Ares Commercial Real Estate Corporation (ACRE) Stock Guide

June 12, 2020
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Looking to buy or sell Ares Commercial Real Estate Corporation (ACRE)? Interested in getting the full scoop on ACRE, including earnings and dividends, stock forecast, buy or sell analysis and key stats? If so, you came to the right place.

In this ACRE stock guide, we'll address key questions about ACRE, above and beyond what you can find on Yahoo Finance, Zacks, MarketWatch or Morningstar.

Here is what you'll be able to find in this guide:

Earnings and Dividends: earnings, earnings date, dividend rate and dividend yield;
Analyst Predictions: stock forecast and analyst ratings;
Analysis: Finny Score and buy or sell analysis;
Key Stats: revenue, market cap, revenue growth, profit margin, P/E ratio, P/B ratio, industry, sector, and number of employees.

And here is the list of questions we'll answer:
1. What are ACRE earnings?
2. When is ACRE earnings date?
3. What is ACRE dividend?
4. What is ACRE dividend yield?
5. What is ACRE stock forecast (i.e., prediction)?
6. ACRE buy or sell? What is ACRE Finny Score?
7. What are the reasons to buy ACRE? Why should I buy ACRE stock?
8. What are the reasons to sell ACRE? Why should I sell ACRE stock?
9. What are ACRE key stats: revenue, market cap, revenue growth, profit margin, P/E ratio, P/B ratio industry, sector, and number of employees?

So let's start. Scroll down to the question that interests you the most.

Earnings and Dividends

1. What are ACRE earnings?

ACRE trailing 12-month earnings per share (EPS) is $0.37.

2. When is ACRE earnings date?

ACRE earnings date is July 24, 2020.

3. What is ACRE dividend?

ACRE forward dividend is $1.32.

4. What is ACRE dividend yield?

ACRE forward dividend yield is 20.95%.

Analyst Predictions

5. What is ACRE stock forecast (i.e., prediction)?

Based on ACRE analyst price targets, ACRE stock forecast is $9.75 (for a year from now). That means the average analyst price target for ACRE stock is $9.75. The prediction is based on 6 analyst estimates.

The low price target for ACRE is $9.00, while the high price target is $11.00.

ACRE analyst rating is Hold.

Analysis

6. ACRE buy or sell? What is ACRE Finny Score?

Our quantitative analysis shows 4 reasons to buy and 3 reasons to sell ACRE, resulting in Finny Score of 57.

7. What are the reasons to buy ACRE? Why should I buy ACRE stock?

Here are the reasons to buy ACRE stock:

  • ACRE quarterly revenue growth was 49.30%, higher than the industry and sector average revenue growth (2.27% and 2.04%, respectively). See ACRE revenue growth chart.
  • ACRE forward dividend yield is 20.95%, higher than the industry (1.48%) and sector (1.26%) forward dividend yields. See ACRE forward dividend chart.
  • ACRE PEG ratio (P/E adjusted for growth) is 1.34, which is low compared to its industry peers’ PEG ratios. See ACRE PEG chart.
  • ACRE average analyst price target ($9.75) is above its current price ($8.36). See ACRE price target chart.

8. What are the reasons to sell ACRE? Why should I sell ACRE stock?

Let's look at the reasons to sell ACRE stock (i.e., the bear case):

  • ACRE forward P/E ratio is 6.06, which is high compared to its industry peers’ P/E ratios. See ACRE forward P/E ratio chart.
  • ACRE cash to debt ratio is 0.05, lower than the average industry (0.10) and sector (0.10) cash to debt ratio. See ACRE cash to debt chart.
  • ACRE Enterprise Value/Revenue multiple is 21.40, which is high compared to its industry peers’ Enterprise Value/Revenue multiples. See ACRE Enterprise Value/Revenue chart.

Key Stats

9. What are ACRE key stats : revenue, market cap, revenue growth, profit margin, P/E ratio, P/B ratio industry, sector, and number of employees?

Let's look at the key statistics for ACRE:

Metrics ACRE
Price $8.47
Average Price Target / Upside $9.75 / 15.04%
Average Analyst Rating Hold
Forward Dividend Yield 20.95%
Industry REIT - Diversified
Sector Real Estate
Number of Employees 1,075
Market Cap $210.68M
Forward P/E Ratio 6.06
Price/Book Ratio 2.53
Revenue (TTM) $83.3M
YoY Quarterly Revenue Growth 49.30%
Profit Margin 13.43%

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