Is It Worthwhile For Investors To Follow These Insider Trades On Douglas Emmett Inc. (DEI)?


Douglas Emmett Inc. (NYSE:DEI) finished Wednesday with a subtraction of -$1.06 to close at $19.58, a downside of -5.14 percent. An average of 1,863,180 shares of common stock have been traded in the last five days. There was a fall of -$1.44 in the past week, and it reached a new high 19 times over the past 12 months. The last 20 days have seen an average of 1,533,675 shares traded, while the 50-day average volume stands at 1,392,848.

DEI stock has decreased by -4.63% in the last month. The company shares reached their 1-month lowest point of $18.99 on 09/01/22. With the stock rallying to its 52-week high on 01/07/22, shares of the company touched a low of $18.99 and a high of $36.97 in 52 weeks. It has reached a new high 3 times so far this year and lost -41.55% or -$13.92 in price. In spite of this, the price is down -47.04% from the 52-week high.

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Valuation Metrics

Douglas Emmett Inc. (DEI) has a trailing price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio of 39.80. The stock’s beta is 0.95. Other valuation ratios to consider include the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio at 3.52, the price-to-book (PB) ratio at 1.36, and the price-to-cash flow ratio at 18.45.

The company has a payout ratio of 227.50%. The company’s most recent quarterly dividend payment was $0.28 a share, without any change from last year. Its latest increase dividend $0.02 reported on Monday December 9 2019.

Financial Health

Further, the company has a long term debt to equity ratio of 2.05 and a total debt to equity ratio of 2.05 for the quarter ending June 29. Its gross profit as reported stood at $201.15 million compared to revenue of $918.4 million.

For investors, determining the potential profitability of the investment also depends on the performance of the company’s management. In the past 12 months, Douglas Emmett Inc.’s return on assets was 0.90%.

Earnings Surprise

For the three-month period that ended June 29, Douglas Emmett Inc. had $5.19 billion in total debt. In the quarter under review, the net income was up than the previous quarter. The company posted a net income of $24.37 million in the quarter, while revenues of $25.51 million were grew 33.52%. The analyst consensus anticipated Douglas Emmett Inc.’s latest quarter earnings to come in at $0.14 per share, but it turned out to be $0.14, a 0.00% surprise. For the quarter, EBITDA amounted to $152.38 million. At the end of the quarter ending June 29, Douglas Emmett Inc.’s stock balance sheet showed total debt was $5.2 billion. Shareholders own equity worth $175.78 million.

Technical Picture

From a technical analysis perspective, let’s take a brief look at Douglas Emmett Inc. (DEI) price momentum. RSI 9-day as of the close on 21 September was 31.20%, suggesting the stock is Neutral, with historical volatility in this time frame at 36.43%.

As of today, DEI’s price is $20.68 -6.85% or -$1.44 from its 5-day moving average. DEI is currently trading -4.81% lower than its 20-day SMA and -36.70% lower than its 100-day SMA. However, the stock’s current price level is -12.28% below the SMA50 and -40.10% below the SMA200.

The stochastic %K and %D were 42.37% and 54.72%, respectively, and the average true range (ATR) was 0.69. With the 14-day stochastic at 17.77% and the average true range at 0.66, the RSI (14) stands at 35.44%. The stock has reached -0.55 on the 9-day MACD Oscillator while the 14-day reading was at -0.31.

Analyst Ratings

Credit Suisse launched coverage on Douglas Emmett Inc. (NYSE: DEI) in its analyst report released on June 23, 2022. The firm assigned the stock an Outperform rating.


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