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How to buy Douglas Emmett (DEI) stocks in Canada

Learn how to easily invest in Douglas Emmett stocks.

Douglas Emmett is a reit-office business based in the US. Douglas Emmett stocks (DEI.US) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $35.31 – a decrease of 1.98% over the previous week. Douglas Emmett employs 700 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $891.8 million.

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Is it a good time to buy Douglas Emmett stock?

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How has Coronavirus impacted Douglas Emmett's stock price?

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

Its last market close was $34.69, which is 22.08% down on its pre-crash value of $44.52 and 49.78% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the stocks fell as low as $23.16.

If you had bought $1,000 worth of Douglas Emmett stocks at the start of February 2020, those stocks would have been worth $590.91 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 $834.64.

Douglas Emmett stock price (NYSE:DEI)

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Douglas Emmett shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-01-18.
Latest market close$34.69
52-week range$26.25 - $36.97
50-day moving average $34.51
200-day moving average $33.66
Wall St. target price$37.77
PE ratio 143.3559
Dividend yield $1.12 (3.17%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.36

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Douglas Emmett price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $34.69 from 2022-01-18

1 week (2022-01-12) -1.98%
1 month (2021-12-17) 5.09%
3 months (2021-10-19) 3.92%
6 months (2021-07-19) 5.28%
1 year (2021-01-19) 19.37%
2 years (2020-01-17) -17.95%
3 years (2019-01-18) 36.12
5 years (2017-01-19) 37.29

Is Douglas Emmett under- or over-valued?

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

Douglas Emmett's P/E ratio

Douglas Emmett's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 143x. In other words, Douglas Emmett shares trade at around 143x 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.

Douglas Emmett's PEG ratio

Douglas Emmett's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 9.09. 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 Douglas Emmett's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Douglas Emmett's EBITDA

Douglas Emmett's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $537.4 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Douglas Emmett's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Douglas Emmett financials

Revenue TTM $891.8 million
Operating margin TTM 19.61%
Gross profit TTM $582.6 million
Return on assets TTM 1.17%
Return on equity TTM 258.72%
Profit margin 7.14%
Book value $13.70
Market capitalisation $6.2 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Douglas Emmett'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 Douglas Emmett.

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

Douglas Emmett's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 18.61

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Douglas Emmett's overall score of 18.61 (as at 12/31/2018) is excellent – landing it in it in the 16th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Douglas Emmett 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.).

Douglas Emmett's environmental score

Environmental score: 0.89/100

Douglas Emmett's social score

Social score: 4.63/100

Douglas Emmett's governance score

Governance score: 3.09/100

Douglas Emmett share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 76.19% of net profits

Recently Douglas Emmett has paid out, on average, around 76.19% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 3.17% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Douglas Emmett shareholders could enjoy a 3.17% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Douglas Emmett's case, that would currently equate to about $1.12 per share.

Douglas Emmett'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.

Douglas Emmett's most recent dividend payout was on 18 January 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 29 December 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Douglas Emmett share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Douglas Emmett's shares have ranged in value from as little as $26.2479 up to $36.97. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

DEI.US volatility(beta: 0.84)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 Douglas Emmett's is 0.8424. This would suggest that Douglas Emmett's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Douglas Emmett overview

Douglas Emmett, Inc. (DEI) is a fully integrated, self-administered and self-managed real estate investment trust (REIT), and one of the largest owners and operators of high-quality office and multifamily properties located in the premier coastal submarkets of Los Angeles and Honolulu. Douglas Emmett focuses on owning and acquiring a substantial share of top-tier office properties and premier multifamily communities in neighborhoods that possess significant supply constraints, high-end executive housing and key lifestyle amenities. .

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