PS Business Parks, Inc., a member of the S&P MidCap 400, is a REIT that acquires, develops, owns, and operates commercial properties, primarily multi-tenant industrial, flex, and office space. More Details
Flawless balance sheet with solid track record and pays a dividend.
Share Price & News
How has PS Business Parks's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: PSB is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.
Volatility Over Time: PSB's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: PSB underperformed the US REITs industry which returned 24.4% over the past year.
Return vs Market: PSB underperformed the US Market which returned 57.9% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is PS Business Parks's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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2 months ago | Simply Wall StIs PS Business Parks, Inc.'s(NYSE:PSB) Recent Stock Performance Tethered To Its Strong Fundamentals?
Is PS Business Parks 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: PSB ($160.37) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($155.22)
Significantly Below Fair Value: PSB is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: PSB is good value based on its PE Ratio (35.3x) compared to the US REITs industry average (46.8x).
PE vs Market: PSB is poor value based on its PE Ratio (35.3x) compared to the US market (22.3x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: PSB is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (13.6x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: PSB is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (5.4x) compared to the US REITs industry average (1.8x).
How is PS Business Parks forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: PSB's forecast earnings growth (2.6% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: PSB's earnings (2.6% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (18.6% per year).
High Growth Earnings: PSB's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: PSB's revenue (4.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: PSB's revenue (4.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: PSB's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (7.6%).
How has PS Business Parks performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: PSB has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: PSB's current net profit margins (30%) are higher than last year (25.3%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: PSB's earnings have grown by 14.5% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: PSB's earnings growth over the past year (14.5%) exceeds its 5-year average (14.5% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: PSB earnings growth over the past year (14.5%) exceeded the REITs industry -4.4%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: PSB's Return on Equity (10.5%) is considered low.
How is PS Business Parks's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: PSB's short term assets ($107.4M) exceed its short term liabilities ($78.4M).
Long Term Liabilities: PSB's short term assets ($107.4M) exceed its long term liabilities ($3.7M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: PSB is debt free.
Reducing Debt: PSB has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 13.4%.
Debt Coverage: PSB has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: PSB has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is PS Business Parks's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: PSB's dividend (2.62%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.26%).
High Dividend: PSB's dividend (2.62%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.5%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: PSB's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: PSB's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (71.9%), PSB's dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: PSB's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (69.1% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Mac Chandler (53 yo)
Mr. Dan M. Chandler, III also known as Mac, serves as President and Chief Executive Officer at PS Business Parks, Inc since April 05, 2021. He served as an Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Off...
Experienced Management: PSB's management team is considered experienced (2.6 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: PSB's board of directors are considered experienced (8.3 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: PSB insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
PS Business Parks, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: PS Business Parks, Inc.
- Ticker: PSB
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1990
- Industry: Diversified REITs
- Sector: Real Estate
- Implied Market Cap: US$5.580b
- Market Cap: US$4.408b
- Shares outstanding: 34.79m
- Website: https://www.psbusinessparks.com
Number of Employees
- PS Business Parks, Inc.
- 701 Western Avenue
- United States
PS Business Parks, Inc., a member of the S&P MidCap 400, is a REIT that acquires, develops, owns, and operates commercial properties, primarily multi-tenant industrial, flex, and office space. As of Septem...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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