Market cap of KKR Real Estate Finance Trust Inc. [KREF] reaches 976.99M – now what?

KKR Real Estate Finance Trust Inc. [NYSE: KREF] price surged by 3.20 percent to reach at $0.54. A sum of 354265 shares traded at recent session while its average daily volume was at 659.92K shares. KKR Real Estate Finance Trust Inc. shares reached a high of $17.56 and dropped to a low of $16.74 until finishing in the latest session at $17.44.

The one-year KREF stock forecast points to a potential upside of 7.63. The average equity rating for KREF stock is currently 2.20, trading closer to a bullish pattern in the stock market.

Guru’s Opinion on KKR Real Estate Finance Trust Inc. [KREF]:

Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for KREF shares is $18.88 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on KREF stock is a recommendation set at 2.20. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.

Citigroup have made an estimate for KKR Real Estate Finance Trust Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Buy, with their previous recommendation back on March 26, 2020. The new note on the price target was released on December 02, 2019, representing the official price target for KKR Real Estate Finance Trust Inc. stock.

The Average True Range (ATR) for KKR Real Estate Finance Trust Inc. is set at 0.83, with the Price to Sales ratio for KREF stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 3.45. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 0.97, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 6.60.

KREF Stock Performance Analysis:

KKR Real Estate Finance Trust Inc. [KREF] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -1.19. With this latest performance, KREF shares gained by 7.85% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -15.63% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -13.23% in the past year of trading.

Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for KREF stock in for the last two-week period is set at 55.05, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 54.11, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 54.89 for KKR Real Estate Finance Trust Inc. [KREF]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 15.97, while it was recorded at 17.44 for the last single week of trading, and 18.38 for the last 200 days.

Insight into KKR Real Estate Finance Trust Inc. Fundamentals:

Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and KKR Real Estate Finance Trust Inc. [KREF] shares currently have an operating margin of +31.18 and a Gross Margin at +92.60. KKR Real Estate Finance Trust Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +32.62.

Return on Total Capital for KREF is now 1.71, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 2.02. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 7.97, with Return on Assets sitting at 1.75. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, KKR Real Estate Finance Trust Inc. [KREF] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 340.60. Additionally, KREF Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 77.30, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 75.68. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 271.80, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 61.59.

Receivables Turnover for the company is 16.98 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.05.


With the latest financial reports released by the company, KKR Real Estate Finance Trust Inc. posted 0.38/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 0.4/share.When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company fail the estimates by a Surprise Factor of -5.00%. The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for KREF. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for KKR Real Estate Finance Trust Inc. go to 17.30%.

KKR Real Estate Finance Trust Inc. [KREF] Insider Position Details

There are presently around $824 million, or 99.60% of KREF stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of KREF stocks are: KOHLBERG KRAVIS ROBERTS & CO. L.P. with ownership of 22,008,616, which is approximately 0% of the company’s market cap and around 1.10% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 4,581,588 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $77.43 million in KREF stocks shares; and NAN SHAN LIFE INSURANCE CO., LTD., currently with $59.15 million in KREF stock with ownership of nearly 0% of the company’s market capitalization.

Positions in KKR Real Estate Finance Trust Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of April and at the time of the April reporting period, where 78 institutional holders increased their position in KKR Real Estate Finance Trust Inc. [NYSE:KREF] by around 3,404,267 shares. Additionally, 62 investors decreased positions by around 3,598,384 shares, while 21 investors held positions by with 41,740,344 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 48,742,995 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. KREF stock had 32 new institutional investments in for a total of 1,098,602 shares, while 30 institutional investors sold positions of 1,591,076 shares during the same period.

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