Here Are the Facts You Need to Understand SPG

With gains of 2.8%, Simon Property was one of the winners on Wall Street today. Its shares are now trading at $119.12 and have logged a 1.0% daily outperformance of the S&P 500. Don't join the feeding frenzy before checking some basic facts about this stock:

  • Simon Property has moved 6.0% over the last year, and the S&P 500 logged a change of 16.0%

  • SPG has an average analyst rating of buy and is -7.71% away from its mean target price of $129.07 per share

  • Its trailing earnings per share (EPS) is $6.74

  • Simon Property has a trailing 12 month Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 17.7 while the S&P 500 average is 15.97

  • Its forward earnings per share (EPS) is $6.36 and its forward P/E ratio is 18.7

  • The company has a Price to Book (P/B) ratio of 13.35 in contrast to the S&P 500's average ratio of 2.95

  • Simon Property is part of the Real Estate sector, which has an average P/E ratio of 24.81 and an average P/B of 2.24

  • SPG has reported YOY quarterly earnings growth of 10.3% and gross profit margins of 0.8%

  • Simon is a real estate investment trust engaged in the ownership of premier shopping, dining, entertainment and mixed-use destinations and an S&P 100 company (Simon Property Group, NYSE: SPG). Our properties across North America, Europe and Asia provide community gathering places for millions of people every day and generate billions in annual sales.

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