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NYSE:AVB

AvalonBay Communities (AVB) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$176.12
-2.15 (-1.21%)
(As of 02/22/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$176.04
$178.40
50-Day Range
$169.96
$189.84
52-Week Range
$153.07
$198.65
Volume
818,095 shs
Average Volume
902,816 shs
Market Capitalization
$25.01 billion
P/E Ratio
26.89
Dividend Yield
3.75%
Price Target
$196.44

AvalonBay Communities MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.44 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
11.5% Upside
$196.44 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
1.32% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-3.12
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.81mentions of AvalonBay Communities in the last 14 days
Based on 18 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
5.52%
From $10.86 to $11.46 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

4.77 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

84th out of 838 stocks

Real Estate Investment Trusts Industry

18th out of 176 stocks


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About AvalonBay Communities Stock (NYSE:AVB)

As of December 31, 2023, the Company owned or held a direct or indirect ownership interest in 299 apartment communities containing 90,669 apartment homes in 12 states and the District of Columbia, of which 18 communities were under development. The Company is an equity REIT in the business of developing, redeveloping, acquiring and managing apartment communities in leading metropolitan areas in New England, the New York/New Jersey Metro area, the Mid-Atlantic, the Pacific Northwest, and Northern and Southern California, as well as in the Company's expansion regions of Raleigh-Durham and Charlotte, North Carolina, Southeast Florida, Dallas and Austin, Texas, and Denver, Colorado.

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Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 1/16 Dividend
12/28/2023
Dividend Payable
1/16/2024
Last Earnings
2/06/2024
Today
2/22/2024
Ex-Dividend for 4/15 Dividend
3/27/2024
Dividend Payable
4/15/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
4/24/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Sector
Finance
Industry
Real estate investment trusts
Sub-Industry
Residential REITs
CUSIP
05348410
Employees
2,947
Year Founded
1978

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$196.44
High Stock Price Target
$215.00
Low Stock Price Target
$179.00
Potential Upside/Downside
+11.5%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.44
Research Coverage
16 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$928.83 million
Pretax Margin
33.91%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$2.77 billion
Cash Flow
$12.27 per share
Book Value
$82.97 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
141,419,000
Market Cap
$25.01 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.93

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AVB Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell AvalonBay Communities stock right now?

16 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for AvalonBay Communities in the last year. There are currently 9 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" AVB shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in AVB, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is AvalonBay Communities' stock price target for 2024?

16 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year target prices for AvalonBay Communities' shares. Their AVB share price targets range from $179.00 to $215.00. On average, they expect the company's share price to reach $196.44 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 11.5% from the stock's current price.
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How have AVB shares performed in 2024?

AvalonBay Communities' stock was trading at $187.22 at the beginning of 2024. Since then, AVB shares have decreased by 5.9% and is now trading at $176.12.
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Are investors shorting AvalonBay Communities?

AvalonBay Communities saw a decline in short interest during the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totaling 1,870,000 shares, a decline of 22.1% from the January 15th total of 2,400,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 891,600 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.1 days.
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When is AvalonBay Communities' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, April 24th 2024.
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How were AvalonBay Communities' earnings last quarter?

AvalonBay Communities, Inc. (NYSE:AVB) announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, February, 6th. The real estate investment trust reported $1.70 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $2.73 by $1.03. The real estate investment trust earned $704.71 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $701.67 million. AvalonBay Communities had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 7.98% and a net margin of 33.56%. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $2.59 EPS.
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How often does AvalonBay Communities pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for AvalonBay Communities?

AvalonBay Communities announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, January 31st. Investors of record on Thursday, March 28th will be paid a dividend of $1.70 per share on Monday, April 15th. This represents a $6.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.86%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, March 27th. This is an increase from the stock's previous quarterly dividend of $1.65.
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Is AvalonBay Communities a good dividend stock?

AvalonBay Communities (NYSE:AVB) pays an annual dividend of $6.60 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.74%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 2 consecutive year(s), indicating that it does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio is 100.76%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable. Based on earnings estimates, AVB will have a dividend payout ratio of 57.59% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has AvalonBay Communities issued on next quarter's earnings?

AvalonBay Communities updated its first quarter 2024 earnings guidance on Wednesday, January, 31st. The company provided EPS guidance of 2.560-2.660 for the period, compared to the consensus EPS estimate of 2.700. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

What is Timothy J. Naughton's approval rating as AvalonBay Communities' CEO?

420 employees have rated AvalonBay Communities Chief Executive Officer Timothy J. Naughton on Glassdoor.com. Timothy J. Naughton has an approval rating of 90% among the company's employees.

What other stocks do shareholders of AvalonBay Communities own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other AvalonBay Communities investors own include Bank of America (BAC), NVIDIA (NVDA), AT&T (T), AbbVie (ABBV), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Walmart (WMT), Home Depot (HD), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Walt Disney (DIS) and UnitedHealth Group (UNH).

Who are AvalonBay Communities' major shareholders?

AvalonBay Communities' stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (15.91%), Norges Bank (4.78%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (3.90%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (3.27%), Legal & General Group Plc (1.79%) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.43%). Insiders that own company stock include Edward M Schulman, Edward M Schulman, Joanne M Lockridge, Keri A Shea, Kevin P O'shea, Kevin P O'shea, Matthew H Birenbaum, Sean J Breslin, Sean J Breslin, Timothy J Naughton and William M Mclaughlin.
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How do I buy shares of AvalonBay Communities?

Shares of AVB stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NYSE:AVB) was last updated on 2/22/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff