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Is Now The Time To Look At Buying RPT Realty (NYSE:RPT)?

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RPT Realty (NYSE:RPT), which is in the reits business, and is based in United States, received a lot of attention from a substantial price movement on the NYSE over the last few months, increasing to $14.36 at one point, and dropping to the lows of $11.7. Some share price movements can give investors a better opportunity to enter into the stock, and potentially buy at a lower price. A question to answer is whether RPT Realty’s current trading price of $11.98 reflective of the actual value of the small-cap? Or is it currently undervalued, providing us with the opportunity to buy? Let’s take a look at RPT Realty’s outlook and value based on the most recent financial data to see if there are any catalysts for a price change.

View our latest analysis for RPT Realty

What’s the opportunity in RPT Realty?

The stock seems fairly valued at the moment according to my valuation model. It’s trading around 10% below my intrinsic value, which means if you buy RPT Realty today, you’d be paying a fair price for it. And if you believe the company’s true value is $13.38, then there’s not much of an upside to gain from mispricing. What’s more, RPT Realty’s share price may be more stable over time (relative to the market), as indicated by its low beta.

Can we expect growth from RPT Realty?

NYSE:RPT Past and Future Earnings, March 5th 2019

Future outlook is an important aspect when you’re looking at buying a stock, especially if you are an investor looking for growth in your portfolio. 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. With profit expected to grow by 58% over the next couple of years, the future seems bright for RPT Realty. It looks like higher cash flow is on the cards for the stock, which should feed into a higher share valuation.

What this means for you:

Are you a shareholder? RPT’s optimistic future growth appears to have been factored into the current share price, with shares trading around its fair value. However, there are also other important factors which we haven’t considered today, such as the track record of its management team. Have these factors changed since the last time you looked at the stock? Will you have enough confidence to invest in the company should the price drop below its fair value?

Are you a potential investor? If you’ve been keeping tabs on RPT, now may not be the most optimal time to buy, given it is trading around its fair value. However, the positive outlook is encouraging for the company, which means it’s worth diving deeper into other factors such as the strength of its balance sheet, in order to take advantage of the next price drop.

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

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