BRT stock: buy or sell?
November 15th, 2019
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?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. That's why is so important to choose your own trading plan that matches with your character as inversor. There are thousands of trading strategies for you to choose, but at Stocks2.com we prefer those that are simple but successful.
Currently, BRT Apartments stock doesn't match any of these trading strategies, so our recommendation is not to buy.
|New all-time high||No|
|New 52 week high||No|
|Price crossing up 200d MA||No|
|100d MA crossing up 200d MA||No|
Is BRT Apartments stock a buy?
Everyday, hundreds of stock ratings are posted by financial analysts to indicate a particular stock's attractiveness.At Stocks2.com, we gathered 2 ratings published for BRT stock in the last month.
|Date||Analyst / Broker||Previous rating||Current rating|
BRT stock analysis
After topping to all time highs on Nov 7th, BRT Apartments eased -1.79% to $16.98.
After marking all time highs on November/7, BRT Apartments eased -1.79% yesterday to $16.98. On Nov/7, BRT hit a new all time high, pushing higher than on October 23rd tops. Check different trading setups that use ATHs as triggers. Since SMA50d and SMA100d crossed up on August, BRT price climbed $3.03 per share (21.72%). Since price and SMA100d lines crossed up on July, BRT climbed $4.11 (31.93%).
After climbing for 4 weeks, this week BRT Apartments slipped an awful -2.47%, closing at $16.98. By mid October BRT rocketed an outstanding 6.18% in just one week.
BRT Apartments stock is trading in the range of its last top and last bottom. Loosing would mean breaking the current uptrend. Breakdowns under last bottom are selling point signals for some trading strategies. Not so far away is the last all-time high BRT Apartments marked last week. Since mid March when SMA20w and SMA40w crossed up, BRT price gained $4.13 per share (32.14%). Since price and SMA40w lines crossed up early January, BRT climbed $5.61 (49.34%).
BRT stock price history
BRT stock historical price chart
BRT stock reached all-time highs on Nov 7th with a price of $17.71.
BRT stock price targetNobody can reliably foresee how stock prices may evolve in the future. However, financial institutions invest time and resources to provide the most accurated estimations to help investors to make their decisions. 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 30 days we have not detected any price prediction for BRT Apartments stock by any trusted analyst.
Financials and fundamental analysis
Earnings date and Earnings per ShareOn February, BRT Apartments reported its latest financial data, posting a beatiful growth for the Earnings per Share (EPS). Analyst were expecting $0.20 per share, but BRT Apartments posted $0.22.
|Quarter||Reporting date||Estimated EPS||Actual EPS||Surprise|
Annual financial resultsIn 2018, BRT Apartments annual turnover climbed an outstanding 13.11% to $119.64 M dollars from $105.77 marked in 2017. When comparing 2018 vs 2017, on the other hand, 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 earnings $25.50 million USD. When comparing this TTM figures with the last reported annuality, we can review BRT Apartments business evolution since September 2018: Annual revenues up to December, compared to lastest yearly report, gained a slightly fine 2.58%. However, profit margin (net income/sales) stayed steady at 19.87%.
|2013||$43 M||-||$4.24 M9.8%||-|
|2014||$66 M||53.30%||$-9.45 M-14.2%||-322.97%|
|2015||$82 M||24.25%||$-2.39 M-2.9%||-74.74%|
|2016||$94 M||14.26%||$31 M33.2%||-1,410.26%|
|2017||$106 M||12.21%||$14 M12.9%||-56.53%|
|2018||$120 M||13.11%||$24 M19.9%||74.80%|
|TTM||$123 M||2.58%||$25 M20.8%||7.24%|
Quarterly financial resultsBRT Apartments reported $31.44 million in sales for 2018-Q4, a -0.13% decline compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter earnings marked $8.07 M with a profit margin of 25.68%. Profit margin skyrocketed a 35.56% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was -9.88%. When comparing turnover to same quarter last year, BRT Apartments sales marked a brilliant increase and boosted a 10.90%.
|2017-Q1||$25 M||-||$-4 M-17.0%||-|
|2017-Q2||$27 M||7.94%||$-3 M-12.7%||-19.62%|
|2017-Q3||$28 M||6.00%||$5 M19.2%||-260.62%|
|2017-Q4||$28 M||-0.13%||$6 M22.4%||16.30%|
|2018-Q1||$30 M||4.59%||$25 M85.1%||297.13%|
|2018-Q2||$30 M||1.70%||$-5 M-15.6%||-118.59%|
|2018-Q3||$31 M||4.40%||$-3 M-9.9%||-33.65%|
|2018-Q4||$31 M||-0.13%||$8 M25.7%||-359.50%|
BRT Apartments ownershipWhen you are planning to invest in a company, it's worth to have a look its ownership structure.
Management staff in all public traded companies that hold equity is required to report every transaction to the SEC. For BRT Apartments, 21.88% of all outstanding shares are owned by its staff.
In case of BRT Apartments stock, 54.21% 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.
For a better understanding, the following table shows ownership data compared to other related stocks:
|Market cap||$273.0 M||$623.5 M||$30.0 B||$1.9 B||$15.8 B|
|Total shares||16.1 M||45.8 M||139.7 M||90.6 M||114.1 M|
|Float shares||10.0 M||45.3 M||138.9 M||82.8 M||113.3 M|
|- Institutional holdings (%)||54.2%||60.8%||95.0%||100.4%||95.2%|
|- Insider holdings (%)||21.9%||1.1%||0.3%||8.8%||0.7%|
|Shares in short selling||0.0%||0.0%||0.0%||0.0%||0.0%|
|Friday, November 15th, 2019|
|Day range||$16.83 - $17.30|
|Average true range||$0.42|
|50d mov avg||$15.66|
|100d mov avg||$14.62|
|200d mov avg||$13.86|
BRT Apartments performanceTo better understand BRT Apartments performance you must compare its gains with other related stocks in same sector or industry. We picked Preferred Apartment Communities, AvalonBay Communities, Mack-Cali Realty and Mid-America Apartment Communities as the bechmarking frame for BRT Apartments stock.