Where Should Regency Centers Corporation (REG) And National Storage Affiliates Trust (NSA) Be Now?

14 analysts out of 18 Wall Street brokerage firms rate Regency Centers Corporation (NASDAQ:REG) as a Buy, while 0 see it as a Sell. The rest 4 describe it as a Hold. REG stock traded higher to an intra-day high of $67.91. At one point in session, its potential discontinued and the price was down to lows at $66.0687. Analysts have set REG’s consensus price at $71.87, effectively giving it a 6.43% projection on returns. Should the projected estimates be met, then the stock will likely hit its highest price at $76 (up 12.54% from current price levels). REG has a 4.5% ROE, lower than the 6.86% average for the industry. The average ROE for the sector is 16.23%.

It is expected that in Jun 2019 quarter REG will have an EPS of $0.96, suggesting a 3.23% growth. For Sep 2019 is projected at $0.97. It means that there could be a 1.04% growth in the quarter. Yearly earnings are expected to rise by 0.26% to about $3.84. As for the coming year, growth will be about 4.43%, lifting earnings to $4.01. RSI after the last trading period was 55.46. REG recorded a change of 2.55% over the past week and returned 3.92% over the last three months while the REG stock’s monthly performance revealed a shift in price of 3.04%. The year to date (YTD) performance stands at 15.08%, and the bi-yearly performance specified an activity trend of 3.8% while the shares have moved 13.55% for the past 12 months.

Regency Centers Corporation (REG) currently trades at $67.53, which is higher by 0.07% its previous price. It has a total of 168.56 million outstanding shares, with an ATR of around 1.28. The company’s stock volume dropped to 0.85 million, worse than 822.16 thousands that represents its 50-day average. A 5-day increase of about 2.55% in its price means REG is now 15.08% higher on year-to-date. The shares have surrendered $43392.47 since its $69.01 52-week high price recorded on 15th of April 2019. Overall, it has seen a growth rate of 13.55 over the last 12 months. The current price per share is $12.03 above the 52 week low of $55.50 set on 26th of December 2018.

Regency Centers Corporation (NASDAQ:REG)’s EPS was $0.95 as reported for the March quarter. In comparison, the same quarter a year ago had an EPS of $0.96. That means that its growth in general now stands at -1%. Therefore, a prediction of $0.96 given by the analysts brought a negative surprise of -1%. REG March quarter revenue was $286.26 million, compared to $276.69 million recorded in same quarter last year, giving it a 3% growth rate. The company’s $9.57 million revenue growth that quarter surprised Wall Street and investors will need to consider this as they assess the stock.

National Storage Affiliates Trust (NYSE:NSA) shares depreciated -0.67% over the last trading period, taking overall 5-day performance up to -1.37%. NSA’s price now at $29.62 is greater than the 50-day average of $29.26. Getting the trading period increased to 200 days, the stock price was seen at $27.73 on average. The general public currently hold control of a total of 56.31 million shares, which is the number publicly available for trading. The total of shares that it has issued to investors is 56.73 million. The company’s management holds a total of 0.91%, while institutional investors hold about 94.5% of the remaining shares. NSA share price finished last trade -0.85% below its 20 day simple moving average and its upbeat gap from 200 day simple moving average is 6.84%, while closing the session with 1.32% distance from 50 day simple moving average.

National Storage Affiliates Trust (NSA) shares were last observed trading -8.24% down since July 05, 2018 when the peak of $32.28 was hit. Last month’s price growth of -0.74% puts NSA performance for the year now at 11.94%. Consequently, the shares price is trending higher by 21.19%, a 52-week worst price since Oct. 02, 2018. However, it is regaining value with 0.41% in the last 6 months. From a technical perspective, it appears more likely that the stock will experience a Bull Run market as a result of the strong support seen recently between $29.07 and $29.35. The immediate resistance area is now $29.9 Williams’s %R (14) for NSA moved to 59.59 while the stochastic %K points at 55.02.

NSA’s beta is 0.43; meaning investors could reap lower returns, although it also poses lower risks. The company allocated $0.02 per share from its yearly profit to its outstanding shares. Its last reported revenue is $90.57 million, which was 18% versus $76.49 million in the corresponding quarter last year. The EPS for Mar 19 quarter came in at $0.08 compared to $0.09 in the year-ago quarter and had represented -11% year-over-year earnings per share growth. NSA’s ROA is 0%, lower than the 6.89% industry average. Although a more robust percentage would be better, consideration is given to how well peers within the industry performed. Companies within the sector had an ROA of 2.82%.

Estimated quarterly earnings for National Storage Affiliates Trust (NYSE:NSA) are around $0.38 per share in three months through June with $0.39 also the estimate for September quarter of the fiscal year. It means the growth is estimated at 11.76% and 8.33%, respectively. Analysts estimate full-year growth to be 9.42%, the target being $1.51 a share. The upcoming year will see an increase in growth by percentage to 5.3%, more likely to see it hit the $1.59 per share. The firm’s current profit margin over the past 12 months is 0.2%. NSA ranks lower in comparison to an average of 20.47% for industry peers; while the average for the sector is 32.44%.