Gladstone Land Stock Target Price and Analyst Consensus

LAND
 Stock
  

USD 25.40  0.70  2.68%   

The current analyst and expert consensus on Gladstone Land is Hold with 5 hold recommendations. The current projected Gladstone Land target price consensus is 27.86 with 7 analyst opinions. One of the most common ways Gladstone Land Corp analysts use to provide buy-or-sell recommendation to the public are conference calls analysis and financial statements evaluations. Some experts can also talk to Gladstone Land vendors, executives, and/or customers. Note, the total number of analysts currently providing their opinion is not significant to determine adequate consensus on Gladstone Land. We strongly encourage you to use your own analysis of Gladstone Land Corp to validate this buy or sell advice. Gladstone Land recommendation module provides expert sentiment on the projected Gladstone Land Corp target price to derive its highest and lowest estimates based on target price standard deviation of 2.672. Additionally, see Macroaxis Advice on Gladstone Land to cross-verify analyst projections. Unlike analyst recommendations, Macroaxis provides advice only from the perspective of investor risk tolerance and investment horizon.
  
The current year Gross Profit is expected to grow to about 67.5 M, whereas Profit Margin is forecasted to decline to (0.12) . Gladstone Land Total Assets are projected to increase significantly based on the last few years of reporting. The past year's Total Assets were at 1.35 Billion. The current year Current Assets is expected to grow to about 18 M, whereas Goodwill and Intangible Assets are forecasted to decline to about 3.9 M.

Gladstone Land Target Price Consensus

We track the performance of the top 100 financial experts across various large and mid-size financial boutiques. Gladstone target price is determined by taking all analyst projections and averaging them out. There is no one specific way to measure analysts performance other than comparing it to the past results via a very sophisticated attribution analysis. Gladstone target price projections below should be used in combination with other traditional price prediction techniques such as stock price forecasting, investor sentiment analysis, technical analysis, earnings estimate, and various momentum models.
Number of Opinions8
Lowered Outlook0
Raized Outlook0
Hold
Most Gladstone analysts issue ratings four times a year, at intervals of three months. Ratings are usually accompanied by a target price to helps potential investors understand Gladstone stock's fair price compared to its market value. Analysts arrive at stock ratings after researching public financial statements of Gladstone Land Corp, talking to its executives and customers, or listening to those companies' conference calls.
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Gladstone Land Target Price Projection

Gladstone Land's current and average target prices are 25.40 and 27.86, respectively. The current price of Gladstone Land is the price at which Gladstone Land Corp is currently trading. On the other hand, Gladstone Land's target price is what analysts think the stock is worth or could sell for in the future. The more significant the discrepancy between the two prices, the more it stimulates investors to act.

Current Price

Gladstone Land Market Quote on 16th of August 2022

Low Price25.37Odds
High Price26.05Odds

25.4

Target Price

Analyst Consensus On Gladstone Land Target Price

Low Estimate24.0Odds
High Estimate31.0Odds
Number of Analysts7
Standard Deviation2.672

27.857

Note that most analysts generally publish their price targets in research reports on specific companies, along with recommendations for the company's stock.Although price targets are often quoted in the financial news media, there could be a delay between the publication of the latest analyst outlook on Gladstone Land Corp and the information provided on this page.

Gladstone Land Analyst Ratings

Gladstone Land's analyst stock recommendations are determined by taking an average estimate of all analysts we track and classifying them as Strong Buy, Buy, Hold, Strong Sell, or Sell. Ratings generally communicate what analysts sense about Gladstone Land stock, and they use a lot of effort and time to analyze it and arrive at a rating. That suggests that analyst recommendations are the outcome of an objective and thorough examination of Gladstone Land's financials, market performance, and future outlook by experienced professionals. Gladstone Land's historical ratings below, therefore, can serve as a valuable tool for investors.

