JP Morgan raised the price target for the First Industrial Realty Trust Inc. (NYSE:FR) stock from “a Neutral” to “an Overweight”. The rating was released on December 16, 2022, according to finviz. We previously noted in another research note published on January 13, 2022 by Mizuho that downgraded the stock from a Buy to a Neutral with a price target of $64 for FR stock. The research report from Berenberg has initiated the stock to Buy, with a price target set at $66. The stock was initiated by Barclays, who disclosed in a research note on September 01, 2021, to Overweight and set the price objective to $65.
The latest trade, Performances and Moving Averages give us the following Picture
The share price of First Industrial Realty Trust Inc. (NYSE:FR) dipped -0.31% to close Thursday’s market session at $51.90, lower as compared to yesterday’s close. The stock price fluctuated between $51.29 and $52.64 throughout the trading session with the volume trading being 815874 shares, which represented a significant variation when compared to the three months average volume of 888.08K shares. The firm’s stock price fluctuated -1.39% within the last five trades and -3.35% within the last 30 trades, which was a significant change from the beginning of this year. Despite the fact that the share price increased 0.82% in the last 6 months and 2.67% was added to its value over the previous 3 months. FR stock is trading at a margin of -2.02%, -0.81% and 3.82% apart from the 20-Day, 50-Day and 200-Day Simple Moving Average prices.
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As of the close of trading, FR deals in the Real Estate domain. The stock is trading -21.27 percent below its 52-week high and 20.95 percent above its 52-week low. For example, looking both at the price and the high and low measurements of 52 weeks will give you a clearer picture of the direction the price is heading. The firm’s Weighted Alpha is -8.7. A positive weighted alpha indicates the firm has done well over the course of the year, whereas one below 0 indicates that the firm has done poorly.
What Does First Industrial Realty Trust Inc.’s Profitability and Valuation Ratios Tell Us About the Stock?
With regard to the profitability of the company, the operating margin is currently at 39.60 percent and the profit margin is 66.50 percent, and the company has reported a gross margin of 73.40 percent. The profit margin, also known as the revenue ratio or gross profit ratio, is an efficiency figure used to estimate the business’s profitability by comparing net income and sales. The higher the number, the more profits are generated for the company and vice versa.
The stock’s market cap achieved a total value of $7.14 billion as of the last trading session. Market capitalization is the total value of all outstanding shares of a corporation and it is used to measure a company’s market value. The price-to-earnings ratio for First Industrial Realty Trust Inc. (NYSE:FR) is 19.12. The price-to-earnings ratio is a method of assessing corporate values by comparing them to their per-share profit. Forward P/E stands at 37.75. Forward price-to-earnings is calculated using predicted earnings for the next financial year’s P/E determination. The stock has achieved an effective Price-to-Sales Ratio of 13.22 that mirrors the cost to be found for sales by the market. The firm managed a Price-to-Book ratio of 2.79, which equates the market value of a stock with its book value.