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Is It Time To Buy Safestore Holdings plc (LSE:SAFE)?

Peter Morris

Safestore Holdings plc (LSE:SAFE), a real estate company based in United Kingdom, Check out our latest analysis for Safestore Holdings

What is SAFE worth?

The stock seems fairly valued at the moment according to my valuation model. It’s trading around 10% above my intrinsic value, which means if you buy SAFE today, you’d be paying a relatively reasonable price for it. And if you believe SAFE’s true value is £3.78, then there isn’t really any room for the share price grow beyond what it’s currently trading. Furthermore, SAFE’s share price also seems relatively stable compared to the rest of the market, as indicated by its low beta. This may mean it is less likely for SAFE to fall lower from natural market volatility, which suggests less opportunities to buy moving forward.

Can we expect growth from SAFE?

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Investors looking for growth in their portfolio may want to consider the prospects of a company before buying its shares.Although value investors would argue that it’s the intrinsic value relative to the price that matter the most, a more compelling investment thesis would be high growth potential at a cheap price. However, with an extremely negative double-digit change in profit expected over the next couple of years, near-term growth is certainly not a driver of a buy decision. It seems like high uncertainty is on the cards for SAFE, at least in the near future.

What this means for you:

Are you a shareholder? Currently, SAFE appears to be trading around its fair value, but given the uncertainty from negative returns in the future, this could be the right time to reduce the risk in your portfolio. Is your current exposure to the stock beneficial for your total portfolio? And is the opportunity cost of holding a negative-outlook stock too high? Before you make a decision on SAFE, take a look at whether its fundamentals have changed.

Are you a potential investor? If you’ve been keeping tabs on SAFE for a while, now may not be the most optimal time to buy, given it is trading around its fair value. The stock appears to be trading at fair value, which means there’s less benefit from mispricing. Furthermore, the negative growth outlook increases the risk of holding the stock. However, there are also other important factors we haven’t considered today, which can help crystalize your views on SAFE should the price fluctuate below its true value.

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

To help readers see pass 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.