Investors are poised to add Douglas Emmett Inc. (DEI) Stock to their long term portfolios

At the time of writing, Douglas Emmett Inc. [DEI] stock is trading at $17.64, up down -5.06%. Until recently, the best way to gauge how the stock has performed was to look at its short-term value. The DEI shares have lost -9.95% over the last week, with a monthly amount drifted -10.55%, and not seem to be holding up well over a long-time horizon.

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On 1, September 2022, Douglas Emmett Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend. In a post published today on Yahoo Finance, Douglas Emmett, Inc. (NYSE: DEI), a real estate investment trust (REIT), announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend on each share of its common stock of $0.28, or $1.12 on an annualized basis, to be paid on October 18, 2022 to shareholders of record as of September 30, 2022.

From an analyst’s perspective:

Douglas Emmett Inc. [NYSE: DEI] stock has seen the most recent analyst activity on September 27, 2022, when Evercore ISI downgraded its rating to a In-line and also revised its price target to $24 from $27. Previously, Credit Suisse started tracking the stock with Outperform rating on June 23, 2022, and set its price target to $27. On March 03, 2022, upgrade upgraded it’s rating to Outperform but maintained its price target of $37 on the stock. Raymond James upgraded its rating to a Outperform but stick to its price target of $41 on January 10, 2022. Wells Fargo upgraded its rating to a Overweight but $38 remained the price target by the analyst firm on December 14, 2021. Mizuho upgraded its rating to Buy for this stock on June 03, 2021, and upped its price target to $40. In a note dated January 12, 2021, Raymond James downgraded an Mkt Perform rating on this stock.

For the past year, the stock price of Douglas Emmett Inc. fluctuated between $17.89 and $36.97. Currently, Wall Street analysts expect the stock to reach $24.92 within the next 12 months. Douglas Emmett Inc. [NYSE: DEI] shares were valued at $17.64 at the most recent close of the market. An investor can expect a potential return of 41.27% based on the average price forecast.

Analyzing the DEI fundamentals

According to Douglas Emmett Inc. [NYSE:DEI], the company’s sales were 246.97 billion in the recent quarter, which represents an 9.80% jump. Gross Margin for this corporation currently stands at +26.54% with Operating Margin at +21.90%, Pretax Margin comes in at +6.16%, and Net Margin reading is +7.06%.

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 17.41 points at the first support level, and at 17.17 for the second support level. However, for the 1st resistance point, the stock is sitting at 18.01, and for the 2nd resistance point, it is at 18.37.

Douglas Emmett Inc. [DEI] reported earnings per share of $0.14 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 $0.12/share, meaning a difference of $0.02 and a surprise factor of 16.70%. By comparison, the stated earnings for the previous quarter ended on 12/30/2021 were $0.11 per share as compared to estimates of $0.1 per share, a difference of $0.01 representing a surprise of 10.00%.

Ratios To Look Out For

Considering the valuation of this stock, the price to sales ratio is 6.40, the price to book ratio is 2.43 and the P/E (TTM) ratio is 35.85.

Transactions by insiders

Insider trading has also been a hot topic recently, with 3 insiders purchasing 75,000 shares and 0 selling 0 shares in the past 3 months. Recent insider trading involved Wang Shirley, Director, that happened on Sep 08 when 0.28 million shares were purchased. Chief Exec Officer, President, Kaplan Jordan L completed a deal on Sep 07 to buy 48750.0 shares. Meanwhile, Director Feinberg David T bought 25000.0 shares on Sep 02.