WPC's one year PEG ratio, measuring expected growth in earnings next year relative to current common stock price is 517.84 -- higher than 92.63% of US-listed equities with positive expected earnings growth.
For WPC, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by 92.46% of US equities we're observing.
In terms of volatility of its share price, WPC is more volatile than only 3.53% of stocks we're observing.
Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to W P Carey Inc are CUBE, ESS, PNW, NNN, and FRT.
WPC's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit W P Carey Inc's official web site, go to www.wpcarey.com.
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
DCF Fair Value Target:
We started the process of determining a valid price forecast for W P Carey Inc with a discounted cash flow analysis -- the results of which can be found in the table below. To summarize, we found that W P Carey Inc ranked in the 21th 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 6.03% 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 11.59% of stocks in its sector (Real Estate).
Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash Flow
Return Relative to Current Share Price
CLNC, CSGP, CTT, DOC, and CBLAQ can be thought of as valuation peers to WPC, in the sense that they are in the Real Estate sector and have a similar price forecast based on DCF valuation.
Real estate investment trusts (REITs) are publicly traded companies that allow individual investors to buy shares in real estate portfolios that receive income from a variety of properties. A key REIT metric is funds from operations (FFO), a measure of earnings particular to the industry.
One stock that will likely get there within a few years is real estate investment trust W.P. Carey (NYSE: WPC). What does W.P. Carey do? W.P. Carey is a real estate investment trust, or REIT, that owns net-leased commercial properties.
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 completion of four industrial investments in December 2020 totaling approximately $121 million and covering more than 1.5 million square feet.