LTC is a real estate investment trust (REIT) investing in seniors housing and health care properties primarily through sale-leasebacks, mortgage financing, joint-ventures and structured finance solutions including preferred equity and mezzanine lending.
6 star dividend payer and good value.
Share Price & News
How has LTC Properties's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: LTC's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: LTC underperformed the US REITs industry which returned -14.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: LTC underperformed the US Market which returned 4.1% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is LTC Properties's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
4 weeks ago | Simply Wall StIs Weakness In LTC Properties, Inc. (NYSE:LTC) Stock A Sign That The Market Could be Wrong Given Its Strong Financial Prospects?
2 months ago | Simply Wall StWhat Kind Of Investor Owns Most Of LTC Properties, Inc. (NYSE:LTC)?
3 months ago | Simply Wall StEarnings Miss: LTC Properties, Inc. Missed EPS By 6.5% And Analysts Are Revising Their Forecasts
Is LTC Properties 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: LTC ($36.98) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($71.15)
Significantly Below Fair Value: LTC is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: LTC is good value based on its PE Ratio (11.9x) compared to the REITs industry average (25.8x).
PE vs Market: LTC is good value based on its PE Ratio (11.9x) compared to the US market (15.1x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: LTC's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: LTC is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.8x) compared to the US REITs industry average (1.3x).
How is LTC Properties 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: LTC's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-6% per year).
Earnings vs Market: LTC's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-6% per year).
High Growth Earnings: LTC's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: LTC's revenue (5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (8.9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: LTC's revenue (5% 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 LTC's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has LTC Properties performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: LTC has a large one-off gain of $42.6M impacting its March 31 2020 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: LTC's current net profit margins (66.6%) are lower than last year (90.2%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: LTC's earnings have grown by 12.5% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: LTC's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: LTC had negative earnings growth (-19.9%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the REITs industry average (5.3%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: LTC's Return on Equity (15.4%) is considered low.
How is LTC Properties's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: LTC's short term assets ($128.8M) exceed its short term liabilities ($29.3M).
Long Term Liabilities: LTC's short term assets ($128.8M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($689.4M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: LTC's debt to equity ratio (85.4%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: LTC's debt to equity ratio has increased from 47.8% to 85.4% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: LTC's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (17.4%).
Interest Coverage: LTC's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (3.9x coverage).
What is LTC Properties's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Upcoming Dividend Payment
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: LTC's dividend (6.17%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.75%).
High Dividend: LTC's dividend (6.17%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.73%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: LTC's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: LTC's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (74.7%), LTC's dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: LTC's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be thoroughly covered by earnings (1.8% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Wendy Simpson (70yo)
Ms. Wendy L. Simpson has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of LTC Properties Inc. since October 2005 and March 2007 respectively. Ms. Simpson served as the Chief Financial Officer of LTC Prope ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Wendy's total compensation ($USD4.16M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD4.91M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Wendy's compensation has increased by more than 20% whilst company earnings have fallen more than 20% in the past year.
|Executive VP||13.17yrs||US$2.17m||0.30% $4.4m|
|Executive VP & Chief Investment Officer||16yrs||US$2.17m||0.28% $4.0m|
|Executive VP||0.17yr||US$1.24m||0.080% $1.2m|
|Vice President of Marketing & Investor Relations||0.083yr||no data||no data|
|Human Resource Manager||no data||no data||no data|
|Executive VP & MD of Business Development||5.33yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Asset Management||2.75yrs||no data||no data|
|Vice President & Director of Tax||19.92yrs||US$268.79k||no data|
Experienced Management: LTC's management team is seasoned and experienced (9.3 years average tenure).
|Independent Director||10.83yrs||US$185.00k||0.094% $1.4m|
|Independent Director||20yrs||US$185.00k||0.092% $1.3m|
|Lead Independent Director||10.33yrs||US$195.00k||0.046% $667.9k|
|Independent Director||6.17yrs||US$180.00k||0.059% $860.9k|
Experienced Board: LTC's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 10.3 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: LTC 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.
LTC Properties, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: LTC Properties, Inc.
- Ticker: LTC
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1992
- Industry: Health Care REITs
- Sector: Real Estate
- Market Cap: US$1.450b
- Shares outstanding: 39.22m
- Website: https://www.LTCreit.com
Number of Employees
- LTC Properties, Inc.
- 2829 Townsgate Road
- Suite 350
- Westlake Village
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|LTC||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Aug 1992|
|LTP||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Aug 1992|
|0JSP||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||GB||USD||Aug 1992|
LTC is a real estate investment trust (REIT) investing in seniors housing and health care properties primarily through sale-leasebacks, mortgage financing, joint-ventures and structured finance solutions including preferred equity and mezzanine lending. LTC holds 180 investments in 27 states with 29 operating partners. The portfolio is comprised of investments of approximately 50% seniors housing and 50% skilled nursing properties.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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|Company Analysis||2020/05/26 23:54|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/05/26 00:00|
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