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KKR Real Estate Finance Trust - KREF Stock Forecast, Price & News

$15.77
-0.62 (-3.78%)
(As of 02/6/2023 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$15.62
$16.30
50-Day Range
$13.83
$16.55
52-Week Range
$13.55
$21.75
Volume
316,002 shs
Average Volume
336,233 shs
Market Capitalization
$1.09 billion
P/E Ratio
25.03
Dividend Yield
10.49%
Price Target
$19.80

KKR Real Estate Finance Trust MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.80 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
25.6% Upside
$19.80 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
3.39% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Weak
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-0.16
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
1.14mentions of KKR Real Estate Finance Trust in the last 14 days
Based on 8 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
-0.51%
From $1.97 to $1.96 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.85 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

233rd out of 850 stocks

Real Estate Investment Trusts Industry

48th out of 189 stocks

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About KKR Real Estate Finance Trust (NYSE:KREF) Stock

KKR Real Estate Finance Trust, Inc. is a real estate finance company, which focuses primarily on originating and acquiring senior loans secured by commercial real estate assets. Its target assets include mezzanine loans, preferred equity and other debt-oriented instruments. The company's investment objective is capital preservation and generating attractive risk-adjusted returns for its stockholders over the long term, primarily through dividends. KKR Real Estate Finance Trust was founded on October 2, 2014 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

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KREF Company Calendar

Last Earnings
7/25/2022
Ex-Dividend for 1/13 Dividend
12/29/2022
Dividend Payable
1/13/2023
Today
2/06/2023
Next Earnings (Confirmed)
2/07/2023
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Real estate investment trusts
Sub-Industry
N/A
Sector
Finance
Previous Symbol
NASDAQ:KREF
Fax
N/A
Employees
N/A
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$19.80
High Stock Price Forecast
$22.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$18.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+25.6%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.80
Research Coverage
5 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$137.18 million
Pretax Margin
17.94%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$165.51 million
Cash Flow
$1.52 per share
Book Value
$22.18 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
68,197,000
Market Cap
$1.09 billion
Optionable
Not Optionable
Beta
0.84

Key Executives

  • Matthew Salem
    Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • W. Patrick Mattson
    President & Chief Operating Officer
  • Kendra Decious
    Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer
  • Jack Switala
    Head-Investor Relations
  • Vincent J. Napolitano
    Secretary & General Counsel













KREF Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell KKR Real Estate Finance Trust stock right now?

5 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for KKR Real Estate Finance Trust in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" KREF shares.
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What is KKR Real Estate Finance Trust's stock price forecast for 2023?

5 brokers have issued 12 month target prices for KKR Real Estate Finance Trust's stock. Their KREF share price forecasts range from $18.00 to $22.00. On average, they anticipate the company's stock price to reach $19.80 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 25.6% from the stock's current price.
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How have KREF shares performed in 2023?

KKR Real Estate Finance Trust's stock was trading at $13.96 at the beginning of the year. Since then, KREF stock has increased by 13.0% and is now trading at $15.77.
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Are investors shorting KKR Real Estate Finance Trust?

KKR Real Estate Finance Trust saw a decline in short interest in January. As of January 15th, there was short interest totaling 2,340,000 shares, a decline of 9.3% from the December 31st total of 2,580,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 454,900 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 5.1 days.
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When is KKR Real Estate Finance Trust's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February 7th 2023.
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How can I listen to KKR Real Estate Finance Trust's earnings call?

KKR Real Estate Finance Trust will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, February 8th at 10:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 412-317-0088 with passcode "1485129".

How were KKR Real Estate Finance Trust's earnings last quarter?

KKR Real Estate Finance Trust Inc. (NYSE:KREF) issued its quarterly earnings results on Monday, July, 25th. The company reported $0.48 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.41 by $0.07. KKR Real Estate Finance Trust had a net margin of 17.90% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 7.41%. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.54 EPS.

How often does KKR Real Estate Finance Trust pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for KKR Real Estate Finance Trust?

KKR Real Estate Finance Trust declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, December 13th. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 30th will be paid a dividend of $0.43 per share on Friday, January 13th. This represents a $1.72 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 10.91%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 29th.
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Is KKR Real Estate Finance Trust a good dividend stock?

KKR Real Estate Finance Trust (NYSE:KREF) pays an annual dividend of $1.72 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 10.49%. KREF has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The dividend payout ratio is 273.02%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable. Based on EPS estimates, KREF will have a dividend payout ratio of 87.76% in the coming year. This indicates that the company may not be able to sustain their current dividend.
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What other stocks do shareholders of KKR Real Estate Finance Trust own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other KKR Real Estate Finance Trust investors own include New Residential Investment (NRZ), AT&T (T), Kinder Morgan (KMI), Energy Transfer (ET), AGNC Investment (AGNC), Medical Properties Trust (MPW), Starwood Property Trust (STWD), Enterprise Products Partners (EPD) and Hercules Capital (HTGC).

When did KKR Real Estate Finance Trust IPO?

(KREF) raised $210 million in an initial public offering (IPO) on Friday, May 5th 2017. The company issued 10,000,000 shares at $20.50-$21.50 per share. Wells Fargo Securities, Morgan Stanley and KKR served as the underwriters for the IPO and Barclays, Goldman, Sachs, J.P. Morgan and Keefe, Bruyette & Woods (A Stifel Company) were co-managers.

What is KKR Real Estate Finance Trust's stock symbol?

KKR Real Estate Finance Trust trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "KREF."

Who are KKR Real Estate Finance Trust's major shareholders?

KKR Real Estate Finance Trust's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Stephens Inc. AR (1.57%), GFS Advisors LLC (0.30%), Concorde Asset Management LLC (0.19%), GP Brinson Investments LLC (0.10%), Jackson Creek Investment Advisors LLC (0.07%) and New York State Common Retirement Fund (0.07%). Insiders that own company stock include Christen EJ Lee, Kkr Group Partnership LP, Reft Holdings LP Kkr and Value Spn-Kref Holdin Tactical.
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How do I buy shares of KKR Real Estate Finance Trust?

Shares of KREF stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is KKR Real Estate Finance Trust's stock price today?

One share of KREF stock can currently be purchased for approximately $15.77.

How much money does KKR Real Estate Finance Trust make?

KKR Real Estate Finance Trust (NYSE:KREF) has a market capitalization of $1.09 billion and generates $165.51 million in revenue each year. The company earns $137.18 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.63 on an earnings per share basis.

How can I contact KKR Real Estate Finance Trust?

KKR Real Estate Finance Trust's mailing address is 9 WEST 57TH STREET SUITE 4200, NEW YORK NY, 10019. The official website for the company is www.kkrreit.com. The company can be reached via phone at (212) 750-8300 or via email at ir@kkr.com.

This page (NYSE:KREF) was last updated on 2/6/2023 by MarketBeat.com Staff