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CBRE Group, Inc (CBRE) is a leading real estate services business with stocks listed in the US. It opened the day at US$86.32 after a previous close of US$87.33. During the day the price has varied from a low of USD85.55 to a high of USD87.05. The latest price was USD86.36 (25 minute delay). CBRE Group is listed on the NYSE. All prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in CBRE Group

  1. Compare share trading platforms. To buy shares in a US company from Australia you'll need to find a trading platform that offers access to US stock markets. If you're just starting out, look for a platform with low brokerage and foreign exchange fees.
  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and tax file number. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for CBRE Group. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: CBRE. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until CBRE Group reaches your desired price. To spread out your risk, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of US$87.97, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimise risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of CBRE Group, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of CBRE Group. Optimise your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

CBRE Group share price

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CBRE Group shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-06-18.
Previous closeUS$87.33
Change US$-0.97
Change % -1.1107%
Volume 2,069,481
Information last updated 2021-06-17.
52-week rangeUS$41.025 - US$90.21
50-day moving average US$87.0557
200-day moving average US$75.1222
Target priceUS$96.33
PE ratio 35.2429
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) US$2.491

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Is it a good time to buy CBRE Group stock?

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CBRE Group price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of $86.36

1 month (2021-05-21) -0.94%
3 months (2021-03-19) 12.54%
6 months (2020-12-18) 36.45%
1 year (2020-06-19) 84.77%
2 years (2019-06-20) 70.84%
3 years (2018-06-20) 76.07%
5 years (2016-06-20) 193.44%

Is CBRE Group under- or over-valued?

Valuing CBRE Group stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of CBRE Group's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

CBRE Group's P/E ratio

CBRE Group's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 35x. In other words, CBRE Group shares trade at around 35x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

CBRE Group's PEG ratio

CBRE Group's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.2312. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into CBRE Group's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.


CBRE Group's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is US$2 billion.

The EBITDA is a measure of a CBRE Group's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

CBRE Group financials

Revenue TTM US$23.9 billion
Operating margin TTM 4.95%
Gross profit TTM US$4.8 billion
Return on assets TTM 4.49%
Return on equity TTM 12.32%
Profit margin 3.54%
Book value 21.961
Market capitalisation US$29.5 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting CBRE Group shares

There are currently 7.3 million CBRE Group shares held short by investors – that's known as CBRE Group's "short interest". This figure is 7% up from 6.8 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting CBRE Group shares can be evaluated.

CBRE Group's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

CBRE Group's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of CBRE Group shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of CBRE Group shares traded daily (recently around 1.6 million). CBRE Group's SIR currently stands at 4.59. In other words for every 100,000 CBRE Group shares traded daily on the market, roughly 4590 shares are currently held short.

However CBRE Group's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of CBRE Group shares, or, against the total number of tradable CBRE Group shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case CBRE Group's short interest could be expressed as 0.02% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 CBRE Group shares in existence, roughly 20 shares are currently held short) or 0.0225% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable CBRE Group shares, roughly 23 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against CBRE Group.

Find out more about how you can short CBRE Group stock.

CBRE Group's environmental, social and governance track record

Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like CBRE Group.

When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.

CBRE Group's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 7.17

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and CBRE Group's overall score of 7.17 (as at 12/31/2018) is excellent – landing it in it in the 3rd percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like CBRE Group is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).

CBRE Group's environmental score

Environmental score: 2.34/100

CBRE Group's environmental score of 2.34 puts it squarely in the 2nd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that CBRE Group is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

CBRE Group's social score

Social score: 2.25/100

CBRE Group's social score of 2.25 puts it squarely in the 2nd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that CBRE Group is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

CBRE Group's governance score

Governance score: 1.58/100

CBRE Group's governance score puts it squarely in the 2nd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that CBRE Group is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

CBRE Group's controversy score

Controversy score: 1/5

ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. CBRE Group scored a 1 out of 5 for controversy – the highest score possible, reflecting that CBRE Group has managed to keep its nose clean.

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

CBRE Group, Inc was last rated for ESG on: 2019-01-01.

Total ESG score 7.17
Total ESG percentile 2.55
Environmental score 2.34
Environmental score percentile 2
Social score 2.25
Social score percentile 2
Governance score 1.58
Governance score percentile 2
Level of controversy 1

CBRE Group share dividends

We're not expecting CBRE Group to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have CBRE Group's shares ever split?

CBRE Group's shares were split on a 3:1 basis on 1 June 2006. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 3 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your CBRE Group shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 66.7% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for CBRE Group shares which in turn could have impacted CBRE Group's share price.

CBRE Group share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, CBRE Group's shares have ranged in value from as little as US$41.025 up to US$90.21. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

CBRE.US volatility(beta: 1.5)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while CBRE Group's is 1.5011. This would suggest that CBRE Group's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

CBRE Group overview

CBRE Group, Inc. operates as a commercial real estate services and investment company worldwide. It operates through Advisory Services, Global Workplace Solutions, and Real Estate Investments segments. The Advisory Services segment provides strategic advice and execution to owners, investors, and occupiers of real estate in connection with leasing; property sales and mortgage services under the CBRE Capital Markets brand; property and project management services, including construction management, marketing, building engineering, accounting, and financial services for owners of and investors in office, industrial, and retail properties; and valuation services that include market value appraisals, litigation support, discounted cash flow analyses, and feasibility studies, as well as consulting services, such as property condition reports, hotel advisory, and environmental consulting. The Global Workplace Solutions segment offers facilities management, project management, and transaction management services. The Real Estate Investments segment provides investment management services under the CBRE Global Investors brand to pension funds, insurance companies, sovereign wealth funds, foundations, endowments, and other institutional investors; development services under the Trammell Crow Company brand primarily to users of and investors in commercial real estate; and flexible-space solutions under the CBRE Hana brand, which includes office suites, conference rooms and event space, and communal co-working space for institutional property owners. It also develops residential-led and mixed-use sites in London under the Telford Homes brand. The company was founded in 1906 and is headquartered in Dallas, Texas.

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