Ratios in Focus: Analyzing Ares Commercial Real Estate Corp (ACRE)’s Price-to-Cash and Price-to-Free Cash Flow

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In the latest session, Ares Commercial Real Estate Corp (NYSE: ACRE) closed at $6.78 down -1.60% from its previous closing price of $6.89. In other words, the price has decreased by -$1.60 from its previous closing price. On the day, 0.8 million shares were traded. ACRE stock price reached its highest trading level at $6.8674 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $6.54.

Ratios:

For a deeper understanding of Ares Commercial Real Estate Corp’s stock, let’s take a closer look at its various ratios. It provided that stocks Price–to–Cash (P/C) ratio for the trailing twelve months (TTM) is standing at 3.34 whereas its Price-to-Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) for the term is 7.89. In the meantime, Its Debt-to-Equity ratio is 2.58 whereas as Long-Term Debt/Eq ratio is at 2.50.

Upgrades & Downgrades

In addition, analysts’ ratings and any changes thereto give investors an idea of the stock’s future direction. In the most recent recommendation for the company, BofA Securities on March 04, 2024, Downgraded its rating to Underperform and sets its target price to $7 from $11 previously.

On December 06, 2023, UBS started tracking the stock assigning a Neutral rating and target price of $10.50.

Insider Transactions:

Additionally, insider trades can be beneficial to investors who want to learn what the management thinks about stock prices in the future. A recent insider transaction in this stock occurred on Jan 30 ’24 when Donohoe Bryan Patrick sold 18,868 shares for $10.32 per share. The transaction valued at 194,669 led to the insider holds 197,414 shares of the business.

FEINGOLD ANTON sold 5,890 shares of ACRE for $61,105 on Jan 29 ’24. The Gen. Counsel VP and Secretary now owns 68,975 shares after completing the transaction at $10.37 per share.

Valuation Measures:

Investors should consider key stock statistics when deciding whether to invest or divest. In the wake of the recent closing price, ACRE now has a Market Capitalization of 368985248 and an Enterprise Value of 1881266048. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 1.92 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 0.59. Its current Enterprise Value per Revenue stands at 1708.689.

Stock Price History:

Over the past 52 weeks, ACRE has reached a high of $11.24, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $6.36. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is -5.79%, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be -26.10%.

Shares Statistics:

For the past three months, ACRE has traded an average of 747.39K shares per day and 491700 over the past ten days. A total of 54.15M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 50.77M. Insiders hold about 6.71% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 43.48% stake in the company. Shares short for ACRE as of 1713139200 were 1876388 with a Short Ratio of 2.51, compared to 1710460800 on 1801637. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 1876388 and a Short% of Float of 3.55.

Dividends & Splits

According to the company, the forward annual dividend rate for ACRE is 1.24, from 1.32 in the trailing year. Against a Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of 0.19158201The stock’s 5-year Average Dividend Yield is 11.54.

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