
50-day moving average $20.66
200-day moving average $23.28
Wall St. target price$23.40
PE ratio 169.3694
Dividend yield $0.68 (3.47%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.11

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Is it a good time to buy Washington Real Estate Investment stock?

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Washington Real Estate Investment price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $17.56 from 2022-09-30

1 week (2022-09-22) -8.87%
1 month (2022-09-02) -11.36%
3 months (2022-06-29) -18.17%
6 months (2022-03-31) -31.14%
1 year (2021-10-01) -31.30%
2 years (2020-10-02) -16.74%
3 years (2019-10-03) 27.47
5 years (2017-10-03) 33.03

Is Washington Real Estate Investment stock undervalued or overvalued?

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

Washington Real Estate Investment's P/E ratio

Washington Real Estate Investment's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 169x. In other words, Washington Real Estate Investment shares trade at around 169x 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.

Washington Real Estate Investment's PEG ratio

Washington Real Estate Investment's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 23.8. 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 Washington Real Estate Investment's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Washington Real Estate Investment's EBITDA

Washington Real Estate Investment's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $82.7 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Washington Real Estate Investment's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Washington Real Estate Investment financials

Revenue TTM $186.4 million
Gross profit TTM $102.2 million
Return on assets TTM -0.06%
Return on equity TTM -3.54%
Profit margin 4.25%
Book value $14.92
Market capitalisation $1.6 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Washington Real Estate Investment share dividends

We're not expecting Washington Real Estate Investment to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Washington Real Estate Investment's shares ever split?

Washington Real Estate Investment's shares were split on a 3:2 basis on 31 May 1992. So if you had owned 2 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 3 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Washington Real Estate Investment shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 33.3% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Washington Real Estate Investment shares which in turn could have impacted Washington Real Estate Investment's share price.

Washington Real Estate Investment share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Washington Real Estate Investment's shares have ranged in value from as little as $18.52 up to $26.1731. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

WRE.US volatility(beta: 0.89)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 Washington Real Estate Investment's is 0.8905. This would suggest that Washington Real Estate Investment's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Washington Real Estate Investment overview

WashREIT owns and operates uniquely positioned real estate assets in the Washington Metro area. Backed by decades of experience, expertise and ambition, we create value by transforming insights into strategy and strategy into action. As of October 29, 2020, the Company's portfolio of 45 properties includes approximately 3. 7 million square feet of commercial space and 6,863 multifamily apartment units. These 45 properties consist of 22 multifamily properties,15 office properties, and 8 retail centers. Our shares trade on the NYSE. With a track record of driving returns and delivering satisfaction, we are a trusted authority in one of the nation's most competitive real estate markets.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Washington Real Estate Investment is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 1.066% of Washington Real Estate Investment shares are held by insiders and 95.902% by institutions.
How many people work for Washington Real Estate Investment?
Latest data suggests 53 work at Washington Real Estate Investment.
When does the fiscal year end for Washington Real Estate Investment?
Washington Real Estate Investment's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Washington Real Estate Investment based?
Washington Real Estate Investment's address is: 1775 Eye Street, NW, Washington, DC, United States, 20006
What is Washington Real Estate Investment's ISIN number?
Washington Real Estate Investment's international securities identification number is: US9396531017
What is Washington Real Estate Investment's CUSIP number?
Washington Real Estate Investment's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 939653101

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