The outlook and analysis of UMH Properties Inc. (UMH)’s stock

UMH Properties Inc. [UMH] stock prices are down -0.34% to $17.62 at the moment. One of the good ways to gauge the recent performance is if the stock’s short-term value is rising or falling. The UMH shares have gain 3.22% over the last week, with a monthly amount glided 3.83%, and seem to be holding up well over a long-time horizon.

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On 22, November 2022, UMH PROPERTIES, INC. COMPLETES ACQUISITION OF OHIO MANUFACTURED HOME COMMUNITY. In a post published today on Yahoo Finance, UMH Properties, Inc. (NYSE: UMH) closed on the acquisition of a manufactured home community, located in Canton, Ohio, for a total purchase price of $19.1 million. This community contains 321 developed homesites, of which 77% are occupied. It is situated on approximately 170 acres.

From an analyst’s perspective:

UMH Properties Inc. [NYSE: UMH] stock has seen the most recent analyst activity on October 13, 2022, when Wolfe Research initiated its Outperform rating and assigned the stock a price target of $19. Previously, Colliers Securities started tracking the stock with Neutral rating on January 19, 2022, and set its price target to $26. On August 27, 2021, Wedbush initiated with a Outperform rating and assigned a price target of $27.50 on the stock. Aegis Capital started tracking the stock assigning a Buy rating and suggested a price target of $25 on March 29, 2021. Berenberg initiated its recommendation with a Buy and recommended $19 as its price target on October 01, 2020. DA Davidson upgraded its rating to Buy for this stock on September 21, 2020, but kept the price target unchanged to $17. In a note dated March 16, 2020, DA Davidson downgraded an Neutral rating on this stock and revised its target price from $17 to $16.

The stock price of UMH Properties Inc. [UMH] has been fluctuating between $15.14 and $27.50 over the past year. Currently, Wall Street analysts expect the stock to reach $21.50 within the next 12 months. UMH Properties Inc. [NYSE: UMH] shares were valued at $17.62 at the most recent close of the market. An investor can expect a potential return of 22.02% based on the average UMH price forecast.

Analyzing the UMH fundamentals

The most recent quarter, UMH Properties Inc. [NYSE:UMH] reported sales of 51.94 billion, representing a surge of 8.10%. Gross Margin for this corporation currently stands at +28.39% with Operating Margin at +31.70%, Pretax Margin comes in at +27.45%, and Net Margin reading is +27.45%.

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 17.48 points at the first support level, and at 17.34 for the second support level. However, for the 1st resistance point, the stock is sitting at 17.77, and for the 2nd resistance point, it is at 17.92.

UMH Properties Inc. [UMH] reported earnings per share of -$0.41 for its fiscal quarter that ended on 6/29/2022. Based on the Wall Street analysts’ estimates, the company was expected to report earnings of -$0.04/share, meaning a difference of -$0.37 and a surprise factor of -925.00%. By comparison, the stated earnings for the previous quarter ended on 3/30/2022 were -$0.09 per share as compared to estimates of -$0.03 per share, a difference of -$0.06 representing a surprise of -200.00%.

Ratios To Look Out For

Considering the valuation of this stock, the price to sales ratio is 6.97, the price to book ratio is 5.04.

Transactions by insiders

We now turn our attention to insider trading, which in the past 3 months has resulted in 15 insider buyings of 9,973 shares and 0 insider sellings of 0 shares. Recent insider trading involved LANDY SAMUEL A, President and CEO, that happened on Nov 15 when 59.0 shares were purchased. President and CEO, LANDY SAMUEL A completed a deal on Nov 15 to buy 59.0 shares. Meanwhile, Director QUIGLEY KENNETH K JR bought 59.0 shares on Nov 15.