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Prologis, Inc. [NYSE: PLD] opened at $78.9 and closed at $78.81 a share within trading session on 13/06/2019. That means that the stock gained by 1.42% compared to the closing price from a day before, when the stock touched $79.93.

Between the start and the closing of the latest trading session, Prologis, Inc. [NYSE: PLD] had 3.25 million shares being bought and sold. In the last three months, average trading volumes hovered around 2.15M shares. During the last week, volatility in the share price was set at 1.16%, which placed the metric for the last 30 days at 1.68%. The price of the stock additionally went down to $55.21 during that period and PLD managed to take a rebound to $79.13 in the last 52 weeks.

Prologis, Inc. [NYSE:PLD]: Analyst Rating and Earnings

Stock market traders oftentimes pay a lot of attention to what top analysts say regarding a potential investment. Regarding Prologis, Inc. [PLD], the latest average analyst recommendation we can see is from the quarter closing in December. On average, stock market experts give PLD an Outperform rating. Its stock price has been found in the range of 55.21 to 79.13. This is compared to its latest closing price of $78.81.

Wall Street analysts provide their ratings on a scale of 1 to 5, and the current average score for Prologis, Inc. [PLD] is sitting at 1.82. This is compared to 1 month ago, when its average rating was 1.81.

For the quarter ending in Mar-19 Prologis, Inc. [PLD] generated $0.7 billion in sales. That’s 1.77% higher than the average estimate of $0.68 billion as provided by Wall Street analysts. The three indicators above suggest that overall, this stock is demonstrating a mixed bag of positive appeal and some drawbacks, making it a somewhat risky investment that also has the potential to generate high ROI in the long run.

Pay attention for this company’s financial results, of which the next release is scheduled to happen on Tue 16 Jul (In 32 Days).

Fundamental Analysis of Prologis, Inc. [PLD]

Now let’s turn to look at profitability: with a current Operating Margin for Prologis, Inc. [PLD] sitting at +21.59 and its Gross Margin at +39.21, this company’s Net Margin is now 56.40%. These measurements indicate that Prologis, Inc. [PLD] is generating considerably more profit, after expenses are accounted for, compared to its market peers.

This company’s Return on Total Capital is 1.86, and its Return on Invested Capital has reached 2.70%. Its Return on Equity is 8.70, and its Return on Assets is 4.86. These metrics suggest that this Prologis, Inc. does a poor job of managing its assets, and likely won’t be able to provide successful business outcomes for its investors in the near term.

Turning to investigate this organization’s capital structure, Prologis, Inc. [PLD] has generated a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio of 49.73. Similarly, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 33.22, while its Total Debt to Total Assets stands at 28.87. Looking toward the future, this publicly-traded company’s Long-Term Debt to Equity is 48.66, and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 32.40. This company has a healthy balance between its debt and its current holdings, suggesting it is a reliable investment due to its ability to leverage debt in an efficient way.

What about valuation? This company’s Enterprise Value to EBITDA is 38.69 and its Total Debt to EBITDA Value is 6.18. The Enterprise Value to Sales for this firm is now 20.84, and its Total Debt to Enterprise Value stands at 0.23. Prologis, Inc. [PLD] has a Price to Book Ratio of 1.66, a Price to Cash Flow Ratio of 19.22 and P/E Ratio of 29.53. These metrics show that this company has a mixed appeal, and ROI could be a gain or a loss.

Shifting the focus to workforce efficiency, Prologis, Inc. [PLD] earns $1,734,353 for each employee under its payroll. Similarly, this company’s Receivables Turnover is 11.72 and its Total Asset Turnover is 0.08.

Prologis, Inc. [PLD] has 630.39M shares outstanding, amounting to a total market cap of $50.39B. Its stock price has been found in the range of 55.21 to 79.13. At its current price, it has moved up by 1.01% from its 52-week high, and it has moved up 44.77% from its 52-week low.

This stock’s Beta value is currently 1.05, which indicates that it is 1.16% more volatile that the wider market. This stock’s Relative Strength Index (RSI) is at 69.82. This RSI score is good, suggesting this stock is neither overbought or oversold.

Conclusion: Is Prologis, Inc. [PLD] a Reliable Buy?

Shares of Prologis, Inc. [PLD], on the whole, present investors with both positive and negative signals. Wall Street analysts have mixed reviews when it comes to the 12-month price outlook, and this company’s financials show a combination of strengths and weaknesses. Based on the price performance, this investment is somewhat risky while presenting reasonable potential for ROI.