NYSE:EGP - Eastgroup Properties Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $99.59 -0.30 (-0.30 %) (As of 12/14/2018 02:16 PM ET)Previous Close$99.89Today's Range$98.89 - $100.1152-Week Range$77.74 - $102.05Volume52,140 shsAverage Volume158,926 shsMarket Capitalization$3.57 billionP/E Ratio23.38Dividend Yield2.91%Beta0.69 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 Phone601-354-3555 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.25 Current RatioN/A Quick RatioN/A Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio23.38 Forward P/E Ratio21.33 P/E Growth4.07 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$274.15 million Price / Sales13.09 Cash Flow$4.8771 per share Price / Cash Flow20.42 Book Value$21.82 per share Price / Book4.56 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 Shares36,040,000Market Cap$3.57 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, December 7th. Shareholders 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 yield of 2.89%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, December 28th. View Eastgroup Properties' Dividend History. How were Eastgroup Properties' earnings last quarter? Eastgroup Properties Inc (NYSE:EGP) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October, 18th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.64 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.50 by $0.14. The real estate investment trust had revenue of $75.30 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $74.65 million. Eastgroup Properties had a return on equity of 10.69% and a net margin of 29.80%. The company's revenue was up 9.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business earned $1.08 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 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 earnings per share guidance of $1.17-1.19 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS 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? 9 brokers have issued 12-month price targets for Eastgroup Properties' shares. Their predictions range from $82.00 to $105.00. On average, they anticipate Eastgroup Properties' share price to reach $96.5811 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 3.1%. 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? Press coverage about EGP stock has been trending somewhat positive on Friday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Eastgroup Properties earned a media sentiment score of 1.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the real estate investment trust a news buzz of 3.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days. Who are some of Eastgroup Properties' key competitors? Some companies that are related to Eastgroup Properties include HCP (HCP), Host Hotels and Resorts (HST), ANNALY CAP MGMT/SH (NLY), Alexandria Real Estate Equities (ARE), Vornado Realty Trust (VNO), Extra Space Storage (EXR), Mid-America Apartment Communities (MAA), SINO LD LTD/S (SNLAY), WP Carey (WPC), Gecina (GECFF), UDR (UDR), Regency Centers (REG), Klepierre (KLPEF), Duke Realty (DRE) 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 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%), Vanguard Group Inc. (15.27%), Vanguard Group Inc (15.27%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (6.80%), Earnest Partners LLC (2.80%) and Macquarie Group Ltd. (1.57%). 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 TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC, Uniplan Investment Counsel Inc., SG Americas Securities LLC, Credit Suisse AG, Citadel Advisors LLC, Pensionfund DSM Netherlands, Forsta AP Fonden and Amalgamated Bank. 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 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, Macquarie Group Ltd., Vanguard Group Inc, Vanguard Group Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Morgan Stanley. 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 $99.63. How big of a company is Eastgroup Properties? Eastgroup Properties has a market capitalization of $3.57 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 317 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 413 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 730MarketBeat'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 12/14/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What are earnings reports?