Wheeler Real Estate Investment Trust Inc. (NASDAQ:WHLR) price on Friday, August 06, fall -4.88% below its previous day’s close as a downside momentum from buyers pushed the stock’s value to $3.12.
A look at the stock’s price movement, the close in the last trading session was $3.28, moving within a range at $2.95 and $3.242. The beta value (5-Year monthly) was 3.36. Turning to its 52-week performance, $7.36 and $1.80 were the 52-week high and 52-week low respectively. Overall, WHLR moved -12.85% over the past month.
Wheeler Real Estate Investment Trust Inc.’s market cap currently stands at around $31.32 million, with investors looking forward to this quarter’s earnings report slated for Aug 02, 2021 – Aug 06, 2021.
Revisions could be used as tool to get short term price movement insight, and for the company that in the past seven days was no upward and no downward review(s). Turning to the stock’s technical picture we see that short term indicators suggest on average that WHLR is a 50% Sell. On the other hand, the stock is on average a 50% Buy as suggested by medium term indicators while long term indicators are putting the stock in 50% Sell category.
1 analyst(s) have given their forecast ratings for the stock on a scale of 1.00-5.00 for a strong buy to strong sell recommendation. A total of 1 analyst(s) rate the stock as a Hold, 0 recommend WHLR as a Buy and 0 give it an Overweight rating. Meanwhile, 0 analyst(s) rate the stock as Underweight and 0 say it is a Sell. As such, the average rating for the stock is Hold which could provide an opportunity for investors keen on increasing their holdings of the company’s stock.
WHLR’s current price about 2.04% and -23.54% off the 20-day and 50-day simple moving averages respectively. The Relative Strength Index (RSI, 14) currently prints 44.04, while 7-day volatility ratio is 19.96% and 10.95% in the 30-day chart. Further, Wheeler Real Estate Investment Trust Inc. (WHLR) has a beta value of 3.30, and an average true range (ATR) of 0.40. Analysts have given the company’s stock an average 52-week price target of $5.00, forecast between a low of $5.00 and high of $5.00. Looking at the price targets, the low is -60.26% off current price level while to achieve the yearly target high, price needs to move -60.26%. Nonetheless, investors will most likely welcome a -60.26% jump to $5.00 which is the analysts’ median price.
In the market, a comparison of Wheeler Real Estate Investment Trust Inc. (WHLR) and its peers suggest the former has performed considerably weaker. Data shows WHLR’s intraday price has changed -4.88% in last session and 56.78% over the past year. Looking at another peer, we see that Annaly Capital Management Inc. (NLY) price has gained 0.60% on the day. However, the stock is 15.60% off its price a year ago. Moreover, Simon Property Group Inc. (SPG) is also up 0.87% in trading on the day while keeping a an uptrend of 120.92% over the past year. Elsewhere, the overall performance for the S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial shows that the indexes are up 0.17% and 0.41% respectively in the last trading.
If we refocus on Wheeler Real Estate Investment Trust Inc. (NASDAQ:WHLR), historical trading data shows that trading volumes averaged 6.25 million over the past 10 days and 798.00K over the past 3 months. The company’s latest data on shares outstanding shows there are 9.71 million shares.
The 12.40% of Wheeler Real Estate Investment Trust Inc.’s shares are in the hands of company insiders while institutional holders own 35.10% of the company’s shares. Also important is the data on short interest which shows that short shares stood at 0.11 million on May 27, 2021, giving us a short ratio of 3.23. The data shows that as of May 27, 2021 short interest in Wheeler Real Estate Investment Trust Inc. (WHLR) stood at 1.10% of shares outstanding, with shares short falling to 0.11 million registered in Apr 29, 2021. Current price change has pushed the stock 12.64% YTD, which shows the potential for further growth is there. It is this reason that could see investor optimism for the WHLR stock continues to rise going into the next quarter.