UDR Inc. [NYSE: UDR] price plunged by -2.64 percent to reach at -$0.87. The company report on October 20, 2020 that UDR Publishes Annual Corporate Responsibility Report.
UDR, Inc. (the “Company”) (NYSE: UDR), announced today the release of the Company’s 2020 Corporate Responsibility (“CR”) Report, which can be accessed on the Company’s redesigned Corporate Responsibility and Environmental, Social and Governance (“ESG”) website at https://www.udr.com/corporate-responsibility/. The report and website summarize the Company’s ESG achievements in 2019, show the Company’s progress towards its CR goals, outline its targets for further improvement during the next 3-5 years, introduce new ESG targets, and highlight the Company’s culture as well as support for associates and residents during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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“We believe that ESG and being a good corporate citizen is important, which is why we remain committed to consistently driving new ESG-related initiatives and further improving the transparency of our disclosures,” said Tom Toomey, UDR’s Chairman and CEO. “ESG influences and contributes to our day-to-day and long-term growth and risk mitigation strategies, both of which benefit our stakeholders in tangible ways such as better net operating income and cash flow growth, as well as intangible ways such as being part of a company that promotes strong corporate citizenry. Our innovative, adaptive culture, which is enabled by our diverse, dedicated group of Associates, continues to enhance UDR’s business and our commitment to ESG. Our work continues in 2020, and we look forward to reporting further progress on our initiatives.”.
A sum of 2179063 shares traded at recent session while its average daily volume was at 1.87M shares. UDR Inc. shares reached a high of $33.22 and dropped to a low of $32.13 until finishing in the latest session at $32.14.
The one-year UDR stock forecast points to a potential upside of 18.09. The average equity rating for UDR stock is currently 2.60, trading closer to a bullish pattern in the stock market.
Guru’s Opinion on UDR Inc. [UDR]:
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for UDR shares is $39.24 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on UDR stock is a recommendation set at 2.60. 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.
Robert W. Baird have made an estimate for UDR Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Outperform, with their previous recommendation back on September 15, 2020. The new note on the price target was released on August 27, 2020, representing the official price target for UDR Inc. stock. On July 27, 2020, analysts decreased their price target for UDR shares from 38 to 33.
The Average True Range (ATR) for UDR Inc. is set at 0.96, with the Price to Sales ratio for UDR stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 7.90. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 2.82, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 0.00. Price to Free Cash Flow for UDR in the course of the last twelve months was 40.10.
UDR Stock Performance Analysis:
UDR Inc. [UDR] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -9.57. With this latest performance, UDR shares dropped by -5.19% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -9.67% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -35.46% 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 UDR stock in for the last two-week period is set at 36.89, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 29.42, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 39.62 for UDR Inc. [UDR]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 34.32, while it was recorded at 33.45 for the last single week of trading, and 38.80 for the last 200 days.
Insight into UDR Inc. Fundamentals:
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and UDR Inc. [UDR] shares currently have an operating margin of +4.36 and a Gross Margin at +24.33. UDR Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +15.94.
Return on Total Capital for UDR is now 0.60, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 2.62. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 5.91, with Return on Assets sitting at 2.13. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, UDR Inc. [UDR] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 146.08. Additionally, UDR Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 59.36, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 50.91. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 135.34, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 54.24.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, UDR Inc. [UDR] managed to generate an average of $136,910 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 11.84 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.13.
UDR Stock EPS
With the latest financial reports released by the company, UDR Inc. posted 0.09/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 0.08/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 12.50%. 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 UDR.
UDR Inc. [UDR] Insider Position Details
There are presently around $9,706 million, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of UDR stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 48,157,056, which is approximately -2.805% of the company’s market cap and around 0.50% of the total institutional ownership; COHEN & STEERS, INC., holding 33,978,333 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $1.09 billion in UDR stocks shares; and BLACKROCK INC., currently with $1.07 billion in UDR stock with ownership of nearly -2.203% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in UDR Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of July and at the time of the July reporting period, where 188 institutional holders increased their position in UDR Inc. [NYSE:UDR] by around 22,688,910 shares. Additionally, 196 investors decreased positions by around 24,355,452 shares, while 58 investors held positions by with 246,978,104 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 294,022,466 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. UDR stock had 51 new institutional investments in for a total of 7,229,198 shares, while 42 institutional investors sold positions of 1,174,862 shares during the same period.