Is This Why Colony Capital Inc. (CLNY) Share Has Been Rising?

Colony Capital Inc. (CLNY) is owned by a number of high-value investors. Its largest direct holder is Kevin P. Traenkle Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer with 934,409 shares. The second-largest direct holder is Ronald M. Sanders Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary, with 584,744 shares of the company’s stock. In third place with 448,071 shares of CLNY is Mark M. Hedstrom Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer and Treasurer.

Now turning to institutional ownership of Colony Capital Inc. (CLNY), The Vanguard Group, Inc. is the top holder with 68.1 million shares. The next largest fund holder of this company’s stock is The Baupost Group LLC with 49.69 million shares. In the third-place spot with 35.15 million shares is The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec.

This company’s stock price was $4.90 at the previous market close, with its latest volume reaching 2094732. Compare that to its average daily volume of 2.79M. Given the fact that this stock has 490.74M shares outstanding, its current market value is sitting at $2.40B. This publicly-traded stock’s 60-month Beta is 1.33. Its Price to Sales ratio is 1.00, its Price to Cash Flow ratio is 5.28, and its Price to Book ratio is 0.55.

CLNY stock has achieved a 5-day range of $4.78 to $5.03, with a total performance of +0.20% during that period. Meanwhile, in the past month of trading, this stock has traded in the range of $4.78 to $5.65, generating a -12.66% change during the period. In the past three months, this stock’s price has changed by +8.89%, trading in the range of $4.51 to $6.14.

In the past 5 days, shares of CLNY have made a new high 1 time. In the last month, it has made a new high 1 time, and in the past 3 months, it has made a new high 18 times.

Now let’s turn to this public company’s earnings. For the quarter ending 9/29/2019, the earnings per share (EPS) was reported at -1.16. This is a -0.97 difference compared to the consensus estimate of -0.19, amounting to an earnings surprise of -510.50%. In the previous quarter, which ended in 9/29/2019, the consensus estimate was -0.15, making for an earnings surprise of -553.30%. For the quarter ending 3/30/2019, EPS was reported at -0.21, generating a -61.50% earnings surprise.

The Net Income for the most recent full fiscal year, which ended in 12-2018, was $-495.18 million. This is compared to the prior year, where Net Income was $-64.61 million. Meanwhile, this company’s Operating Cash Flow was $506.96 million for the year, compared to $582.55 million in 2017. Capital Expenditures for the year were reportedly -$1.35 billion, compared to -$1.33 billion, and Free Cash flow was $-842.5 million compared to the prior year’s $-742.58 million.

Colony Capital Inc. (CLNY) stock currently has a Financial Strength score of 2/10. This is due to a combination of factors, including a Cash to Debt ratio of 0.05, an Equity to Asset ratio of 0.26, a Debt to Equity ratio of 1.55 and a Debt to EBITDA of 18.44. The Piotroski F-Score is 6, its Altman Z-Score is 0.09 and its Beneish M-Score is -2.95.

This publicly-traded company’s Profitability and Growth score is 7/10, thanks to a combination of things: an Operating Margin of -8.64, a Net Margin of -52.14, a ROE of -22.76, and a ROC of -11.5.

Shifting focus now to Valuation and Return for CLNY, this company’s Price to Tangible Book is 0.83 and its Price to Median PS Value is 0.13. Price to Peter Lynch Fair Value for CLNY is now 0.00. Meanwhile, its Forward Rate of Return (Yactman) is 17.46.

Certain ratios provide helpful insights into how a stock is performing. The Quick Ratio for CLNY is sitting at 3.02, while its Current Ratio is 3.02. This stock’s PB Ratio is 0.56, its PS Ratio is 0.88. Similarly, its Shiller PE Ratio is 32.29, its Price to Free Cash Flow is 6.75 and its Price to Operating Cash Flow is 6.75.