About Life Storage (NYSE:LSI)
Life 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/.
Industry, Sector and Symbol
Industry Real estate investment trusts
Trailing P/E Ratio17.51
Forward P/E Ratio17.31
Sales & Book Value
Annual Sales$529.75 million
Price / Sales8.17
Cash Flow$4.9014 per share
Price / Cash18.97
Book Value$43.58 per share
Price / Book2.13
EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$5.31
Net Income$96.36 million
Return on Equity5.52%
Return on Assets2.90%
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. Shareholders of record on Friday, April 13th will be paid a dividend of $1.00 per share on Thursday, April 26th. This represents a $4.00 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.30%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, April 12th. View Life Storage's Dividend History.
How will Life Storage's stock buyback program work?
Life Storage declared that its Board of Directors has initiated a share repurchase program on Wednesday, August 2nd 2017, which permits the company to buyback $200,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to purchase up to 5.3% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are usually a sign that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.
How were Life Storage's earnings last quarter?
Life Storage Inc (NYSE:LSI) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May, 2nd. The real estate investment trust reported $0.73 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.28 by $0.55. The real estate investment trust had revenue of $133.10 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $134.71 million. Life Storage had a return on equity of 5.52% and a net margin of 20.55%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 3.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $1.26 EPS. View Life Storage's Earnings History.
When is Life Storage's next earnings date?
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 earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $5.36-5.43 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS 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 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Life Storage's shares. Their forecasts range from $70.00 to $93.00. On average, they anticipate Life Storage's stock 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?
Some companies that are related to Life Storage include Host Hotels and Resorts (HST), Essex Property Trust (ESS), Realty Income (O), Vornado Realty Trust (VNO), Alexandria Real Estate Equities (ARE), Gecina (GECFF), Klépierre (KLPEF), Extra Space Storage (EXR), ANNALY Cap Mgmt/SH (NLY), HCP (HCP), Mid-America Apartment Communities (MAA), SINO Ld Ltd/S (SNLAY), Duke Realty (DRE), Regency Centers (REG) and UDR (UDR).
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?
Media coverage about LSI stock has trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Life Storage earned a media sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 45.12 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term.
Who are Life Storage's major shareholders?
Life Storage's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional 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 major 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 major 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 $92.98.
How big of a company is Life Storage?
Life Storage has a market capitalization of $4.33 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.
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