Important Factors to Analyse a Good Investment: Washington Prime Group Inc. (WPG)

Key Statistics

Washington Prime Group Inc. (WPG) escalated 1.13% and closed its last trading session at $8.05. Its opening price on the last trading day was $7.96. The company’s market cap is $1.51 Billion. The company has 187.31 Million shares outstanding and 185.33 Million shares were floated in market. The short ratio in the company’s stock is documented at 8.83 and the short float is around of 16.83%. Washington Prime Group Inc. has been given an analysts’ mean target of 7.03.

52-week High/Low

The highest price WPG stock touched in the last 12 month was $9.79 and the lowest price it hit in the same period was $5.4. Stock’s distance from 52 week High is -17.77% and the distance from 52 week Low is 49.07%.

Share Volume Analysis

A total of 6.09 Billion shares exchanged at hands and its average trading volume is standing at 3.53 Million shares. The relative volume of the stock is 1.72.

Stock Performance

Washington Prime Group Inc. (WPG) performance during the last one year degraded -4.28 percent, while its year to date (YTD) performance showed a positive trend of 13.06 percent. The stock jumped 14.84 percent over the past six months. The stock’s quarterly performance indicates a positive momentum of 24.23 percent, whereas its last one month trend is optimistic with 13.7 percent. Its weekly performance showed upward trend of 7.19 percent.

Profit Margins Analysis

Profitability analysis helps a great deal in making investment decision. Net profit margin of the company was recorded at 25.5 percent, operating profit margin was 49.5 percent, while gross profit margin stands at 68.4 percent.

Key Ratios Review

Liquidity ratios help investors to determine a company’s ability to pay off its debts. For the most recent quarter, quick ratio was 0, current ratio was 0, LT Debt/Equity ratio was 3.35 and Total Debt/Equity ratio stands at 3.35, while Payout ratio is 0.996.

Return on Assets, Investment and Equity

Washington Prime Group Inc. (WPG) has a Return on Assets of 4.2 percent, Return on Investment of 9.4 percent and a Return on Equity of 20.8 percent.

Simple Moving Average

Moving averages are used as a strong indicator for technical stock analysis and it helps investors in figuring out where the stock has been and also helps in determining where it may be possibly heading. Now we look at the Moving Averages, the 200-day is 12.09%, the 50-day is 16.11% and the 20-day is 9.45%.

EPS Growth Analysis

The company’s diluted EPS for trailing twelve months was 1.

EPS Estimate for the next year is 0.09.

EPS Estimate for the next Quarter is 0.

EPS Growth this year is 306.9 percent.

Earnings and Sales Growth

EPS growth for the next 5 years is 0 percent.

Annual EPS growth Past 5 years is 3.2 percent.

Annual Sales Growth in the past 5 years was 4 percent.

Quarterly Revenue Growth on year-over-year basis stands at -10.9 percent.

Quarterly Earnings Growth on year-over-year basis stands at 49.3 percent.

Investment Valuation Ratios

The company P/E (price to earnings) ratio is 8.03 and Forward P/E ratio is 89.44. The company P/S (price to Sales) ratio is 2.05, P/B (price to Book) ratio is 1.73, while its P/C (price to Cash) ratio stands at 32.85.

Volatility Analysis

If we look at the Volatility of Washington Prime Group Inc. (WPG), Week Volatility is 2.89%, whereas Month Volatility is at 2.95%.

Technical Indicators

Washington Prime Group Inc. (WPG)’s RSI (Relative strength index) is at 69.5, its ATR (Average True Range) value is 0.23, while its Beta factor was calculated at 0.71.

Earnings Release Date

The company is estimated to report earnings on Apr 25 AMC.

Analysts Recommendation

Washington Prime Group Inc. (WPG) has an Analysts’ Mean Recommendation of 3.3.

Insider Ownership and Transactions

Washington Prime Group Inc.’s insider ownership stands at 0.3 percent, while its insider transaction is 5.28 percent.

Institutional Ownership and Transactions

Institutional ownership refers to the ownership stake in a company that is held by large financial organizations, pension funds or endowments. Washington Prime Group Inc.’s institutional ownership is 90.9%, while its institutional transactions stand at -5.34%.