Wall Street analysts expect that UDR, Inc. (NYSE:UDR) will post $296.61 million in sales for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks reports. Eight analysts have made estimates for UDR’s earnings. The highest sales estimate is $309.50 million and the lowest is $283.35 million. UDR posted sales of $264.73 million during the same quarter last year, which indicates a positive year over year growth rate of 12%. The business is expected to report its next quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, February 11th.
On average, analysts expect that UDR will report full year sales of $1.13 billion for the current year, with estimates ranging from $1.11 billion to $1.14 billion. For the next financial year, analysts anticipate that the firm will post sales of $1.22 billion, with estimates ranging from $1.16 billion to $1.30 billion. Zacks’ sales averages are an average based on a survey of sell-side research firms that follow UDR.
UDR (NYSE:UDR) last issued its earnings results on Tuesday, October 29th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.09 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.52 by ($0.43). UDR had a return on equity of 5.51% and a net margin of 15.20%. The company had revenue of $295.40 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $285.45 million. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.07 EPS. UDR’s quarterly revenue was up 11.0% on a year-over-year basis.
In related news, SVP Harry G. Alcock sold 10,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, October 10th. The stock was sold at an average price of $48.54, for a total transaction of $485,400.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the senior vice president now directly owns 87,284 shares in the company, valued at approximately $4,236,765.36. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this link. Also, CEO Thomas W. Toomey sold 40,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, October 10th. The stock was sold at an average price of $48.61, for a total value of $1,944,400.00. Following the transaction, the chief executive officer now owns 1,642,826 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $79,857,771.86. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last three months, insiders sold 80,000 shares of company stock worth $3,885,200. Company insiders own 2.85% of the company’s stock.
Institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Marshall Wace LLP bought a new position in UDR in the 1st quarter worth about $157,000. Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc. raised its stake in UDR by 36.3% during the 1st quarter. Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc. now owns 383,735 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $17,445,000 after acquiring an additional 102,266 shares in the last quarter. 6 Meridian raised its stake in UDR by 2.0% during the 2nd quarter. 6 Meridian now owns 11,688 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $525,000 after acquiring an additional 234 shares in the last quarter. Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt raised its stake in UDR by 54.9% during the 2nd quarter. Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt now owns 3,666 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $165,000 after acquiring an additional 1,300 shares in the last quarter. Finally, OTA Financial Group L.P. acquired a new position in UDR during the 2nd quarter worth $590,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 96.12% of the company’s stock.
UDR stock traded down $1.27 during midday trading on Friday, hitting $46.78. 1,952,367 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,480,340. The company has a market cap of $14.08 billion, a PE ratio of 23.87, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 3.60 and a beta of 0.38. UDR has a fifty-two week low of $38.14 and a fifty-two week high of $50.61. The company’s fifty day moving average price is $48.65 and its 200-day moving average price is $47.11. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.22, a current ratio of 5.99 and a quick ratio of 5.99.
UDR, Inc (NYSE: UDR), an S&P 500 company, is a leading multifamily real estate investment trust with a demonstrated performance history of delivering superior and dependable returns by successfully managing, buying, selling, developing and redeveloping attractive real estate properties in targeted U.S.
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