Could this be the case of a blown-up long-term opportunity? National Retail Properties Inc. (NNN)

National Retail Properties Inc. [NNN] stock is trading at $40.78, up down -1.88%. An important factor to consider is whether the stock is rising or falling in short-term value. The NNN shares have lost -7.76% over the last week, with a monthly amount drifted -12.24%, and not seem to be holding up well over a long-time horizon.

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On 16, August 2022, ELIZABETH CASTRO GULACSY APPOINTED TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF NATIONAL RETAIL PROPERTIES, INC. In a post published today on Yahoo Finance, The Board of Directors of National Retail Properties, Inc. (NYSE: NNN), a real estate investment trust, today announced that Elizabeth Castro Gulacsy has been appointed to the Board of Directors effective August 17, 2022.

From an analyst’s perspective:

National Retail Properties Inc. [NYSE: NNN] stock has seen the most recent analyst activity on July 12, 2022, when Morgan Stanley downgraded its rating to a Equal-Weight but kept the price target unchanged to $45 for it. Previously, Credit Suisse started tracking the stock with Outperform rating on June 23, 2022, and set its price target to $46. On January 20, 2022, downgrade downgraded it’s rating to Underperform and revised its price target to $47 on the stock. Jefferies downgraded its rating to a Hold and decreased its price target to $50 on January 10, 2022. RBC Capital Mkts initiated its recommendation with a Sector Perform and recommended $48 as its price target on September 17, 2021. Colliers Securities started tracking with a Neutral rating for this stock on May 19, 2021, and assigned it a price target of $49. In a note dated April 15, 2021, Morgan Stanley upgraded an Overweight rating on this stock and boosted its target price from $37 to $53.

National Retail Properties Inc. [NNN] stock has fluctuated between $39.12 and $48.90 over the past year. National Retail Properties Inc. [NYSE: NNN] shares were valued at $40.78 at the most recent close of the market.

Analyzing the NNN fundamentals

National Retail Properties Inc. [NYSE:NNN] reported sales of 190.78 billion for the most recent quarter, which represents a growth of 6.60%. Gross Margin for this corporation currently stands at +67.84% with Operating Margin at +61.67%, Pretax Margin comes in at +39.94%, and Net Margin reading is +39.94%.

Before buying any particular stock, readers tend to pay close attention to the indicators that support and create resistance. The company’s stock is currently sitting at 40.35 points at the first support level, and at 39.92 for the second support level. However, for the 1st resistance point, the stock is sitting at 41.30, and for the 2nd resistance point, it is at 41.83.

National Retail Properties Inc. [NNN] reported earnings per share of $0.46 for its fiscal quarter that ended on 3/30/2022. Based on the Wall Street analysts’ estimates, the company was expected to report earnings of $0.43/share, meaning a difference of $0.03 and a surprise factor of 7.00%. By comparison, the stated earnings for the previous quarter ended on 12/30/2021 were $0.37 per share as compared to estimates of $0.39 per share, a difference of $-0.02 representing a surprise of -5.10%.

Ratios To Look Out For

Considering the valuation of this stock, the price to sales ratio is 11.57, the price to book ratio is 2.16 and the P/E (TTM) ratio is 23.88.

Transactions by insiders

The next item on our agenda is insider trading, which has seen 8 insider purchases totaling 7,730 shares and 1 insider sales totaling 10,520 shares over the past 3 months. Recent insider trading involved HABICHT KEVIN B, EVP, Chief Financial Officer, that happened on Aug 12 when 10520.0 shares were sold.