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

Last updated: Jul 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 3 reasons to buy and 2 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 100.00%, higher than the industry and sector average revenue growth (5.63% and 5.40%, respectively). See ACRE revenue growth chart.

2. ACRE forward dividend yield is 8.84%, higher than the industry (0.87%) and sector (0.78%) forward dividend yields. See ACRE forward dividend chart.

3. 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 PEG ratio (P/E adjusted for growth) is 1.91, and it’s high compared to its industry peers’ PEG ratios. See ACRE PEG chart.

2. ACRE short interest (days to cover the shorts) ratio is 6.99. The stock garners more short interest than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock. See ACRE short interest ratio chart.

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

Metrics ACRE
Price $14.98
Average Price Target / Upside $15.50 / 3.47%
Average Analyst Rating Buy
Industry REIT - Diversified
Sector Real Estate
Number of Employees 1,075
Market Cap $436.21M
Forward P/E Ratio 11.1982
Price/Book Ratio 7.5829
Revenue (TTM) $57.19M
YoY Quarterly Revenue Growth 100%
Profit Margin 66.13044238503235%

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