W.P. Carey Inc. REIT (WPC): Price and Financial Metrics

W.P. Carey Inc. REIT (WPC): $73.65

0.70 (+0.96%)

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  • WPC scores best on the Stability dimension, with a Stability rank ahead of 80.34% of US stocks.
  • WPC's strongest trending metric is Stability; it's been moving up over the last 206 days.
  • WPC's current lowest rank is in the Growth metric (where it is better than 23.88% of US stocks).

WPC Stock Summary

  • Of note is the ratio of W P Carey Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; just 7.78% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • For WPC, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by 93.06% of US equities we're observing.
  • The volatility of W P Carey Inc's share price is greater than that of just 0.72% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to W P Carey Inc are PNW, VER, OHI, LSI, and PAA.
  • WPC's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit W P Carey Inc's official web site, go to www.wpcarey.com.

WPC Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of WPC, see our WPC price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $75.71 Average Broker Recommendation 1.89 (Hold)

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WPC Price/Volume Stats

Current price $73.65 52-week high $76.48
Prev. close $72.95 52-week low $53.60
Day low $73.18 Volume 500,600
Day high $73.81 Avg. volume 1,023,768
50-day MA $71.72 Dividend yield 5.69%
200-day MA $69.29 Market Cap 13.11B

W.P. Carey Inc. REIT (WPC) Company Bio

W.P. Carey Inc. invests in commercial properties that are generally triple-net leased to single corporate tenants including office, warehouse, industrial, logistics, retail, hotel, R&D, and self-storage properties. The company was founded in 1973 and is based in New York, New York.

WPC Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$73.65$12.61 -83%

The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for W P Carey Inc. To summarize, we found that W P Carey Inc ranked in the 19th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that the most conservative analysis suggests this stock will yield negative results -- and thus may be a potential short opportunity. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of W P Carey Inc, consider:

  • W P Carey Inc's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 8%; for context, that number is higher than just 5.8% of tickers in our DCF set.
  • W P Carey Inc's effective tax rate, as measured by taxes paid relative to net income, is at 0 -- greater than only 0% of US stocks with positive free cash flow.
  • The company's cost of debt, derived from its interest coverage, tax rate, and market capitalization, is greater than just 13.73% of stocks in its sector (Real Estate).

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

For other companies in the Real Estate that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as WPC, try BFS, ALX, RPT, CCI, and ILPT.

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Latest WPC News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about W P Carey Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate WPC as an investment opportunity.

W.P. Carey Is the Best REIT Stock Nobody's Talking About

Even after sailing through the coronavirus pandemic, W.P. Carey doesn't get the respect it deserves.

Yahoo | May 6, 2021

W. P. Carey Announces $195 Million (£141 Million) Investment in Class-A Logistics Facility

W. P. Carey Inc. (NYSE: WPC), a leading net lease REIT specializing in corporate sale-leasebacks, build-to-suits and the acquisition of single-tenant net lease properties, today announced the acquisition of an approximately 1.1 million-square-foot (100,000-square-meter) Class-A logistics facility for $195 million (£141 million), including transaction fees. Located in Solihull, U.K., the facility is leased for a term of 30 years to Jaguar Land Rover Limited.

Yahoo | May 6, 2021

W. P. Carey Inc. (WPC) CEO Jason Fox on Q1 2021 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

W. P. Carey Inc. (WPC) Q1 2021 Earnings Conference Call April 30, 2021 10:00 AM ET Company Participants Peter Sands - Executive Director Head of Investor Relations Jason Fox - Chief Executive Officer Toni Sanzone - Chief Financial Officer Conference Call Participants Harsh Hemnani - Green Street Joshua Dennerlein -...

SA Transcripts on Seeking Alpha | April 30, 2021

W. P. Carey Inc. 2021 Q1 - Results - Earnings Call Presentation

The following slide deck was published by W. P. Carey Inc. in conjunction with their 2021 Q1 earnings call....

SA Transcripts on Seeking Alpha | April 30, 2021

3 Dividend Stocks That Pay You Better Than Coca-Cola Does

Coca-Cola offers a generous 3.1% yield today, but you can do even better than that with this trio of high-yield dividend stocks.

Yahoo | April 30, 2021

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WPC Price Returns

1-mo 2.15%
3-mo 8.08%
6-mo 8.33%
1-year 43.35%
3-year 36.36%
5-year 59.25%
YTD 5.90%
2020 -5.99%
2019 28.84%
2018 1.08%
2017 23.88%
2016 6.57%

WPC Dividends

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