UBA stock: buy or sell?
January 24th, 2020
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.
|New all-time high||No|
|New 52 week high||No|
|Price crossing up 200d MA||No|
|100d MA crossing up 200d MA||No|
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
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.
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 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 targetHow 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 ShareUrstadt 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.
|Quarter||Reporting date||Estimated EPS||Actual EPS||Surprise|
Annual financial resultsCompared 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%
|2013||$95 M||-||$24 M25.5%||-|
|2014||$103 M||8.07%||$51 M49.3%||108.70%|
|2014||$92 M||-10.23%||$65 M70.6%||28.73%|
|2015||$116 M||25.48%||$29 M25.0%||-55.66%|
|2015||$102 M||-11.81%||$49 M48.3%||70.52%|
|2016||$117 M||14.58%||$34 M28.8%||-31.55%|
|2016||$104 M||-11.03%||$34 M32.4%||-0.01%|
|2017||$124 M||18.96%||$53 M42.8%||56.99%|
|2017||$111 M||-10.38%||$53 M47.7%||0.01%|
|2018||$122 M||10.00%||$37 M30.7%||-29.22%|
|TTM||$124 M||1.44%||$38 M31.0%||2.49%|
Quarterly financial resultsUrstadt 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%.
|2017-Q2||$30 M||-||$28 M92.0%||-|
|2017-Q3||$32 M||6.09%||$10 M30.2%||-65.20%|
|2017-Q4||$42 M||31.54%||$9 M20.6%||-10.20%|
|2018-Q1||$30 M||-29.33%||$8 M26.9%||-7.68%|
|2018-Q2||$34 M||13.82%||$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 M||7.76%||$9 M28.4%||9.00%|
Urstadt Biddle Properties ownershipWhen 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 shares||29.9 M|
|Float shares||31.5 M|
|- Institutional holdings (%)||82.5%|
|- Insider holdings (%)||2.2%|
|Shares in short selling||0.0%|
|Friday, January 24th, 2020|
|Day range||$23.93 - $24.44|
|Average true range||$0.37|
|50d mov avg||$23.96|
|100d mov avg||$23.63|
|200d mov avg||$22.25|
Urstadt Biddle Properties performancePerformance 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%|