NYSE:EGP - Eastgroup Properties Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $107.62 +0.25 (+0.23 %) (As of 02/18/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$107.37Today's Range$107.13 - $108.4752-Week Range$79.63 - $108.47Volume201,440 shsAverage Volume182,664 shsMarket Capitalization$3.88 billionP/E Ratio23.04Dividend Yield2.68%Beta0.84 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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 41.3 million square feet. Receive EGP News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for EGP and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Real estate investment trusts Sub-IndustryIndustrial REITs SectorFinance Current SymbolNYSE:EGP Previous Symbol CUSIP27727610 Webwww.eastgroup.net Phone601-354-3555Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.25 Current RatioN/A Quick RatioN/APrice-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio23.04 Forward P/E Ratio22.24 P/E Growth4.34 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$300.39 million Price / Sales12.91 Cash Flow$5.0573 per share Price / Cash Flow21.28 Book Value$21.82 per share Price / Book4.93Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$4.67 Net Income$88.50 million Net Margins29.46% Return on Equity10.56% Return on Assets4.32%Miscellaneous Employees71 Outstanding Shares36,041,000Market Cap$3.88 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 announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, December 7th. Stockholders of record on Monday, December 31st will be given a dividend of $0.72 per share on Tuesday, January 15th. This represents a $2.88 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.68%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, December 28th. View Eastgroup Properties' Dividend History. How were Eastgroup Properties' earnings last quarter? Eastgroup Properties Inc (NYSE:EGP) posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, February, 6th. The real estate investment trust reported $1.18 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.18. The real estate investment trust earned $77.97 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $76.80 million. Eastgroup Properties had a return on equity of 10.56% and a net margin of 29.46%. Eastgroup Properties's revenue was up 9.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $1.14 earnings per share. View Eastgroup Properties' Earnings History. When is Eastgroup Properties' next earnings date? Eastgroup Properties is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, April 18th 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 FY19 earnings guidance on Wednesday, February, 6th. The company provided EPS guidance of $4.79-4.89 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $4.82. Eastgroup Properties also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $4.79-4.89 EPS. What price target have analysts set for EGP? 9 brokerages have issued 1 year price targets for Eastgroup Properties' stock. Their forecasts range from $92.00 to $105.00. On average, they anticipate Eastgroup Properties' stock price to reach $98.2478 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 8.7%. View Analyst Price Targets for Eastgroup Properties. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Eastgroup Properties? 9 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Eastgroup Properties in the last year. There are currently 6 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 coverage about EGP stock has trended positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Eastgroup Properties earned a coverage optimism score of 2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the real estate investment trust a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future. Who are some of Eastgroup Properties' key competitors? Some companies that are related to Eastgroup Properties include Alexandria Real Estate Equities (ARE), HCP (HCP), ANNALY CAP MGMT/SH (NLY), Host Hotels and Resorts (HST), Vornado Realty Trust (VNO), Extra Space Storage (EXR), WP Carey (WPC), UDR (UDR), SINO LD LTD/S (SNLAY), Mid-America Apartment Communities (MAA), Regency Centers (REG), Klepierre (KLPEF), Duke Realty (DRE), Gecina (GECFF) and Iron Mountain (IRM). Who are Eastgroup Properties' key executives? Eastgroup Properties' management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Marshall A. Loeb, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 57)Mr. Brent W. Wood, Exec. VP, CFO & Treasurer (Age 49)Mr. C. Bruce Corkern CPA, Sr. VP, Chief Accounting Officer & Sec. (Age 57)Mr. John F. Coleman, Exec. VP & Head of Eastern Regional (Age 59)Mr. R. Reid Dunbar, Sr. VP of Texas Region (Age 43) Who are Eastgroup Properties' major shareholders? Eastgroup Properties' stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (19.44%), Macquarie Group Ltd. (1.87%), Northern Trust Corp (1.74%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (1.67%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.52%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.44%). 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 major investors are selling Eastgroup Properties stock? EGP stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Northern Trust Corp, Eaton Vance Management, Uniplan Investment Counsel Inc., First Trust Advisors LP, Squarepoint Ops LLC, Principal Financial Group Inc., Barclays PLC and Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Eastgroup Properties company stock in the last year include Brent Wood, David H Hoster II, H C Bailey Jr and John F Coleman. View Insider Buying and Selling for Eastgroup Properties. Which major investors are buying Eastgroup Properties stock? EGP stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Macquarie Group Ltd., Monarch Partners Asset Management LLC, Geode Capital Management LLC, Stifel Financial Corp, Millennium Management LLC, Bank of America Corp DE, 361 Capital LLC and Martingale Asset Management L P. 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 $107.62. How big of a company is Eastgroup Properties? Eastgroup Properties has a market capitalization of $3.88 billion and generates $300.39 million in revenue each year. The real estate investment trust earns $88.50 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.67 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 335 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 422 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 757MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Eastgroup Properties and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe EGP will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe EGP will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 2/18/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is dollar cost averaging (DCA)?