STAG Industrial Inc. [NYSE: STAG] closed the trading session at $33.17 on 08/05/20. The day’s price range saw the stock hit a low of $32.5901, while the highest price level was $33.25. The company report on August 5, 2020 that STAG Industrial Signs One Million Square Foot Full Building Lease At Hampstead, MD Facility.
STAG Industrial, Inc. (the “Company”) (NYSE:STAG) announced today that it has signed a five and a half year lease for a total of 1 million square feet to a global leader in book publishing at a warehouse distribution facility located in Hampstead, MD. The lease was effective August 1, 2020, resulting in no downtime, has five months of free rent, minimal tenant improvements, and annual escalators of 3%.
“We are pleased to announce this leasing achievement as it exemplifies the quality of our portfolio and our operational capabilities,” said Ben Butcher, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. “This transaction significantly outperformed our expectation.”.
The stocks have a year to date performance of 5.07 percent and weekly performance of 1.22 percent. The stock has been moved at 2.28 percent over the last six months. The stock has performed 14.58 percent around the most recent 30 days and changed 32.79 percent over the most recent 3-months.
If compared to the average trading volume of 1.31M shares, STAG reached to a volume of 1968556 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
Here’s what leading stock market gurus have to say about STAG Industrial Inc. [STAG]:
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for STAG shares is $32.00 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on STAG stock is a recommendation set at 2.10. 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 STAG Industrial Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Neutral, with their previous recommendation back on February 27, 2020. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, RBC Capital Mkts raised their target price from $33 to $34. The new note on the price target was released on December 18, 2019, representing the official price target for STAG Industrial Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise from $33 to $34, while JP Morgan kept a Overweight rating on STAG stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for STAG Industrial Inc. is set at 0.75, with the Price to Sales ratio for STAG stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 11.07. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 2.10, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 0.68. Price to Free Cash Flow for STAG in the course of the last twelve months was 86.87.
STAG stock trade performance evaluation
STAG Industrial Inc. [STAG] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 1.22. With this latest performance, STAG shares gained by 14.58% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 2.28% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 15.41% 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 STAG stock in for the last two-week period is set at 71.44, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 79.89, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 68.63 for STAG Industrial Inc. [STAG]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 29.56, while it was recorded at 32.80 for the last single week of trading, and 28.86 for the last 200 days.
STAG Industrial Inc. [STAG]: An insightful look at the core fundamentals
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and STAG Industrial Inc. [STAG] shares currently have an operating margin of +12.81 and a Gross Margin at +35.74. STAG Industrial Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +11.85.
Return on Total Capital for STAG is now 1.51, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 1.42. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 2.50, with Return on Assets sitting at 1.35. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, STAG Industrial Inc. [STAG] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 72.09. Additionally, STAG Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 41.89, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 39.91. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 74.40, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 41.83.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, STAG Industrial Inc. [STAG] managed to generate an average of $680,097 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 35.73 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.11.
Earnings per share (EPS) analysis for STAG Industrial Inc. [STAG] stock
With the latest financial reports released by the company, STAG Industrial Inc. posted 0.07/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 0.09/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company fail the estimates by a Surprise Factor of -22.20%. 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 STAG. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for STAG Industrial Inc. go to 7.00%.
STAG Industrial Inc. [STAG]: Insider Ownership positions
There are presently around $4,553 million, or 94.40% of STAG stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of STAG stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 19,873,710, which is approximately 3.281% of the company’s market cap and around 0.10% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 16,032,851 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $531.81 million in STAG stocks shares; and NUVEEN ASSET MANAGEMENT, LLC, currently with $233.77 million in STAG stock with ownership of nearly 21.638% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in STAG Industrial Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of July and at the time of the July reporting period, where 175 institutional holders increased their position in STAG Industrial Inc. [NYSE:STAG] by around 22,622,459 shares. Additionally, 147 investors decreased positions by around 9,731,157 shares, while 37 investors held positions by with 104,898,945 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 137,252,561 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. STAG stock had 38 new institutional investments in for a total of 4,645,945 shares, while 56 institutional investors sold positions of 2,708,275 shares during the same period.