Here are the top Institutional holders of KKR Real Estate Finance Trust Inc (KREF) shares

KKR Real Estate Finance Trust Inc (NYSE: KREF) is -26.68% lower on its value in year-to-date trading and has touched a low of $9.42 and a high of $16.24 in the current 52-week trading range. The question becomes, what are the chances the stock will make a comeback and enjoy potential growth. Why not look at analysts view on what the future holds for the stock. The KREF stock was last observed hovering at around $10.14 in the last trading session, with the day’s loss setting it -0.44%.

Currently trading at $9.70, the stock is -21.96% and -24.36% below its SMA20 and SMA50 respectively. However, with a daily trading volume of 2.46 million and changing -4.34% at the moment leaves the stock -19.09% off its SMA200. KREF registered -38.88% loss for a year compared to 6-month gain of -20.56%.

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The stock witnessed a -25.10% loss in the last 1 month and extending the period to 3 months gives it a -16.81%, and is -21.07% down over the last 5 days. If we measure the stock’s price variations over the week and the month, we find that the volatility rates stand at 4.39% over the week and 2.92% over the month.

Fwd P/E is 7.29. Profit margin for the company is -8.17%. Distance from 52-week low is 2.97% and -40.27% from its 52-week high. The company has generated returns on investments over the last 12 months (-0.95%).

KKR Real Estate Finance Trust Inc quarterly earnings per share for the current quarter are estimated at $0.43 with sales reaching $48.2M over the same period.The EPS is expected to shrink by -45.07% this year, but quarterly earnings will post -1.10% year-over-year. Quarterly sales are estimated to grow 0.80% in year-over-year returns.

222 institutions hold shares in KKR Real Estate Finance Trust Inc (KREF), with institutional investors hold 74.39% of the company’s shares. The shares outstanding are 69.31M, and float is at 57.80M with Short Float at 2.41%. Institutions hold 73.44% of the Float.

The top institutional shareholder in the company is Blackrock Inc. with over 10.32 million shares valued at $125.54 million. The investor’s holdings represent 14.93% of the KREF Shares outstanding. As of Jun 29, 2023, the second largest holder is Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P. with 10.0 million shares valued at $121.7 million to account for 14.47% of the shares outstanding. The other top investors are Vanguard Group Inc which holds 5.76 million shares representing 8.34% and valued at over $70.12 million, while Nan Shan Life Insurance Co., Ltd. holds 5.06% of the shares totaling 3.5 million with a market value of $42.59 million.

KKR Real Estate Finance Trust Inc (KREF) Insider Activity

A total of 5 insider transactions have happened at KKR Real Estate Finance Trust Inc (KREF) in the last six months, with sales accounting for 5 and purchases happening 0 times. The most recent transaction is an insider purchase by Lee Christen E.J., the company’s Director. SEC filings show that Lee Christen E.J. bought 10,000 shares of the company’s common stock on May 12 at a price of $10.17 per share for a total of $0.1 million. Following the purchase, the insider now owns 15000.0 shares.

KKR Real Estate Finance Trust Inc disclosed in a document filed with the SEC on May 01 that Mattson W Patrick (President and COO) bought a total of 8,000 shares of the company’s common stock. The trade occurred on May 01 and was made at $10.60 per share for $84775.0. Following the transaction, the insider now directly holds 0.25 million shares of the KREF stock.

Still, SEC filings show that on Apr 27, Salem Matthew A (Chief Executive Officer) acquired 25,000 shares at an average price of $10.70 for $0.27 million. The insider now directly holds 386,817 shares of KKR Real Estate Finance Trust Inc (KREF).

KKR Real Estate Finance Trust Inc (KREF): Who are the competitors?

One of the company’s main competitors (and peers) include Agree Realty Corp. (ADC) that is trading -20.24% down over the past 12 months.Kite Realty Group Trust (KRG) lies in the list of competitors of the KKR Real Estate Finance Trust Inc and is 0.00% lower over the same period from KREFRithm Capital Corp. (RITM) is 6.75% up on the 1-year trading charts.