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Industrial Logistics Properties Trust (ILPT) Q2 FFO Match Estimates

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Industrial Logistics Properties Trust (ILPT) came out with quarterly funds from operations (FFO) of $0.43 per share, in line with the Zacks Consensus Estimate. This compares to FFO of $0.47 per share a year ago. These figures are adjusted for non-recurring items.

A quarter ago, it was expected that this company would post FFO of $0.49 per share when it actually produced FFO of $0.42, delivering a surprise of -14.29%.

Over the last four quarters, the company has surpassed consensus FFO estimates just once.

Industrial Logistics Properties Trust , which belongs to the Zacks REIT and Equity Trust - Other industry, posted revenues of $107.22 million for the quarter ended June 2022, surpassing the Zacks Consensus Estimate by 7.13%. This compares to year-ago revenues of $54.18 million. The company has topped consensus revenue estimates two times over the last four quarters.

The sustainability of the stock's immediate price movement based on the recently-released numbers and future FFO expectations will mostly depend on management's commentary on the earnings call.

Industrial Logistics Properties Trust shares have lost about 61.4% since the beginning of the year versus the S&P 500's decline of -16.8%.

What's Next for Industrial Logistics Properties Trust?

While Industrial Logistics Properties Trust has underperformed the market so far this year, the question that comes to investors' minds is: what's next for the stock?

There are no easy answers to this key question, but one reliable measure that can help investors address this is the company's FFO outlook. Not only does this include current consensus FFO expectations for the coming quarter(s), but also how these expectations have changed lately.

Empirical research shows a strong correlation between near-term stock movements and trends in estimate revisions. Investors can track such revisions by themselves or rely on a tried-and-tested rating tool like the Zacks Rank, which has an impressive track record of harnessing the power of estimate revisions.

Ahead of this earnings release, the estimate revisions trend for Industrial Logistics Properties Trust: favorable. While the magnitude and direction of estimate revisions could change following the company's just-released earnings report, the current status translates into a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) for the stock. So, the shares are expected to outperform the market in the near future. You can see the complete list of today's Zacks #1 Rank (Strong Buy) stocks here.

It will be interesting to see how estimates for the coming quarters and current fiscal year change in the days ahead. The current consensus FFO estimate is $0.36 on $96.42 million in revenues for the coming quarter and $1.49 on $360.5 million in revenues for the current fiscal year.

Investors should be mindful of the fact that the outlook for the industry can have a material impact on the performance of the stock as well. In terms of the Zacks Industry Rank, REIT and Equity Trust - Other is currently in the top 33% of the 250 plus Zacks industries. Our research shows that the top 50% of the Zacks-ranked industries outperform the bottom 50% by a factor of more than 2 to 1.

Another stock from the same industry, CubeSmart (CUBE), has yet to report results for the quarter ended June 2022. The results are expected to be released on August 4.

This self-storage company is expected to post quarterly earnings of $0.59 per share in its upcoming report, which represents a year-over-year change of +18%. The consensus EPS estimate for the quarter has been revised 1.2% lower over the last 30 days to the current level.

CubeSmart's revenues are expected to be $246.82 million, up 23.9% from the year-ago quarter.


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