NYSE:EGP - Eastgroup Properties Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$98.58 +0.03 (+0.03 %)
(As of 11/14/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$98.55
Today's Range$98.46 - $99.58
52-Week Range$77.74 - $99.99
Volume147,700 shs
Average Volume209,826 shs
Market Capitalization$3.56 billion
P/E Ratio23.14
Dividend Yield2.92%
Beta0.65
EastGroup Properties, Inc. 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 50,000 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 in lease-up and under construction, currently includes approximately 40.6 million square feet.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Real estate investment trusts
Sub-IndustryIndustrial REITs
SectorFinance
Current SymbolNYSE:EGP
Previous Symbol
CUSIP27727610
Phone601-354-3555

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.25
Current RatioN/A
Quick RatioN/A

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio23.14
Forward P/E Ratio21.11
P/E Growth4.08

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$274.15 million
Price / Sales12.96
Cash Flow$4.8490 per share
Price / Cash20.33
Book Value$24.14 per share
Price / Book4.08

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$4.26
Net Income$83.18 million
Net Margins29.80%
Return on Equity10.69%
Return on Assets4.31%

Miscellaneous

Employees71
Outstanding Shares36,040,000
Market Cap$3.56 billion
OptionableOptionable

Eastgroup Properties (NYSE:EGP) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Eastgroup Properties' stock symbol?

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

How often does Eastgroup Properties pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Eastgroup Properties?

Eastgroup Properties declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, September 7th. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 28th will be paid a dividend of $0.72 per share on Monday, October 15th. This represents a $2.88 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.92%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 27th. This is a boost from Eastgroup Properties's previous quarterly dividend of $0.64. View Eastgroup Properties' Dividend History.

How were Eastgroup Properties' earnings last quarter?

Eastgroup Properties Inc (NYSE:EGP) posted its earnings results on Thursday, October, 18th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.64 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.50 by $0.14. The real estate investment trust had revenue of $75.30 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $74.65 million. Eastgroup Properties had a return on equity of 10.69% and a net margin of 29.80%. Eastgroup Properties's revenue was up 9.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $1.08 EPS. View Eastgroup Properties' Earnings History.

When is Eastgroup Properties' next earnings date?

Eastgroup Properties is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, January 30th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Eastgroup Properties.

What guidance has Eastgroup Properties issued on next quarter's earnings?

Eastgroup Properties issued an update on its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Thursday, October, 18th. The company provided EPS guidance of $1.17-1.19 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $1.16. Eastgroup Properties also updated its FY 2018 guidance to $4.66-4.68 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for EGP?

8 brokerages have issued 12 month price objectives for Eastgroup Properties' stock. Their predictions range from $82.00 to $105.00. On average, they anticipate Eastgroup Properties' share price to reach $96.1250 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 2.5%. View Analyst Price Targets for Eastgroup Properties.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Eastgroup Properties?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Eastgroup Properties in the last year. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Eastgroup Properties.

Has Eastgroup Properties been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about EGP stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Eastgroup Properties earned a media sentiment score of 1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the real estate investment trust a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days.

Who are some of Eastgroup Properties' key competitors?

Who are Eastgroup Properties' key executives?

Eastgroup Properties' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Marshall A. Loeb, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 56)
  • Mr. Brent W. Wood, Exec. VP, CFO & Treasurer (Age 48)
  • Mr. C. Bruce Corkern CPA, Sr. VP, Chief Accounting Officer & Sec. (Age 56)
  • Mr. John F. Coleman, Exec. VP & Head of Eastern Regional (Age 58)
  • Mr. R. Reid Dunbar, Sr. VP of Texas Region (Age 42)

Who are Eastgroup Properties' major shareholders?

Eastgroup Properties' stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (19.40%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (6.80%), Earnest Partners LLC (2.80%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.49%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.43%) and Uniplan Investment Counsel Inc. (1.24%). Company insiders that own Eastgroup Properties stock include Brent Wood, Bruce Corkern, David H Hoster II, Fredric H Gould, H C Bailey Jr, Hayden C Eaves III and John F Coleman. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Eastgroup Properties.

Which institutional investors are selling Eastgroup Properties stock?

EGP stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Uniplan Investment Counsel Inc., SG Americas Securities LLC, Credit Suisse AG, Citadel Advisors LLC, Pensionfund DSM Netherlands, Forsta AP Fonden, Amalgamated Bank and Comerica Bank. Company insiders that have sold Eastgroup Properties company stock in the last year include Brent Wood, Bruce Corkern, David H Hoster II, H C Bailey Jr and John F Coleman. View Insider Buying and Selling for Eastgroup Properties.

Which institutional investors are buying Eastgroup Properties stock?

EGP stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Eaton Vance Management, Earnest Partners LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL, Renaissance Technologies LLC, First Trust Advisors LP and Honeywell International Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Eastgroup Properties.

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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Eastgroup Properties' stock price today?

One share of EGP stock can currently be purchased for approximately $98.58.

How big of a company is Eastgroup Properties?

Eastgroup Properties has a market capitalization of $3.56 billion and generates $274.15 million in revenue each year. The real estate investment trust earns $83.18 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.26 on an earnings per share basis. Eastgroup Properties employs 71 workers across the globe.

What is Eastgroup Properties' official website?

The official website for Eastgroup Properties is http://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]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Eastgroup Properties (NYSE EGP)

Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  312 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  407 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  719
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This page was last updated on 11/14/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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