Overview Of Value Stocks In The Real Estate Sector

Understanding Value Stocks

A value stock traditionally has a lower price when compared to stock prices of companies in the same industry. This indicates that the company may be undervalued, as investors are not expressing as much interest in such companies. The most commonly used way to check for value is with the price-to-earnings multiple, or P/E. A low P/E multiple is a good indication that the stock is undervalued.

The following stocks are considered to be notable value stocks in the real estate sector:

  1. Arbor Realty Trust ABR - P/E: 6.18
  2. Transcontinental Realty TCI - P/E: 0.71
  3. Two Harbors Inv TWO - P/E: 6.41
  4. American Realty Investors ARL - P/E: 0.89
  5. Forestar Group FOR - P/E: 4.74

Arbor Realty Trust's earnings per share for Q4 sits at $0.6, whereas in Q3, they were at 0.56. The company's most recent dividend yield sits at 10.75%, which has decreased by 1.41% from 12.16% last quarter.

Transcontinental Realty has reported Q4 earnings per share at $6.82, which has decreased by 84.43% compared to Q3, which was 43.79. Two Harbors Inv has reported Q4 earnings per share at $0.73, which has increased by 14.06% compared to Q3, which was 0.64. Most recently, the company reported a dividend yield of 17.45%, which has increased by 2.41% from last quarter's yield of 15.04%.

Most recently, American Realty Investors reported earnings per share at $2.69, whereas in Q3 earnings per share sat at $18.72. Most recently, Forestar Group reported earnings per share at $0.42, whereas in Q4 earnings per share sat at $1.02.

These 5 value stocks were selected by Benzinga Insights based on quantified analysis. While this methodical judgment process is not meant to make final decisions, our technology can give investors additional perception into the sector.

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