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About American Campus Communities (NYSE:ACC)
American Campus Communities, Inc. is the largest owner, manager and developer of high-quality student housing communities in the United States. The company is a fully integrated, self-managed and self-administered equity real estate investment trust (REIT) with expertise in the design, finance, development, construction management and operational management of student housing properties. As of December 31, 2017, American Campus Communities owned 169 student housing properties containing approximately 104,100 beds. Including its owned and third-party managed properties, ACC's total managed portfolio consisted of 206 properties with approximately 134,100 beds. Visit www.americancampus.com.
Industry, Sector and Symbol
Industry Real estate investment trusts
Trailing P/E Ratio16.23
Forward P/E Ratio16.13
Sales & Book Value
Annual Sales$796.45 million
Price / Sales6.56
Cash Flow$2.2702 per share
Price / Cash16.84
Book Value$25.46 per share
Price / Book1.50
EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.31
Net Income$69.03 million
Return on Equity1.73%
Return on Assets0.91%
American Campus Communities (NYSE:ACC) Frequently Asked Questions
What is American Campus Communities' stock symbol?
American Campus Communities trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "ACC."
How often does American Campus Communities pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for American Campus Communities?
American Campus Communities announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, January 24th. Stockholders of record on Friday, February 2nd will be paid a dividend of $0.44 per share on Friday, February 16th. This represents a $1.76 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.60%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, February 1st. View American Campus Communities' Dividend History.
How were American Campus Communities' earnings last quarter?
American Campus Communities (NYSE:ACC) announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, February, 20th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.72 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.71 by $0.01. The real estate investment trust had revenue of $227.60 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $200.28 million. American Campus Communities had a net margin of 7.39% and a return on equity of 1.73%. American Campus Communities's revenue was up 11.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.65 EPS. View American Campus Communities' Earnings History.
When is American Campus Communities' next earnings date?
What guidance has American Campus Communities issued on next quarter's earnings?
American Campus Communities issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Monday, April, 23rd. The company provided EPS guidance of $2.51-$2.60 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $2.54.
What price target have analysts set for ACC?
15 brokers have issued 1 year price objectives for American Campus Communities' shares. Their forecasts range from $41.00 to $56.00. On average, they expect American Campus Communities' stock price to reach $47.2308 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for American Campus Communities.
What are Wall Street analysts saying about American Campus Communities stock?
Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about American Campus Communities stock:
- 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "American Campus Communities, Inc. is a real estate investment trust (REIT). Through ACC's controlling interest in American Campus Communities Operating Partnership L.P. (ACCOP), ACC is one of the largest owners, managers and developers of high quality student housing properties in the United States in terms of beds owned and under management. ACC is a fully integrated, self-managed and self-administered equity REIT with expertise in the acquisition, design, financing, development, construction management, leasing and management of student housing properties. " (5/21/2018)
- 2. FBR & Co analysts commented, "After a relatively drama-filled quarter of lease-up results and acquisitions, the company put up what we view as a good print, all things considered. While updated FY17 guidance ranges came in slightly below consensus (by $0.01 each), we don’t think this is the end of the world, as $0.04 of the guidance reduction came from one- time (hurricanes) or timing related (bond offering) items. Perhaps the best news of the print was the initial 2018/19 revenue growth target range, +2.5% to +4.0%, which we view as a relatively conservative and achievable range. On the external growth front, ACC added a $42 million ACE deal at University of Southern California Health Sciences campus in Los Angeles and bought its third asset at the University of Washington. We look for updated color on next year’s supply picture and capital allocation plans on the earnings call." (10/24/2017)
- 3. Canaccord Genuity analysts commented, "We think this print is enough for a positive stock reaction tomorrow, but color on the call will also impact trading activity." (7/24/2017)
Who are some of American Campus Communities' key competitors?
Some companies that are related to American Campus Communities include GGP (GGP), Ventas (VTR), SBA Communications (SBAC), Boston Properties (BXP), Host Hotels & Resorts (HST), Essex Property Trust (ESS), Realty Income (O), Gecina (GECFF), Alexandria Real Estate Equities (ARE), Vornado Realty Trust (VNO), Klépierre (KLPEF), Annaly Capital Management (NLY), Extra Space Storage (EXR), Sino Land (SNLAY) and HCP (HCP).
