Brixmor Property Group Inc. [NYSE: BRX] shares went lower by -1.05% from its previous closing of $18.12, now trading at the price of $17.93, also adding -0.19 points. Is BRX stock a buy or should you stay away?

The stock had a rather active trading session with the latest closing, by far recording 647783 contracts. Compared to the average trading volume of BRX shares, the company saw a far better performance. Moreover, the stock has a float and a -1.81% run over in the last seven days. BRX share price has been hovering between $18.72 and $14.11 lately, and is definitely worthy of attention.

Brixmor Property Group Inc. [NYSE:BRX]: Analyst Rating and Earnings

Equities traders frequently stay up to date regarding what leading market analysts think about a possible stock buy. As it relates to Brixmor Property Group Inc. [BRX], the latest mean analyst recommendation that’s publicly available is from the fiscal three-month period ending in December. On average, stock market experts give BRX an Outperform rating. Its stock price has been found in the range of 14.11 to 18.72. This is compared to its latest closing price of $18.12.

Wall Street analysts provide their ratings on a scale of 1 to 5, and the current average score for Brixmor Property Group Inc. [BRX] is sitting at 2.29. This is compared to 1 month ago, when its average rating was 2.29.

For the quarter ending in Mar-19 Brixmor Property Group Inc. [BRX] generated $0.29 billion in sales. That’s 0.51% lower than the average estimate of $0.29 billion as provided by Wall Street analysts. The three indicators above suggest that on the whole, this stock is not presenting an attractive investment option, as there are too many red flags that don’t point to a high-value ROI.

Stay on the lookout for the next quarterly financial report – the company is expected to release the following results on Mon 29 Jul (In 10 Days).

Fundamental Analysis of Brixmor Property Group Inc. [BRX]

Now let’s turn to look at profitability: with a current Operating Margin for Brixmor Property Group Inc. [BRX] sitting at +20.91 and its Gross Margin at +46.53.

This company’s Return on Total Capital is 3.07, and its Return on Invested Capital has reached 4.80%. Its Return on Equity is 12.74, and its Return on Assets is 4.21. These metrics suggest that this Brixmor Property Group 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, Brixmor Property Group Inc. [BRX] has generated a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio of 172.27. Similarly, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 63.27, while its Total Debt to Total Assets stands at 59.28. Looking toward the future, this publicly-traded company’s Long-Term Debt to Equity is 172.27, and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 63.27. 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 17.83 and its Total Debt to EBITDA Value is 6.28. The Enterprise Value to Sales for this firm is now 8.77, and its Total Debt to Enterprise Value stands at 0.53. Brixmor Property Group Inc. [BRX] has a Price to Book Ratio of 1.55, a Price to Cash Flow Ratio of 8.20 and P/E Ratio of 14.59. These metrics all suggest that Brixmor Property Group Inc. is more likely to generate a positive ROI.

Shifting the focus to workforce efficiency, Brixmor Property Group Inc. [BRX] earns $2,610,428 for each employee under its payroll. Similarly, this company’s Receivables Turnover is 5.19 and its Total Asset Turnover is 0.14.

Brixmor Property Group Inc. [BRX] has 302.24M shares outstanding, amounting to a total market cap of $5.48B. Its stock price has been found in the range of 14.11 to 18.72. At its current price, it has moved down by -4.19% from its 52-week high, and it has moved up 27.07% from its 52-week low.

This stock’s Relative Strength Index (RSI) is at 42.98. This RSI score is good, suggesting this stock is neither overbought or oversold.

Conclusion: Is Brixmor Property Group Inc. [BRX] a Reliable Buy?

Brixmor Property Group Inc. [BRX] stock is presenting a less attractive investment opportunity when compared to similarly-sized corporations in the same industry. The price performance of these shares has not shown much promise, and the financial results that this company has recently delivered present a highly risky investment.