NYSE:LSI - Life Storage Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$93.66 +0.07 (+0.07 %)
(As of 06/20/2018 10:44 AM ET)
Previous Close$93.81
Today's Range$93.23 - $93.91
52-Week Range$69.00 - $95.43
Volume813 shs
Average Volume342,471 shs
Market Capitalization$4.35 billion
P/E Ratio17.63
Dividend Yield4.28%
Life Storage logoLife Storage, Inc. is a self-administered and self-managed equity REIT that is in the business of acquiring and managing self storage facilities. Located in Buffalo, New York, the Company operates more than 700 storage facilities in 28 states. The Company serves both residential and commercial storage customers with storage units rented by month. Life Storage consistently provides responsive service to its 375,000-plus customers, making it a leader in the industry. For more information visit http://invest.lifestorage.com/.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Real estate investment trusts
Sub-IndustrySpecialized REITs


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.87
Current Ratio0.23
Quick Ratio0.23


Trailing P/E Ratio17.63
Forward P/E Ratio17.44
P/E Growth3.74

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$529.75 million
Price / Sales8.22
Cash Flow$4.9140 per share
Price / Cash19.06
Book Value$43.58 per share
Price / Book2.15


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$5.31
Net Income$96.36 million
Net Margins20.55%
Return on Equity5.52%
Return on Assets2.90%


Outstanding Shares46,520,000

Life Storage (NYSE:LSI) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Life Storage's stock symbol?

Life Storage trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "LSI."

How often does Life Storage pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Life Storage?

Life Storage announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, April 3rd. Stockholders of record on Friday, April 13th will be given a dividend of $1.00 per share on Thursday, April 26th. This represents a $4.00 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.27%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, April 12th. View Life Storage's Dividend History.

How will Life Storage's stock buyback program work?

Life Storage announced that its board has approved a share buyback program on Wednesday, August 2nd 2017, which allows the company to buyback $200,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to purchase up to 5.3% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are usually a sign that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Life Storage's earnings last quarter?

Life Storage Inc (NYSE:LSI) released its earnings results on Wednesday, May, 2nd. The real estate investment trust reported $0.73 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $1.28 by $0.55. The real estate investment trust earned $133.10 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $134.71 million. Life Storage had a return on equity of 5.52% and a net margin of 20.55%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 3.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $1.26 EPS. View Life Storage's Earnings History.

When is Life Storage's next earnings date?

Life Storage is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, July, 31st 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Life Storage.

What guidance has Life Storage issued on next quarter's earnings?

Life Storage updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Wednesday, May, 2nd. The company provided EPS guidance of $5.36-5.43 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $5.35. Life Storage also updated its Q2 guidance to $1.32-1.36 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for LSI?

14 brokerages have issued 12-month price objectives for Life Storage's stock. Their predictions range from $70.00 to $93.00. On average, they expect Life Storage's share price to reach $82.0769 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Life Storage.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Life Storage stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Life Storage stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Life Storage, Inc. is a fully integrated, self-administered and self-managed real estate investment trust which acquires and manages self-storage properties. The company's brand name consists of Life Storage(R) and Uncle Bob's Self Storage(R). Life Storage, Inc., formerly known as Sovran Self Storage, Inc., is headquartered in Buffalo, New York. " (3/29/2018)
  • 2. Cantor Fitzgerald analysts commented, "$0.03/sh. Beat. 4Q Core FFO/sh. of $1.34 beat our/FactSet consensus by $0.03. The variance to our estimates include lower NOI offset by lower G&A. There was sequential improvement of 40bps to 1.3% in 4Q SS revenue growth (vs. our estimate of 1.4%), with rents down by 0.3% and occupancy up 60bps. Expenses were up 3.2% (-90bps seq.), with real estate taxes up 8.0%. As a result, SSNOI was up 0.4%, which is an improvement from the decline of 0.5% in 3Q. On a relative basis, LSI’s 4Q same-store revenue growth of 1.3% is 270bps lower than that of CUBE (OW), 360bps lower than that of EXR (N), and 80bps lower than that of PSA (N). Of the top 10 markets, San Antonio had the highest decline in seq. SS revenue growth (-110bps to -1.5%). Markets showing improvement include Houston (+300bps to 0.1%), which likely benefited from hurricanes; Tampa (+70bps to 1.8%) and Buffalo (+60bps to 2.5%)." (2/21/2018)

Who are some of Life Storage's key competitors?

Who are Life Storage's key executives?

Life Storage's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Robert J. Attea, Exec. Chairman (Age 76)
  • Mr. David L. Rogers, CEO & Director (Age 62)
  • Mr. Kenneth F. Myszka, Pres & Director (Age 69)
  • Mr. Andrew J. Gregoire CPA, Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting Officer and Sec. (Age 50)
  • Mr. Edward F. Killeen, Chief Operating Officer (Age 54)

Has Life Storage been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about LSI stock have trended somewhat positive on Wednesday, Accern reports. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Life Storage earned a media sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern's scale. They also gave news articles about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 46.12 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days.

Who are Life Storage's major shareholders?

Life Storage's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (11.44%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (5.21%), Fisher Asset Management LLC (1.70%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.53%), Northern Trust Corp (1.45%) and Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. (1.24%). Company insiders that own Life Storage stock include Andrew J Gregoire, Arthur L Havener Jr, Charles E Lannon, David L Rogers, Edward F Killeen, Kenneth F Myszka, Mark G Barberio, Paul T Powell, Robert J Attea and Stephen R Rusmisel. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Life Storage.

Which institutional investors are selling Life Storage stock?

LSI stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including JPMorgan Chase & Co., Russell Investments Group Ltd., Sei Investments Co., Manning & Napier Group LLC, Fisher Asset Management LLC, UBS Group AG, Schroder Investment Management Group and Chilton Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Life Storage company stock in the last year include David L Rogers, Edward F Killeen, Kenneth F Myszka and Robert J Attea. View Insider Buying and Selling for Life Storage.

Which institutional investors are buying Life Storage stock?

LSI stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Northern Trust Corp, Prudential Financial Inc., Mackay Shields LLC, Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. and Barclays PLC. Company insiders that have bought Life Storage stock in the last two years include Andrew J Gregoire, Arthur L Havener Jr, Mark G Barberio, Paul T Powell and Stephen R Rusmisel. View Insider Buying and Selling for Life Storage.

How do I buy shares of Life Storage?

Shares of LSI 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 Life Storage's stock price today?

One share of LSI stock can currently be purchased for approximately $93.66.

How big of a company is Life Storage?

Life Storage has a market capitalization of $4.35 billion and generates $529.75 million in revenue each year. The real estate investment trust earns $96.36 million in net income (profit) each year or $5.31 on an earnings per share basis. Life Storage employs 1,792 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Life Storage?

Life Storage's mailing address is 6467 Main Street, Williamsville NY, 14221. The real estate investment trust can be reached via phone at 716-633-1850.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Life Storage (LSI)

Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  322 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  413 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  735
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Life Storage and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe LSI will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe LSI will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 6/20/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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