Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. [NYSE:ABR]: Analyst Rating and Earnings

Stock market traders frequently keep their eyes on what Wall Street experts as it relates to a potential investment. For Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. [ABR], the most recent analyst consensus recommendation available since its latest financial results for the quarter ending in December. On average, stock market experts give ABR an Hold rating. Its stock price has been found in the range of 9.00 to 13.94. This is compared to its latest closing price of $12.95.

Wall Street analysts provide their ratings on a scale of 1 to 5, and the current average score for Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. [ABR] is sitting at 3.00. This is compared to 1 month ago, when its average rating was 2.67.

For the quarter ending in Mar-19 Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. [ABR] generated $0.03 billion in sales. That’s 3.29% higher than the average estimate of $0.03 billion as provided by Wall Street analysts. The three indicators above suggest that the company is performing better than market experts expected, boosting its appeal as a solid investment.

Keep your eyes peeled for the soon-to-be-published financial results of this company, which are expected to be made public on Fri 2 Aug (In 77 Days).

Fundamental Analysis of Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. [ABR]

Now let’s turn to look at profitability: with a current Operating Margin for Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. [ABR] sitting at +35.42 and its Gross Margin at +96.45, this company’s Net Margin is now 19.20%. These measurements indicate that Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. [ABR] is generating considerably more profit, after expenses are accounted for, compared to its market peers.

This company’s Return on Total Capital is 4.49, and its Return on Invested Capital has reached 3.50%. Its Return on Equity is 14.56, and its Return on Assets is 2.81. These metrics suggest that this Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. does a poor job of managing its assets, and likely won’t be able to provide successful business outcomes for its investors in the near term.

Turning to investigate this organization’s capital structure, Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. [ABR] has generated a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio of 379.06. Similarly, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 79.13, while its Total Debt to Total Assets stands at 73.58. Looking toward the future, this publicly-traded company’s Long-Term Debt to Equity is 314.51, and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 59.09. This company is not leveraging its assets to take on debt, which stunts its growth and limits the ROI for investors.

What about valuation? This company’s Enterprise Value to EBITDA is 22.44 and its Total Debt to EBITDA Value is 9.64. The Enterprise Value to Sales for this firm is now 7.97, and its Total Debt to Enterprise Value stands at 0.80.

Shifting the focus to workforce efficiency, Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. [ABR] earns $1,076,831 for each employee under its payroll. Similarly, this company’s Receivables Turnover is 510.34 and its Total Asset Turnover is 0.12.

Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. [ABR] has 84.97M shares outstanding, amounting to a total market cap of $1.10B. Its stock price has been found in the range of 9.00 to 13.94. At its current price, it has moved by -6.96% from its 52-week high, and it has moved 44.14% from its 52-week low.

This stock’s Beta value is currently 0.58, which indicates that it is more volatile that the wider market. This stock’s Relative Strength Index (RSI) is at 41.96. This RSI score is good, suggesting this stock is neither overbought or oversold.

Conclusion: Is Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. [ABR] a Reliable Buy?

Shares of Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. [ABR], overall, appear to be a solid investment option, with Wall Street analysts expecting its price to rise considerably in the next 12 months. This company generates high value from the labor resources and other capital it has available, and while it has heavy Long-Term Debt to Equity, the majority of the metrics point to this investment being highly attractive.