Whitestone REIT is a reit-retail business based in the US. Whitestone REIT shares (WSR) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Whitestone REIT employs 90 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.
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Whitestone REIT shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$8.37|
|52-week range||$5.37 - $10.26|
|50-day moving average||$8.24|
|200-day moving average||$8.88|
|Wall St. target price||$10.75|
|Dividend yield||$0.421 (5.24%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$0.13|
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Whitestone REIT price performance over time
|1 week (2021-07-13)||N/A|
|1 month (2021-06-24)||1.21%|
|3 months (2021-04-20)||N/A|
|6 months (2021-01-20)||N/A|
|1 year (2020-07-20)||N/A|
|2 years (2019-07-20)||N/A|
|3 years (2018-07-20)||N/A|
|5 years (2016-07-20)||N/A|
Is Whitestone REIT under- or over-valued?
Valuing Whitestone REIT stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Whitestone REIT's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Whitestone REIT's P/E ratio
Whitestone REIT's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 62x. In other words, Whitestone REIT shares trade at around 62x 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.
Whitestone REIT's EBITDA
Whitestone REIT's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $58.2 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Whitestone REIT's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
Whitestone REIT financials
|Revenue TTM||$117.3 million|
|Operating margin TTM||25.43%|
|Gross profit TTM||$80.5 million|
|Return on assets TTM||1.77%|
|Return on equity TTM||1.75%|
|Market capitalisation||$346.5 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Shorting Whitestone REIT shares
There are currently 744,140 Whitestone REIT shares held short by investors – that's known as Whitestone REIT's "short interest". This figure is 2.9% down from 766,561 last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Whitestone REIT shares can be evaluated.
Whitestone REIT's "short interest ratio" (SIR)
Whitestone REIT's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Whitestone REIT shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Whitestone REIT shares traded daily (recently around 585937.00787402). Whitestone REIT's SIR currently stands at 1.27. In other words for every 100,000 Whitestone REIT shares traded daily on the market, roughly 1270 shares are currently held short.
However Whitestone REIT's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Whitestone REIT shares, or, against the total number of tradable Whitestone REIT shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Whitestone REIT's short interest could be expressed as 0.02% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Whitestone REIT shares in existence, roughly 20 shares are currently held short) or 0.0185% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Whitestone REIT shares, roughly 19 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 Whitestone REIT.
Find out more about how you can short Whitestone REIT stock.
Whitestone REIT share dividends
Dividend payout ratio: 15.58% of net profits
Recently Whitestone REIT has paid out, on average, around 15.58% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 5.35% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Whitestone REIT shareholders could enjoy a 5.35% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Whitestone REIT's case, that would currently equate to about $0.421 per share.
While Whitestone REIT's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Whitestone REIT is investing more in its future growth.
Whitestone REIT's most recent dividend payout was on 13 September 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 1 August 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").
Whitestone REIT share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Whitestone REIT's shares have ranged in value from as little as $5.374 up to $10.2639. 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 Whitestone REIT's is 1.444. This would suggest that Whitestone REIT's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
Whitestone REIT overview
Whitestone is a community-centered shopping center REIT that acquires, owns, manages, develops and redevelops high-quality open-air neighborhood centers primarily in the largest, fastest-growing and most affluent markets in the Sunbelt. Whitestone seeks to create communities that thrive through creating local connections between consumers in the surrounding communities and a well-crafted mix of national, regional and local tenants that provide daily necessities, needed services, entertainment and experiences. Whitestone is a monthly dividend paying stock and has consistently paid dividends for over 15 years. Whitestone's strong, balanced and managed capital structure provides stability and flexibility for growth and positions Whitestone to perform well through economic cycles. .
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Frequently asked questionsWhat percentage of Whitestone REIT is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 7.477% of Whitestone REIT shares are held by insiders and 53.897% by institutions. How many people work for Whitestone REIT?
Latest data suggests 90 work at Whitestone REIT. When does the fiscal year end for Whitestone REIT?
Whitestone REIT's fiscal year ends in December. Where is Whitestone REIT based?
Whitestone REIT's address is: 2600 South Gessner Road, Houston, TX, United States, 77063 What is Whitestone REIT's ISIN number?
Whitestone REIT's international securities identification number is: US9660842041 What is Whitestone REIT's CUSIP number?
Whitestone REIT's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 966084204
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