At the moment, the debt-to-equity of Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust (NYSE:PEI) is high, standing at 265.50, a figure that is higher than the 92.56 average recorded by the industry.

For the most recent quarter, the net income has jumped by 87.10 M. This strength in their income has affected them and thus increased their earnings to $91.22 M. The -1.24% yoy growth of PEI’s revenue has gone down that of the industry average by 0.49%. For the past 12 months, Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust revenue has gone down by -1.73%. The sustained growth in their revenue has helped boost their earnings per share.

Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust (PEI) has seen their earnings per share increased to $78.31% during the last quarter in comparison to the same quarter last year. They have recorded a 69,803.0 growing earnings per share earnings. They have recorded a 69,803.0 growing earnings per share earnings. Analysts expect increase in earnings is also on the cards next quarter with an average estimate at $0.37. In the fiscal year 2018, Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust overcame its bottom line by hitting earning -$107.45% per share compared to the $79.27% in 2017.

The 12-month return on equity has significantly fallen to -8.66 in comparison to the same data for other companies in the same industry. This shows that there is a major weakness within the organization over the past one year. Comparing them to other companies in the industry and the overall Financial sector, the industry average is 7.30 while 16.43 is of the sector.

PEI total operating cash flow had dropped to $19.11 billion compared to $44.08 billion in the same quarter last year. Also, looking at the price to cash flow of the company and the industry average, the 7.50 ratio of the stock is lower than the industry’s 18.76.

In addition to their unfavorable P/E ratio, Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust has maintained a gross margin of 61.69. This shows whether the company has what it takes to effectively turn the revenue into profit.

The company’s ROA is -1.14 when compared to 3.62 for the stocks operating in the same industry. This can be attributed to the strength recorded in the net income produced by total assets. Comparing it to other companies in the sector, Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust ROE is above 16.43 that of both the sector average.

The operating profit margin for Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust (PEI) is 4.59%, a figure which is considered to be weak. It has gone 57.97 from the 2.94 over the past 5 years. In addition to this, their operating margin is -53.38 lower than the industry average.

The net profit margin which stood at -10.17 on average in the past 5 years has jumped to -7.94 in the last 12 months. Added to that, this ratio has missed the industry net margin that stands at 54.93.

Analysts meanwhile rate Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust (NYSE:PEI) as a hold. Still some above discussed indicators of the $483.42M company show strength while others show weakness. There is little evidence at the moment to justify the expectation of the PEI shares to either perform positively or negatively when compared to other stocks. The primary strengths of Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust can be witnessed in its increased revenue, growing earnings per share, higher return on equity, increased operating cash and high net margin. Subsequently, financial analysis have also identified some weak areas that includes high debt, relatively high P/E ratio, lower return on assets and low net margin.