At the moment, the debt-to-equity of Kite Realty Group Trust (NYSE:KRG) is high, standing at 108.55, a figure that is higher than the 91.15 average recorded by the industry.

For the most recent quarter, the net income has jumped by 86.62 M. This strength in their income has affected them and thus increased their earnings to $81.65 M. The -1.60% yoy growth of KRG’s revenue has gone down that of the industry average by -0.87%. For the past 12 months, Kite Realty Group Trust revenue has gone down by -0.73%. The sustained growth in their revenue has helped boost their earnings per share.

Kite Realty Group Trust (KRG) has seen their earnings per share increased to $142.77% during the last quarter in comparison to the same quarter last year. They have recorded a 83,706.7 growing earnings per share earnings. They have recorded a 83,706.7 growing earnings per share earnings. Analysts expect increase in earnings is also on the cards next quarter with an average estimate at $0.48. In the fiscal year 2018, Kite Realty Group Trust overcame its bottom line by hitting earning -$6.79% per share compared to the -$126.98% in 2017.

The 12-month return on equity has significantly fallen to -0.85 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 7.43 while 16.20 is of the sector.

KRG total operating cash flow had dropped to $37 billion compared to $45.78 billion in the same quarter last year. Also, looking at the price to cash flow of the company and the industry average, the 9.74 ratio of the stock is lower than the industry’s 18.27.

In addition to their unfavorable P/E ratio, Kite Realty Group Trust has maintained a gross margin of 73.88. This shows whether the company has what it takes to effectively turn the revenue into profit.

The company’s ROA is -0.35 when compared to 3.73 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, Kite Realty Group Trust ROE is above 16.20 that of both the sector average.

The operating profit margin for Kite Realty Group Trust (KRG) is 12.90%, a figure which is considered to be weak. It has gone 59.82 from the 17.87 over the past 5 years. In addition to this, their operating margin is -46.92 lower than the industry average.

The net profit margin which stood at 2.21 on average in the past 5 years has dropped to -3.35 in the last 12 months. Added to that, this ratio has missed the industry net margin that stands at 57.26.

Analysts meanwhile rate Kite Realty Group Trust (NYSE:KRG) as a buy. Still some above discussed indicators of the $1.42B company show strength while others show weakness. There is little evidence at the moment to justify the expectation of the KRG shares to either perform positively or negatively when compared to other stocks. The primary strengths of Kite Realty Group 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.