National Retail Properties (NNN) was Upgraded by Robert W. Baird to ” Outperform” while Lowering the Price Target of the company shares to $ 50 from a previous price target of $54 . Earlier the firm had a rating of “Neutral ” on the company shares. Robert W. Baird advised their investors in a research report released on Nov 21, 2016.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on National Retail Properties. Shares were Upgraded by Robert W. Baird on Nov 21, 2016 to ” Outperform” and Lowered the Price Target to $ 50 from a previous price target of $54 .Shares were Reiterated by Wunderlich on Nov 4, 2016 to “Hold” and Lowered the Price Target to $ 44 from a previous price target of $50 .FBR & Co. Initiated National Retail Properties on Oct 12, 2016 to “Outperform”, Price Target of the shares are set at $56.
On the company’s financial health, National Retail Properties reported $0.61 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.01 according to the earnings call on Nov 3, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $0.60. The company had revenue of $134.54 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $134.53 million. The company’s revenue was up 9.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.58 EPS.
National Retail Properties closed down -0.1 points or -0.24% at $41.36 with 17,62,253 shares getting traded on Monday. Post opening the session at $41.49, the shares hit an intraday low of $41.21 and an intraday high of $41.71 and the price fluctuated in this range throughout the day.Shares ended Monday session in Red.
In a different news, on Nov 1, 2016, David M Fick (director) purchased 2,200 shares at $25.95 per share price. According to the SEC, on Aug 16, 2016, Michelle Lynn Miller (EVP & Chief Accounting Officer) sold 1,000 shares at $51.17 per share price. On Aug 12, 2016, Christopher Paul Tessitore (Executive Officer) sold 7,000 shares at $51.33 per share price, according to the Form-4 filing with the securities and exchange commission.
National Retail Properties Inc. is a real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company acquires owns invests in and develops properties that are leased primarily to retail tenants under long-term net leases and are held for investment. As of December 31 2014 the Company owned 2054 Properties with a gross leasable area of approximately 22479000 square feet located in 47 states. Approximately 99% of the properties were leased as of December 31 2014. The Companys portfolio include convenience stores restaurants automotive service restaurants-limited service theaters family entertainment centers automotive parts and banks among others. It has operations in Texas Florida North Carolina Illinois Georgia Indiana and California among others. As of December 31 2014 The Company owned 29 vacant un-leased Properties which accounted for approximately 1% of total Properties.