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Morning Hot Stocks: Public Storage (NYSE: PSA)

With a market cap of 35.61 B, Public Storage has a large market cap size. Public Storage (NYSE: PSA) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 11/18/1980. Public Storage is in the REIT – Industrial industry and Financial sector. Average volume for Public Storage, is 971.14, and so far today it has a volume of 0. Performance year to date since the 11/18/1980 is -7.08%.

To help you determine whether Public Storage is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 29.52 and forward P/E is 26.2. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Public Storage has a value for PEG of 2.66. P/S ratio is 13.72 and the P/B ratio is 7.21. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 294.51 and *TBA respectively.

At the current price Public Storage is trading at, 207.68 (0.00% today), Public Storage has a dividend yield of 3.85%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 107.60%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 7.04, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 8.11% after growing 12.20% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 16.30%, and 5.50% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 171.45, and the number of shares float is 148.71. The senior management bring insider ownership to 9.70%, and institutional ownership is at 81.00%. The float short is 5.09%, with the short ratio at a value of 7.8. Management has seen a return on assets of 12.20%, and also a return on investment of 25.30%.

The ability for Public Storage, to deal with debt, means it current ratio is *TBA, and quick ratio is *TBA. Long term debt/equity is 0.08 and total debt/equity is 0.08. In terms of margins, Public Storage has a gross margin of 73.80%, with its operating margin at 53.60%, and Public Storage has a profit margin of 47.20%.

The 52 week high is -18.62%, with 3.50% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is -0.65% and the 200 day simple moving average is -3.89%.

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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