Prologis, Inc. (NYSE:PLD) has a Consensus Buy rating through brokers

Prologis, Inc. (NYSE:PLD – Get Rating) has received an average rating of “buy” from the thirteen analysts covering the company, reports MarketBeat.com. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating, five with a buy rating and one with a strong buy rating. The average 1-year target price among brokers who have covered the stock over the past year is $174.75.

Several equities analysts have recently issued reports on PLD stocks. Robert W. Baird increased his price target on Prologis to $175.00 from $152.00 in a report on Wednesday, April 20. Truist Financial lowered its price target on Prologis to $162.00 from $166.00 and gave the stock a “na” rating in a report Monday, May 16. StockNews.com downgraded Prologis from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report Wednesday, April 20. Wells Fargo & Company lowered its price target for Prologis from $184.00 to $160.00 in a research note on Monday, June 6th. Finally, Barclays raised its price target on Prologis to $190.00 from $171.00 and gave the company a rating on Thursday, March 21.

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In related news, Director William D. Zollars sold 1,350 shares of the stock in a transaction on Friday, March 25. The stock sold at an average price of $155.68 for a total transaction of $210,168.00. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission available at this hyperlink. In addition, Director Avid Modjtabai acquired 15,000 shares of the company in a transaction that took place on Friday, May 20th. The shares were purchased at an average price of $118.65 per share for a total value of $1,779,750.00. Upon completion of the acquisition, the Director now owns 15,000 shares of the Company, valued at approximately $1,779,750. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Company insiders own 0.70% of the company’s stock.

A number of hedge funds have been buying and selling PLD stocks recently. Retirement Planning Co of New England Inc. purchased a new position in Prologis valued at approximately $25,000 during the fourth quarter. American National Bank bought a new position in Prologis stock worth about $26,000 during the first quarter. William Allan LLC bought a new position in Prologis stock valued at approximately $27,000 during the fourth quarter. Richwood Investment Advisors LLC acquired a new position in Prologis stock valued at approximately $27,000 during the fourth quarter. Finally, M&R Capital Management Inc. increased its stake in Prologis shares by 245.1% during the first quarter. M&R Capital Management Inc. now owns 176 shares of the Real Estate Investment Trust valued at $28,000 after purchasing an additional 125 shares during the period. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 93.53% of the company’s shares.

Shares of PLD stock opened at $112.36 on Wednesday. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $136.11 and its 200-day moving average is $148.95. The company has a debt to equity ratio of 0.48, a quick ratio of 1.59 and a current ratio of 1.59. The stock has a market cap of $83.18 billion, a PE ratio of 22.52, a PEG ratio of 2.19, and a beta of 0.84. Prologis has a 52-week low of $106.46 and a 52-week high of $174.54.

Prologis (NYSE:PLD – Get Rating) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, April 19th. The Real Estate Investment Trust reported earnings per share (EPS) of $1.54 for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.55 by $0.99. The company made $1.08 billion in revenue for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.09 billion. Prologis had a return on equity of 9.98% and a net margin of 77.08%. The company’s quarterly revenue increased 5.4% compared to the same quarter last year. In the same quarter last year, the company generated earnings per share of $0.97. As a group, analysts are forecasting that Prologis will report earnings per share of 5.15 for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, June 30th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, June 16 will receive a dividend of $0.79 per share. That equates to a dividend of $3.16 on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.81%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday 15th June. Prologis’ payout ratio is currently 63.33%.

Prologis Company Profile (get rating)

Prologis, Inc is the world’s leading provider of logistics real estate with a focus on high-growth markets. As of December 31, 2020, the Company owned or owned 100 percent or through co-investment ventures interests in properties and developments estimated to total approximately 984 million square feet (91 million square meters) in 19 countries.

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