Colony Capital, Inc. (CLNY) – A Tale Of A Growing But Stealthy Competitive Moat

    Currently, the 1st Resistance Point for this stock is $5.66, with a 2nd Resistance Point sitting at $5.72. Meanwhile, this company’s stock has a 1st Support Level at $5.56 and a 2nd Support Level at $5.52. 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 Colony Capital, Inc. (CLNY) was $5.61. Colony Capital, Inc. (CLNY) stock has gained $0.06, or 1.08%, in the past five days. In the last full month, these shares have lost -$0.07, or -1.23%. In the past three months, this stock’s price has risen by $0.11, or 2.00%. This year-to-date, Colony Capital, Inc. (CLNY) shares have gained $0.93, or 19.87%.

    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 Colony Capital, Inc. (CLNY) stock, 75% 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, 50% of long-term indicators suggest that this stock is a “ Buy .”

    With 487,699 K shares outstanding, this company currently has a market capitalization of $2,735,992K. Colony Capital, Inc. (CLNY) generates $2,665 M in annual sales, amounting to annual net income of -$519,610 K. This stock has generated a 1-Year Total Return of -4.59%, a 3-Year Total Return of -59.70%, and a 5-year Total Return of -72.14%. This stock’s 5-Year Dividend Growth is 0.00%, with its most recent dividend valued at $0.110 per share on 09/27/19. Its Annual Dividend Yield is 7.86%, and its Annual Dividend Rate is 0.44.

    In the most recently-reported fiscal quarter, which ended in 06/19, Colony Capital, Inc. (CLNY) reported earnings of $0.11 per share. Wall Street analysts, on average, were expecting the company to report earnings of $0.14 per share, representing a -0.03 difference and -21.43% surprise. In the previous quarter ending in 03/19, the reported earnings of $0.09 represented a -0.02 difference from the consensus estimate calling for $0.11 per share, which was a -18.18% surprise.

    For the current fiscal quarter, which is set to end in 09/2019, the average earnings estimate is $0.13 per share. This estimate came from a total of 1 Wall Street Analysts. Of those market experts, the high estimate was $0.13 and the low estimate was $0.13. In the year-ago quarter, Colony Capital, Inc. (CLNY) generated per-share earnings of $0.19. If the analysts are correct about the current quarter’s earnings, the growth will be -31.58%.

    Turning our focus now to insider trading activity, there have been 3 purchases (43,000 shares in total) and 0 sale (0 shares in total) in the last 3 months. In the last 6 months, there have been 7 insider buys amounting to 140,102 shares and 0 insider sales amounting to 0 shares. In the past full year, 12 insider purchases were made (involving 674,862 shares) and 13 insider sell-offs equivalent to 197,122 shares.

    Looking at this company’s capital structure, its Total Debt to Total Equity is 143.30, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 58.90, and its Total Debt to Total Assets is now 45.19. Looking even further ahead into the future, its Long-Term Debt to Equity is 0.86 and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 179.33.