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EastGroup Properties Stock Forecast, Price & News

+2.59 (+1.88 %)
(As of 11/27/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $140.59
50-Day Range
MA: $140.00
52-Week Range
Now: $140.59
Volume135,604 shs
Average Volume257,977 shs
Market Capitalization$5.56 billion
P/E Ratio45.35
Dividend Yield2.29%
EastGroup Properties, Inc. (NYSE: EGP), an S&P MidCap 400 company, is a self-administered equity real estate investment trust focused on the development, acquisition and operation of industrial properties in major Sunbelt markets throughout the United States with an emphasis in the states of Florida, Texas, Arizona, California and North Carolina. The Company's goal is to maximize shareholder value by being a leading provider in its markets of functional, flexible and quality business distribution space for location sensitive customers (primarily in the 15,000 to 70,000 square foot range). The Company's strategy for growth is based on ownership of premier distribution facilities generally clustered near major transportation features in supply-constrained submarkets. EastGroup's portfolio, including development projects and value-add acquisitions in lease-up and under construction, currently includes approximately 45.7 million square feet.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 1.1Community Rank: 2.3Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.80 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Real estate investment trusts
Sub-IndustryIndustrial REITs



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$331.39 million
Cash Flow$5.59 per share
Book Value$31.46 per share


Net Income$121.66 million


Market Cap$5.56 billion
Next Earnings Date2/4/2021 (Estimated)
+2.59 (+1.88 %)
(As of 11/27/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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EastGroup Properties (NYSE:EGP) Frequently Asked Questions

How has EastGroup Properties' stock been impacted by Coronavirus?

EastGroup Properties' stock was trading at $107.15 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, EGP stock has increased by 31.2% and is now trading at $140.59.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of EastGroup Properties?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for EastGroup Properties in the last year. There are currently 7 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than EastGroup Properties?

Wall Street analysts have given EastGroup Properties a "Hold" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's winning trading ideas this year have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but EastGroup Properties wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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When is EastGroup Properties' next earnings date?

EastGroup Properties is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 4th 2021.
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How were EastGroup Properties' earnings last quarter?

EastGroup Properties, Inc. (NYSE:EGP) announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October, 27th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.62 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.33 by $0.71. EastGroup Properties had a net margin of 33.84% and a return on equity of 9.94%.
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How often does EastGroup Properties pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for EastGroup Properties?

EastGroup Properties declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, September 1st. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, September 30th will be given a dividend of $0.79 per share on Thursday, October 15th. This represents a $3.16 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.25%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, September 29th. This is a positive change from EastGroup Properties's previous quarterly dividend of $0.75.
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What guidance has EastGroup Properties issued on next quarter's earnings?

EastGroup Properties issued an update on its FY20 earnings guidance on Tuesday, October, 27th. The company provided EPS guidance of $5.33-5.37 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $5.30.

What price target have analysts set for EGP?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price targets for EastGroup Properties' shares. Their forecasts range from $108.00 to $145.00. On average, they expect EastGroup Properties' stock price to reach $133.63 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 5.0%.
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Are investors shorting EastGroup Properties?

EastGroup Properties saw a increase in short interest in the month of October. As of October 15th, there was short interest totaling 620,300 shares, an increase of 16.1% from the September 30th total of 534,300 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 211,800 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.9 days.
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Who are some of EastGroup Properties' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of EastGroup Properties own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other EastGroup Properties investors own include Realty Income (O), Digital Realty Trust (DLR), AbbVie (ABBV), Intel (INTC), Raytheon Technologies (RTX), AT&T (T), Crown Castle International (CCI), The Walt Disney (DIS), Essex Property Trust (ESS) and The Coca-Cola (KO).

Who are EastGroup Properties' key executives?

EastGroup Properties' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Marshall A. Loeb, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 58, Pay $2.05M)
  • Mr. Brent W. Wood, Exec. VP, CFO & Treasurer (Age 50, Pay $1.09M)
  • Mr. John F. Coleman, Exec. VP & Head of Eastern Regional (Age 60, Pay $982.78k)
  • Mr. R. Reid Dunbar, Sr. VP & Head of Texas Region (Age 44, Pay $753.92k)
  • Mr. Ryan M. Collins, Sr. VP & Head of Western Region (Age 39, Pay $621.11k)
  • Ms. Staci H. Tyler CPA, Sr. VP, Chief Accounting Officer & Sec. (Age 39)
  • Ms. Wendi Powers, Investor Relations
  • Shelby Trusty, Director of HR
  • Mr. Brian Laird CPA, VP of Information Technology
  • Mr. Michael P. Sacco, VP of the Western Regional Office

What is EastGroup Properties' stock symbol?

EastGroup Properties trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "EGP."

Who are EastGroup Properties' major shareholders?

EastGroup Properties' stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (13.66%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (6.13%), State Street Corp (5.01%), Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. (1.57%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (1.29%) and Aew Capital Management L P (1.27%). Company insiders that own EastGroup Properties stock include Brent Wood, David H Hoster II, H C Bailey Jr and John F Coleman.
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Which major investors are selling EastGroup Properties stock?

EGP stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., State Street Corp, Morgan Stanley, Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc., Principal Financial Group Inc., The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company, Magnolia Capital Advisors LLC, and Ziegler Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold EastGroup Properties company stock in the last year include H C Bailey Jr, and John F Coleman.
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Which major investors are buying EastGroup Properties stock?

EGP stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Aew Capital Management L P, Sei Investments Co., Carlson Capital L P, Hill Winds Capital LP, Employees Retirement System of Texas, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, Pacer Advisors Inc., and UBS Asset Management Americas Inc..
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How do I buy shares of EastGroup Properties?

Shares of EGP can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is EastGroup Properties' stock price today?

One share of EGP stock can currently be purchased for approximately $140.59.

How big of a company is EastGroup Properties?

EastGroup Properties has a market capitalization of $5.56 billion and generates $331.39 million in revenue each year. The real estate investment trust earns $121.66 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.98 on an earnings per share basis. EastGroup Properties employs 75 workers across the globe.

What is EastGroup Properties' official website?

The official website for EastGroup Properties is www.eastgroup.net.

How can I contact EastGroup Properties?

EastGroup Properties' mailing address is 400 W PARKWAY PLACE SUITE 100, RIDGELAND MS, 39157. The real estate investment trust can be reached via phone at 601-354-3555 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 11/28/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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