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USD 78.80  0.58  0.74%   

Market Performance
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Odds Of Distress
Less than 9
W P is trading at 78.80 as of the 1st of December 2022, a 0.74 percent up since the beginning of the trading day. The stock's open price was 78.22. W P has less than a 9 % chance of experiencing financial distress in the next few years, but has generated negative returns over the last 90 days. Equity ratings for W P Carey are calculated daily based on our scoring framework. The performance scores are derived for the period starting the 2nd of September 2022 and ending today, the 1st of December 2022. Click here to learn more.
Fiscal Year End
Business Domain
Real Estate
IPO Date
21st of January 1998
Real Estate
Real Estate
Carey ranks among the largest net lease REITs with an enterprise value of approximately 18 billion and a diversified portfolio of operationally-critical commercial real estate that includes 1,215 net lease properties covering approximately 142 million square feet as of September 30, 2020. The company has 208.03 M outstanding shares of which 6.82 M shares are at this time shorted by investors with about 6.66 days to cover. More on W P Carey

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W P Stock Highlights

Most reasonable investors view market volatility as an opportunity to invest at a favorable price or to sell short against a bearish trend. W P's investment highlights are automatically generated signals that are significant enough to either complement your investing judgment regarding W P or challenge it. These highlights can help you better understand the position you are entering and avoid costly mistakes.
W P Carey generated a negative expected return over the last 90 days
About 65.0% of the company outstanding shares are owned by institutional investors
On 14th of October 2022 W P paid $ 1.061 per share dividend to its current shareholders
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ESG Sustainability
Some studies have found that companies with high sustainability scores are getting higher valuations than competitors with lower social-engagement activities. While most ESG disclosures are voluntary, W P's sustainability indicators can be used to identify proper investment strategies using environmental, social, and governance scores that are crucial to W P's managers, analysts, and investors.
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CEO - Carey FinancialTrisha Miller
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Average Analyst Recommendation
Analysts covering W P report their recommendations after researching W P's financial statements, talking to executives and customers, or listening in on W P's conference calls. The current trade recommendation is based on an ongoing consensus estimate among financial analysts covering W P Carey. The W P consensus assessment is calculated by taking the average forecast from all of the analysts covering W P.
Piotroski F Score
Piotroski F-Score is a popular financial indicator that puts together nine criteria to evaluate the financial strength of W P Carey based on its profitability, leverage, liquidity, source of funds, and operating efficiency. It is an academic score (developed by Joseph Piotroski in 2002) to determine the current strength of W P Carey financial position. Scores of 8 and 9 are usually classified as strong value stocks, whereas scores of 2 or below are considered weak value stocks.
Current ValueLast YearChange From Last Year 10 Year Trend
Weighted Average Shares Diluted197.6 M183.1 M
Significantly Up
Slightly volatile
Weighted Average Shares196.9 M182.5 M
Significantly Up
Slightly volatile
Return on Average Assets3.62.7162
Significantly Up
Slightly volatile
Net Cash Flow from Operations999.6 M926.5 M
Significantly Up
Slightly volatile
Current Liabilities838 M776.7 M
Significantly Up
Slightly volatile
Total Liabilities8.5 B7.9 B
Significantly Up
Slightly volatile
Gross Margin90.8396.4028
Notably Down
Total Debt4.4 BB
Significantly Up
Slightly volatile
Asset Turnover0.120.0882
Significantly Up
Slightly volatile
Current Assets180.8 M167.3 M
Significantly Up
Slightly volatile
Total Assets16.7 B15.5 B
Significantly Up
Slightly volatile
Macroaxis Advice
Unlike general analyst consensus, Macroaxis buy hold or sell recommendation is provided in the context of your current investment horizon and risk tolerance. The advice algorithm takes into account all of W P's available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators. Your current horizon is 90 days - details
Financial Strength
W P's financial strength is of vital concern to both outside investors and internal stakeholders. Efficiency and cost control are keys to W P's success, along with its ability to generate sufficient cash flow to pay bills, repay debt, and make a consistent year-to-year profit.
W P's bond ratings measure its overall creditworthiness, which in many ways corresponds to the cost of borrowing for an issuer. These ratings assign a letter grade to all of W P's outstanding corporate bonds that indicate their credit quality. We use reports published by private self-sufficient rating services such as Standard & Poor's or Fitch Ratings Inc. to evaluate a bond issuer's financial strength or its ability to pay a bond's principal and interest.
Financial leverage usually refers to the use of borrowed funds to amplify returns from an investment. In general, analyzing the relationship between debt to total assets helps investors to understand W P's financial leverage. It provides some insight into what part of W P's total assets is financed by creditors.
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By using current balance sheet information, investors can analyze the liability, assets, and equity on W P's books and decide whether to invest or hold. Statistics such as return on equity (ROE), debt to equity (D/E) help investors determine how W P deploys its capital and how much of that capital is borrowed.
W P cash flow analysis is essential to understand how it generates and spends money over a specific period. It can also help you figure out where your money is going and how much cash you have available at a given moment. The company has 6.79 B in debt with debt to equity (D/E) ratio of 0.88, which is OK given its current industry classification. W P Carey has a current ratio of 1.36, which is typical for the industry and considered as normal. Debt can assist W P until it has trouble settling it off, either with new capital or with free cash flow. So, W P's shareholders could walk away with nothing if the company can't fulfill its legal obligations to repay debt. However, a more frequent occurrence is when companies like W P Carey sell additional shares at bargain prices, diluting existing shareholders. Debt, in this case, can be an excellent and much better tool for W P to invest in growth at high rates of return. When we think about W P's use of debt, we should always consider it together with cash and equity.

