UDR (UDR) Edges Up 1.0%, But We're Concerned About Its High Multiples

UDR logged a 1.0% change during today's afternoon session, and is now trading at a price of $43.12 per share. The S&P 500 index moved 0.0%. UDR's trading volume is 846,846 compared to the stock's average volume of 2,233,257.

UDR trades -5.17% away from its average analyst target price of $45.47 per share. The 18 analysts following the stock have set target prices ranging from $41.0 to $50.0, and on average have given UDR a rating of buy.

Anyone interested in buying UDR should be aware of the facts below:

  • UDR's current price is 313.7% above its Graham number of $10.42, which implies that at its current valuation it does not offer a margin of safety

  • Based on its trailing earnings per share of 0.31, UDR has a trailing 12 month Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 139.1 while the S&P 500 average is 15.97

  • UDR has a forward P/E ratio of 71.9 based on its forward 12 month price to earnings (EPS) of $0.6 per share

  • The company has a price to earnings growth (PEG) ratio of -2.55 — a number near or below 1 signifying that UDR is fairly valued compared to its estimated growth potential

  • Its Price to Book (P/B) ratio is 3.66 compared to its sector average of 2.24

  • UDR, Inc. (NYSE: UDR), an S&P 500 company, is a leading multifamily real estate investment trust with a demonstrated performance history of delivering superior and dependable returns by successfully managing, buying, selling, developing and redeveloping attractive real estate communities in targeted U.

  • Based in Highlands Ranch, the company has 1,317 full time employees and a market cap of $23.7 Billion. UDR currently returns an annual dividend yield of 3.7%.

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