UBP stock: buy or sell?

UBP stock price: $17.89 -3.82% At close on February 24th, 2020

Updated on:
February 24th, 2020

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Urstadt Biddle Properties shares plummed -3.82% to $17.89 on Feb/24.

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?

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 define 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.

None of our preferred buy setups matches with Urstadt Biddle Properties 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 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 post stock ratings everyday. Unfortunately, we couldn't find any rating for UBP stock for the last month.

UBP stock analysis

Daily outlook

Shares of Urstadt Biddle Properties plummed a scary -3.82% and closed at $17.89.

Shares of Urstadt Biddle Properties plummed a scary -3.82% and closed at $17.89. UBP is soaring again after a 7.38% correction from its last top on Feb 5th at $19.25. Since August when UBP stock price broke up the SMA200d line, it gained $1.90 (11.88%). On December, UBP hit new all time highs, pushing higher previous ATH of $19.39 recorded on December. New ATHs are usual entry points for many trading setups as there aren't higher resistences. Since last September when SMA50d and SMA100d crossed up, UBP price slipped $-0.04 per share (-0.22%).

UBP stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

Urstadt Biddle Properties shares fell -3.82% this week, ending at $17.89. Late January UBP plummed a dreadful -8.57% in just one week. Early February UBP climbed an exceptional 6.87% in just one week.

Urstadt Biddle Properties is in a glaring downtrend, marking successive declining peaks and bottoms. Now is trading in between the - range. There is an opportunity to rebound and reverse this situation if price can hold above the level. Not so far away is the last all-time high Urstadt Biddle Properties marked late December 2019. Early February UBP price bounced up over the SMA of 40 weeks that acted as support stopping new slides. Since mid May 2019 when SMA20w and SMA40w crossed up, UBP price gained $0.60 per share (3.47%).

UBP stock chart (weekly)

UBP stock price history

UBP IPO was on March 17th, 1980 at $0.00 per share1. Since then, UBP stock grew a inf%, with a yearly average of inf%. If you had invested right after UBP's IPO a $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 December with a price of $19.62.

UBP stock price target

How much a stock will be priced tomorrow or next week is quite unpredictable However, financial institutions invest time and resources to provide the most accurated estimations to help investors to make their decisions. We do not recommend to follow these stock price predictions without a critical thinking from your side, as their accuracy is usually low. For the last 30 days we have not detected any price forecast for Urstadt Biddle Properties stock by any trusted analyst.

Financials and fundamental analysis

Earnings date and Earnings per Share

Since last March, when Urstadt Biddle Properties posted its last earnings report, it . 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

In 2018, Urstadt Biddle Properties annual sales escalated a brilliant 10.00% to $122.02 M USD from $110.94 marked in 2017. When comparing 2018 vs 2017, by contrast, 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 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, Urstadt Biddle Properties TTM sales up to January 2019 were $123.78 and earnings $38.40 million USD. When comparing 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, raised a slightly fine 1.44%. Regarding profit margin, Urstadt Biddle Properties remained constant 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 sales for 2019-Q1, a 7.76% up compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter earnings marked $8.92 M 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 rose 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 a stock, it's always worth to review 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, 77.58% of all outstanding shares are owned by its staff.

In case of Urstadt Biddle Properties stock, 7.51% 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:

UBP
Market cap$178.2 M
Total shares10.0 M
Float shares31.5 M
  - Institutional holdings (%)7.5%
  - Insider holdings (%)77.6%
Shares in short selling0.0%

UBP summary

Monday, February 24th, 2020
Open$18.60
Close$17.89
Day range$17.89 - $18.60
Previous close$18.60
Session gain-3.82%
Average true range$0.57
50d mov avg$18.67
100d mov avg$17.99
200d mov avg$17.11
Daily patternlb01a
Weekly pattern lt02a

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. For Urstadt Biddle Properties, the benchmark is made against .
Stock3m6m12m
UBPUrstadt Biddle Pr...-5.29%11.26%19.27%

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.