American Assets Trust, Inc. is a full service, vertically integrated and self-administered real estate investment trust, or REIT, headquartered in San Diego, California. More Details
Average dividend payer with imperfect balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has American Assets Trust's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: AAT is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.
Volatility Over Time: AAT's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: AAT underperformed the US REITs industry which returned -4.9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: AAT underperformed the US Market which returned 36.2% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is American Assets Trust's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StAmerican Assets Trust (NYSE:AAT) Share Prices Have Dropped 36% In The Last Year
1 month ago | Simply Wall StShould We Be Cautious About American Assets Trust, Inc.'s (NYSE:AAT) ROE Of 3.8%?
2 months ago | Simply Wall StHave American Assets Trust, Inc. (NYSE:AAT) Insiders Been Selling Their Stock?
Is American Assets 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: AAT ($34.6) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($17.35)
Significantly Below Fair Value: AAT is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: AAT is poor value based on its PE Ratio (74.8x) compared to the US REITs industry average (47.7x).
PE vs Market: AAT is poor value based on its PE Ratio (74.8x) compared to the US market (21.5x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: AAT is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (5.3x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: AAT's PB Ratio (1.6x) is in line with the US REITs industry average.
How is American Assets Trust forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 4 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: AAT's forecast earnings growth (14.1% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: AAT's earnings (14.1% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (19.2% per year).
High Growth Earnings: AAT's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: AAT's revenue (3.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (10% per year).
High Growth Revenue: AAT's revenue (3.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: AAT's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (7.2%).
How has American Assets Trust performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: AAT has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: AAT's current net profit margins (8.1%) are lower than last year (12.6%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: AAT's earnings have grown by 2.9% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: AAT's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: AAT had negative earnings growth (-39.5%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the REITs industry average (-6.1%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: AAT's Return on Equity (2.8%) is considered low.
How is American Assets Trust's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: AAT's short term assets ($227.2M) exceed its short term liabilities ($62.6M).
Long Term Liabilities: AAT's short term assets ($227.2M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($1.5B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: AAT's debt to equity ratio (112.6%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: AAT's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 127.6% to 112.6% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: AAT's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (9%).
Interest Coverage: AAT's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (1.7x coverage).
What is American Assets Trust current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Upcoming Dividend Payment
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: AAT's dividend (2.89%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.31%).
High Dividend: AAT's dividend (2.89%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.64%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: AAT's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: AAT's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (41.9%), AAT's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: AAT's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (63% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Ernest Rady (83 yo)
Mr. Ernest Sylvan Rady founded American Assets Trust, Inc. in 1967 and has been its Executive Chairman of The Board since January 2011. He serves as Executive Chairman at American Assets Capital Advisers, ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Ernest's total compensation ($USD3.78M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD4.96M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Ernest's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Executive VP & CFO||10.17yrs||US$2.09m||0.30% |
|Executive VP & COO||1.42yrs||US$1.59m||0.20% |
|Vice President of Construction & Development||10.17yrs||US$849.77k||0.11% |
|Vice President of Retail Properties||10.17yrs||no data||no data|
|Vice President of Office Properties||3.33yrs||no data||no data|
|Director of Multifamily||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: AAT's management team is seasoned and experienced (7.8 years average tenure).
|Independent Director||10.17yrs||US$110.02k||0.024% |
|Independent Director||10.17yrs||US$114.02k||0.25% |
|Independent Director||10.17yrs||US$108.52k||0.027% |
|Independent Director||1.75yrs||US$77.02k||0.0052% |
Experienced Board: AAT's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 10.2 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.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
American Assets Trust, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: American Assets Trust, Inc.
- Ticker: AAT
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1967
- Industry: Diversified REITs
- Sector: Real Estate
- Implied Market Cap: US$2.652b
- Market Cap: US$2.092b
- Shares outstanding: 76.66m
- Website: https://www.americanassetstrust.com
Number of Employees
- American Assets Trust, Inc.
- 11455 El Camino Real
- Suite 200
- San Diego
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|AAT||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Jan 2011|
American Assets Trust, Inc. is a full service, vertically integrated and self-administered real estate investment trust, or REIT, headquartered in San Diego, California. The company has over 50 years of ex...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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