Hunt Companies Finance Trust, Inc., a real estate investment trust, focuses on investing in, financing, and managing multi-family and other commercial real estate loans.
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Fair value with acceptable track record.
Share Price & News
How has Hunt Companies Finance Trust's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: HCFT has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
US Mortgage REITs
1 Year Return
US Mortgage REITs
Return vs Industry: HCFT exceeded the US Mortgage REITs industry which returned -33.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: HCFT underperformed the US Market which returned 17.1% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Hunt Companies Finance Trust's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
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Is Hunt Companies Finance Trust undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: HCFT ($2.38) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($1.19)
Significantly Below Fair Value: HCFT is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: HCFT is good value based on its PE Ratio (9x) compared to the US Mortgage REITs industry average (19.8x).
PE vs Market: HCFT is good value based on its PE Ratio (9x) compared to the US market (19.1x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: HCFT's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: HCFT is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.5x) compared to the US Mortgage REITs industry average (0.8x).
How is Hunt Companies Finance Trust forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: HCFT's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-1.5% per year).
Earnings vs Market: HCFT's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-1.5% per year).
High Growth Earnings: HCFT's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: HCFT's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-20.6% per year).
High Growth Revenue: HCFT's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-20.6% per year).
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if HCFT's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has Hunt Companies Finance Trust performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: HCFT has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: HCFT became profitable in the past.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: HCFT has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 24.9% per year.
Accelerating Growth: HCFT has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: HCFT has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Mortgage REITs industry (-49.4%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: HCFT's Return on Equity (5.5%) is considered low.
How is Hunt Companies Finance Trust's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: HCFT's short term assets ($660.0M) exceed its short term liabilities ($4.1M).
Long Term Liabilities: HCFT's short term assets ($660.0M) exceed its long term liabilities ($545.8M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: HCFT's debt to equity ratio (478.5%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: HCFT's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 1328.6% to 478.5% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: HCFT's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (1.3%).
Interest Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if HCFT's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT.
What is Hunt Companies Finance Trust current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: HCFT's dividend (12.61%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.6%).
High Dividend: HCFT's dividend (12.61%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.3%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: HCFT has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.
Growing Dividend: HCFT has only been paying a dividend for 7 years, and since then payments have fallen.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its high payout ratio (112.2%), HCFT's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Jim Flynn (43 yo)
Mr. James Flynn is Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of ORIX Real Estate Capital (OREC). In his prior role as CEO at Hunt Real Estate Capital, Mr. Flynn was responsible for the management and strategic dire ...
|CEO & Chairman||2.58yrs||no data||0.35% |
|President||2.58yrs||no data||0.16% |
|Chief Financial Officer||1.92yrs||US$313.32k||0.070% |
|Vice President of Investor Relations||no data||no data||no data|
|Senior MD & Head of Debt Strategies Group||no data||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Hunt Investment Management||2.58yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: HCFT's management team is considered experienced (2.6 years average tenure).
|CEO & Chairman||2.58yrs||no data||0.35% |
|Independent Lead Director||7.42yrs||US$72.94k||0.25% |
|Independent Director||5.33yrs||US$66.89k||0.16% |
|Director||2.58yrs||no data||0.86% |
|Independent Director||7.42yrs||US$67.94k||0.11% |
Experienced Board: HCFT's board of directors are considered experienced (5.3 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: HCFT insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 5.3%.
Hunt Companies Finance Trust, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Hunt Companies Finance Trust, Inc.
- Ticker: HCFT
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 2012
- Industry: Mortgage REITs
- Sector: Diversified Financials
- Market Cap: US$59.355m
- Shares outstanding: 24.94m
- Website: https://www.huntcompaniesfinancetrust.com
- Hunt Companies Finance Trust, Inc.
- 230 Park Avenue
- 19th Floor
- New York
- New York
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|HCFT||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Mar 2013|
Hunt Companies Finance Trust, Inc., a real estate investment trust, focuses on investing in, financing, and managing multi-family and other commercial real estate loans. The company is qualified as a real ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/08/13 00:34|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/08/12 00:00|
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