Whitestone REIT Common Shares (WSR): Price and Financial Metrics

Whitestone REIT Common Shares (WSR): $8.71

-0.12 (-1.36%)

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  • WSR scores best on the Value dimension, with a Value rank ahead of 81.79% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for WSR is in Growth, which has been heading up over the past 31 weeks.
  • WSR's current lowest rank is in the Quality metric (where it is better than 30.42% of US stocks).

WSR Stock Summary

  • With a price/earnings ratio of 63.47, Whitestone REIT P/E ratio is greater than that of about 85.63% of stocks in our set with positive earnings.
  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for Whitestone REIT is higher than it is for about 93.5% of US stocks.
  • Whitestone REIT's shareholder yield -- a measure of how much capital is returned to stockholders via dividends and buybacks -- is 13.2%, greater than the shareholder yield of 83.71% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Whitestone REIT are HT, UE, ALCO, OTTR, and ROIC.
  • WSR's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Whitestone REIT's official web site, go to www.whitestonereit.com.

WSR Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Real Estate stock, WSR's price/earnings ratio is 48.69% higher, now standing at 59.4.
  • WSR's price/earnings ratio has moved up 35.8 over the prior 133 months.
  • Over the past 133 months, WSR's price/sales ratio has gone up 1.7.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for WSR.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
WSR 2021-07-16 2.9 1.0 58.3 30.6
WSR 2018-08-23 4.0 1.6 55.7 33.1
WSR 2016-03-11 3.5 1.4 48.7 37.5
WSR 2014-03-24 5.2 1.5 84.8 40.7
WSR 2013-05-15 5.8 1.8 1465.2 50.7
WSR 2012-03-07 4.4 1.3 137.0 39.0

WSR Growth Metrics

  • Its 5 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 541.82%.
  • Its year over year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at -11.15%.
  • Its 2 year revenue growth rate is now at -8.49%.
WSR's revenue has moved up $9,107,000 over the prior 49 months.

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

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-03-31 116.376 41.666 5.837
2020-12-31 117.915 42.776 6.034
2020-09-30 118.181 46.992 18.697
2020-06-30 118.16 43.053 19.604
2020-03-31 120.141 46.896 22.521
2019-12-31 119.251 47.748 23.683

WSR Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of WSR, see our WSR 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 $10.75 Average Broker Recommendation 1.83 (Hold)

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WSR Price/Volume Stats

Current price $8.71 52-week high $10.43
Prev. close $8.83 52-week low $5.62
Day low $8.65 Volume 412,187
Day high $8.94 Avg. volume 359,123
50-day MA $8.32 Dividend yield 4.86%
200-day MA $8.48 Market Cap 372.60M

Whitestone REIT Common Shares (WSR) Company Bio

Whitestone REIT is engaged in owning and operating commercial properties in culturally diverse markets in major metropolitan areas. The firm was formerly known as Hartman Commercial Properties REIT. The company was founded on 1998 and is based in Houston, Texas.

WSR Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$8.71$6.2 -27%

We started the process of determining a valid price forecast for Whitestone REIT with a discounted cash flow analysis -- the results of which can be found in the table below. To summarize, we found that Whitestone REIT ranked in the 46th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Our DCF analysis suggests the stock is overvalued by about 26.5%. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for WSR, they are:

  • 36% of the company's capital comes from equity, which is greater than just 8.03% of stocks in our cash flow based forecasting set.
  • Relative to other stocks in its sector (Real Estate), Whitestone REIT has a reliance on debt greater than 82.37% of them.

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

CBRE, HTA, RMAX, ESS, and EPR can be thought of as valuation peers to WSR, in the sense that they are in the Real Estate sector and have a similar price forecast based on DCF valuation.

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Latest WSR News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Whitestone REIT that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate WSR as an investment opportunity.

Whitestone REIT Consensus Indicates Potential 33.7% Upside

Whitestone REIT with ticker code (WSR) have now 2 analysts covering the stock. The analyst consensus points to a rating of ''Hold''. The range between the high target price and low target price is between 11 and 10.5 calculating the mean target price we have 10.75. With the stocks previous close at 8.04 this would indicate that there is a potential upside of 33.7%. There is a 50 day moving average of 8.23 and the 200 moving average now moves to 8.88. The market cap for the company is $346m. Find out more information at: /> [stock_market_widget type="chart" symbol="WSR" chart="bar" range="6mo" interval="1d" line-color="rgb(49, 125, 189)"] Whitestone is a community-centered shopping center REIT that acquires, owns, manages, develops and redevelops high-quality open-air neighborhood center...

DirectorsTalk | July 25, 2021

Whitestone REIT Celebrates 100% Occupancy of its Parkside Village South Property with the Grand Opening of Keepers Coastal Kitchen

Whitestones Austin/San Antonio divisions occupancy now at 97.3% Whitestones Austin/San Antonio divisions occupancy now at 97.3%

Intrado Digital Media | July 14, 2021

Whitestone REIT acquires Lakeside Market shopping center in Texas

urbancow/E+ via Getty Images Whitestone REIT (WSR) has acquired Lakeside Market, a 163,000 square-foot open-air shopping center, in Plano, Texas, adjacent to the new H-E-B flagship-format grocery store, which is under construction and targeted to open in Fall 2022. This acquisition is projected to generate revenues of $2.3M for the...

Seeking Alpha | July 9, 2021

Whitestone REIT Re-Activates Growth Plan, Acquires Lakeside Market Shopping Center in Preston Road Area of Plano, Texas

Lakeside Market is adjacent to new H-E-B flagship store due to open in Fall 2022 Lakeside Market is adjacent to new H-E-B flagship store due to open in Fall 2022

Intrado Digital Media | July 8, 2021

Whitestone REIT Announces Second Quarter 2021 Earnings Webcast and Conference Call

HOUSTON, July 06, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Whitestone REIT (NYSE:WSR) (Whitestone or the Company) today announced that it will release its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2021 after the market close on Tuesday, August 3, 2021.

Intrado Digital Media | July 6, 2021

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WSR Price Returns

1-mo N/A
3-mo -6.15%
6-mo 7.88%
1-year 37.04%
3-year -16.45%
5-year -15.42%
YTD 12.94%
2020 -37.17%
2019 20.34%
2018 -6.80%
2017 9.23%
2016 31.42%

WSR Dividends

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