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Is Now An Opportune Moment To Examine CareTrust REIT, Inc. (NASDAQ:CTRE)?

Austin Wood

CareTrust REIT, Inc. (NASDAQ:CTRE), which is in the reits business, and is based in United States, saw a double-digit share price rise of over 10% in the past couple of months on the NasdaqGS. As a stock with high coverage by analysts, you could assume any recent changes in the company’s outlook is already priced into the stock. But what if there is still an opportunity to buy? Today I will analyse the most recent data on CareTrust REIT’s outlook and valuation to see if the opportunity still exists.

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Is CareTrust REIT still cheap?

Good news, investors! CareTrust REIT is still a bargain right now. My valuation model shows that the intrinsic value for the stock is $38.19, but it is currently trading at US$20.22 on the share market, meaning that there is still an opportunity to buy now. Another thing to keep in mind is that CareTrust REIT’s share price may be quite stable relative to the rest of the market, as indicated by its low beta. This means that if you believe the current share price should move towards its intrinsic value over time, a low beta could suggest it is not likely to reach that level anytime soon, and once it’s there, it may be hard to fall back down into an attractive buying range again.

What does the future of CareTrust REIT look like?

NasdaqGS:CTRE Future Profit January 22nd 19

Investors looking for growth in their portfolio may want to consider the prospects of a company before buying its shares. Buying a great company with a robust outlook at a cheap price is always a good investment, so let’s also take a look at the company’s future expectations. CareTrust REIT’s earnings over the next few years are expected to increase by 73%, indicating a highly optimistic future ahead. This should lead to more robust cash flows, feeding into a higher share value.

What this means for you:

Are you a shareholder? Since CTRE is currently undervalued, it may be a great time to increase your holdings in the stock. With an optimistic outlook on the horizon, it seems like this growth has not yet been fully factored into the share price. However, there are also other factors such as financial health to consider, which could explain the current undervaluation.

Are you a potential investor? If you’ve been keeping an eye on CTRE for a while, now might be the time to make a leap. Its buoyant future outlook isn’t fully reflected in the current share price yet, which means it’s not too late to buy CTRE. But before you make any investment decisions, consider other factors such as the track record of its management team, in order to make a well-informed investment decision.

Price is just the tip of the iceberg. Dig deeper into what truly matters – the fundamentals – before you make a decision on CareTrust REIT. You can find everything you need to know about CareTrust REIT in the latest infographic research report. If you are no longer interested in CareTrust REIT, you can use our free platform to see my list of over 50 other stocks with a high growth potential.

To help readers see past the short term volatility of the financial market, we aim to bring you a long-term focused research analysis purely driven by fundamental data. Note that our analysis does not factor in the latest price-sensitive company announcements.

The author is an independent contributor and at the time of publication had no position in the stocks mentioned. For errors that warrant correction please contact the editor at editorial-team@simplywallst.com.