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Education Realty Trust Inc (EDR) Files 10-K for the Fiscal Year Ended on December 31, 2017

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Education Realty Trust Inc (EDR) files its latest 10-K with SEC for the fiscal year ended on December 31, 2017. Education Realty Trust Inc is a real estate investment trust. It develops, acquires, owns and manages collegiate housing communities located near university campuses. It also offers real estate facility management, development and other advisory services. Education Realty Trust Inc has a market cap of $2.35 billion; its shares were traded at around $31.05 with a P/E ratio of 51.76 and P/S ratio of 7.15. The dividend yield of Education Realty Trust Inc stocks is 4.98%. Education Realty Trust Inc had annual average EBITDA growth of 4.70% over the past five years.


For the last quarter Education Realty Trust Inc reported a revenue of $95.9 million, compared with the revenue of $84.22 million during the same period a year ago. For the latest fiscal year the company reported a revenue of $331.1 million, an increase of 14.6% from last year. For the last five years Education Realty Trust Inc had an average revenue growth rate of 18.2% a year.

The reported diluted earnings per share was 63.7 cents for the year, a decline of 2% from the previous year. Over the last five years Education Realty Trust Inc had an EPS growth rate of 29.3% a year. The Education Realty Trust Inc had a decent operating margin of 19.02%, compared with the operating margin of 16.98% a year before. The 10-year historical median operating margin of Education Realty Trust Inc is 14.38%. The profitability rank of the company is 7 (out of 10).

At the end of the fiscal year, Education Realty Trust Inc has the cash and cash equivalents of $24.8 million, compared with $34.5 million in the previous year. The long term debt was $933.4 million, compared with $517.2 million in the previous year. The interest coverage to the debt is 4.1. Education Realty Trust Inc has a financial strength rank of 5 (out of 10).

At the current stock price of $31.05, Education Realty Trust Inc is traded at 17.5% premium to its historical median P/S valuation band of $26.42. The P/S ratio of the stock is 7.15, while the historical median P/S ratio is 6.10. The stock lost 22.97% during the past 12 months.

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This article first appeared on GuruFocus.