WPC's one year PEG ratio, measuring expected growth in earnings next year relative to current common stock price is 525.41 -- higher than 92.73% of US-listed equities with positive expected earnings growth.
For WPC, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by 92.45% of US equities we're observing.
In terms of volatility of its share price, WPC is more volatile than merely 2.84% of stocks we're observing.
Stocks that are quantitatively similar to WPC, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are CUBE, ESS, PNW, NNN, and FRT.
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:
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 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. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for W P Carey Inc ended up being:
W P Carey Inc's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 8%; for context, that number is higher than merely 6.58% 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 11.49% of stocks in its sector (Real Estate).
Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash Flow
Return 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 CLNC, CSGP, CTT, DOC, and ALX.
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.