Washington Real Estate Investment Trust (WRE): Price and Financial Metrics

Washington Real Estate Investment Trust (WRE): $17.57

-0.38 (-2.12%)

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  • Growth is the dimension where WRE ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 89.38% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for WRE is in Growth, which has been heading up over the past 177 days.
  • WRE's current lowest rank is in the Value metric (where it is better than 13.23% of US stocks).

WRE Stock Summary

  • WRE has a higher market value than NA% of US stocks; more precisely, its current market capitalization is $1,568,872,811.
  • Of note is the ratio of ELME COMMUNITIES's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; NA% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • For WRE, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by NA% of US equities we're observing.
  • Visit WRE's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to www.washreit.com.

WRE Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Real Estate stock, WRE's EV/EBIT ratio is 127.42% higher, now standing at 62.2.
  • Over the past 243 months, WRE's price/earnings ratio has gone up 181.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for WRE.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
WRE 2022-10-17 8.4 1.2 197.1 62.2
WRE 2022-10-14 8.0 1.1 189.0 60.3
WRE 2022-10-13 8.1 1.2 190.5 60.6
WRE 2022-10-12 7.8 1.1 183.4 58.9
WRE 2022-10-11 7.9 1.1 184.7 59.3
WRE 2022-10-10 7.8 1.1 184.2 59.1

WRE Growth Metrics

    The year over year revenue growth rate now stands at -38.55%.
  • Its 2 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at -54.19%.
  • The 5 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at 226.53%.
Over the past 15 months, WRE's revenue has gone down $100,528,000.

The table below shows WRE's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-06-30 186.431 58.513 7.925
2022-03-31 176.348 60.568 9.807
2021-12-31 169.151 89.156 16.384
2021-09-30 224.658 95.15 12.143
2021-06-30 255.386 126.431 -20.132
2021-03-31 286.959 121.37 -18.546

WRE'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.
  • WRE has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 37.99% of graded US stocks.
  • WRE's asset turnover comes in at 0.1 -- ranking 214th of 444 Trading stocks.
  • PIPR, NHI, and ADC are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with WRE.

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

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-09-30 0.100 0.630 0.016
2021-06-30 0.105 0.607 0.005
2021-03-31 0.116 0.613 0.005
2020-12-31 0.116 0.616 0.006
2020-09-30 0.118 0.622 0.024
2020-06-30 0.119 0.624 0.114

WRE Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of WRE, see our WRE 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 $24.50 Average Broker Recommendation 1.83 (Hold)

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WRE Price/Volume Stats

Current price $17.57 52-week high $26.79
Prev. close $17.95 52-week low $16.14
Day low $17.37 Volume 364,500
Day high $17.80 Avg. volume 543,556
50-day MA $19.24 Dividend yield 3.87%
200-day MA $22.54 Market Cap 1.54B

Washington Real Estate Investment Trust (WRE) Company Bio

Washington Real Estate Investment Trust invests in real estate markets of the greater Washington D.C. metro region. It focuses on office, medical office, industrial/flex space, retail, and multifamily real estate investments. The company was founded in 1960 and is based in Rockville, Maryland.

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Below are the latest news stories about ELME COMMUNITIES that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate WRE as an investment opportunity.

Elme Communities Issues 2022 ESG Report

WASHINGTON, Oct. 25, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Elme Communities (“Elme” or the “Company”) (NYSE: ELME), a value-driven multifamily owner and operator, announced the publication of its 2022 ESG Report. The report, which summarizes the Company’s ESG initiatives, programs, and achievements in 2021 and into 2022, can be found on the ESG page of the Company’s newly launched website at www.elmecommunities.com. Within this report, Elme Communities announced that it has achieved a 2022 Global Real Estate

Yahoo | October 25, 2022

Wells Fargo Reaffirms Their Hold Rating on Washington Real Estate Investment (WRE)

In a report released today, Blaine Heck from Wells Fargo maintained a Hold rating on Washington Real Estate Investment (WRE - Research Report), with a price target of $17.00. The company's shares opened today at $18.04.According to TipRanks, Heck is an analyst with an average return of -3.7% and a 43.06% success rate. Heck covers the Financial sector, focusing on stocks such as Boston Properties, Cousins Properties, and Douglas Emmett.Currently, the analyst consensus on Washington Real Estate Investment is a Moderate Buy with an average price target of $25.50.See the top stocks recommended by analysts >>The company has a one-year high of $26.18 and a one-year low of $16.14.

Brian Anderson on TipRanks | October 18, 2022

Now out of the office game, WashREIT rebrands to reflect multifamily focus

Reflecting its wholesale shift into residential real estate, the D.C.-based real estate investment trust, better known as WashREIT, announced Monday it has rebranded. The decision comes after WashREIT (NYSE: WRT) sold almost all of its office and retail assets to focus on becoming a regional multifamily operator. Its New York Stock Exchange ticker will change from WRE to ELME as of Thursday morning, the company announced.

Yahoo | October 17, 2022

WashREIT is Now Elme Communities

Elme Communities is “elevating home” for underserved mid-market renters New name marks the final step in the Company’s transformation into a strategy-led, business-to-consumer, value-driven multifamily company WASHINGTON, Oct. 17, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- WashREIT (NYSE: WRE), a value-driven multifamily owner and operator, announced today that it has changed its name and rebranded as Elme Communities, reflecting its ongoing commitment to elevating the value-living experience for its residents. T

Yahoo | October 17, 2022

WashREIT (WRE) Expects 14% Core FFO Growth in 2023

Washington Real Estate Investment Trust (WRE) experiences strong performance during its peak leasing months this year on the back of healthy demand and pricing power.

Yahoo | September 28, 2022

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WRE Price Returns

1-mo N/A
3-mo -11.58%
6-mo -25.68%
1-year -29.26%
3-year -35.43%
5-year -31.86%
YTD -30.44%
2021 24.26%
2020 -21.88%
2019 32.42%
2018 -22.82%
2017 -1.18%

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