Why Innovative Industrial Properties, Inc. (IIPR) Shares Are Rising 5.82 Percent Today

Innovative Industrial Properties, Inc. (NYSE:IIPR) is one of the best performers on the stock market today. At current price of $84.47, the shares have already added 4.64 points (5.82% higher) from its previous close of $79.83. Should you buy or avoid them? The stock sets an active trading volume day with a reported 150312 contracts so far this session. IIPR shares had a relatively better volume day versus average trading capacity of 443.36 thousand shares, but with a 10.8 million float and a 5.04% run over a week, it’s definitely worth keeping an eye on. The one year price forecast for IIPR stock indicates that the average analyst price target is $140.5 per share. This means the stock has a potential increase of 66.33% from where the IIPR share price has been trading recently which is between $75.2401 and $82.5. There are some brokerage firms that offer lower targets than the average, with one of them, even setting their price target at $130. Flipping the other side of the coin, an analyst who is fully bullish set a price target as high as $151.

During the recent trading session for Innovative Industrial Properties, Inc. (NYSE:IIPR), the company witnessed their stock rise $8.13 over a week and surge $4.9 from the price 20 days ago. When compared to their established 52-week high of $139.53, the high they recorded in their recent session happens to be lower. Their established 52-week high was attained by the company on 11/07/19. The recent low of $42.55 stood for a -39.46% since 12/26/18, a data which is good for most investors who are looking to take advantage of the stock’s recent rise. A beta of 0 is also allocated to the stock. Since the beta is less than one, it implies that the stock is more volatile than the market, a data that traders are keeping close attention to. At the moment, the median target price for IIPR is set at $140.5, a figure which is above the recent 1-year high the stock witnessed.

Looking at the current readings for Innovative Industrial Properties, Inc., the two-week RSI stands at 59.72. This figure suggests that IIPR stock, for now, is neutral, meaning that the shares are stable in terms of price movement. The stochastic readings, on the other hand, based on the current IIPR readings is similarly very revealing as it has a stochastic reading of 74.89% at this stage. This figure means that IIPR share price today is being oversold.

Technical chart claims that Innovative Industrial Properties, Inc. (IIPR) would settle between $83.14/share to $86.45/share level. However, if the stock price goes below the $75.88 mark, then the market for Innovative Industrial Properties, Inc. becomes much weaker. If that happens, the stock price might even plunge as low as $71.93 for its downside target. The stock is currently in the green zone of MACD, with the indicator reading 2.88. Traders are always alerted for the move of a stock above or below the zero line due to the fact that the reading is an indicator of the position of the short-term average relative to the long-term average. If the MACD is above the zero line, then the short-term average relative is above that of the long-term average, thus implying an upward momentum. Vice versa is the case if the MACD is below the zero line.

Analysts at Ladenburg Thalmann lowered their recommendation on shares of IIPR from Buy to Neutral in their opinion released on March 20. Ladenburg Thalmann analysts again handed out a Buy recommendation to Innovative Industrial Properties, Inc. (NYSE:IIPR) stock but they lifted target price for the shares in a flash note issued to investors on January 24. The target price has been raised from $23 to $34. Analysts at Ladenburg Thalmann, made their first call for the equity with a Buy recommendation, according to a research note that dated back to January 13.

IIPR equity has an average rating of 1.67, with the figure leaning towards a bullish end. 3 analysts who tracked the company were contacted by Reuters. Amongst them, 1 rated the stock as a hold while the remaining 2 were split even though not equally. Some analysts rate the stock as a buy or a strong buy while no rated it as a sell. 2 analysts rated Innovative Industrial Properties, Inc. (NYSE:IIPR) as a buy or a strong buy while not a single analyst advised that investors should desist from purchasing the stock or sell them if they already own the company’s stock.

Moving on, IIPR stock price is currently trading at 25.03X forward 12-month Consensus EPS estimates, and its P/E ratio is 71.3 while for the average stock in the same group, the multiple is 32.1. Innovative Industrial Properties, Inc. current P/B ratio of 3.6 means it is trading at a premium against its industry’s 3.4.

Innovative Industrial Properties, Inc. (IIPR)’s current-quarter revenues are projected to climb by nearly 189.4% to hit $13.84 million, based on current consensus estimate. The firm’s full-year revenues are expected to expand by over 173.9% from $14.79 million to a noteworthy $40.5 million. At the other end of the current quarter income statement, Innovative Industrial Properties, Inc. is expected to see its adjusted earnings surge by roughly 170.8% to hit $0.65 per share. For the fiscal year, IIPR’s earnings are projected to climb by roughly 146.7% to hit $1.85 per share.