PS Business Parks Inc. Shares Close in on 52-Week High - Market Mover

The shares closed 1.2% below its 52-week high of $161.17, with trading volume lower than its 30 day average

Apr 01, 2021 by Kwhen Finance Editors

PS Business Parks Inc. Shares Close in on 52-Week High - Market Mover
PS Business Parks Inc. shares closed today at 1.2% below its 52 week high of $161.17, giving the company a market cap of $4B. The stock is currently up 17.1% year-to-date, up 17.7% over the past 12 months, and up 77.3% over the past five years. This week, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 1.9%, and the S&P 500 rose 2.3%.

Trading Activity

  • Trading volume this week was 65.6% higher than the 20-day average.
  • Beta, a measure of the stock’s volatility relative to the overall market stands at 1.2.

Technical Indicators

  • The Relative Strength Index (RSI) on the stock was between 30 and 70.
  • MACD, a trend-following momentum indicator, indicates a downward trend.
  • The stock closed below its Bollinger band, indicating it may be oversold.

Fundamentals & Catalysts

  • Over the past 12 months the company generated $275 million in earnings before interest and taxes from $415 million in revenue. It currently holds $69 million in cash and $82 million in debt.
  • Its forward price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio of 42.98516466446935 is higher than its current P/E ratio of 34.09, implying that analysts are expecting a decrease in earnings.
  • The company's price/earnings-to-growth ratio (PEG Ratio), a widely used indicator of a stock's true value while also factoring in expected earnings growth, currently stands at 2.20. A fairly valued company should have a PEG ratio of 1.0. When a company's PEG exceeds 1.0, it's considered overvalued while a stock with a PEG of less than 1.0 is considered undervalued.
  • The company's debt-to-equity ratio, which measures the extent to which it finances its operations through debt, currently stands at 1.17 which means it currently has $1.17 of debt for every $1 of equity. Generally speaking, a debt to equity ratio below 1.0 is seen as relatively safe, while ratios of 2.0 or higher would be considered risky. Some industries are known for having much higher debt to equity ratios than others.
  • The company's price-to-book ratio, which measures the market's valuation of a company relative to its book value, currently stands at 4.90. This means that the stock is trading at a premium of 5 times relative to the company's book value which reflects the total value of a company's assets that shareholders of that company would receive if the company were to be liquidated.
  • The company's price-to-sales ratio, which shows how much the market values every dollar of the company's sales, currently stands at 9.58.
  • The company's enterprise value-to-revenue multiple, which is often used to determine a company's valuation in the case of a potential acquisition, currently stands at 9.41.







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Market Comparative Performance

  • The company's share price is the same as the S&P 500 Index , lags it on a 1-year basis, and lags it on a 5-year basis
  • The company's share price is the same as the Dow Jones Industrial Average , lags it on a 1-year basis, and lags it on a 5-year basis
  • The company share price is the same as the performance of its peers in the Financials industry sector , lags it on a 1-year basis, and lags it on a 5 year basis
NameDoD %ΔYTD %Δ1 Yr %52-Week H %52-Week L %
PS Business Parks Inc.
Dow Jones Industrial Average0.48.453.6-0.562.8
S&P 500 Index1.16.456.20.165.5

Peer Group Comparative Performance

  • The company's stock price performance year-to-date beats the peer average by 8.5%
  • The company's stock price performance over the past 12 months lags the peer average by -51.1%
  • The company's price-to-earnings ratio, which relates a company's share price to its earnings per share, is 0.3% higher than the average peer.
NameMKT CAP (USD)P/EYTD %Δ1 Yr %Δ52-Week H %52-Week L %
PS Business Parks Inc.PSB34.117.117.7-4.049.5
Peer AvgN/A34.015.836.2-4.537.5
Lockheed Martin CorporationLMT15.14.912.0-9.916.2
Urban Edge PropertiesUE20.728.895.8-8.2133.8
Luminex CorpLMNX100.138.417.5
CIM Commercial Trust CorporationCMCT0-9.019.4

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