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VEREIT, Inc. (NYSE: VER) – Is this large market cap stock undervalued?

VEREIT, Inc. (NYSE: VER), is firmly in the large market cap category with market cap of 10009.02. To be considered a large market cap stock companies have to be valued at more than $10 billion. The current price for VEREIT, Inc. is 10.37 (with a change from open of 1.27%), this in conjunction with a target price of 11.23. Volume today has so far reached 5154600, with an average volume of about 9354.55. The GAP for this stock, is -0.78%.

The P/E ratio is *TBA, bringing the forward P/E to a value of *TBA. The current EPS for VEREIT, Inc., is -0.4, with a EPS growth for this year coming to a value of 68.40%. Performance has been interesting with performance year to date coming to 33.02%.

Looking further into the growth statistics for VEREIT, Inc., EPS is looking like it will grow -2.60% in the next year. Looking even further it is projected to be 5.00%. Quarter over quarter is 87.90% for EPS growth and for sales growth quarter over quarter it is -5.80%. Looking at past EPS growth statistics we see that for the past five years it has been 0.00%. Sales growth for the past five years has in fact been *TBA.

Looking at the ownership, we see that the insider ownership is at 0.20% and institutional ownership is 77.50%. Shares outstanding is 965.19, while shares float is at a value of 962.95. Float short for VEREIT, Inc. is 1.46% and the short ratio is 1.51.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 1.04, while the total debt/equity comes to 1.04. The ability to meet these debts, means that the current ratio is *TBA, and the quick ratio is *TBA. The most recent gross margin is 90.70% and their operating margin is 0.10%. The profit margin is -24.00%.

VEREIT, Inc. has seen returns on assets of -2.10%, and on investment, 0.70%. Return on equity is -4.30%. Price/Earnings to growth ratio is *TBA. Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 6.64, with Price/book ratio coming to 1.15 and Price/cash is 9.72, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is 30.94.

The simple moving averages are -0.58% and 13.64% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -6.49% and the 52 week low is 57.71%.

VEREIT, Inc. has a dividend yield of 5.30%, with a current price of 10.37. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is *TBA. This is in an industry, REIT – Diversified, with equally high dividends from other companies in this sector, which it is Financial. VEREIT, Inc. is based in USA.

Performance in the REIT – Diversified industry means that VEREIT, Inc. has seen performance for the past week of 2.78%, with performance for the month coming to -0.10%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of 3.80%, and for the half year the performance is 39.73%. Volatility for this week is 1.76% and for the month this is 2.06%.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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