WP Carey Story

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WPC -- USA Stock  

USD 69.95  1.79  2.50%

As many millenniums are excited about real estate space, it is only fair to go over W P Carey against current market trends. As expected, W P is starting to reaffirm its true potential as investors are becoming more and more confident in the future outlook. The company returns are correlated to returns on the market. As market fluctuates, the company is expected to follow. The appearance of strong fundamental indicators of the company suggests a short-term price swing for investors of W P. W P Carey is scheduled to announce its earnings tomorrow. The upcoming quarterly report is expected on the 12th of February 2021.
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Should you buy W P (NYSE:WPC) based on current technical indicators?
This firm's average rating is Hold from 6 analysts. Do analysts base this consensus on technical analyses? We know that typical technical analysis utilizes price momentum, patterns, and trends looking at historical prices. It aims to identify signals based on W P market sentiment investors' perception of the future value of W P. Let us look at a few aspects of W P technical analysis. About 64.0% of the company outstanding shares are owned by institutional investors. W P Carey has Price to Book (P/B) ratio of 1.73. Historically many companies with similar price-to-book (P/B) ratio do better than the market in the long run. The entity last dividend was issued on the 30th of December 2020.
Using predictive technical analysis, we will analyze different prices and returns patterns and diagnose historical swings to determine the real value of WP Carey Llc. In general, we focus on analyzing WP Carey stock price patterns and their correlations with different microeconomic environment and drivers. We also apply predictive analytics to build WP Carey's daily price indicators and compare them against related drivers such as momentum indicators and various other types of predictive indicators. Using this methodology combined with a more conventional technical analysis and fundamental analysis, we attempt to find the most accurate representation of WP Carey's intrinsic value. In addition to deriving basic predictive indicators for WP Carey, we also check how macroeconomic factors affect WP Carey price patterns. Please read more on our technical analysis page or use our predictive modules below to complement your research.
Sophisticated investors, who have witnessed many market ups and downs, frequently view the market will even out over time. This tendency of WP Carey's stock price to converge to an average value over time is called mean reversion. However, historically, high market prices usually discourage investors that believe in mean reversion to invest, while low prices are viewed as an opportunity to buy. Please use the tools below to analyze the current value of WP Carey in the context of predictive analytics.
Please note, it is not enough to conduct a financial or market analysis of a single entity such as WP Carey. Your research has to be compared to or analyzed against WP Carey's peers to derive any actionable benefits. When done correctly, WP Carey's competitive analysis will give you plenty of quantitative and qualitative data to validate your investment decisions or develop an entirely new strategy towards taking a position in WP Carey Llc.

How does WP Carey Stands against Peers?

Analyzing WP Carey competition or peers my help you to expand the diversification possibilities of your existing portfolios and to get a better perspective on locking in new positions. Try to analyze the advantages of investing in traded instruments related to WP Carey across multiple sectors and thematic ideas. A good competitive analysis can cover a lot of different areas. But what areas to choose depends on who you are. The more exhaustive you are in your analysis, the more effective your competitive analysis will be.
Check out WP Carey Competition Details

How WP Carey utilizes its cash?

To perform a cash flow analysis of WP Carey, investors first need to understand how to read the cash flow statement. A cash flow statement shows the amount of cash WP Carey is receiving and how much cash it distributes out in a given period. The WP Carey cash flow statement breaks down these inflows and outflows into different buckets, including operating activities, investing activities, and financing activities.
WP Carey Net Cash Flow from Operations is projected to increase significantly based on the last few years of reporting. The past year's Net Cash Flow from Operations was at 801.54 Million

Payment of 1985 shares by Brooks Gordon of WP Carey subject to Rule 16b-3

Legal trades by WP Carey insiders are very common, as founders, directors, or employees of any publicly traded firm often have stock or stock options. These trades are made public in the United States through the filing of Form 4 of the Securities and Exchange Commission. Below entry was recorded recently and is publicly available as an insider trade:
WP Carey insider trading alert for payment of common stock by Brooks Gordon, Managing Director, on 17th of February 2021. This event was filed by W P Carey Inc with SEC on 2021-02-17. Statement of changes in beneficial ownership - SEC Form 4. Brooks Gordon currently serves as managing director and head of asset management of WP Carey Llc [view details]   
Note, although insider trading is legal, in the United States, Canada, Australia, and Germany, for mandatory reporting purposes, corporate insiders are defined as a company's officers, directors, and any beneficial owners of more than 10% of a class of the company's equity securities.

Closer look at W P Variance

W P Carey has current Variance of 1.82. Variance is another measure of security risk that shows the amount of dispersion of equity returns around their mean value. Variance is calculated as the average squared deviations from the mean. Evaluating a set of investment alternatives one can use variance to help determine the volatility when purchasing a specific security. Similar to Standard Deviation, the variance is a measure of how far a set of numbers is spread out around its mean.

Variance is also a measure of stock volatility and can help determine the risk an investor might take on when purchasing a specific security. A relatively big variance indicates that the daily prices or returns are far from the mean and a small variance indicates that they are located around the mean.

Variance 
 = 
SUM(RET DEV)2 
 = 
1.82
SUM = Summation notation
RET DEV = Actual returns deviation over selected period
N = Number of points for the period
Let's now compare W P Variance to its closest peers:
WPC
VER
VNO
O
WPC1.82
VER5.15
VNO16.96
O2.96

Possible March relapse of W P?

Current Market Risk Adjusted Performance is up to 0.07. Price may slip again. W P Carey has relatively low volatility with skewness of 0.12 and kurtosis of 0.56. However, we advise all investors to independently investigate W P Carey to ensure all accessible information is consistent with the expectations about its upside potential and future expected returns.

Our Bottom Line On W P Carey

Whereas few other entities within the reit?diversified industry are still a little expensive, even after the recent corrections, W P may offer a potential longer-term growth to investors. With a somewhat neutral outlook on your 30 days horizon, it may be better to hold off any trading activity and neither pick up new shares of W P nor sell your existing holdings in the Stock. It seems the expected volatility has not yet been fully factored into the current price. Please use our equity advice module to run different scenarios to ensure your current risk level and investment horizon are fully reflective of your current investing preferences in regards to W P.

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