UDR stock: buy or sell?
August 19th, 2019
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Currently, 2 buy setups match with UDR stock right now:
|New all-time high||Yes|
|New 52 week high||Yes|
|Price crossing up 200d MA||No|
|100d MA crossing up 200d MA||No|
Is UDR stock a buy?
Banks and financial institutions post stock ratings everyday.At Stocks2.com, we gathered 5 ratings published for UDR stock in the last 30 days.
|Date||Analyst / Broker||Previous rating||Current rating|
|2019-8-13||Wells Fargo & Co||n/a||Market Perform|
|2019-3-25||BMO Capital Markets||n/a||Hold|
|2019-3-11||Goldman Sachs Group||Neutral||Sell|
UDR stock analysis
After topping to all time highs today, UDR appreciated 1.64% to $47.75.
UDR appreciated 1.64% today to $47.75 after marking all time highs today. UDR is trying to break out above $47.73 on August 12th after marking a new rising bottom. If it breaks this resistence it will show a sign of strength. On Aug/6 UDR price bounced up over the SMA of 100 days demonstrating to be a significant support for this stock.
UDR shares appreciated 1.64% this week and touched a new all time high at $47.87.
UDR shows a strong mid-term uptrend with several rising tops and rising bottoms. Since its last bottom late June, UDR climbed unceasignly breaking out to new all time highs. Early July UDR price bounced up over the SMA of 20 weeks that acted as support stopping new slides.
UDR stock price history
UDR stock went public on March 17th, 1980 with a price of $0.171. Since then, UDR stock grew a 27,988.20%, with a yearly average of 717.60%. If you had invested right after UDR's IPO a $1,000 in UDR stock in 1980, it would worth $279,882.00 today.
1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.
UDR stock historical price chart
UDR stock reached all-time highs today with a price of $47.87.
UDR stock price target is $46.60Predicting 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' UDR 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 found 5 price forecasts for UDR stock:
|Date||Analyst / Broker||Action||Previous target||Current target||Diff|
|2019-8-13||Wells Fargo & Co||Raises Target||$46.00||$47.00||2.2%|
|2019-3-25||BMO Capital Markets||Reiterates||n/a||$49.00||-|
|2019-3-11||Goldman Sachs Group||Downgrades||$43.00||$39.00||-9.3%|
Financials and fundamental analysis
Earnings date and Earnings per ShareOn February, UDR matched the expectations of the experts and posted an EPS of $0.50 per share. Unfortunately, reported EPS is not yet available in our database.
|Quarter||Reporting date||Estimated EPS||Actual EPS||Surprise|
Annual financial resultsCompared to 2017, last anual sales report draw a good growth of 5.13% to $1,046.86 million USD. When comparing 2018 vs 2017, aligned with this, profit margin (that is, the net income divided by revenues) rose a 7.19% to 19.40%.
|2013||$756 M||-||$0.87 M0.1%||-|
|2014||$818 M||8.18%||$154 M18.9%||17,639.54%|
|2015||$895 M||9.36%||$340 M38.0%||120.55%|
|2016||$960 M||7.29%||$293 M30.5%||-14.00%|
|2017||$996 M||3.74%||$122 M12.2%||-58.47%|
|2018||$1,047 M||5.13%||$203 M19.4%||67.09%|
Quarterly financial resultsUDR posted $267.67 million in revenues for 2018-Q4, a 0.57% up compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter earnings marked $82.14 million with a profit margin of 30.69%. Profit margin rocketed a 23.69% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 6.99%. When comparing sales to same quarter last year, UDR sales marked a beatiful increase and escalated a 5.85%. Looking back to recent quarterly results, UDR posted 6 positive quarters in a row.
|2017-Q2||$248 M||-||$10 M4.1%||-|
|2017-Q3||$251 M||1.33%||$16 M6.5%||59.35%|
|2017-Q4||$253 M||0.76%||$69 M27.4%||327.70%|
|2018-Q1||$253 M||0.17%||$82 M32.3%||18.07%|
|2018-Q2||$260 M||2.54%||$21 M7.9%||-74.80%|
|2018-Q3||$266 M||2.46%||$19 M7.0%||-9.66%|
|2018-Q4||$268 M||0.57%||$82 M30.7%||341.37%|
|2019-Q1||$271 M||1.12%||$25 M9.1%||-70.17%|
UDR ownershipWhen you are planning to invest in a stock, it's worth to review its ownership structure.
UDR shares owned by insiders (that is, founders, CEO, CTO, main executives or other management staff) currently counts a 1.23% of all shares.
Bearish positions for UDR stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.
For a better understanding, the following table shows ownership data compared to other related companies:
|Market cap||$13.4 B||$7.5 B||$29.0 B||$30.7 B||$70.9 M|
|Total shares||281.2 M||299.1 M||139.4 M||370.5 M||97.2 M|
|Float shares||281.8 M||258.8 M||138.8 M||365.1 M||69.7 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 selling||0.0%||0.0%||0.0%||0.0%||0.0%|
|Monday, August 19th, 2019|
|Day range||$46.90 - $47.87|
|Average true range||$1.12|
|50d mov avg||$45.99|
|100d mov avg||$45.22|
|200d mov avg||$43.40|
UDR performancePerformance as an absolute value is never valid if it's not benchmarked against competitors or related stocks in the industry. We compared UDR against , AvalonBay Communities, , Ferrellgas Partners, Mid-America Apartment Communities and Martin Midstream Partners in the following table:
|MMLPMartin Midstream ...||-43.64%||-64.59%||-60.76%|