In the dynamic world of stocks and investment, income generation through dividends remains a constant allure for investors. One such opportunity seems to be emerging from LTC Properties (LTC), a real estate investment trust (REIT) known for its commitment to long-term, sustained dividend payouts.
LTC Properties has recently declared that a dividend of $0.19 per share will be disbursed with a record date of June 30, 2023. This falls perfectly in line with their previous dividend payment of the same amount on May 31, 2023. The ex-dividend date set by the company for this round of payment is June 21, 2023. This consistency in dividend payouts is a testament to the company's financial stability and disciplined capital allocation strategy.
For those less familiar with the terminology, the ex-dividend date is a crucial time point in dividend payments. It is typically set a few business days before the record date. If an investor purchases a stock on its ex-dividend date or afterward, they would not be eligible to receive the subsequent dividend payout. Instead, these dividends are claimed by the seller. Conversely, if an investor acquires the stocks before the ex-dividend date, they are entitled to receive the dividend.
The timing of dividends can play a significant role in investment strategies, especially for income-focused investors. Thus, those interested in LTC Properties' dividends should mark their calendars for June 21, 2023, the ex-dividend date, to ensure eligibility for the payout on June 30, 2023.
While dividend consistency is a positive sign, a deeper analysis of the company's financials is warranted. LTC Properties has managed to maintain a steady dividend payout, but investors should also assess the company's earnings results and its ability to sustain these payments. The company's dividend payout ratio, which indicates the proportion of earnings paid out as dividends, is an important indicator of the sustainability of these payouts. As of my knowledge cutoff in September 2021, LTC's dividend payout ratio was relatively high, but this could have changed in the interim.
It is important to remember that while dividends can provide a steady income stream, the overall health and prospects of the company are paramount. Investors are recommended to use the dividend information in conjunction with other financial indicators to make a well-rounded investment decision.
LTC Properties' commitment to their dividend payout showcases their intent to generate shareholder value. Prospective investors keen on dividend income should certainly keep an eye on the company's upcoming ex-dividend date, and as always, carry out comprehensive due diligence to understand the risks and rewards.
LTC saw its Momentum Indicator move below the 0 level on September 21, 2023. This is an indication that the stock could be shifting in to a new downward move. Traders may want to consider selling the stock or exploring put options. Tickeron's A.I.dvisor looked at 95 similar instances where the indicator turned negative. In of the 95 cases, the stock moved further down in the following days. The odds of a decline are at .
Following a 3-day decline, the stock is projected to fall further. Considering past instances where LTC declined for three days, the price rose further in of 62 cases within the following month. The odds of a continued downward trend are .
The Aroon Indicator for LTC entered a downward trend on August 30, 2023. This could indicate a strong downward move is ahead for the stock. Traders may want to consider selling the stock or buying put options.
The RSI Oscillator points to a transition from a downward trend to an upward trend -- in cases where LTC's RSI Indicator exited the oversold zone, of 27 resulted in an increase in price. Tickeron's analysis proposes that the odds of a continued upward trend are .
The Stochastic Oscillator is in the oversold zone. Keep an eye out for a move up in the foreseeable future.
The Moving Average Convergence Divergence (MACD) for LTC just turned positive on September 11, 2023. Looking at past instances where LTC's MACD turned positive, the stock continued to rise in of 47 cases over the following month. The odds of a continued upward trend are .
Following a 3-day Advance, the price is estimated to grow further. Considering data from situations where LTC advanced for three days, in of 314 cases, the price rose further within the following month. The odds of a continued upward trend are .
LTC may jump back above the lower band and head toward the middle band. Traders may consider buying the stock or exploring call options.
The Tickeron Valuation Rating of (best 1 - 100 worst) indicates that the company is fair valued in the industry. This rating compares market capitalization estimated by our proprietary formula with the current market capitalization. This rating is based on the following metrics, as compared to industry averages: P/B Ratio (1.578) is normal, around the industry mean (2.015). P/E Ratio (18.484) is within average values for comparable stocks, (43.715). Projected Growth (PEG Ratio) (0.000) is also within normal values, averaging (6.375). Dividend Yield (0.073) settles around the average of (0.071) among similar stocks. P/S Ratio (6.798) is also within normal values, averaging (6.254).
The Tickeron PE Growth Rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), pointing to consistent earnings growth. The PE Growth rating is based on a comparative analysis of stock PE ratio increase over the last 12 months compared against S&P 500 index constituents.
The Tickeron Price Growth Rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating slightly worse than average price growth. LTC’s price grows at a lower rate over the last 12 months as compared to S&P 500 index constituents.
The Tickeron SMR rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating slightly better than average sales and a considerably profitable business model. SMR (Sales, Margin, Return on Equity) rating is based on comparative analysis of weighted Sales, Income Margin and Return on Equity values compared against S&P 500 index constituents. The weighted SMR value is a proprietary formula developed by Tickeron and represents an overall profitability measure for a stock.
The Tickeron Profit vs. Risk Rating rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating that the returns do not compensate for the risks. LTC’s unstable profits reported over time resulted in significant Drawdowns within these last five years. A stable profit reduces stock drawdown and volatility. The average Profit vs. Risk Rating rating for the industry is 86, placing this stock worse than average.
The average fundamental analysis ratings, where 1 is best and 100 is worst, are as follows
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A.I.dvisor indicates that over the last year, LTC has been closely correlated with NHI. These tickers have moved in lockstep 78% of the time. This A.I.-generated data suggests there is a high statistical probability that if LTC jumps, then NHI could also see price increases.