Washington Prime Group Inc. (WPG) is an interesting player in the Financial space, with a focus on Property Management. The stock has been active on the tape, currently trading at $7.12, down from yesterday’s close by -0.70%. Given the stock’s recent action, it seemed like a good time to take a closer look at the company’s recent data.Fundamental Analysis
Washington Prime Group Inc. (WPG) currently trades with a market capitalization of $1.33 Billion. That value represents a market adjusting for revenues that have been falling by -14.58 % on a quarterly year/year basis as of the company’s last quarterly report.
You can get a sense of how sustainable that is by a levered free cash flow of $231.38 Million over the past twelve months. Generally speaking, earnings are expected to fall in coming quarters. Analysts are forecasting earnings of $0.08 on a per share basis this quarter. Perhaps, that suggests something about why 0.69% of the outstanding share supply is held by institutional investors.
It’s important to check the technicals to get a sense of how WPG has been acting. Looking at the stock’s movement on the chart, Washington Prime Group Inc. recorded a 52-week high of $10.97. It is now trading 3.85% off that level. The stock is trading $7.30 its 50-day moving average by 0.18%. The stock carved out a 52-week low down at $6.62.
In recent action, Washington Prime Group Inc. (WPG) has made a move of +0.14% over the past month, which has come on Strong relative transaction volume. Over the trailing year, the stock is underperforming the S&P 500 by 19.03, and it’s gotten there by action that has been less volatile on a day-to-day basis than most other stocks on the exchange. In terms of the mechanics underlying that movement, traders will want to note that the stock is trading on a float of 15.33% with $185.28 Million sitting short, betting on future declines. That suggests something of the likelihood of a short squeeze in shares of WPG.