Operating Cash Flow

999.62 Million
W P Carey (WPC) is traded on New York Stock Exchange in USA and employs 183 people. W P is listed under Equity Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) category by Fama And French industry classification. The company currently falls under 'Large-Cap' category with total capitalization of 16.27 B. Market capitalization usually refers to the total value of a company's stock within the entire market. To calculate W P's market, we take the total number of its shares issued and multiply it by W P's current market price. To manage market risk and economic uncertainty, many investors today build portfolios that are diversified across equities with different market capitalizations. However, as a general rule, conservative investors tend to hold large-cap stocks, and these looking for more risk prefer small-cap and mid-cap equities. W P Carey runs under Equity Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) sector within Real Estate industry. The entity has 208.03 M outstanding shares of which 6.82 M shares are at this time shorted by investors with about 6.66 days to cover. W P Carey has about 165.43 M in cash with 926.48 M of positive cash flow from operations. This results in cash-per-share (CPS) ratio of 0.91.
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W P Carey owns a total of 208.03 Million outstanding shares. Over half of W P Carey outstanding shares are owned by institutional investors. These institutional investors are typically referred to corporate investors that purchase positions in a given instrument to benefit from reduced trade commissions. Therefore, these institutions are subject to different rules and regulation than regular investors in W P Carey. Please watch out for any change in the institutional holdings of W P Carey as this could mean something significant has changed or about to change at the company. Note that regardless of who owns the company, if the true value of the entity is less than the market is willing to pay for it, you may not be able to generate positive returns over time.

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W P Stock Price Odds Analysis

What are W P's target price odds to finish over the current price? Depending on a normal probability distribution, the odds of W P jumping above the current price in 90 days from now is about 36.23%. The W P Carey probability density function shows the probability of W P stock to fall within a particular range of prices over 90 days. Considering the 90-day investment horizon W P has a beta of 0.7608. This entails as returns on the market go up, W P average returns are expected to increase less than the benchmark. However, during the bear market, the loss on holding W P Carey will be expected to be much smaller as well. Additionally, the company has a negative alpha, implying that the risk taken by holding this instrument is not justified. W P Carey is significantly underperforming NYSE Composite.
  Odds Below 78.8HorizonTargetOdds Above 78.8
63.58%90 days
Based on a normal probability distribution, the odds of W P to move above the current price in 90 days from now is about 36.23 (This W P Carey probability density function shows the probability of W P Stock to fall within a particular range of prices over 90 days) .

W P Historical Income Statement

W P Carey Income Statement is one of the three primary financial statements used for reporting W P's overall financial performance over a current year or for a given accounting period. An Income Statement sometimes referred to as the statement of W P Carey revenue and expense. W P Income Statement primarily focuses on the company's revenues and expenses during a particular period.
W P Consolidated Income is projected to increase significantly based on the last few years of reporting. The past year's Consolidated Income was at 166.7 Million. The current year Cost of Revenue is expected to grow to about 149.1 M, whereas Direct Expenses is forecasted to decline to about 40 M. View More Fundamentals

W P Stock Against Markets

Picking the right benchmark for W P stock is fundamental to making educated investment choices. Many naive investors compare their positions with the S&P 500 or with the Nasdaq. But these benchmarks are not all-inclusive and generally should be used only for large-capitalization equities or stock offerings from large companies. When the price of a selected benchmark declines in a down market, there may be an uptick in W P stock price where buyers come in believing the asset is cheap. The opposite is true when the market is bullish; so, accurately picking the benchmark for W P is critical whether you are bullish or bearish towards W P Carey at a given time.

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W P Corporate Directors

W P corporate directors refer to members of a W P board of directors. The board of directors generally takes responsibility for the W P's affairs and long-term direction of the entity. A corporate director does not make decisions for the corporation on his own. As a member of the board of directors, she or he must function as a part of a group that makes decisions on behalf of the business only by the board of directors' meetings. To pass a resolution, a majority of W P's board members must vote for the resolution. The W P board of directors' duties also include the election, removal, and supervision of officers, including the adoption, amendment, and repeal of bylaws.
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The danger of trading W P Carey is mainly related to its market volatility and company specific events. As an investor, you must understand the concept of risk-adjusted return before you start trading. The most common way to measure the risk of W P is by using the Sharpe ratio. The ratio expresses how much excess return you acquire for the extra volatility you endure for holding a more risker asset than W P. The Shape ratio is calculated by using standard deviation and excess return to determine reward per unit of risk. To understand how volatile W P Carey is, you must compare it to a benchmark. Traditionally, the risk-free rate of return is the rate of return on the shortest-dated U.S. Treasury, such as a 3-year bond.
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Is W P's industry expected to grow? Or is there an opportunity to expand the business' product line in the future? Factors like these will boost the valuation of W P. If investors know W P will grow in the future, the company's valuation will be higher. The financial industry is built on trying to define current growth potential and future valuation accurately. All the valuation information about W P listed above have to be considered, but the key to understanding future value is determining which factors weigh more heavily than others.
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Market Capitalization
16.3 B
Quarterly Revenue Growth YOY
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The market value of W P Carey is measured differently than its book value, which is the value of W P that is recorded on the company's balance sheet. Investors also form their own opinion of W P's value that differs from its market value or its book value, called intrinsic value, which is W P's true underlying value. Investors use various methods to calculate intrinsic value and buy a stock when its market value falls below its intrinsic value. Because W P's market value can be influenced by many factors that don't directly affect W P's underlying business (such as a pandemic or basic market pessimism), market value can vary widely from intrinsic value.
Please note, there is a significant difference between W P's value and its price as these two are different measures arrived at by different means. Investors typically determine W P value by looking at such factors as earnings, sales, fundamental and technical indicators, competition as well as analyst projections. However, W P's price is the amount at which it trades on the open market and represents the number that a seller and buyer find agreeable to each party.