How to buy KKR Real Estate Finance Trust (KREF) shares in the UK

Learn how to easily invest in KKR Real Estate Finance Trust shares.

KKR Real Estate Finance Trust Inc (KREF) is a publicly traded reit-mortgage business based in the US. It opened the day at $22.8 after a previous close of $22.77. During the day the price has varied from a low of $22.79 to a high of $22.98. The latest price was $22.97 (25 minute delay). KKR Real Estate Finance Trust is listed on the NYSE. All prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in KKR Real Estate Finance Trust

  1. Choose a platform. If you're a beginner, our share-dealing table below can help you choose.
  2. Open your account. You'll need your ID, bank details and national insurance number.
  3. Confirm your payment details. You'll need to fund your account with a bank transfer, debit card or credit card.
  4. Search the platform for stock code: KREF in this case.
  5. Research KKR Real Estate Finance Trust shares. The platform should provide the latest information available.
  6. Buy your KKR Real Estate Finance Trust shares. It's that simple.
The whole process can take as little as 15 minutes. You'll need a smartphone or computer, an internet connection, your passport or driving licence and a means of payment.

Fees for buying 50x KKR Real Estate Finance Trust shares with popular platforms

Both exchange rates and share prices fluctuate in real time, so the costs presented here should be considered as a guide only. They do not incorporate stamp duty. Always refer to the platform itself for availability and pricing – which may differ from our information.

Platform Platform fee Min. initial deposit Trading fee estimate
eToro Free Stocks logo £0 $10 £4.69
£941.86 total
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IG Share Dealing logo £0 £250 £12.89
£950.06 total
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Freetrade logo £0 £1 £4.22
£941.39 total
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Fineco logo £0 No minimum £9.37
£946.55 total
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Hargreaves Lansdown Fund and Share Account logo £0 £1 £21.32
£958.50 total
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Degiro Share Dealing logo £0 £0.01 £0.94
£938.11 total
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interactive investor Trading Account logo £9.99 per month No minimum £22.05
£959.22 total
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Stake logo £0 £50 £4.69
£941.86 total
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Halifax Share Dealing Account logo £36 per year £20 £21.21
£958.39 total
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KKR Real Estate Finance Trust share price (NYSE:KREF)

Use our graph to track the performance of KREF stocks over time.

KKR Real Estate Finance Trust price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of $22.97

1 week (2022-11-23) 39.13%
1 month (2022-11-01) 30.73%
3 months (2022-09-01) 20.64%
6 months (2022-06-01) 11.23%
1 year (2021-12-01) 12.76%
2 years (2020-12-01) 25.04%
3 years (2019-11-29) 13.77%
5 years (2017-12-01) 12.16%

Is it a good time to buy KKR Real Estate Finance Trust stock?

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Is KKR Real Estate Finance Trust under- or over-valued?

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

P/E ratio

KKR Real Estate Finance 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 27x. In other words, KKR Real Estate Finance Trust shares trade at around 27x recent earnings.

That's comparable to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29).

PEG ratio

KKR Real Estate Finance Trust's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 5.13. Higher PEG ratios such as this can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value given the current rate of growth.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into KKR Real Estate Finance 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.

KKR Real Estate Finance Trust shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-06-16.
Open$22.8
High$22.98
Low$22.79
Close$22.97
Previous close$22.77
Change$0.2
Change %0.8783%
Volume90,502
Information last updated 2022-11-29.
52-week range$15.6829 - $20.9313
50-day moving average$17.1466
200-day moving average$18.9095
Wall St. target price$18.79
PE ratio27.3667
Dividend yield$1.72 (10.49%)
Earnings per share (TTM)$0.6

KKR Real Estate Finance Trust share dividends

10.5%

Dividend yield: 10.49% of stock value

10.5%

Forward annual dividend yield: 10.49% of stock value

KKR Real Estate Finance Trust has recently paid out dividends equivalent to 10.49% of its share value annually.

KKR Real Estate Finance Trust has paid out, on average, around 122.86% of recent net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 10.49% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), shareholders could enjoy a 10.49% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In KKR Real Estate Finance Trust's case, that would currently equate to about $1.72 per share.

KKR Real Estate 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.

KKR Real Estate Finance Trust's most recent dividend payout was on 13 October 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 28 September 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").

Share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, KKR Real Estate Finance Trust's shares have ranged in value from as little as $15.6829 up to $20.9313. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

KREF.US volatility(beta: 0.82)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 KKR Real Estate Finance Trust's is 0.8208. This would suggest that KKR Real Estate Finance Trust's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Frequently asked questions

All investing should be regarded as longer term. The value of your investments can go up and down, and you may get back less than you invest. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. If you’re not sure which investments are right for you, please seek out a financial adviser. Capital at risk.

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