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DOW   34,265.37
QQQ   351.69
S&P 500   4,397.94
DOW   34,265.37
QQQ   351.69
S&P 500   4,397.94
DOW   34,265.37
QQQ   351.69

Preferred Apartment Communities Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.13 (-0.76%)
(As of 01/21/2022 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
457,301 shs
Average Volume
701,279 shs
Market Capitalization
$898.49 million
P/E Ratio
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About Preferred Apartment Communities

Preferred Apartment Communities, Inc. engages in the acquisition and operation of multifamily properties in select targeted markets throughout the United States. It operates through the following segments: Multifamily Communities, Financing, New Market Properties, Preferred Office Properties, and Others. The Multifamily Communities segment consists of company's portfolio of owned residential multifamily communities. The Financing segment refers to the portfolio of real estate loans, bridge loans, and other instruments deployed by the company to partially finance the development, construction, and prestabilization carrying costs of new multifamily communities and other real estate and real estate related assets. The New Market Properties segment covers portfolio of grocery-anchored shopping centers, as well as the financial results from the retail real estate loans. The Preferred Office Properties segment relates to the portfolio of office buildings. The Others segment includes deferred offering costs. The company was founded by Leonard A. Silverstein and John A. Williams on September 18, 2009 and is headquartered in Atlanta, GA.


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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Real estate investment trusts
Year Founded

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$502.20 million
Cash Flow
$0.33 per share
Book Value
$28.83 per share


Net Income
$-177.79 million
Pretax Margin




Free Float
Market Cap
$898.49 million

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Ex-Dividend for 1/14 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Next Earnings (Estimated)
Fiscal Year End


Overall MarketRank

2.32 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

444th out of 1,355 stocks

Real Estate Investment Trusts Industry

105th out of 230 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.3Community Rank: 4.7Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Preferred Apartment Communities (NYSE:APTS) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Preferred Apartment Communities a buy right now?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Preferred Apartment Communities in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" Preferred Apartment Communities stock.
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How has Preferred Apartment Communities' stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Preferred Apartment Communities' stock was trading at $9.01 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, APTS stock has increased by 88.3% and is now trading at $16.97.
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Are investors shorting Preferred Apartment Communities?

Preferred Apartment Communities saw a decrease in short interest in December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totaling 575,600 shares, a decrease of 43.0% from the December 15th total of 1,010,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 516,500 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.1 days.
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When is Preferred Apartment Communities' next earnings date?

Preferred Apartment Communities is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, March 7th 2022.
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How were Preferred Apartment Communities' earnings last quarter?

Preferred Apartment Communities, Inc. (NYSE:APTS) issued its quarterly earnings results on Monday, November, 8th. The real estate investment trust reported ($0.92) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.19 by $1.11. Preferred Apartment Communities had a net margin of 5.71% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 2.04%. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $0.26 EPS.
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How often does Preferred Apartment Communities pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Preferred Apartment Communities?

Preferred Apartment Communities declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, November 10th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, December 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.175 per share on Friday, January 14th. This represents a $0.70 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.12%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, December 14th.
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Is Preferred Apartment Communities a good dividend stock?

Preferred Apartment Communities pays an annual dividend of $0.70 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 4.09%. APTS has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer.
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What guidance has Preferred Apartment Communities issued on next quarter's earnings?

Preferred Apartment Communities updated its FY 2021 earnings guidance on Monday, December, 6th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $1.000-$1.070 for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

What price target have analysts set for APTS?

5 brokerages have issued 12 month price targets for Preferred Apartment Communities' stock. Their forecasts range from $13.50 to $18.00. On average, they expect Preferred Apartment Communities' stock price to reach $15.88 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 6.5%.
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Who are Preferred Apartment Communities' key executives?

Preferred Apartment Communities' management team includes the following people:
  • Joel T. Murphy, Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer
  • John A. Isakson, Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President
  • Jeffrey R. Sprain, Secretary, Executive VP & General Counsel (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Michael Joseph Cronin, Treasurer, Chief Accounting Officer & Executive VP
  • William Randolph Forth, Chief Asset Management Officer & Executive VP

What is Joel Murphy's approval rating as Preferred Apartment Communities' CEO?

1 employees have rated Preferred Apartment Communities CEO Joel Murphy on Glassdoor.com. Joel Murphy has an approval rating of 100% among Preferred Apartment Communities' employees. This puts Joel Murphy in the top 10% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

What other stocks do shareholders of Preferred Apartment Communities own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Preferred Apartment Communities investors own include AT&T (T), Altria Group (MO), Enterprise Products Partners (EPD), Realty Income (O), Coca-Cola (KO), Exxon Mobil (XOM), STAG Industrial (STAG), Energy Transfer (ET), Bank of America (BAC) and Verizon Communications (VZ).

What is Preferred Apartment Communities' stock symbol?

Preferred Apartment Communities trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "APTS."

Who are Preferred Apartment Communities' major shareholders?

Preferred Apartment Communities' stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Atlantic Union Bankshares Corp (0.21%), Kovack Advisors Inc. (0.15%), Capital Square LLC (0.14%), Gilman Hill Asset Management LLC (0.10%), Spire Wealth Management (0.06%) and Wedbush Securities Inc. (0.05%). Company insiders that own Preferred Apartment Communities stock include Daniel M Dupree, Jeffrey David Sherman, Jeffrey R Sprain, Jeffrey R Sprain, Joel T Murphy, John M Cannon, John M Cannon and Sara Finley.
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Which major investors are selling Preferred Apartment Communities stock?

APTS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Capital Square LLC, Gilman Hill Asset Management LLC, Atlantic Union Bankshares Corp, Cutler Group LP, Clarus Wealth Advisors, Clear Street Markets LLC, Newbridge Financial Services Group Inc., and Goodwin Daniel L. Company insiders that have sold Preferred Apartment Communities company stock in the last year include Jeffrey David Sherman, and Jeffrey R Sprain.
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Which major investors are buying Preferred Apartment Communities stock?

APTS stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Spire Wealth Management, Kovack Advisors Inc., Ahrens Investment Partners LLC, and Wedbush Securities Inc.. Company insiders that have bought Preferred Apartment Communities stock in the last two years include Daniel M Dupree, Jeffrey R Sprain, Joel T Murphy, John M Cannon, and Sara Finley.
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How do I buy shares of Preferred Apartment Communities?

Shares of APTS can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Preferred Apartment Communities' stock price today?

One share of APTS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $16.97.

How much money does Preferred Apartment Communities make?

Preferred Apartment Communities has a market capitalization of $898.49 million and generates $502.20 million in revenue each year. The real estate investment trust earns $-177.79 million in net income (profit) each year or ($3.06) on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Preferred Apartment Communities have?

Preferred Apartment Communities employs 402 workers across the globe.

What is Preferred Apartment Communities' official website?

The official website for Preferred Apartment Communities is www.pacapts.com.

Where are Preferred Apartment Communities' headquarters?

Preferred Apartment Communities is headquartered at 3284 NORTHSIDE PARKWAY NW SUITE 150, ATLANTA GA, 30327.

How can I contact Preferred Apartment Communities?

Preferred Apartment Communities' mailing address is 3284 NORTHSIDE PARKWAY NW SUITE 150, ATLANTA GA, 30327. The real estate investment trust can be reached via phone at (770) 818-4100 or via email at [email protected].

This page was last updated on 1/23/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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