How to buy Healthpeak Properties shares

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Healthpeak Properties, Inc (PEAK) is a leading reit-healthcare facilities business with stocks listed in the US. It opened the day at US$33.98 after a previous close of US$34.15. During the day the price has varied from a low of USD33.06 to a high of USD34.24. The latest price was USD33.09 (25 minute delay). Healthpeak Properties is listed on the NYSE. All prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in Healthpeak Properties

  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 Healthpeak Properties. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: PEAK. 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 Healthpeak Properties 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$33.69, 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 Healthpeak Properties, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Healthpeak Properties. 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.

Healthpeak Properties share price

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Healthpeak Properties shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-06-18.
Previous closeUS$34.15
Change US$-1.06
Change % -3.104%
Volume 8,374,711
Information last updated 2021-06-17.
52-week rangeUS$24.0302 - US$35.31
50-day moving average US$33.7057
200-day moving average US$31.5146
Target priceUS$34.88
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield US$1.2 (5.39%)
Earnings per share (TTM) US$0.0899

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Is it a good time to buy Healthpeak Properties stock?

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Healthpeak Properties price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of $33.09

1 month (2021-05-21) 0.46%
3 months (2021-03-19) 3.63%
6 months (2020-12-18) 10.93%
1 year (2020-06-19) 25.72%
2 years (2019-06-20) -0.60%
3 years (2018-06-20) 35.06%
5 years (2016-06-20) 4.20%

Is Healthpeak Properties under- or over-valued?

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

Healthpeak Properties's PEG ratio

Healthpeak Properties's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.2217. 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 Healthpeak Properties's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Healthpeak Properties's EBITDA

Healthpeak Properties's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is US$815.7 million.

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

Healthpeak Properties financials

Revenue TTM US$1.7 billion
Operating margin TTM 17.64%
Gross profit TTM US$841.1 million
Return on assets TTM 1.21%
Return on equity TTM -1.42%
Profit margin 16.3%
Book value N/A
Market capitalisation US$18.4 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Healthpeak Properties shares

There are currently 8.5 million Healthpeak Properties shares held short by investors – that's known as Healthpeak Properties's "short interest". This figure is 3.2% down from 8.8 million last month.

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

Healthpeak Properties's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Healthpeak Properties's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Healthpeak Properties shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Healthpeak Properties shares traded daily (recently around 2.9 million). Healthpeak Properties's SIR currently stands at 2.97. In other words for every 100,000 Healthpeak Properties shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2970 shares are currently held short.

However Healthpeak Properties's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Healthpeak Properties shares, or, against the total number of tradable Healthpeak Properties shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Healthpeak Properties's short interest could be expressed as 0.02% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Healthpeak Properties shares in existence, roughly 20 shares are currently held short) or 0.0158% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Healthpeak Properties shares, roughly 16 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 Healthpeak Properties.

Find out more about how you can short Healthpeak Properties stock.

Healthpeak Properties'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 Healthpeak Properties.

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

Healthpeak Properties's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 13.03

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Healthpeak Properties's overall score of 13.03 (as at 12/31/2018) is excellent – landing it in it in the 5th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Healthpeak Properties 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.).

Healthpeak Properties's environmental score

Environmental score: 3.18/100

Healthpeak Properties's environmental score of 3.18 puts it squarely in the 4th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Healthpeak Properties is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Healthpeak Properties's social score

Social score: 4.55/100

Healthpeak Properties's social score of 4.55 puts it squarely in the 4th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Healthpeak Properties is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

Healthpeak Properties's governance score

Governance score: 3.79/100

Healthpeak Properties's governance score puts it squarely in the 4th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Healthpeak Properties is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Healthpeak Properties's controversy score

Controversy score: 2/5

ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. Healthpeak Properties scored a 2 out of 5 for controversy – the second-highest score possible, reflecting that Healthpeak Properties has, for the most part, managed to keep its nose clean.

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

Healthpeak Properties, Inc was last rated for ESG on: 2019-01-01.

Total ESG score 13.03
Total ESG percentile 4.84
Environmental score 3.18
Environmental score percentile 4
Social score 4.55
Social score percentile 4
Governance score 3.79
Governance score percentile 4
Level of controversy 2

Healthpeak Properties share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 83.23% of net profits

Recently Healthpeak Properties has paid out, on average, around 83.23% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 3.45% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Healthpeak Properties shareholders could enjoy a 3.45% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Healthpeak Properties's case, that would currently equate to about $1.2 per share.

Healthpeak Properties's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.

Healthpeak Properties's most recent dividend payout was on 20 May 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 6 May 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Healthpeak Properties's shares ever split?

Healthpeak Properties's shares were split on a 1098:1000 basis on 31 October 2016. So if you had owned 1000 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1098 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Healthpeak Properties shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 8.9% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Healthpeak Properties shares which in turn could have impacted Healthpeak Properties's share price.

Healthpeak Properties share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Healthpeak Properties's shares have ranged in value from as little as US$24.0302 up to US$35.31. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

PEAK.US volatility(beta: 0.67)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 Healthpeak Properties's is 0.6739. This would suggest that Healthpeak Properties's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Healthpeak Properties overview

Healthpeak Properties, Inc. is a fully integrated real estate investment trust (REIT) and S&P 500 company. Healthpeak owns and develops high-quality real estate in the three private-pay healthcare asset classes of Life Science, Medical Office and Senior Housing, designed to provide stability through the inevitable industry cycles. At Healthpeak, we pair our deep understanding of the healthcare real estate market with a strong vision for long-term growth.

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