Uniti, an internally managed real estate investment trust, is engaged in the acquisition and construction of mission critical communications infrastructure, and is a leading provider of wireless infrastructure solutions for the communications industry. More Details
Second-rate dividend payer with moderate growth potential.
Share Price & News
How has Uniti Group's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: UNIT is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: UNIT's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: UNIT exceeded the US REITs industry which returned 32.1% over the past year.
Return vs Market: UNIT underperformed the US Market which returned 51.8% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Uniti Group's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Uniti Group undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: UNIT ($10.88) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($31.32)
Significantly Below Fair Value: UNIT is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: UNIT is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US REITs industry average.
PE vs Market: UNIT is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate UNIT's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: UNIT has negative assets, so we can't compare its PB Ratio to the US REITs industry average.
How is Uniti Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 9 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: UNIT is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: UNIT is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: UNIT's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: UNIT's revenue (3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.2% per year).
High Growth Revenue: UNIT's revenue (3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if UNIT's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has Uniti Group performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: UNIT is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: UNIT is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: UNIT is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 79.7% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare UNIT's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: UNIT is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the REITs industry (-8.5%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: UNIT's liabilities exceed its assets, so it is difficult to calculate its Return on Equity.
How is Uniti Group's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: UNIT has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering short term liabilities.
Long Term Liabilities: UNIT has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering long term liabilities.
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: UNIT has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than a high debt level.
Reducing Debt: UNIT's has negative shareholder equity, so we do not need to check if its debt has reduced over time.
Cash Runway Analysis
For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.
Stable Cash Runway: UNIT has less than a year of cash runway based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: Insufficient data to determine if UNIT has enough cash runway if its free cash flow continues to grow or shrink based on historical rates.
What is Uniti Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Upcoming Dividend Payment
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: UNIT's dividend (5.51%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.24%).
High Dividend: UNIT's dividend (5.51%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.42%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: UNIT has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.
Growing Dividend: UNIT has only been paying a dividend for 6 years, and since then payments have fallen.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: UNIT is paying a dividend but the company is unprofitable.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: UNIT's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (38.3% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Kenny Gunderman (49 yo)
Mr. Kenneth A. Gunderman, also known as Kenny, has been Chief Executive Officer, President and Director of Uniti Group Inc. since March 2, 2015. Mr. Gunderman has years of investment banking experience and...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Kenny's total compensation ($USD6.79M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD5.41M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Kenny's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
Experienced Management: UNIT's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.4 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: UNIT's board of directors are considered experienced (5.9 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 18.9%.
Uniti Group Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Uniti Group Inc.
- Ticker: UNIT
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 2014
- Industry: Specialized REITs
- Sector: Real Estate
- Implied Market Cap: US$2.566b
- Market Cap: US$2.521b
- Shares outstanding: 237.67m
- Website: https://www.uniti.com
Number of Employees
- Uniti Group Inc.
- Benton Building
- Suite 300
- Little Rock
- United States
Uniti, an internally managed real estate investment trust, is engaged in the acquisition and construction of mission critical communications infrastructure, and is a leading provider of wireless infrastruc...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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