Who are American Campus Communities' key executives?
American Campus Communities' management team includes the folowing people:
- Mr. William C. Bayless Jr., CEO & Director (Age 54)
- Mr. James Clarence Hopke Jr., Pres (Age 56)
- Mr. Daniel B. Perry, Exec. VP, CFO, Treasurer & Sec. (Age 44)
- Ms. Jennifer Beese, Exec. VP & COO (Age 44)
- Mr. William W. Talbot, Exec. VP & Chief Investment Officer (Age 43)
Has American Campus Communities been receiving favorable news coverage?
Headlines about ACC stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. American Campus Communities earned a news sentiment score of 0.06 on Accern's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 47.21 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future.
Who are American Campus Communities' major shareholders?
American Campus Communities' stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (11.90%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (2.85%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (2.38%), Ceredex Value Advisors LLC (1.90%), Daiwa Securities Group Inc. (1.77%) and Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc. (1.56%). Company insiders that own American Campus Communities stock include Cardenas Jorge De, Daniel Perry, James E Wilhelm III, Jennifer Beese, John T Rippel and William C Bayless Jr. View Institutional Ownership Trends for American Campus Communities.
Which institutional investors are selling American Campus Communities stock?
ACC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Sei Investments Co., Daiwa Securities Group Inc., GW&K Investment Management LLC, Uniplan Investment Counsel Inc., Russell Investments Group Ltd., Victory Capital Management Inc., Guggenheim Capital LLC and Envestnet Asset Management Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for American Campus Communities.
Which institutional investors are buying American Campus Communities stock?
ACC stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Ceredex Value Advisors LLC, Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc., Millennium Management LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Monarch Partners Asset Management LLC, Echo Street Capital Management LLC, Prudential Financial Inc. and Westpac Banking Corp. Company insiders that have bought American Campus Communities stock in the last two years include Cardenas Jorge De and John T Rippel. View Insider Buying and Selling for American Campus Communities.
How do I buy shares of American Campus Communities?
Shares of ACC can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.
What is American Campus Communities' stock price today?
One share of ACC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $38.23.
How big of a company is American Campus Communities?
American Campus Communities has a market capitalization of $5.09 billion and generates $796.45 million in revenue each year. The real estate investment trust earns $69.03 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.31 on an earnings per share basis. American Campus Communities employs 3,183 workers across the globe.
How can I contact American Campus Communities?
American Campus Communities' mailing address is 12700 HILL COUNTRY BOULEVARD STE T-200, AUSTIN TX, 78738. The real estate investment trust can be reached via phone at 512-732-1000 or via email at [email protected]
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American Campus Communities (NYSE:ACC) Price Target and Consensus Rating (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
MarketBeat calculates consensus analyst ratings for stocks using the most recent rating from each Wall Street analyst that has rated a stock within the last twelve months. Each analyst's rating is normalized to a standardized rating score of 1 (sell), 2 (hold), 3 (buy) or 4 (strong buy). Analyst consensus ratings scores are calculated using the mean average of the number of normalized sell, hold, buy and strong buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. Each stock's consensus analyst rating is derived from its calculated consensus ratings score (0-1.5 = Sell, 1.5-2.5 = Hold, 2.5-3.5 = Buy, >3.5 = Strong Buy). MarketBeat's consensus price targets are a mean average of the most recent available price targets set by each analyst that has set a price target for the stock in the last twelve months. MarketBeat's consensus ratings and consensus price targets may differ from those calculated by other firms due to differences in methodology and available data.
