Is Now the Time to Invest in CBL & Associates Properties Inc....

Is Now the Time to Invest in CBL & Associates Properties Inc. (NYSE:CBL)?


The CBL & Associates Properties Inc. (CBL) shares are trading at lower $0.25 and the avg recommendation for the stock is Moderate Sell.

To add more color to this target, the company’s high over the last year is $1.78 and the low is $0.18. Over the last 52 weeks, CBL is down -85.95% while the S&P 500 is up 0.55%. The catalyst for this interesting swing was the company’s recent earnings report.

A Notable Earnings Report

In the last quarter, CBL reported a profit of $-95.33 million. CBL & Associates Properties Inc. also saw revenues decrease to $167.57 million. In addition, CBL has free cash flow of $15.97 million as of 03-2020 The company’s EBITDA came in at -$38.13 million which compares well with its peers.

CBL booked profit margins of -32.20%, its Return on Equity (ROE) is -30.30%, and its Return on Assets is -5.00%. All told, it is clear that, CBL needs to be on your watchlist.

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Of course, we must look beyond the financials and question how well those numbers represent the sustainable earnings power of the business. Investors need to know how sustainable this current run. CBL has a short ratio of 2.00 and outstanding shares of 179.13M.

Company Outlook

CBL has seen increased volume after this news and investors are putting their support behind the value proposition. Furthermore, 10-day volume stands at 16.35 million and more growth is possible in the weeks ahead. Traders will also note the company’s earnings per share came in at -1.34. Investors should also keep an eye on sector updates as CBL has historically followed its peers on positive news.

All told, CBL & Associates Properties Inc. CBL has strung together solid data and demonstrated underlying fundamentals. At its current valuation, CBL represents an interesting risk/reward case. Traders should stay tuned to see if this recent report will push the stock to test recent resistance levels.

CBL & Associates Properties Inc. CBL is now commanding a market cap of 51.82M and a float of 156.50M. CBL is increasing its credibility in this sector and that could lead to more upside down the line. Sign-up for continuing coverage on shares of CBL stock, as well as other hot stock picks, get our free newsletter today and get our next breakout pick!

Disclosure: we hold no position in CBL, either long or short, and we have not been compensated for this article.