Jan. 3, 2014, 10:51 AM
- "Our $57 price target is a weighted average of our $60 forward NAV, $57 discounted cash flow, and a 'targeted' 18x multiple on 2015 AFFO," says ISI, initiating Eastgroup Properties (EGP +1.6%) at Hold.
- The team likes Eastgroup and likes the sector in which it invests - industrial properties in the Sun Belt - but doesn't find the valuation compelling, noting the stock's high relative multiple to other REITs.
Apr. 12, 2012, 11:49 AMLiberty Property Trust (LRY +1.8%) is upgraded while EastGroup Properties (EGP +0.5%) is reduced by Cowen & Co. LRY "is executing well on its portfolio repositioning plan that includes reducing its exposure to suburban office and increasing its weighting in industrial and CBD office"; the firm is less impressed with EGP’s prospects. | Comment!
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EastGroup Properties, Inc. is engaged in the development, acquisition and operation of industrial properties in Sunbelt markets throughout the United States with an emphasis in the states of Florida, Texas, Arizona, California and North Carolina.
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