15 Wall Street analysts have issued ratings and price targets for American Campus Communities in the last 12 months. Their average twelve-month price target is $47.2308, suggesting that the stock has a possible upside of 23.54%. The high price target for ACC is $56.00 and the low price target for ACC is $41.00. There are currently 1 sell rating, 4 hold ratings and 10 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus rating of "Buy."
|Today||30 Days Ago||90 Days Ago||180 Days Ago|
|Consensus Rating: ||Buy||Buy||Buy||Buy|
|Consensus Rating Score: ||2.60||2.60||2.64||2.62|
|Ratings Breakdown: ||1 Sell Rating(s)|
4 Hold Rating(s)
10 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
|1 Sell Rating(s)|
4 Hold Rating(s)
10 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
|1 Sell Rating(s)|
3 Hold Rating(s)
10 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
|0 Sell Rating(s)|
5 Hold Rating(s)
8 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
|Consensus Price Target: ||$47.2308||$47.2308||$48.7273||$52.2222|
|Price Target Upside: ||23.54% upside||24.78% upside||35.81% upside||22.33% upside|
American Campus Communities (NYSE:ACC) Consensus Price Target History
American Campus Communities (NYSE:ACC) Analyst Ratings History
(Data available from 5/23/2016 forward)
American Campus Communities (NYSE:ACC) Dividend Information
American Campus Communities pays an annual dividend of $1.84 per share, with a dividend yield of 4.81%. ACC's most recent quarterly dividend payment was Friday, February 16. The company has grown its dividend for the last 5 consecutive years and is increasing its dividend by an average of 5.10% each year. American Campus Communities pays out 79.65% of its earnings out as a dividend.
|Most Recent Dividend:||2/16/2018|
|Dividend Growth:||5.10% (3 Year Average)|
|Payout Ratio(s):||79.65% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings) |
77.64% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
72.73% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
81.05% (Based on Cash Flow)
|Track Record:||5 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth|
American Campus Communities (NYSE:ACC) Dividend History by Quarter
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Announced||Period||Amount||Yield||Ex-Dividend Date||Record Date||Payable Date|
American Campus Communities (NYSE ACC) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.64%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 97.76%
American Campus Communities (NYSE ACC) Insider Trading History
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Transaction Date||Insider Name||Title||Buy/Sell||Number of Shares||Average Share Price||Total Transaction||Shares Held After Transaction||Details|
|3/23/2018||John T Rippel||Director||Buy||5,000||$36.50||$182,500.00||3,040|| |
|3/1/2017||James E Wilhelm III||EVP||Sell||4,202||$50.54||$212,369.08||30,168|| |
|11/9/2016||Cardenas Jorge De||EVP||Buy||200||$47.93||$9,586.00||33,188|| |
|11/4/2016||Jennifer Beese||EVP||Sell||856||$48.45||$41,473.20||31,475|| |
|10/27/2016||William C Bayless Jr||Insider||Sell||12,409||$50.11||$621,814.99||271,873|| |
|8/8/2016||James E Wilhelm III||EVP||Sell||6,349||$52.51||$333,385.99||41,603|| |
|6/28/2016||James E Wilhelm III||EVP||Sell||1,150||$51.51||$59,236.50||41,952|| |
|6/22/2016||Daniel Perry||EVP||Sell||4,096||$49.05||$200,908.80||45,917|| |
|5/10/2016||Edward Lowenthal||Director||Sell||2,000||$48.21||$96,420.00||25,713|| |
|4/7/2016||Dennis G Lopez||Director||Sell||1,856||$46.08||$85,524.48||4,103|| |
|4/7/2016||William W Talbot||EVP||Sell||5,435||$46.00||$250,010.00||66,672|| |
|3/28/2016||James Clarence Hopke Jr||COO||Sell||6,498||$45.73||$297,153.54||51,451|| |
|3/16/2016||Jonathan Albert Graf||CFO||Sell||300||$46.50||$13,950.00||113,872|| |
|3/15/2016||G Steven Dawson||Director||Sell||12,000||$45.52||$546,240.00||9,447|| |
|3/15/2016||Kim K Voss||VP||Sell||5,800||$45.49||$263,842.00||20,457|| |
|3/20/2015||Winston W Walker||Director||Sell||5,073||$42.58||$216,008.34|| |
|1/30/2015||Winston W Walker||Director||Sell||4,000||$44.26||$177,040.00|| |
|1/29/2015||Winston W Walker||Director||Sell||4,000||$44.69||$178,760.00|| |
|1/20/2015||Winston W Walker||Director||Sell||4,200||$43.96||$184,632.00|| |