Analyst Consensus Breakdown

Average Consensus Estimates

About Gladstone Land Target Price Projections

Gladstone Land's target price is an analyst's projection of its future price. Price targets can be assigned to all types of securities, from complex investment products to stocks such as Gladstone Land Corp and even bonds. If the target price is unavailable, it is most likely because there were not enough analyst opinions to come up with a consensus estimate. When setting a price target estimate, an analyst is trying to determine what the Stock is worth and where the price will be in a year from now. Generally, the target price of Gladstone depends on its intrinsic valuation, beta (i.e., risk over market), and overall volatility. Most analysts publish their price targets in research reports on specific companies, along with their buy, hold, or sell recommendations. Stock price targets are often quoted in the financial news media. Macroaxis uses multiple feeds to provide overall target price projection for Gladstone Land Corp including analysis of its current option contracts.
Gladstone Land's latest option contracts expiring on 2022-08-19 are carrying combined implied volatility of 54.03 with a put-to-call open interest ratio of 0.46 over 24 outstanding agreements suggesting investors are buying more calls than puts on contracts expiring on 2022-08-19. The current put volume is at 55, with calls trading at the volume of 110. This yields a 0.5 put-to-call volume ratio. The Gladstone Land option chain provides detailed quote and price information for the current Gladstone Land Corp option contracts. It shows all of Gladstone Land's listed puts, calls, expiration dates, strike prices, and other pricing information.

Open Interest Against 2022-08-19 Option Contracts

Gladstone Land option prices can potentially be used to forecast stock returns because most option chains provide information not only about the current prices but also about the future conditions in Gladstone Land's lending market. For example, when Gladstone Land's puts are not actively trading or completely missing in the marketplace, investors can use it to internalize expected shorting costs. So if an investor is writing a put option on Gladstone Land, he or she must hedge the risk by shorting Gladstone Land stock over its option's life.
The chart above shows Gladstone Land's distribution of open interest by maturity on contracts that have not yet been settled. The area between the two highest points is the projection of the price at expiration. Gladstone Land's open interest chart also provides vital information regarding the liquidity of an option. If there is no open interest for Gladstone Land's option, there is no secondary market available for investors to trade.

Gladstone Land Maximum Pain Price across 2022-08-19 Option Contracts

Max pain usually refers to a trading concept that asserts that market manipulation can cause the market price of particular securities such as Gladstone Land close to expiration to expire worthless. According to most research, approximately 10% to 15% of all stock options are exercised, while about 35% expire worthlessly, with roughly 50% traded out before the expiration date. So, Max pain occurs when market makers reach a net positive position across all options at a strike price where option holders stand to lose the most money. By contrast, option sellers may reap the most after selling more options than buying, causing them to expire worthless.
Gladstone Land's stock options are financial instruments that give investors the right to buy or sell shares of Gladstone Land Corp common stock at a specified price for a given time period. Generally speaking, an option to purchase or sell Gladstone stock makes it part of the underlying stock when the option's price is tied to the movement of the underlying stock. If Gladstone Land's stock price goes up or down, the stock options follow.
Additionally, see Macroaxis Advice on Gladstone Land to cross-verify analyst projections. Unlike analyst recommendations, Macroaxis provides advice only from the perspective of investor risk tolerance and investment horizon.

Gladstone Current Options Market Mood

Gladstone Land's open interest and total value indicators provide investors with the necessary information to digest the overall options buildup for its expiring contracts. In addition, it helps Gladstone Stock's traders understand whether a recent fall or rise in the market is unreasonable and if the time has come to take contrarian positions. These ratios are calculated based on options trading volumes and current open interest.

Put-to-Call Open Interest

Put-to-Call Volume

Most options investors, including buyers and sellers of Gladstone Land's calls and puts, are not very successful. It is estimated that an average options trader loses somewhere between 80% to 90% of the time. Gladstone Land's option open interest and volume spread between outstanding puts and calls are regarded by many investors as reliable indicators of the overall future market direction. Using current Gladstone Land's option volume and open interest to make an investment decision is considered a contrarian-sentiment measure that can be utilized in many timing strategies in both derivative and spot marketplace.

