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How to buy American Finance Trust (AFIN) stocks in Canada

Learn how to easily invest in American Finance Trust stocks.

American Finance Trust is a reit-diversified business based in the US. American Finance Trust stocks (AFIN.US) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $8.38 – a decrease of 3.78% over the previous week. American Finance Trust employs 0 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $329.9 million.

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Is it a good time to buy American Finance Trust stock?

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How has Coronavirus impacted American Finance Trust's stock price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, American Finance Trust's stock price has had significant negative movement.

Its last market close was $8.92, which is 32.48% down on its pre-crash value of $13.21 and 112.38% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the stocks fell as low as $4.2.

If you had bought $1,000 worth of American Finance Trust stocks at the start of February 2020, those stocks would have been worth $525.71 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 $679.61.

American Finance Trust stock price (NASDAQ:AFIN)

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American Finance Trust shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-01-11.
Latest market close$8.92
52-week range$6.73 - $9.95
50-day moving average $8.56
200-day moving average $8.79
Wall St. target price$11.00
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield $0.63 (9.17%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-0.29

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American Finance Trust price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $8.92 from 2022-01-14

1 week (2022-01-07) -3.78%
1 month (2021-12-16) 8.25%
3 months (2021-10-15) 4.94%
6 months (2021-07-16) 5.69%
1 year (2021-01-15) 14.51%
2 years (2020-01-16) -32.37%
3 years (2019-01-16) 13.26
5 years (2017-01-12) N/A

Is American Finance Trust under- or over-valued?

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

American Finance Trust's EBITDA

American Finance Trust's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $197.6 million.

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

American Finance Trust financials

Revenue TTM $329.9 million
Operating margin TTM 21.47%
Gross profit TTM $223 million
Return on assets TTM 1.22%
Return on equity TTM -0.62%
Profit margin -3.17%
Book value $14.35
Market capitalisation $1.1 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

American Finance Trust share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 92.39% of net profits

Recently American Finance Trust has paid out, on average, around 92.39% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 9.17% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), American Finance Trust shareholders could enjoy a 9.17% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In American Finance Trust's case, that would currently equate to about $0.63 per share.

American Finance 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.

American Finance Trust's most recent dividend payout was on 17 January 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 11 January 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").

American Finance Trust share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, American Finance Trust's shares have ranged in value from as little as $6.7261 up to $9.945. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

AFIN.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 (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while American Finance Trust's is 1.4017. This would suggest that American Finance 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).

American Finance Trust overview

American Finance Trust, Inc. (Nasdaq: AFIN) is a publicly traded real estate investment trust listed on the Nasdaq focused on acquiring and managing a diversified portfolio of primarily service-oriented and traditional retail and distribution related commercial real estate properties in the U. S. .

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