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Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (ARE)

ARE stock forecast: buy or sell

Close on Sep 25th, 2020
$158.5 0.01%
3 months performance
Published: September 27th, 2020 - 16:21

ARE stock outlook

  • Alexandria Real Estate Equities stock inched 1.23% to close at $158.50 on the stock market on Friday.
  • The stock is configuring an uptrend pattern since last March, when it bottomed at $107.73. Up to date, shares marked a 47.13% profit since the beginning of this rally

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ARE stock charts

Should I buy Alexandria Real Estate Equities stock?

Even if you are a experienced or a novel trader, best trading results come from using an investing strategy that never leaves to random or subjective opinions when is the best moment to buy or sell stocks. Trading strategies are meant for helping you in the decision process of what stocks to pick and when is the best moment to buy them. At, we like to use very simple but trusted and powerful trend following trading strategies. Simple things usually work the best

Is ARE stock a buy?

In the current situation of Alexandria Real Estate Equities there is not any eligible buy setup. This doesn't mean ARE will slide in coming sessions, or it will not rise higher. Simply, it doesn't match our recommended trading systems

Should I sell Alexandria Real Estate Equities stock?

Knowing when to sell a stock is even more difficult than knowing when to buy it. Trading strategies help us to avoid impetuous decisions based on our moods or the buzz that surrounds the market. When selling, as well as buying, our setups are very simple to follow but are only applicable for selling stocks in your porfolio, not for shorting Alexandria Real Estate Equities stock

A guiding principle is that you must never mantain an open trade that shows a greater losses than those expected at the time of purchase. When to sell shares always has to be dictated by the stop-loss (automatic or manual)

Is it time to sell Alexandria Real Estate Equities stock?

Currently, Alexandria Real Estate Equities stock doesn't match any of our preferred sell setups, so if you own Alexandria Real Estate Equities shares and your operation is in profit probably is not time to sell now

Price broke down below last bottom

Analysts' recommendations to buy or sell Alexandria Real Estate Equities stock

Brokerage firms and financial institutions post stock ratings based on their views of the market and the fundamental and technical situation of the analyzed stock. Unfortunately, the accuracy of these predictions is not very high, and certainly not a direct buy or sell signal

In the last month, just one rating was published for Alexandria Real Estate Equities

Alexandria Real Estate Equities ratings

Brokerage firmRating
Sep 2nd, 2020
Royal Bank of Canada Buy

Technical analysis

Since last March, Alexandria Real Estate Equities has been printing an uptrend that so far marked a gorgeous 47.13%. The price action shows higher highs and higher troughs, and along the way gave some buying opportunities for those who wanted to invest. Latest low was in early July, when price bounced at $158.83. On Wednesday, the uptrend got broken when price sliced down under the $158.83 support

SMAs overview

A favorite tool of many technical analysts are the moving averages, that easily show market momentum. A moving average is the average price of a stock over a set period of time. Moving averages are usually calculated on different periods depending on the trading timeframe 21, 50, 100 and 200 days are the most usual moving averages. You can found more about Moving Averages from sources like Wikipedia and Investopedia

ARE SMAs chart

Supports and resistances

Market investors use supports and resistances to find price points in the stock price action that may behave as obstacles, preventing the price of a stock to move in certain direction. Supports are levels where the price tends to stop as it falls. This means that the price is more likely to "rebound" this level rather than break through it. However, if the price breaks down this level, it will probably continue descending until finding another support level. On the other hand, a resistance level is where the price may find a curb as it moves up. Again, the price is more likely to "bounce off" at this level, and if it finally ruptures this level, the price will rally easily until it approaches the next resistance

The current resistance levels are:

  • R1: $158.83 (0.21% above)
  • R2: $160.24 (1.1% above)
  • R3: $172.36 (8.74% above)
  • The current supports are:

  • S1: $157.43 (-0.68% below)
  • S2: $157.04 (-0.92% below)
  • S3: $151.50 (-4.42% below)
  • Bollinger bands

    So-called Bollinger bands are a popular studio created by John Bollinger. It is made up of three bands that are drawn superimposed on the price evolution chart:

    • The central band is a moving average, usually a simple moving average calculated with 20 periods
    • The upper band is calculated by adding to the value of the simple moving average 2 times the standard deviation of the moving average
    • The lower band is calculated by subtracting from the simple moving average 2 times the standard deviation of the moving average

    Since the price broke down the lower band on Monday, the price has bounced off by 2.8%

    ARE RSI chart

    Relative strength index

    The relative strength index (RSI) is a technical indicator used in the analysis of stock markets. It is intended to map the current and past weakness or strength of a stock or market based on the closing prices of a recent trading period. Oscillator indicators, such as relative strength, are intended to indicate values in the range of 0-100. J. Welles Wilder introduced the relative strength indicator in the late 1970s and since then it has been widely used by traders

    The RSI broke out the oversold level of 30 on September 14 after just being in the oversold zone for 1 day (what can be considered a strength signal). The RSI value on Friday was 40.56

    ARE RSI chart

    Earnings and financials

    Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (ARE) reported EPS for the fiscal Q2 that highly uplifted Market expectations. Quarterly EPS was $1.82 per share from an estimated $0.53. This Q2 report represents an earnings surprise of 243.4%. On the contrary, the company said turnover was $440.8 million consistent with the market forecasts.

    Same quarter one year ago, reported EPS was $0.68, so recently reported EPS means an increase of 167.65%. Looking at sales, figures exploded a 17.52% compared to $375.1M same quarter 12 months ago. Alexandria Real Estate Equities posted three YoY quarterly positive results, improving turnover by 55.73% from $283.1M on 2017-Q3.

    ARE will host the quarterly earnings call on late next October. Wall Street expects an earnings per share (EPS) of $0.77, compared to previous quarter that was $1.82. Earnings reporting day has a more than usual risk for traders as the information provided can jump up or down the shares price with exceptionally low liquidity and not respecting your buy/stop-loss orders. Have a look company's website to confirm time and details about the earnings call and the earnings report.

    ARE revenues and profits chart