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Is Federal Realty Investment Trust(NYSE: FRT), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Federal Realty Investment Trust (NYSE: FRT) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 5/3/1973. Federal Realty Investment Trust is in the REIT – Retail industry and Financial sector. Average volume for Federal Realty Investment Trust, is 358.58, and so far today it has a volume of 256800. Performance year to date since the 5/3/1973 is 9.51%.

To help you determine whether Federal Realty Investment Trust is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 53.35 and forward P/E is 46.11. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Federal Realty Investment Trust has a value for PEG of 8.97. P/S ratio is 14.63 and the P/B ratio is 5.85. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 608.74 and *TBA respectively.

At the current price Federal Realty Investment Trust is trading at, 158.07 (-0.58% today), Federal Realty Investment Trust has a dividend yield of 2.48%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 100.00%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 2.96, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 2.48% after growing 11.40% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 64.10%, and 9.10% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 71.63, and the number of shares float is 70.99. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.60%, and institutional ownership is at 97.60%. The float short is 2.01%, with the short ratio at a value of 3.97. Management has seen a return on assets of 6.60%, and also a return on investment of 6.60%.

The ability for Federal Realty Investment Trust, to deal with debt, means it current ratio is *TBA, and quick ratio is *TBA. Long term debt/equity is 1.39 and total debt/equity is 1.39. In terms of margins, Federal Realty Investment Trust has a gross margin of 68.40%, with its operating margin at 49.90%, and Federal Realty Investment Trust has a profit margin of 42.40%.

The 52 week high is -7.60%, with 29.62% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is -3.25% and the 200 day simple moving average is 3.39%.

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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