UBP stock: buy or sell?

UBP stock price: $19.40 1.41% At close on December 2nd, 2019

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December 2nd, 2019

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Urstadt Biddle Properties shares touched new all time highs again on Monday, setting highs to $19.53. Shares ended at $19.40 and gained 1.41%.

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 UBP stock?

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Currently, 2 buy setups are elegible for Urstadt Biddle Properties stock now:

Buy setupElegible
New all-time highYes
New 52 week highYes
Price crossing up 200d MANo
100d MA crossing up 200d MANo

Is Urstadt Biddle Properties stock a buy?

Financial institutions and banks post stock ratings everyday. Unfortunately, we couldn't find any rating for UBP stock for the last 30 days.

UBP stock analysis

Daily outlook

Urstadt Biddle Properties shares set new all time highs back again on Monday, marking to $19.53. Shares closed at $19.40 and gained 1.41%.

Urstadt Biddle Properties gained 1.41% on Monday to $19.40 after topping to all time highs on Monday. Since August when UBP stock price broke up the SMA200d line, it gained $3.21 (19.83%). Since June when SMA100d and SMA200d crossed up, UBP price gained $2.88 per share (17.43%).

UBP stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

Urstadt Biddle Properties shares peaked new all time highs back again this week, setting highs to $19.53. Shares ended at $19.40 and grew 1.41% during the week.

Price pattern shows an uptrend with two rising tops and bottoms, and now finally trading above the $19.15 resistance. Early August UBP price bounced up over the SMA of 40 weeks that acted as support stopping new slides. Since SMA20d and SMA40w crossed up by mid May, UBP price climbed $1.89 per share (10.79%).

UBP stock chart (weekly)

UBP stock price history

UBP IPO was on March 17th, 1980 at $0.00 per share1. Since then, UBP stock surged a inf%, with an average of inf% per year. If you had invested $1,000 in UBP stock in 1980, it would worth $inf today.

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

UBP stock historical price chart

UBP stock reached all-time highs on Monday with a price of $19.53.

UBP stock price target

Predicting the price evolution of a stock or any financial instrument in a reliable and repeatable way is probably impossible. However, many stock price predictions are published every day by banks, financial institutions and independent analysts. You should not follow the analysts' UBP 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 found any price target for Urstadt Biddle Properties stock by any trusted analyst.

Financials and fundamental analysis

Earnings date and Earnings per Share

After publishing its last earnings report on March, Urstadt Biddle Properties . Unfortunately, reported EPS is not yet available in our database.
UBP earnings date and EPS evolution
QuarterReporting dateEstimated EPSActual EPSSurprise
2017-Q2-n/an/an/a
2017-Q3-n/an/an/a
2017-Q4-n/an/an/a
2018-Q12018-03-09n/a0.33n/a
2018-Q22018-06-08n/a0.45n/a
2018-Q32018-09-07n/a0.35n/a
2018-Q42018-12-14n/a0.33n/a
2019-Q12019-03-08n/a0.36n/a
2019-Q2-n/an/an/a
2019-Q3-n/an/an/a

Annual financial results

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

To have an updated picture of the financial situation of Urstadt Biddle Properties, we have calculated the trailing twelve month (TTM) sales and income figures. TTM values are the sum of the last 4 quarters and aproximate to an annual fiscal report ending in 2019-Q1 that can be compared to 2018 fiscal year results. Annual Urstadt Biddle Properties TTM sales up to January 2019 were $123.78 and earnings were $38.40 M USD. If we compare this TTM figures with the last reported annuality, we can review Urstadt Biddle Properties business evolution since October 2018: Annual revenues 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%

UBP annual Sales and Income evolution
YearSalesYoYIncome/(margin)YoY
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 posted $31.41 M in revenues for 2019-Q1, a 7.76% up compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter income marked $8.92 million with a profit margin of 28.39%. Profit margin remained constant a 0.32% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 28.07%. When comparing turnover to same quarter last year, Urstadt Biddle Properties sales marked a fine increase and soared a 5.93%.
UBP quarterly Sales and Income evolution
QuarterSales1QoQ2Income1/(margin)QoQ2
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 invest in shares of a stock, it's always 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 Urstadt Biddle Properties, 77.38% of all outstanding shares are owned by its staff.

In case of Urstadt Biddle Properties stock, 8.27% of its shares are held by institutions (mutual funds, pension funds, big banks and other large financial institutions). Bearish positions for UBP stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.

The following table compares ownership indicators for other stocks related to Urstadt Biddle Properties:

UBPCHMIINNSPG
Market cap$193.2 M$246.7 M$1.3 B$45.5 B
Total shares10.0 M16.9 M105.2 M306.9 M
Float shares31.5 M15.7 M102.9 M304.5 M
  - Institutional holdings (%)8.3%60.6%102.2%98.8%
  - Insider holdings (%)77.4%7.0%2.3%0.5%
Shares in short selling0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%

UBP summary

Monday, December 2nd, 2019
Open$19.39
Close$19.40
Day range$19.26 - $19.53
Previous close$19.13
Session gain1.41%
Average true range$0.35
50d mov avg$18.46
100d mov avg$17.49
200d mov avg$16.77
Daily pattern
Weekly pattern lb02c

Urstadt Biddle Properties performance

Stocks performance is always measured in comparision to the market or competitors and related stocks in the same industry. For Urstadt Biddle Properties, the benchmark is made against Cherry Hill Mortgage Investment, Summit Hotel Properties and Simon Property.
Stock3m6m12m
UBPUrstadt Biddle Pr...7.48%15.68%21.40%
CHMICherry Hill Mortg...17.36%-5.81%-12.52%
INNSummit Hotel Prop...9.58%8.90%18.83%
SPGSimon Property-0.64%-6.74%-17.26%

Urstadt Biddle Properties competitors

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