How to buy Regency Centers Corporation (REG) shares in Australia

Learn how to easily invest in Regency Centers Corporation shares.

Regency Centers Corporation
NASDAQ: REG - USD
REIT-RETAIL
$71.45
+ $1.05 ( + 1.49%)

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Regency Centers Corporation is a reit-retail business with stocks listed in the US. Regency Centers Corporation shares (REG) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was US$71.45 – an increase of 0.42% over the previous week. Here's how to invest if you're based in Australia.

How to buy shares in Regency Centers Corporation

  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 Regency Centers Corporation. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: REG. 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 Regency Centers Corporation 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$70.14, 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 Regency Centers Corporation, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Regency Centers Corporation. 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.

Regency Centers Corporation stock price (NASDAQ:REG)

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Regency Centers Corporation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-10-22.
52-week rangeUS$31.9701 - US$71.33
50-day moving average US$68.9437
200-day moving average US$65.356
Target priceUS$72.76
PE ratio 52.3318
Dividend yield US$2.38 (3.4%)
Earnings per share (TTM) US$1.338

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Is it a good time to buy Regency Centers Corporation stock?

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Regency Centers Corporation share growth calculator

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Regency Centers Corporation price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of $71.45

1 week (2021-10-20) 0.42%
1 month (2021-09-27) 4.41%
3 months (2021-07-27) 9.38%
6 months (2021-04-27) 13.47%
1 year (2020-10-27) 97.27%
2 years (2019-10-25) 4.31%
3 years (2018-10-26) 11.48%
5 years (2016-10-27) 1.00%

Is Regency Centers Corporation under- or over-valued?

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

Regency Centers Corporation's P/E ratio

Regency Centers Corporation's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 52x. In other words, Regency Centers Corporation shares trade at around 52x 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.

Regency Centers Corporation's PEG ratio

Regency Centers Corporation's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.8217. 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 Regency Centers Corporation's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Regency Centers Corporation's EBITDA

Regency Centers Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is US$650.2 million (£0.0 million).

The EBITDA is a measure of a Regency Centers Corporation's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Regency Centers Corporation financials

Revenue TTM US$1.1 billion
Operating margin TTM 32.62%
Gross profit TTM US$734.9 million
Return on assets TTM 2.02%
Return on equity TTM 3.78%
Profit margin 20.8%
Book value 35.245
Market capitalisation US$11.9 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Regency Centers Corporation shares

There are currently 3.9 million Regency Centers Corporation shares held short by investors – that's known as Regency Centers Corporation's "short interest". This figure is 26.4% down from 5.3 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Regency Centers Corporation shares can be evaluated.

Regency Centers Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Regency Centers Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Regency Centers Corporation shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Regency Centers Corporation shares traded daily (recently around 987611.55778894). Regency Centers Corporation's SIR currently stands at 3.98. In other words for every 100,000 Regency Centers Corporation shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3980 shares are currently held short.

However Regency Centers Corporation's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Regency Centers Corporation shares, or, against the total number of tradable Regency Centers Corporation shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Regency Centers Corporation's short interest could be expressed as 0.02% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Regency Centers Corporation shares in existence, roughly 20 shares are currently held short) or 0.0319% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Regency Centers Corporation shares, roughly 32 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 Regency Centers Corporation.

Find out more about how you can short Regency Centers Corporation stock.

Regency Centers Corporation'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 Regency Centers Corporation.

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

Regency Centers Corporation's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 13.6

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Regency Centers Corporation's overall score of 13.6 (as at 12/31/2018) is excellent – landing it in it in the 6th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Regency Centers Corporation 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.).

Regency Centers Corporation's environmental score

Environmental score: 8.12/100

Regency Centers Corporation's environmental score of 8.12 puts it squarely in the 6th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Regency Centers Corporation is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Regency Centers Corporation's social score

Social score: 8.51/100

Regency Centers Corporation's social score of 8.51 puts it squarely in the 6th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Regency Centers Corporation is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

Regency Centers Corporation's governance score

Governance score: 6.97/100

Regency Centers Corporation's governance score puts it squarely in the 6th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Regency Centers Corporation is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

Regency Centers Corporation was last rated for ESG on: 2019-01-01.

Total ESG score 13.6
Total ESG percentile 5.64
Environmental score 8.12
Environmental score percentile 6
Social score 8.51
Social score percentile 6
Governance score 6.97
Governance score percentile 6

Regency Centers Corporation share dividends

73%

Dividend payout ratio: 73.23% of net profits

Recently Regency Centers Corporation has paid out, on average, around 73.23% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 3.4% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Regency Centers Corporation shareholders could enjoy a 3.4% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Regency Centers Corporation's case, that would currently equate to about $2.38 per share.

Regency Centers Corporation'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.

Regency Centers Corporation's most recent dividend payout was on 4 October 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 13 September 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Regency Centers Corporation share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Regency Centers Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as US$31.9701 up to US$71.33. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

REG.US volatility(beta: 1.11)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Regency Centers Corporation's is 1.1132. This would suggest that Regency Centers Corporation's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Regency Centers Corporation overview

Regency Centers is the preeminent national owner, operator, and developer of shopping centers located in affluent and densely populated trade areas. Our portfolio includes thriving properties merchandised with highly productive grocers, restaurants, service providers, and best-in-class retailers that connect to their neighborhoods, communities, and customers. Operating as a fully integrated real estate company, Regency Centers is a qualified real estate investment trust (REIT) that is self-administered, self-managed, and an S&P 500 Index member.

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