KKR Real Estate Finance Trust Inc. (KREF): Price and Financial Metrics

KKR Real Estate Finance Trust Inc. (KREF): $17.71

0.26 (+1.49%)

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  • KREF scores best on the Momentum dimension, with a Momentum rank ahead of 84.89% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for KREF is in Growth, which has been heading up over the past 179 days.
  • KREF ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 37th percentile.

KREF Stock Summary

  • For KREF, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by 99.39% of US equities we're observing.
  • The volatility of KKR Real Estate Finance Trust Inc's share price is greater than that of only 1.09% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • Shareholder yield, a measure of how much is returned to shareholders via dividends and share repurchases, for KREF comes in at -110.31% -- higher than that of only 3.38% of stocks in our set.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to KKR Real Estate Finance Trust Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be BXMT, DX, TRTX, GPMT, and WMC.
  • Visit KREF's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to www.kkrreit.com.

KREF Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Real Estate stock, KREF's price/sales ratio is 18.46% higher, now standing at 7.7.
  • KREF's price/sales ratio has moved down 20.2 over the prior 53 months.
  • Over the past 53 months, KREF's price/sales ratio has gone down 20.2.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for KREF.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
KREF 2021-09-02 7.7 1 10.1 43.9
KREF 2021-09-01 7.7 1 10.1 43.9
KREF 2021-08-31 7.6 1 10.0 43.8
KREF 2021-08-30 7.6 1 10.0 43.8
KREF 2021-08-27 7.6 1 10.0 43.8
KREF 2021-08-26 7.5 1 9.8 43.6

KREF's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • KREF has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 61.78% of graded US stocks.
  • KREF's asset turnover comes in at 0.03 -- ranking 316th of 444 Trading stocks.
  • FHI, KRC, and PEB are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with KREF.

The table below shows KREF's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-09-30 0.030 1 0.013
2021-06-30 0.030 1 0.013
2021-03-31 0.029 1 0.013
2020-12-31 0.027 1 0.006
2020-09-30 0.027 1 0.006
2020-06-30 0.025 1 0.005

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KREF Price/Volume Stats

Current price $17.71 52-week high $23.40
Prev. close $17.45 52-week low $16.47
Day low $17.41 Volume 546,800
Day high $17.76 Avg. volume 677,314
50-day MA $18.93 Dividend yield 9.71%
200-day MA $20.65 Market Cap 1.20B

KKR Real Estate Finance Trust Inc. (KREF) Company Bio

KKR Real Estate Finance Trust Inc., a real estate finance company, focuses primarily on originating and acquiring senior mortgage loans secured by commercial real estate assets. It has elected to be taxed as a real estate investment trust and would not be subject to federal corporate income taxes if it distributes at least 90% of its taxable income to its stockholders. The company was founded in 2014 and is based in New York, New York.

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Michael Marcus on TipRanks | February 22, 2022

KKR Real Estate Finance Trust Inc. Announces Closing of $1.0 Billion CLO

NEW YORK, February 15, 2022--KKR Real Estate Finance Trust Inc. (the "Company" or "KREF") (NYSE: KREF) today announced the closing of KREF 2022-FL3, a $1.0 billion managed Commercial Real Estate Collateralized Loan Obligation ("FL3 CRE CLO") on February 10, 2022. The FL3 CRE CLO finances two mortgage loans and 14 pari passu participation interests in KREF’s loan portfolio, all in the multifamily property segment, and provides KREF with match-term financing on a non-mark-to-market and non-recours

Yahoo | February 15, 2022

KREF 2022-FL3 Ltd. -- Moody's assigns a rating to one class of notes issued by KREF 2022-FL3 Ltd.

Rating Action: Moody's assigns a rating to one class of notes issued by KREF 2022-FL3 Ltd.Global Credit Research - 10 Feb 2022New York, February 10, 2022 -- Moody's Investors Service ("Moody's") has assigned a rating to one class of notes to be issued by KREF 2022-FL3 Ltd. (the "Issuer") as follows:Cl. A Notes, Definitive Rating Assigned Aaa (sf)The Cl. A notes are referred to herein as the "Rated Notes."RATINGS RATIONALEThe rationale for the rating is based on our methodology and considers all relevant risks, particularly those associated with the CRE CLO's portfolio and structure.KREF 2022-FL3 Ltd. is a managed cash flow commercial real estate CLO ("CRE CLO"). For provisional ratings, this announcement provides certain regulatory disclosures in relation to the provisional rating assi...

Yahoo | February 11, 2022

KKR Real Estate Finance Trust Inc. 2021 Q4 - Results - Earnings Call Presentation

The following slide deck was published by KKR Real Estate Finance Trust Inc. in conjunction with their 2021 Q4 earnings call....

SA Transcripts on Seeking Alpha | February 10, 2022

BTIG Keeps a Buy Rating on Kkr Real Estate Finance (KREF)

In a report released today, Timothy P. Hayes from BTIG reiterated a Buy rating on Kkr Real Estate Finance (KREF – Research Report), with a price target of $23.50. The company's shares closed last Wednesday at $21.11. According to TipRanks.com, Hayes is a 4-star analyst with an average return of 8.7% and a 54.5% success rate. Hayes covers the Financial sector, focusing on stocks such as Broadmark Realty Capital, BrightSpire Capital, and Apollo Real Estate. The word on The Street in general, suggests a Moderate Buy analyst consensus rating for Kkr Real Estate Finance with a $23.50 average price target, representing a 9.9% upside.

Christine Brown on TipRanks | February 10, 2022

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KREF Price Returns

1-mo -12.05%
3-mo -13.06%
6-mo -12.71%
1-year -11.10%
3-year 15.59%
5-year 26.65%
YTD -11.08%
2021 26.25%
2020 -2.82%
2019 16.15%
2018 4.26%
2017 N/A

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