Investing In First Industrial Realty Trust Inc. (NYSE: FR): Why Should You?

After Hours

The risks associated with pre-market and after-hours trading may be slightly higher than the regular market hours. The reason is that extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular security due to lower liquidity and higher volatility as issuers often announce critical financial information outside regular trading hours. After-hours trades for First Industrial Realty Trust Inc. (FR) shows that investor sentiment remained broken, with the stock’s consolidated last price falling by -$0.31, or -0.64%, to $48.33. Volume reached 20,664 shares, with price reaching a high of $48.33 and a low of $48.33. Earlier, Yahoo Finance discussed this stock as it revealed First Industrial Realty Trust Closes New $300 Million Unsecured Term Loan.

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Stocks Info

The company is listed on the NYSE and operates within the REIT – Industrial industry segment. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $48.33 and fluctuated between $48.48 as its day high and $47.75 as its day low. The current market capitalization of First Industrial Realty Trust Inc. is $6.45B. A total of 1.04 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 961.46K shares.

Furthermore, investors take into consideration insider trades when predicting a stock’s future trajectory. During the recent three months, FR has seen 0 BUY and 0 SELL insider trades, representing the acquisition of 0 and the disposition of 0 shares. Over the last 12 months, there were 3 BUYs and 8 SELLs from insiders. Insiders purchased 2,985 shares during that period but sold 15,974.

In the most recent transaction, YAP JOHANNSON L sold 10,000 shares of FR for 64.12 per share on Dec 17. After the transaction, the Chief Investment Officer now owns 205,782 company shares.


The dividend paying company demonstrates a positive outlook for investors and helps them generate immediate cash. First Industrial Realty Trust Inc. pays an annual dividend of $1.18, resulting in a dividend yield of 2.44%, and it has a price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 20.49. FR’s most recent ex-dividend date was 09/29/2022 when it declared a $0.295 quarterly dividend that was paid in cash on 10/17/2022. Previously, the company paid the dividend on 07/18/2022 with an ex-dividend date of 06/29/2022. The dividend was $0.295 per share in cash.

It has been observed that price targets are rarely accurate, but they can exert some influence from time to time, and are often accepted as valuable in the market. According to analysts who have offered 12-month price targets for FR in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $61.50 with high estimates of $74.00 and low estimates of $55.00. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, FR has a high of $66.74 and a low of $45.79.

As of this writing, FR has an earnings estimate of $0.56 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 6 estimates, with a high estimate of $0.56 per share and a lower estimate of $0.55. The company reported an EPS of $0.56 in the last quarter, which was 5.66% higher than expectations of $0.53.

Balance Sheet Annually/Quarterly

An equity investor’s investment can be viewed on a balance sheet by looking at what assets and liabilities the company has. Investors can determine the company’s prospects by calculating its financial ratios based on this information. FR’s latest balance sheet shows that the firm has $58.59M in Cash & Short Term Investments as of fiscal 2021. There were $1.63B in debt and $190.27M in liabilities at the time. Its Book Value Per Share was $17.44, while its Total Shareholder’s Equity was $2.25B.

Analysts Opinion

There may be slightly higher risks associated with pre-market and after-hours trading than during regular market hours. Due to the fact that issuers often announce critical financial information outside of regular trading hours, extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular securities. Currently, 13 analysts are providing their opinions on the stock. On a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being Sell and 5 being Buy, the average analyst rating for FR is Hold with a score of 3.89. A total of 6 analysts rated the stock as Buy while 3 rated it as Overweight while 4 rated it as Hold. Among the other participants, 0 thought the stock was Underweight and 0 thought it should be Sold.

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