The trading price of Blackstone Mortgage Trust Inc. (NYSE:BXMT) floating lower at last check on Wednesday, May 24, closing at $17.84, -2.89% lower than its previous close.
Traders who pay close attention to intraday price movement should know that it has been fluctuating between $18.04 and $18.78. The company’s P/E ratio in the trailing 12-month period was 12.80, while its 5Y monthly beta was 1.38. In examining the 52-week price action we see that the stock hit a 52-week high of $31.46 and a 52-week low of $16.60. Over the past month, the stock has gained 5.55% in value.
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Blackstone Mortgage Trust Inc., whose market valuation is $3.22 billion at the time of this writing, is expected to release its quarterly earnings report Jul 25, 2023 – Jul 31, 2023. The dividend yield on the company stock is 13.50%, while its Forward Dividend ratio is 2.48. Investors’ optimism about the company’s current quarter earnings report is understandable. Analysts have predicted the quarterly earnings per share to grow by $0.66 per share this quarter, however they have predicted annual earnings per share of $2.76 for 2023 and $2.64 for 2024. It means analysts are expecting annual earnings per share growth of -3.80% this year and -4.30% next year.
Analysts have forecast the company to bring in revenue of $170.2 million for the current quarter, with the likely lows of $154.5 million and highs of $202 million. The average estimate suggests sales will likely up by 15.70% this quarter compared to what was recorded in the comparable quarter last year. From the analysts’ viewpoint, the consensus estimate for the company’s annual revenue in 2023 is $683.12 million. The company’s revenue is forecast to grow by 8.80% over what it did in 2023.
A company’s earnings reviews provide a brief indication of a stock’s direction in the short term, where in the case of Blackstone Mortgage Trust Inc. No upward and no downward comments were posted in the last 7 days. On the technical side, indicators suggest BXMT has a 50% Sell on average for the short term. According to the data of the stock’s medium term indicators, the stock is currently averaging as a 50% Sell, while an average of long term indicators suggests that the stock is currently 100% Sell.
If we dig deeper into the stock’s outlook, we see that the stock’s PEG is 5.90, which symbolizes a positive outlook. A quick review shows that BXMT’s price is currently 1.37% off the SMA20 and 0.95% off the SMA50. The RSI metric on the 14-day chart is currently showing 51.12, and weekly volatility stands at 3.45%. When measured over the past 30 days, the indicator reaches 3.47%. Blackstone Mortgage Trust Inc. (NYSE:BXMT)’s beta value is currently sitting at 1.37, while the Average True Range indicator is currently displaying 0.60.
To see how Blackstone Mortgage Trust Inc. stock has been performing today in comparison to its peers in the industry, here are the numbers: BXMT stock’s performance was -2.89% at last check in today’s session, and -40.89% in the past year, while Starwood Property Trust Inc. (STWD) has been trading -2.42% in recent session and positioned -24.40% lower than it was a year ago. Furthermore, Arbor Realty Trust Inc. (ABR) showed a decrease of -1.99% today while its price kept declining at -23.65% over the past year. Blackstone Mortgage Trust Inc. has a P/E ratio of 12.80. Also during today’s trading, the S&P 500 Index has plunged -0.76%, while the Dow Jones Industrial also saw a negative session, down -0.63% today.
An evaluation of the daily trading volume of Blackstone Mortgage Trust Inc. (NYSE:BXMT) indicates that the 3-month average is 3.25 million. However, this figure has increased over the past 10 days to an average of 2.14 million.
Currently, records show that 172.60 million of the company’s shares remain outstanding. The insiders hold 0.80% of outstanding shares, whereas institutions hold 56.00%. The stats also highlight that short interest as of Apr 27, 2023, stood at 20.96 million shares, resulting in a short ratio of 6.35 at that time. From this, we can conclude that short interest is 12.16% of the company’s total outstanding shares. It is noteworthy that short shares in April were up slightly from the previous month’s figure, which was 19.48 million. However, since the stock’s price has seen -15.74% year-to-date, investors’ interest is likely to be reignited due to its potential to move even lower.