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Yahoo! Finance: AIMS APAC REIT (SGX:O5RU): What Are The Future Prospects? - Simply Wall St

In March 2019, AIMS APAC REIT (SGX:O5RU) released its earnings update. Generally, the consensus outlook from analysts appear fairly confident, with profits predicted to increase by 32% next year relative to the past 5-year average growth rate of -22%. Currently with trailing-twelve-month earnings of S$50m, we can expect this to reach S$66m by 2020. I will provide a brief commentary around the figures and analyst expectations in the near term. Readers that are interested in understanding the company beyond these figures should research its fundamentals here.

Can we expect AIMS APAC REIT to keep growing?

The longer term view from the 2 analysts covering O5RU is one of positive sentiment. Given that it becomes hard to forecast far into the future, broker analysts tend to project ahead roughly three years. To get an idea of the overall earnings growth trend for O5RU, I’ve plotted out each year’s earnings expectations and inserted a line of best fit to determine an annual rate of growth from the slope of this line.

SGX: O5RU Past and Future Earnings, May 29th 2019

From the current net income level of S$50m and the final forecast of S$68m by 2022, the annual rate of growth for O5RU’s earnings is 10%. This leads to an EPS of SGD0.098 in the final year of projections relative to the current EPS of SGD0.073. With a current profit margin of 42%, this movement will result in a margin of 54% by 2022.

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