UBA stock: buy or sell?

UBA stock price: $24.00 -1.52% At close on January 24th, 2020

Updated on:
January 24th, 2020


Urstadt Biddle Properties declined a tragic -1.52% and closed at $24.00.

Urstadt Biddle Properties Inc. is a self-administered equity real estate investment trust which owns or has equity interests in 81 properties containing approximately 5.

Should I buy UBA 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 Stocks2.com, we like to 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 Urstadt Biddle Properties stock situation right now, therefore 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 is not a selling recommendation at all, just it's not the best moment to buy if you follow any of these trading strategies.

Is Urstadt Biddle Properties stock a buy?

Financial institutions and banks publish stock ratings everyday. Unfortunately, we couldn't find any rating for UBA stock for the last month.

UBA stock analysis

Daily outlook

Urstadt Biddle Properties shares declined -1.52% to $24.00 yesterday.

Urstadt Biddle Properties declined a tragic -1.52% and closed at $24.00. UBA is retaking the upward trend marking a new rising bottom heading to break out over $24.54. On September, SMA50d and SMA100d crossed up triggering a rise of 3.18%. Since September when UBA stock price broke up the SMA100d line, it gained $3.23 (15.55%). On January/2, UBA hit new all time highs, pushing higher previous ATH of $24.60 recorded on December/31. New ATHs are usual entry points for many trading setups as there aren't higher resistences.

UBA stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

Urstadt Biddle Properties shares depreciated -0.79% this week, ending at $24.00.

If you observe the weekly chart, price is in a simple uptrend, tested $23.76 level and now climbing back aiming its last top at $24.60. Not so far away is the last price record Urstadt Biddle Properties marked late December 2019. Since late August 2019 when UBA stock price broke up the SMA40w line, it gained $3.74 (18.46%). Late April 2019, SMA20w and SMA40w crossed up triggering a rise of 19.94%.

UBA stock chart (weekly)

UBA stock price history

UBA stock went public on August 17th, 1998 with a price of $2.331. Since then, UBA stock grew a 930.00%, with an average of 44.30% per year. If you had invested $1,000 in UBA stock in 1998, it would worth $9,300.00 today.

1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.

UBA stock historical price chart

UBA stock reached all-time highs on January 2nd with a price of $24.60.

UBA 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' UBA 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 found any price target for Urstadt Biddle Properties stock by any trusted analyst.

Financials and fundamental analysis

Earnings date and Earnings per Share

Urstadt Biddle Properties presented slightly good results for 2019-Q1 on March. Urstadt Biddle Properties stepped up Earnings per Share (EPS) by 5.90%, beating experts estimates of $0.34. Urstadt Biddle Properties posted $0.36.
UBA earnings date and EPS evolution
QuarterReporting dateEstimated EPSActual EPSSurprise

Annual financial results

Compared to 2017, last anual revenues report draw a great increase of 10.00% to $122.02 M dollars. When comparing 2018 vs 2017, nevertheless, profit margin (that is, the net income divided by revenues) plummed a -17.01% to 30.70%.

Urstadt Biddle Properties presents anual results in October, and to evaluate 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, Urstadt Biddle Properties TTM sales up to January 2019 were $123.78 and earnings $38.40 million USD. If we compare this TTM figures with the last reported annuality, we can esteem Urstadt Biddle Properties business evolution since October 2018: Annual sales up to January, compared to lastest yearly report, gained a slightly fine 1.44%. Regarding profit margin, Urstadt Biddle Properties stayed stable 0.32% to 30.70%

UBA annual Sales and Income evolution
2013$95 M-$24 M25.5%-
2014$103 M8.07%$51 M49.3%108.70%
2014$92 M-10.23%$65 M70.6%28.73%
2015$116 M25.48%$29 M25.0%-55.66%
2015$102 M-11.81%$49 M48.3%70.52%
2016$117 M14.58%$34 M28.8%-31.55%
2016$104 M-11.03%$34 M32.4%-0.01%
2017$124 M18.96%$53 M42.8%56.99%
2017$111 M-10.38%$53 M47.7%0.01%
2018$122 M10.00%$37 M30.7%-29.22%
TTM $124 M1.44%$38 M31.0%2.49%

Quarterly financial results

Urstadt Biddle Properties reported $31.41 M in revenues for 2019-Q1, a 7.76% improvement compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter earnings marked $8.92 M with a profit margin of 28.39%. Profit margin stayed constant a 0.32% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 28.07%. When comparing sales to same quarter last year, Urstadt Biddle Properties sales marked a good gain and jumped a 5.93%.
UBA quarterly Sales and Income evolution
2017-Q2$30 M-$28 M92.0%-
2017-Q3$32 M6.09%$10 M30.2%-65.20%
2017-Q4$42 M31.54%$9 M20.6%-10.20%
2018-Q1$30 M-29.33%$8 M26.9%-7.68%
2018-Q2$34 M13.82%$13 M37.5%58.57%
2018-Q3$29 M-12.67%$9 M29.3%-31.74%
2018-Q4$29 M-1.11%$8 M28.1%-5.33%
2019-Q1$31 M7.76%$9 M28.4%9.00%

Urstadt Biddle Properties ownership

When you are planning to buy shares of a company, it's worth to review its ownership structure.

Urstadt Biddle Properties shares owned by insiders (that is, founders, CEO, CTO, main executives or other management staff) currently counts a 2.18% of all shares.

Bearish positions for UBA stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.

For a better understanding, the next table shows ownership data compared to other related companies:

Market cap$717.4 M
Total shares29.9 M
Float shares31.5 M
  - Institutional holdings (%)82.5%
  - Insider holdings (%)2.2%
Shares in short selling0.0%

UBA summary

Friday, January 24th, 2020
Day range$23.93 - $24.44
Previous close$24.37
Session gain-1.52%
Average true range$0.37
50d mov avg$23.96
100d mov avg$23.63
200d mov avg$22.25
Daily patternlb02a
Weekly pattern lb01a

Urstadt Biddle Properties performance

Performance as an absolute value is never valid if it's not benchmarked against competitors or related stocks in the industry. We compared Urstadt Biddle Properties against in the following table:
UBAUrstadt Biddle Pr...2.74%15.38%22.89%

Urstadt Biddle Properties competitors

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