BRT stock: buy or sell?

BRT stock price: $17.87 -1.00% At close on February 24th, 2020

Updated on:
February 24th, 2020

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BRT Apartments shares depreciated -1.00% to $17.87 today.

BRT is a real estate investment trust that owns, operates and develops multi-family properties. Interested parties are urged to review the Form 10-Q filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission for the quarter ended December 31, 2017 and the supplemental disclosures regarding the quarter on the investor relations section of the Company's website at: http:\u002F\u002Fbrtapartments.

Should I buy BRT stock?

Make a decision about when to buy or sell stocks is one of the hardest parts of being a trader or investor. Having a trading plan helps to make decisions easier, quicker and with less hesitations. At Stocks2.com, we use very simple but trusted and powerful trend following trading strategies. Simple things usually work the best.

None of our preferred buy setups matches with BRT Apartments stock situation right now, hence this is not a suitable entry point.

Buy setupElegible
New all-time highNo
New 52 week highNo
Price crossing up 200d MANo
100d MA crossing up 200d MANo
This doesn't mean BRT will slide in coming sessions, or it will not rise higher. Simply, it doesn't match our recommended trading systems.

Is BRT Apartments stock a buy?

Banks and financial institutions post stock ratings everyday. Unfortunately, we couldn't detect any rating for BRT stock for the last 30 days.

BRT stock analysis

Daily outlook

Shares of BRT Apartments depreciated an ugly -1.00% and closed at $17.87.

On November, BRT hit new all time highs, pushing higher previous ATH of $17.82 recorded . New ATHs are usual entry points for many trading setups as there aren't higher resistences. BRT Apartments closed today at $17.87 and depreciated an ugly -1.00%. BRT is soaring again after a 5.97% correction from its last top on Feb 3rd at $18.09. Since last Wednesday when BRT stock price broke up the SMA50d line, it gained $0.69 (4.02%).

BRT stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

BRT Apartments decreased a lame -1.00% this week.

Not so far away is the last all-time high BRT Apartments marked late November 2019. Since mid August 2019 when SMA10w and SMA20w crossed up, BRT price gained $4.05 per share (29.31%). Early July BRT price bounced up over the SMA of 20 weeks that acted as support stopping new slides.

BRT stock chart (weekly)

BRT stock price history

BRT stock historical price chart

BRT stock reached all-time highs on November with a price of $18.51.

BRT stock price target

How much a stock will be priced tomorrow or next week is quite unpredictable However, many stock price predictions are published every day by banks, financial institutions and independent analysts. You should not follow the analysts' BRT stock price predictions in the hope that they will be met as they may be wrong and not met. For the last month we have not detected any price prediction for BRT Apartments stock by any trusted analyst.

Financials and fundamental analysis

Earnings date and Earnings per Share

, BRT Apartments reported its latest financial data, posting a fine gain for the Earnings per Share (EPS) ratio. Analyst were expecting $0.20 per share, but BRT Apartments posted $0.22.
BRT earnings date and EPS evolution
QuarterReporting dateEstimated EPSActual EPSSurprise
2017-Q1-n/a-0.3n/a
2017-Q2-n/a-0.24n/a
2017-Q3-n/a-0.35n/a
2017-Q4-n/a-0.11n/a
2018-Q12018-05-080.170.2547.1%
2018-Q22018-08-080.240.240.0%
2018-Q32018-12-100.20.215.0%
2018-Q42019-02-070.20.2210.0%
2019-Q1-n/an/an/a
2019-Q2-n/an/an/a

Annual financial results

In 2018, BRT Apartments annual revenues skyrocketed an outstanding 13.11% to $119.64 M dollars from $105.77 marked in 2017. When comparing 2018 vs 2017, however, profit margin (that is, the net income divided by revenues) jumped a 7.01% to 19.87%.

BRT Apartments fiscal year ends in September, and to compare its evolution since then, we estimate annual sales and income figures by adding results from the last 4 quarters. This is called TTM (or Twelve Trailing Months). So, BRT Apartments TTM sales up to December 2018 were $122.73 and income $25.50 million USD. If we compare this TTM figures with the last reported annuality, we can esteem BRT Apartments business evolution since September 2018: Annual sales up to December, compared to lastest yearly report, grew a tiny 2.58%. Regarding profit margin, BRT Apartments stayed stable 0.90% to 19.87%

BRT annual Sales and Income evolution
YearSalesYoYIncome/(margin)YoY
2013$43 M-$4.24 M9.8%-
2014$66 M53.30%$-9.45 M-14.2%-322.97%
2015$82 M24.25%$-2.39 M-2.9%-74.74%
2016$94 M14.26%$31 M33.2%-1,410.26%
2017$106 M12.21%$14 M12.9%-56.53%
2018$120 M13.11%$24 M19.9%74.80%
TTM $123 M2.58%$25 M20.8%7.24%

Quarterly financial results

BRT Apartments posted $31.44 M in revenues for 2018-Q4, a -0.13% less compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter income marked $8.07 million with a profit margin of 25.68%. Profit margin climbed a 35.56% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was -9.88%. When comparing revenues to same quarter last year, BRT Apartments sales marked a wonderful gain and boosted a 10.90%.
BRT quarterly Sales and Income evolution
QuarterSales1QoQ2Income1/(margin)QoQ2
2017-Q1$25 M-$-4 M-17.0%-
2017-Q2$27 M7.94%$-3 M-12.7%-19.62%
2017-Q3$28 M6.00%$5 M19.2%-260.62%
2017-Q4$28 M-0.13%$6 M22.4%16.30%
2018-Q1$30 M4.59%$25 M85.1%297.13%
2018-Q2$30 M1.70%$-5 M-15.6%-118.59%
2018-Q3$31 M4.40%$-3 M-9.9%-33.65%
2018-Q4$31 M-0.13%$8 M25.7%-359.50%

BRT Apartments ownership

When you are planning to invest in a company, it's worth to review its ownership structure.

BRT Apartments shares owned by insiders (that is, founders, CEO, CTO, main executives or other management staff) currently counts a 21.08% of all shares.

In case of BRT Apartments stock, 50.67% of its shares are held by institutions (mutual funds, pension funds, big banks and other large financial institutions). Bearish positions for BRT stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.

The following table compares ownership indicators for other stocks related to BRT Apartments:

BRT
Market cap$289.5 M
Total shares16.2 M
Float shares10.0 M
  - Institutional holdings (%)50.7%
  - Insider holdings (%)21.1%
Shares in short selling0.0%

BRT summary

Monday, February 24th, 2020
Open$18.00
Close$17.87
Day range$17.75 - $18.26
Previous close$18.05
Session gain-1.00%
Average true range$0.42
50d mov avg$17.43
100d mov avg$16.96
200d mov avg$15.15
Daily patternlb01a
Weekly pattern

BRT Apartments performance

To better understand BRT Apartments performance you must compare its gains with other related stocks in same sector or industry. For BRT Apartments, the benchmark is made against .
Stock3m6m12m
BRTBRT Apartments-1.38%26.92%41.38%

BRT Apartments competitors

Unfortunately, we could not find any public company that could be defined as BRT Apartments competitor. This doesn't mean BRT Apartments does not have any competitor in the market, it's just we could not detected it.