UDR stock: buy or sell?

UDR stock price: $47.89 0.17% At close on December 6th, 2019

Updated on:
December 6th, 2019

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After crossing up the simple moving average line of 100d yesterday, UDR closed today at $47.89stable a 0.17%}. December/6 was the fourth green day in a row, soaring 2.31%.

Should I buy UDR stock?

Make a decision about when to buy or sell stocks is one of the hardest parts of being a trader or investor. That's why is so important to define your own trading strategy that matches with your character as inversor. At Stocks2.com, we use very simple but trusted and powerful trend following trading strategies. Simple things usually work the best.

Currently, UDR stock doesn't match any of these trading strategies, so our recommendation is not to buy.

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 UDR stock a buy?

Financial institutions and banks publish stock ratings everyday. At Stocks2.com, we detected 7 ratings published for UDR stock in the last month.

Is UDR a good stock to buy?
DateAnalyst / BrokerPrevious ratingCurrent rating
2019-9-6Morgan Stanleyn/aEqual Weight
2019-9-16Capital One FinancialEqual WeightOverweight
2019-8-13Wells Fargo & Con/aMarket Perform
2019-8-13Mizuhon/aBuy
2019-4-16Barclaysn/aHold
2019-3-25BMO Capital Marketsn/aHold
2019-3-11Goldman Sachs GroupNeutralSell

UDR stock analysis

Daily outlook

After crossing up the simple moving average line of 100d yesterday, UDR shares closed at $47.89 a 0.17%}.

After crossing up the simple moving average line of 100d yesterday, UDR shares closed at $47.89, stayed {constant a 0.17%}. On November/1, UDR hit new all time highs, pushing higher previous ATH of $50.59 recorded on Oct/31. New ATHs are usual entry points for many trading setups as there aren't higher resistences.

UDR stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

Shares of UDR remained stable an unpleasant -0.33% this week.

Observing the weekly chart, UDR marked an uptrend of rising tops and rising bottoms. Since its last top late October at $50.61, price slid and bounced up back from $46.95. Breaking down under $46.95 would cancel the current uptrend and it might test lower supports. Note that $50.61 might act as a resistance line. Not so far away is the last all-time high UDR marked late October. Since last week when UDR stock price broke up the SMA20w line, it gained $0.32 (0.67%).

UDR stock chart (weekly)

UDR stock price history

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

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

UDR stock historical price chart

UDR stock reached all-time highs on November/1 with a price of $50.61.

UDR stock price target is $47.70

Nobody can reliably foresee how stock prices may evolve in the future. However, banks and other financial institutions analysts, with the help of lots of data and algorithms do their best to predict the stock prices movement. 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 month we found 7 price forecasts for UDR stock:
UDR stock price predictions
DateAnalyst / BrokerActionPrevious targetCurrent targetDiff
2019-9-6Morgan StanleyRaises Target$48.00$51.006.3%
2019-9-16Capital One FinancialUpgrades$45.00$50.0011.1%
2019-8-13Wells Fargo & CoRaises Target$46.00$47.002.2%
2019-8-13MizuhoRaises Target$51.00$52.002%
2019-4-16BarclaysReiteratesn/a$46.00-
2019-3-25BMO Capital MarketsReiteratesn/a$49.00-
2019-3-11Goldman Sachs GroupDowngrades$43.00$39.00-9.3%
(in average)$46.60$47.702.0%
Moving in a range from $52.00 and $39.00, the price prediction for UDR stock is $47.70.

Financials and fundamental analysis

Earnings date and Earnings per Share

Since last February, when UDR posted its last earnings report, it . As soon as we get its posted EPS from the earnings report, we will extend this report.
UDR 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-Q12018-04-250.470.470.0%
2018-Q22018-07-300.480.492.1%
2018-Q32018-10-290.490.490.0%
2018-Q42019-02-120.490.52.0%
2019-Q1-n/an/an/a
2019-Q2-n/an/an/a
2019-Q3-n/an/an/a

Annual financial results

In 2018, UDR annual sales escalated a good 5.13% to $1,046.86 million dollars from $995.79 marked in 2017. In line, its profit margin (compared to sales) soared to 19.40%, that is $203.11 million.

UDR annual Sales and Income evolution
YearSalesYoYIncome/(margin)YoY
2013$756 M-$0.87 M0.1%-
2014$818 M8.18%$154 M18.9%17,639.54%
2015$895 M9.36%$340 M38.0%120.55%
2016$960 M7.29%$293 M30.5%-14.00%
2017$996 M3.74%$122 M12.2%-58.47%
2018$1,047 M5.13%$203 M19.4%67.09%

Quarterly financial results

UDR posted $267.67 M in sales for 2018-Q4, a 0.57% up compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter income marked $82.14 million with a profit margin of 30.69%. Profit margin boosted a 23.69% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 6.99%. When comparing turnover to same quarter last year, UDR sales marked a decent growth and rose a 5.85%. Looking back to recent quarterly results, UDR posted 6 negative quarters in a row.
UDR quarterly Sales and Income evolution
QuarterSales1QoQ2Income1/(margin)QoQ2
2017-Q2$248 M-$10 M4.1%-
2017-Q3$251 M1.33%$16 M6.5%59.35%
2017-Q4$253 M0.76%$69 M27.4%327.70%
2018-Q1$253 M0.17%$82 M32.3%18.07%
2018-Q2$260 M2.54%$21 M7.9%-74.80%
2018-Q3$266 M2.46%$19 M7.0%-9.66%
2018-Q4$268 M0.57%$82 M30.7%341.37%
2019-Q1$271 M1.12%$25 M9.1%-70.17%

UDR ownership

When you are planning to invest in shares of a company, it's always worth to overview its ownership structure.

Management staff in all public traded companies that hold equity is required to report every transaction to the SEC. For UDR, 1.23% of all outstanding shares are owned by its staff.

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

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

UDRAMHAVBEQRFGP
Market cap$14.0 B$7.9 B$30.2 B$31.4 B$53.4 M
Total shares293.1 M300.1 M139.7 M371.4 M97.2 M
Float shares289.7 M259.1 M138.9 M365.8 M69.7 M
  - Institutional holdings (%)98.8%89.8%95.0%94.1%6.8%
  - Insider holdings (%)1.2%14.0%0.3%1.9%28.5%
Shares in short selling0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%

UDR summary

Friday, December 6th, 2019
Open$47.82
Close$47.89
Day range$47.67 - $48.13
Previous close$47.81
Session gain0.17%
Average true range$0.64
50d mov avg$48.49
100d mov avg$47.70
200d mov avg$46.06
Daily pattern
Weekly pattern lb03a

UDR performance

Stocks performance is always measured in comparision to the market or competitors and related stocks in the same industry. We picked , AvalonBay Communities, , Ferrellgas Partners, Mid-America Apartment Communities and Martin Midstream Partners as the bechmarking frame for UDR stock.
Stock3m6m12m
UDR -1.44%5.30%16.32%
AMH4.56%6.72%26.93%
AVBAvalonBay Communi...0.80%4.82%18.06%
EQR-2.13%9.82%21.39%
FGPFerrellgas Partne...-24.66%-50.00%-48.11%
MAAMid-America Apart...5.40%16.63%36.90%
MMLPMartin Midstream ...10.38%-28.37%-59.11%

UDR competitors

We selected a few stocks to conform a list of UDR competitors to check if you are interested in investing in UDR: