Duke Realty Corporation (DRE): A Day Trader’s Perspective

SABELHAUS MELANIE R, Director, subtracted 5,000 shares of Duke Realty Corporation (DRE) from its portfolio at the rate of $30.89 per share valuing $154,450 on Mar 13. The insider left behind 31,002 shares of the company to its portfolio. Before making a move on any particular stock, readers often pay close attention to support and resistance markers. The last reported price for shares of Duke Realty Corporation (DRE) was $31.81. Currently, the 1st Resistance Point for this stock is $31.90, with a 2nd Resistance Point sitting at $31.99. Meanwhile, this company’s stock has a 1st Support Level at $31.68 and a 2nd Support Level at $31.54. Duke Realty Corporation (DRE) stock has gained $0.30, or 0.95%, in the past five days. In the last full month, these shares have gained $1.38, or 4.53%. In the past three months, this stock’s price has risen by $1.06, or 3.45%. This year-to-date, Duke Realty Corporation (DRE) shares have gained $5.91, or 22.82%.

Analyzing price projection indicators is a helpful way to determine whether a potential stock buy is a wise choice for profits in the short term, medium term, and long term. For Duke Realty Corporation (DRE) stock, 80% of short-term indicators suggest that these shares are a “ Buy .” Meanwhile, 100% of medium-term indicators point to this stock being a “ Buy .” Looking further ahead, 100% of long-term indicators suggest that this stock is a “ Buy .”

With 359,428 K shares outstanding, this company currently has a market capitalization of $11,372,302K. Duke Realty Corporation (DRE) generates $947,870 K in annual sales, amounting to annual net income of $383,730 K. This stock has generated a 1-Year Total Return of 13.00%, a 3-Year Total Return of 24.45%, and a 5-year Total Return of 77.12%. This stock’s 5-Year Dividend Growth is 20.59%, with its most recent dividend valued at $0.215 per share on 05/15/19. Its Annual Dividend Yield is 2.74%, and its Annual Dividend Rate is 0.86.

In the most recently-reported fiscal quarter, which ended in Mar-19, Duke Realty Corporation (DRE) reported earnings of $0.33 per share. Wall Street analysts, on average, were expecting the company to report earnings of $0.32 per share, representing a 0.01 difference and 1.63% surprise. In the previous quarter ending in Dec-18, the reported earnings of $0.35 represented a 0 difference from the consensus estimate calling for $0.35 per share, which was a 0.20% surprise.

For the current fiscal quarter, which is set to end in 06/2019, the average earnings estimate is $0.35 per share. This estimate came from a total of 8 Wall Street Analysts. Of those market experts, the high estimate was $0.36 and the low estimate was $0.35. In the year-ago quarter, Duke Realty Corporation (DRE) generated per-share earnings of $0.33. If the analysts are correct about the current quarter’s earnings, the growth will be +6.06% .

Turning our focus now to insider trading activity, there have been 2 purchases (1,624 shares in total) and 0 sale (0 shares in total) in the last 3 months. In the last 6 months, there have been 21 insider buys amounting to 91,935 shares and 18 insider sales amounting to 154,903 shares. In the past full year, 25 insider purchases were made (involving 95,439 shares) and 23 insider sell-offs equivalent to 184,855 shares.

Looking at this company’s capital structure, its Total Debt to Total Equity is 57.07, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 36.33, and its Total Debt to Total Assets is now 34.07. Looking even further ahead into the future, its Long-Term Debt to Equity is 56.09 and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 35.71.