|8/27/2014||Jason R Wills||SVP||Sell||1,918||$39.33||$75,434.94|| |
|5/30/2014||Jason R Wills||SVP||Sell||1,889||$38.75||$73,198.75|| |
|3/28/2014||Jennifer Beese||Insider||Sell||2,765||$37.35||$103,272.75||15,262|| |
|12/2/2013||Jonathan Albert Graf||CFO||Buy||3,000||$32.00||$96,000.00||79,292|| |
|9/6/2013||G Steven Dawson||Director||Buy||5,000||$34.00||$170,000.00|| |
|8/16/2013||James Wilhelm III||EVP||Buy||1,150||$34.97||$40,215.50||24,339|| |
|8/14/2013||Jonathan Albert Graf||CFO||Buy||2,000||$35.50||$71,000.00||76,292|| |
|8/7/2013||Greg Dowell||COO||Buy||1,000||$37.44||$37,440.00||83,097|| |
|7/29/2013||Jonathan Albert Graf||CFO||Buy||1,700||$39.82||$67,694.00|| |
|7/29/2013||R D Burck||Director||Buy||2,000||$39.59||$79,180.00|| |
|7/26/2013||Greg A Dowell||COO||Buy||1,000||$39.94||$39,940.00|| |
|4/26/2013||G Steven Dawson||Director||Buy||7,700||$42.74||$329,098.00|| |
|4/26/2013||Jonathan Albert Graf||CFO||Buy||1,800||$42.50||$76,500.00|| |
|2/28/2013||G Steven Dawson||Director||Buy||1,215||$45.20||$54,918.00|| |
|11/13/2012||G Steven Dawson||Director||Buy||1,300||$44.65||$58,045.00|| |
American Campus Communities (NYSE ACC) News Headlines
|American Campus Communities (ACC) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" by Brokerages|
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 21 at 1:47 PM
|American Campus Communities (ACC) Downgraded by ValuEngine|
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 15 at 1:15 PM
|EX-Dividend Schedule: American Campus Communities Boosted its Dividend by 4.5%; Will Trade Ex-Dividend on May 11, 2018|
finance.yahoo.com - May 10 at 9:16 AM
|American Campus Communities (ACC) Announces Dividend Increase - $0.46 Per Share|
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 6 at 8:18 AM
|American Campus Communities (ACC) Raises Quarterly Dividend 4.5% to $0.46; 4.7% Yield|
www.streetinsider.com - May 3 at 9:00 AM
|American Campus Communities (ACC) Receives Average Rating of "Buy" from Analysts|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 26 at 1:42 PM
|American Campus Communities' (ACC) CEO Bill Bayless on Q1 2018 Results - Earnings Call Transcript|
seekingalpha.com - April 25 at 9:05 AM
|Edited Transcript of ACC earnings conference call or presentation 24-Apr-18 2:00pm GMT|
finance.yahoo.com - April 25 at 9:05 AM
|American Campus Communities (ACC) Announces Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.02 EPS|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 23 at 7:22 PM
|American Campus Communities (ACC) Releases FY19 Earnings Guidance|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 23 at 5:32 PM
|American Campus Communities: 1Q Earnings Snapshot|
finance.yahoo.com - April 23 at 4:42 PM
|American Campus Communities, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2018 Financial Results|
finance.yahoo.com - April 23 at 4:42 PM
|American Campus Communities (ACC) Upgraded by JMP Securities to Outperform|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 19 at 7:29 PM
|American Campus Communities' (ACC) Buy Rating Reaffirmed at Canaccord Genuity|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 16 at 7:35 PM
|American Campus Communities (ACC) Upgraded at BidaskClub|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 16 at 12:02 PM
|American Campus Communities (ACC) to Release Quarterly Earnings on Monday|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 16 at 3:32 AM
|American Campus Communities (ACC) Downgraded by Sandler O'Neill|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 15 at 8:54 PM
|American Campus Communities (ACC) Earns "Overweight" Rating from Cantor Fitzgerald|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 10 at 8:24 PM
|FBR & Co Reiterates "Buy" Rating for American Campus Communities (ACC)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 5 at 10:46 PM
|American Campus Communities (ACC) Cut to "Neutral" at Bank of America|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 4 at 8:35 PM
|American Campus Communities, Inc. (ACC) Receives Consensus Rating of "Buy" from Brokerages|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 1 at 1:16 PM
