STORE Capital Corporation [NYSE: STOR] loss -1.62% or -0.58 points to close at $35.17 with a heavy trading volume of 1508613 shares. The company report on June 15, 2021 that STORE Capital Declares Second Quarter 2021 Dividend.
STORE Capital Corporation (NYSE: STOR), an internally managed net-lease real estate investment trust (REIT) that invests in Single Tenant Operational Real Estate, announced that it has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend on its common stock of $0.36 per share for the second quarter ending June 30, 2021. The dividend will be paid on July 15, 2021 to STORE Capital stockholders of record as of the close of business on June 30, 2021.
About STORE Capital.
It opened the trading session at $35.39, the shares rose to $35.57 and dropped to $34.965, the range by which the price of stock traded the whole day. The daily chart for STOR points out that the company has recorded 8.42% gains over the past six months. However, it is still -67.48% lower than its most recent low trading price.
If we look at the average trading volume of 1.47M shares, STOR reached to a volume of 1508613 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 STORE Capital Corporation [STOR]:
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for STOR shares is $36.71 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on STOR stock is a recommendation set at 2.40. 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.
Goldman have made an estimate for STORE Capital Corporation shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Neutral, with their previous recommendation back on January 22, 2021. The new note on the price target was released on December 17, 2020, representing the official price target for STORE Capital Corporation stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise from $24 to $36, while Wells Fargo kept a Overweight rating on STOR stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for STORE Capital Corporation is set at 0.70, with the Price to Sales ratio for STOR stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 13.60. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 1.84, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 0.54.
Trading performance analysis for STOR stock
STORE Capital Corporation [STOR] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 1.91. With this latest performance, STOR shares dropped by -3.01% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 8.42% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 57.71% 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 STOR stock in for the last two-week period is set at 49.96, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 48.47, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 50.83 for STORE Capital Corporation [STOR]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 34.91, while it was recorded at 35.62 for the last single week of trading, and 32.45 for the last 200 days.
STORE Capital Corporation [STOR]: A deeper dive into fundamental analysis
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and STORE Capital Corporation [STOR] shares currently have an operating margin of +30.22 and a Gross Margin at +37.37. STORE Capital Corporation’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +30.49.
Return on Total Capital for STOR is now 2.49, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 2.55. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 4.46, with Return on Assets sitting at 2.45. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, STORE Capital Corporation [STOR] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 74.99. Additionally, STOR Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 42.86, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 41.77. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 72.08, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 41.19.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, STORE Capital Corporation [STOR] managed to generate an average of $1,998,472 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 22.09 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.08.
STORE Capital Corporation [STOR]: An earnings per share (EPS) analysis
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 STOR. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for STORE Capital Corporation go to 6.09%.
An analysis of insider ownership at STORE Capital Corporation [STOR]
There are presently around $8,230 million, or 88.10% of STOR stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of STOR stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 34,792,256, which is approximately 4.057% of the company’s market cap and around 0.80% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 27,604,688 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $970.86 million in STOR stocks shares; and BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC, currently with $858.68 million in STOR stock with ownership of nearly 0% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in STORE Capital Corporation stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of August and at the time of the August reporting period, where 210 institutional holders increased their position in STORE Capital Corporation [NYSE:STOR] by around 11,176,677 shares. Additionally, 189 investors decreased positions by around 14,961,233 shares, while 69 investors held positions by with 207,873,695 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 234,011,605 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. STOR stock had 51 new institutional investments in for a total of 3,322,999 shares, while 44 institutional investors sold positions of 4,237,866 shares during the same period.