UDR stock: buy or sell?

UDR stock price: $47.75 1.64% At close on August 19th, 2019

Updated on:
August 19th, 2019


UDR reached new all time highs back again today, marking to $47.87. Shares ended at $47.75 and appreciated 1.64%. With Monday, it's been 3 climbing days in a row, gaining $1.89 or 4.06%.

Should I buy UDR stock?

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Currently, 2 buy setups match with UDR stock right now:

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

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.

Is UDR a good stock to buy?
DateAnalyst / BrokerPrevious ratingCurrent rating
2019-8-13Wells Fargo & Con/aMarket Perform
2019-3-25BMO Capital Marketsn/aHold
2019-3-11Goldman Sachs GroupNeutralSell

UDR stock analysis

Daily outlook

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 stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

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 chart (weekly)

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 $46.60

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' 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:
UDR stock price predictions
DateAnalyst / BrokerActionPrevious targetCurrent targetDiff
2019-8-13Wells Fargo & CoRaises Target$46.00$47.002.2%
2019-8-13MizuhoRaises Target$51.00$52.002%
2019-3-25BMO Capital MarketsReiteratesn/a$49.00-
2019-3-11Goldman Sachs GroupDowngrades$43.00$39.00-9.3%
(in average)$46.70$46.600.0%
Moving in a range from $52.00 and $39.00, the price forecast for UDR stock is $46.60. In average, analysts' outlook on UDR price target is stable from previous estimations.

Financials and fundamental analysis

Earnings date and Earnings per Share

On 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.
UDR earnings date and EPS evolution
QuarterReporting dateEstimated EPSActual EPSSurprise

Annual financial results

Compared 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%.

UDR annual Sales and Income evolution
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 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.
UDR quarterly Sales and Income evolution
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 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 shares281.2 M299.1 M139.4 M370.5 M97.2 M
Float shares281.8 M258.8 M138.8 M365.1 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

Monday, August 19th, 2019
Day range$46.90 - $47.87
Previous close$46.98
Session gain1.64%
Average true range$1.12
50d mov avg$45.99
100d mov avg$45.22
200d mov avg$43.40
Daily patternlb02b
Weekly pattern lb03c

UDR performance

Performance 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:
UDR 6.16%8.01%24.03%
AVBAvalonBay Communi...1.95%7.57%17.32%
FGPFerrellgas Partne...-39.67%-47.10%-78.47%
MAAMid-America Apart...10.89%22.91%26.52%
MMLPMartin Midstream ...-43.64%-64.59%-60.76%

UDR competitors

One check before investing in any stock is to have a look a list of its competitors, in this case for UDR. We picked 6 companies as UDR competitors as they are in the same industry or have similar market objectives.