Prologis Inc. [NYSE: PLD] loss -1.39% or -1.41 points to close at $99.99 with a heavy trading volume of 2273627 shares. The company report on November 17, 2020 that Prologis to Participate in REITWorld 2020: NAREIT’s Virtual Investor Conference.
Prologis, Inc. (NYSE: PLD), the global leader in logistics real estate, today announced that Thomas S. Olinger, chief financial officer, will present at REITWorld 2020: NAREIT’s Virtual Investor Conference.
The 30-minute presentation will begin at 3:45 p.m. ET/12:45 p.m. PT on Tuesday, November 17. In order to register for the conference and access the live presentation, please click here. Registration is complimentary for all attendees. For an updated Investor Presentation, please click here.
It opened the trading session at $101.02, the shares rose to $101.60 and dropped to $99.705, the range by which the price of stock traded the whole day. The daily chart for PLD points out that the company has recorded 14.21% gains over the past six months. However, it is still -67.15% lower than its most recent low trading price.
If we look at the average trading volume of 2.42M shares, PLD reached to a volume of 2273627 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
Here is what top equities market gurus are saying about Prologis Inc. [PLD]:
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for PLD shares is $114.35 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on PLD stock is a recommendation set at 1.90. 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.
UBS have made an estimate for Prologis Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Buy, with their previous recommendation back on October 16, 2020. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Goldman raised their target price to Buy. The new note on the price target was released on September 29, 2020, representing the official price target for Prologis Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $106, while Evercore ISI analysts kept a In-line rating on PLD stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Prologis Inc. is set at 2.92, with the Price to Sales ratio for PLD stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 17.64. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 2.30, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 1.28. Price to Free Cash Flow for PLD in the course of the last twelve months was 62.07.
Trading performance analysis for PLD stock
Prologis Inc. [PLD] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -2.56. With this latest performance, PLD shares dropped by -2.59% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 14.21% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 9.22% 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 PLD stock in for the last two-week period is set at 46.12, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 40.18, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 45.86 for Prologis Inc. [PLD]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 102.14, while it was recorded at 102.48 for the last single week of trading, and 94.25 for the last 200 days.
Prologis Inc. [PLD]: A deeper dive into fundamental analysis
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Prologis Inc. [PLD] shares currently have an operating margin of +22.58 and a Gross Margin at +38.19. Prologis Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +47.23.
Return on Total Capital for PLD is now 2.00, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 4.66. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 7.00, with Return on Assets sitting at 4.01. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Prologis Inc. [PLD] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 54.64. Additionally, PLD Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 35.33, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 30.92. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 52.24, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 33.68.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Prologis Inc. [PLD] managed to generate an average of $918,784 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 13.83 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.08.
Prologis Inc. [PLD]: An earnings per share (EPS) analysis
With the latest financial reports released by the company, Prologis Inc. posted 0.59/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 0.38/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 55.30%. 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 PLD. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Prologis Inc. go to -6.05%.
An analysis of insider ownership at Prologis Inc. [PLD]
There are presently around $71,153 million, or 98.20% of PLD stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of PLD stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 93,944,751, which is approximately -2.446% of the company’s market cap and around 0.52% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 74,573,539 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $7.46 billion in PLD stocks shares; and STATE STREET CORP, currently with $4.3 billion in PLD stock with ownership of nearly -7.668% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in Prologis Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of October and at the time of the October reporting period, where 496 institutional holders increased their position in Prologis Inc. [NYSE:PLD] by around 28,916,837 shares. Additionally, 388 investors decreased positions by around 27,842,854 shares, while 118 investors held positions by with 654,842,788 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 711,602,479 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. PLD stock had 109 new institutional investments in for a total of 3,228,793 shares, while 57 institutional investors sold positions of 1,457,253 shares during the same period.