5 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.

Below is a list of notable value stocks in the real estate sector:

  1. RPT Realty RPT - P/E: 7.02
  2. CoreCivic CXW - P/E: 7.02
  3. Equity Commonwealth EQC - P/E: 7.7
  4. Weingarten Realty WRI - P/E: 9.06
  5. Dynex Cap DX - P/E: 3.89

This quarter, RPT Realty experienced a decrease in earnings per share, which was 0.26 in Q1 and is now 0.16. Most recently, the company reported a dividend yield of 6.13%, which has decreased by 0.11% from last quarter’s yield of 6.24%.

This quarter, CoreCivic experienced an increase in earnings per share, which was 0.54 in Q1 and is now 0.56. Most recently, the company reported a dividend yield of 10.5%, which has decreased by 1.16% from last quarter’s yield of 11.66%.

This quarter, Equity Commonwealth experienced a decrease in earnings per share, which was 0.08 in Q1 and is now 0.03. Equity Commonwealth does not have a dividend yield, which investors should be aware of when considering holding onto such a stock.

Weingarten Realty has reported Q2 earnings per share at 0.34, which has decreased by 22.73% compared to Q1, which was 0.44. Its most recent dividend yield is at 4.23%, which has increased by 0.05% from 4.18% in the previous quarter.

Dynex Cap has reported Q2 earnings per share at 0.36, which has decreased by 29.41% compared to Q1, which was 0.51. Most recently, the company reported a dividend yield of 10.25%, which has increased by 0.08% from last quarter’s yield of 10.17%.

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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