Ares Commercial Real Estate Corporation (ACRE) Buy or Sell Stock Guide

Last updated: Apr 12, '19

Are you looking for the analysis of Ares Commercial Real Estate Corporation (ACRE) stock? Are you wondering what the bulls and the bears say about it?

If so, you came to the right place. In this stock guide, we will share with you 4 reasons to buy and 3 reasons to sell ACRE stock. You’ll get a perspective on what the bulls and the bears say about it.

The analysis below may be also helpful to you if you have any of the following questions about ACRE stock:

  • Is ACRE a buy or a sell?
  • Should I sell or hold ACRE stock today?
  • Is ACRE a good buy / investment?
  • What are ACRE analyst opinions, recommendations and ratings?

Let’s start with the bull case. Here are the reasons to buy ACRE stock:

1. ACRE quarterly revenue growth was 33.60%, higher than the industry and sector average revenue growth (5.91% and 5.59%, respectively). See ACRE revenue growth chart.

2. ACRE forward dividend yield is 8.69%, higher than the industry (0.87%) and sector (0.77%) forward dividend yields. See ACRE forward dividend chart.

3. ACRE PEG ratio (P/E adjusted for growth) is 1.94, and it’s low compared to its industry peers’ PEG ratios. See ACRE PEG chart.

4. ACRE average analyst rating is Buy. See ACRE analyst rating chart.

Now that you understand the bull case, let’s look at the reasons to sell ACRE stock (i.e., the bear case):

1. ACRE stock price ($15.45) is close to the 52-week high ($15.49). Perhaps now is a good time to sell? See ACRE price chart.

2. ACRE Price/Sales ratio is 7.86, and it’s high compared to its industry peers’ P/S ratios. See ACRE forward Price/Sales ratio chart.

3. ACRE average analyst price target ($15.42) is below its current price ($15.45). See ACRE price target chart.

Now let's look at the key statistics for ACRE:

Metrics ACRE
Price $15.23
Average Price Target / Upside $15.42 / 1.25%
Average Analyst Rating Buy
Industry REIT - Diversified
Sector Real Estate
Number of Employees 1,075
Market Cap $441.69M
Forward P/E Ratio 11.21
Price/Book Ratio 7.93
PEG 1.96
Revenue (TTM) $55.28M
YoY Quarterly Revenue Growth 33.6%
Profit Margin 69.82%

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