|American Campus Communities (ACC) Rating Reiterated by B. Riley|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 1 at 9:06 AM
|B. Riley Analysts Give American Campus Communities (ACC) a $50.00 Price Target|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 31 at 12:16 PM
|American Campus Communities (ACC) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 31 at 12:06 PM
|American Campus Communities (ACC) PT Raised to $43.00 at Deutsche Bank|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 28 at 10:50 AM
|American Campus Communities, Inc. (ACC) Director John T. Rippel Acquires 5,000 Shares|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 27 at 10:32 PM
|American Campus Communities Announces First Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call|
finance.yahoo.com - March 27 at 4:41 PM
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finance.yahoo.com - March 23 at 9:03 AM
|American Campus Communities (ACC) Upgraded at Zacks Investment Research|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 21 at 4:40 PM
|Research Analysts Offer Predictions for American Campus Communities, Inc.'s FY2018 Earnings (ACC)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 21 at 9:31 AM
|American Campus Communities (ACC) PT Lowered to $41.00 at JPMorgan Chase & Co.|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 16 at 12:39 PM
|American Campus Communities (ACC) Price Target Cut to $41.00|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 13 at 4:00 PM
|American Campus Communities Appoints John T. Rippel to Board of Directors|
finance.yahoo.com - March 8 at 5:48 PM
|Spring Break Means 'Spring Bargain' For This Campus Housing REIT|
seekingalpha.com - March 8 at 9:18 AM
|American Campus Communities, Inc. (ACC) Given Average Recommendation of "Buy" by Brokerages|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 7 at 4:13 PM
|American Campus Communities (ACC) Presents At The 2018 Citi Global Property CEO Conference - Slideshow|
seekingalpha.com - March 6 at 5:05 PM
|American Campus Communities, Inc. (ACC) Shares Sold by UBS Asset Management Americas Inc.|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 6 at 3:15 PM
|Landscape Capital Management L.L.C. Buys New Position in American Campus Communities, Inc. (ACC)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 6 at 1:05 PM
|Bank of New York Mellon Corp Has $72.58 Million Stake in American Campus Communities, Inc. (ACC)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 5 at 5:00 AM
|Head to Head Survey: Post Properties (PPS) vs. American Campus Communities (ACC)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 4 at 11:06 PM
|American Campus Communities, Inc. (ACC) Stake Increased by The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company |
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 4 at 10:26 AM
|American Campus Communities, Inc. (ACC) Position Increased by Channing Capital Management LLC|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 3 at 5:18 AM
|American Campus Communities Inc (ACC) Files 10-K for the Fiscal Year Ended on December 31, 2017|
finance.yahoo.com - March 1 at 5:10 PM
|American Campus Communities, Inc. (ACC) Shares Sold by Rhumbline Advisers|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 1 at 7:46 AM
|California Public Employees Retirement System Has $11.58 Million Holdings in American Campus Communities, Inc. (ACC)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 28 at 5:26 AM
|Arizona State Retirement System Has $4.03 Million Holdings in American Campus Communities, Inc. (ACC)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 28 at 5:02 AM
|American Campus Communities, Inc. (ACC) Shares Bought by BlackRock Inc.|
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 27 at 4:54 AM
|American Campus Communities (ACC) Rating Reiterated by Sandler O'Neill|
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 26 at 4:20 PM
|American Campus Communities (ACC) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research|
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 26 at 3:52 PM
|American Campus Communities (ACC) PT Set at $50.00 by B. Riley|
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 25 at 8:16 PM
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