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

KKR Real Estate Finance Trust Inc. (KREF): $15.77

-0.62 (-3.78%)

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  • KREF scores best on the Momentum dimension, with a Momentum rank ahead of 66.9% of US stocks.
  • KREF's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving up over the last 177 days.
  • KREF's current lowest rank is in the Stability metric (where it is better than 38.44% of US stocks).

KREF Stock Summary

  • Of note is the ratio of KKR REAL ESTATE FINANCE TRUST INC's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; merely 4.56% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for KKR REAL ESTATE FINANCE TRUST INC is higher than it is for about 98.19% of US stocks.
  • KKR REAL ESTATE FINANCE TRUST INC's shareholder yield -- a measure of how much capital is returned to stockholders via dividends and buybacks -- is -143.09%, greater than the shareholder yield of just 3.68% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to KKR REAL ESTATE FINANCE TRUST INC are PMT, BRSP, RC, VEL, and AJX.
  • KREF's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit KKR REAL ESTATE FINANCE TRUST INC's official web site, go to www.kkrreit.com.

KREF Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Real Estate stock, KREF's EV/EBIT ratio is 313.1% higher, now standing at 116.7.
  • Over the past 70 months, KREF's price/earnings ratio has gone down 5.4.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for KREF.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
KREF 2023-02-03 5.7 0.7 31.5 116.7
KREF 2023-02-02 5.7 0.7 31.6 116.7
KREF 2023-02-01 5.6 0.7 31.1 116.5
KREF 2023-01-31 5.6 0.7 30.6 116.2
KREF 2023-01-30 5.4 0.7 29.6 115.5
KREF 2023-01-27 5.4 0.7 30.0 115.8

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 $15.77 52-week high $21.75
Prev. close $16.39 52-week low $13.55
Day low $15.62 Volume 316,000
Day high $16.30 Avg. volume 336,233
50-day MA $15.32 Dividend yield 10.49%
200-day MA $17.65 Market Cap 1.09B

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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Below are the latest news stories about KKR REAL ESTATE FINANCE TRUST INC that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate KREF as an investment opportunity.

KKR Real Estate Finance Trust Inc. Declares Preferred Stock Dividend

NEW YORK, February 03, 2023--KKR Real Estate Finance Trust Inc. (the "Company" or "KREF") (NYSE: KREF) announced that the Board of Directors has declared a dividend of $0.40625 per each issued and outstanding share of the Company’s 6.50% Series A Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock, which represents an annual dividend of $1.625 per share. The dividend is payable on March 15, 2023 to KREF’s preferred stockholders of record as of February 28, 2023.

Yahoo | February 3, 2023

KKR Real Estate Finance Trust Inc. Tax Treatment of 2022 Dividends

NEW YORK, January 31, 2023--KKR Real Estate Finance Trust Inc. (the "Company" or "KREF") (NYSE: KREF) today announced the tax treatment of its 2022 common stock and 6.50% Series A Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock (the "Series A Preferred Stock") dividends. The following table summarizes KKR Real Estate Finance Trust Inc.’s common stock and Series A Preferred Stock dividend payments for the tax year ended December 31, 2022:

Yahoo | January 31, 2023

KKR Real Estate Finance Trust Inc. to Announce Fourth Quarter 2022 Results

KKR Real Estate Finance Trust Inc. (“KREF”) (NYSE: KREF) announced today that it plans to release its financial results for the fourth quarter 2022 on Tuesday, February 7, 2023, after the closing of trading on the New York Stock Exchange. A conference call to discuss KREF’s financial results will be held on Wednesday, February 8, 2023 at 10:00 a.m. ET. The conference call may be accessed

Wallstreet:Online | January 12, 2023

KKR Real Estate Finance Trust: The Preferred Shares Are Yielding 9.3% (NYSE:KREF)

KKR Real Estate Finance Trust invests in real estate-backed loans. Preferred shares are pretty shielded as the dividend and asset coverage ratio remains strong. Read more here.

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KREF Price Returns

1-mo 10.05%
3-mo -2.36%
6-mo -14.67%
1-year -17.39%
3-year -1.20%
5-year 33.96%
YTD 12.97%
2022 -25.89%
2021 26.25%
2020 -2.82%
2019 16.14%
2018 4.26%

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