Should you buy Washington Prime Group stock? (NYSE:WPG). Let's see how it does in our automated value investing analysis system.
Based on historical returns, we believe that Washington Prime Group can grow its free cash at a rate of about 2%. That's positive!
(Washington Prime Group stock price per share)
||WPG Fair Price
(based on intrinsic value)
|WPG Safety Price (based on a variable margin of safety)||$17.11|
|PE Ratio versus Sector||49% lower than other Real Estate stocks|
|PE Ratio versus Industry||57% lower than other REIT - Retail stocks|
|Free Cash Flow Jitter||19%|
This stock has short interest! This means that people have shorted it.
Why does that matter? They've made a bet that price will decrease from where they bought it. Maybe there are financial problems, or maybe there's a value play.
As of the latest analysis, there are 1,258,234 shares shorted. With 20,592,841 shares available for purchase and an average trading volume over the past 10 trading days of 2,170,985, it would take at least 0.58 days for all of the short holders to cover their shorts.
We believe that Washington Prime Group may be worth examining further. It's making money, which is a very positive sign. Is it on sale?
Even better, Washington Prime Group looks like a stock on sale. Based on our analysis—if the company keeps making money the way it has been—you may be looking at a bargain. Keep this stock in mind as you put together your portfolio! See Before You Buy for your next steps (and read our disclaimer about investing risk).
Does Washington Prime Group have a coherent story? Does it have a plan to continue to make money? Is it worth your time? Only you can decide where to go from here. Our investment guide helps you ask the right questions, including how to buy stocks. Use these research links for more information.
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