Additional Gladstone Land Value Projection Modules

Most investment researchers agree that the mispricing and readjustment of any Stock value happens often and is sometimes even predictable, but there is no strong theory explaining why it happens. The current price of Gladstone Land is a key component of Gladstone Land valuation and have some predictive power on the future returns of a Gladstone Land.
Sophisticated investors, who have witnessed many market ups and downs, frequently view the market will even out over time. This tendency of Gladstone Land's price to converge to an average value over time is called mean reversion. However, historically, high market prices usually discourage investors that believe in mean reversion to invest, while low prices are viewed as an opportunity to buy. Please use the tools below to analyze the current value of Gladstone Land in the context of predictive analytics.
Hype
Prediction
LowEstimated ValueHigh
22.9025.3527.80
Details
Intrinsic
Valuation
LowReal ValueHigh
23.3825.8328.28
Details
Earnings
Estimates (5)
LowProjected EPSHigh
0.640.660.67
Details
Please note, it is not enough to conduct a financial or market analysis of a single entity such as Gladstone Land. Your research has to be compared to or analyzed against Gladstone Land's peers to derive any actionable benefits. When done correctly, Gladstone Land's competitive analysis will give you plenty of quantitative and qualitative data to validate your investment decisions or develop an entirely new strategy towards taking a position in Gladstone Land Corp.

Additional Gladstone Land Value Projection Modules

Most investment researchers agree that the mispricing and readjustment of any Stock value happens often and is sometimes even predictable, but there is no strong theory explaining why it happens. The current price of Gladstone Land is a key component of Gladstone Land valuation and have some predictive power on the future returns of a Gladstone Land.
Sophisticated investors, who have witnessed many market ups and downs, frequently view the market will even out over time. This tendency of Gladstone Land's price to converge to an average value over time is called mean reversion. However, historically, high market prices usually discourage investors that believe in mean reversion to invest, while low prices are viewed as an opportunity to buy. Please use the tools below to analyze the current value of Gladstone Land in the context of predictive analytics.
Hype
Prediction
LowEstimated ValueHigh
22.9025.3527.80
Details
Intrinsic
Valuation
LowReal ValueHigh
23.3825.8328.28
Details
Earnings
Estimates (5)
LowProjected EPSHigh
0.640.660.67
Details
Please note, it is not enough to conduct a financial or market analysis of a single entity such as Gladstone Land. Your research has to be compared to or analyzed against Gladstone Land's peers to derive any actionable benefits. When done correctly, Gladstone Land's competitive analysis will give you plenty of quantitative and qualitative data to validate your investment decisions or develop an entirely new strategy towards taking a position in Gladstone Land Corp.

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Additionally, see Macroaxis Advice on Gladstone Land to cross-verify analyst projections. Unlike analyst recommendations, Macroaxis provides advice only from the perspective of investor risk tolerance and investment horizon. Note that the Gladstone Land Corp information on this page should be used as a complementary analysis to other Gladstone Land's statistical models used to find the right mix of equity instruments to add to your existing portfolios or create a brand new portfolio. You can also try Bollinger Bands module to use Bollinger Bands indicator to analyze target price for a given investing horizon.

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The data published in Gladstone Land's official financial statements usually reflect Gladstone Land's business processes, product offerings, services, and other fundamental events. But there are other numbers, ratios, or fundamental indicators derived from these statements that are easier to understand and visualize within the underlying realities that drive quantitative information of Gladstone Land Corp. For example, before you start analyzing numbers published by Gladstone accountants, it's critical to develop an understanding of what Gladstone Land's liquidity, profitability, and earnings quality are in the context of the Real Estate space in which it operates.
Please note, the presentation of Gladstone Land's financial position, as portrayed in its financial statements, is often influenced by management's estimates, judgments, and sometimes even manipulations. In the best case, Gladstone Land's management is honest, while the outside auditors are strict and uncompromising. Whatever the case, the imprecision that can be found in Gladstone Land's accounting process means that the reasonable investor should take a skeptical approach toward the financial statement analysis of Gladstone Land Corp. Please utilize our Beneish M Score to check the likelihood of Gladstone Land's management to manipulate its earnings.