AvalonBay Communities Company Profile (NYSE:AVB)

About AvalonBay Communities

AvalonBay Communities logoAvalonBay Communities, Inc. is a real estate investment trust. The Company focuses on the development, redevelopment, acquisition, ownership and operation of multifamily communities primarily in New England, the New York/New Jersey metro area, the Mid-Atlantic, the Pacific Northwest, and Northern and Southern California. It operates through segments, which include Established Communities, Other Stabilized Communities and Development/Redevelopment Communities. It owns or holds an interest in approximately 260 operating apartment communities containing over 75,380 apartment homes in approximately 10 states and the District of Columbia, of which over 10 communities containing approximately 3,430 apartment homes are under reconstruction. It operates its apartment communities under three core brands: Avalon, AVA and Eaves by Avalon. The real estate investments consist of operating apartment communities, communities in various stages of development and Development Rights.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: REIT - Residential
  • Sub-Industry: Residential REITs
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: AVB
  • CUSIP: 05348410
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $167.94
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $173.32
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $178.68
  • 52-Week Range: $160.66 - $192.29
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 28.77
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 18.99
  • P/E Growth: 3.34
  • Market Cap: $23.02B
  • Outstanding Shares: 137,313,000
  • Beta: 0.57
  • Net Margins: 43.34%
  • Return on Equity: 8.10%
  • Return on Assets: 4.68%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.69%
  • Current Ratio: 0.52%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.52%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for AvalonBay Communities (NYSE:AVB) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 9 Hold Ratings, 8 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.39)
Consensus Price Target: $194.83 (15.82% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for AvalonBay Communities (NYSE:AVB)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/6/2016Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
9/6/2016Sandler O'NeillUpgradeHold -> BuyView Rating Details
8/25/2016BTIG ResearchInitiated CoverageBuy$208.00View Rating Details
8/10/2016Deutsche Bank AGLower Price TargetBuy$194.00 -> $193.00View Rating Details
7/25/2016BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHold$192.00View Rating Details
7/18/2016Cantor FitzgeraldReiterated RatingHold$188.00View Rating Details
7/15/2016Evercore Partners Inc.Reiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
7/15/2016Evercore ISIDowngradeBuy -> Hold$189.00 -> $187.00View Rating Details
7/15/2016KeyCorpDowngradeOverweightView Rating Details
5/3/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperform$196.00 -> $198.00View Rating Details
4/14/2016Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$188.00 -> $195.00View Rating Details
3/21/2016MizuhoBoost Price Target$190.00View Rating Details
3/2/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetNeutral -> Neutral$197.00 -> $200.00View Rating Details
2/17/2016SunTrust Banks Inc.Lower Price TargetBuy$202.00 -> $200.00View Rating Details
1/12/2016Cowen and CompanyDowngradeOutperform -> Market Perform$189.00 -> $192.00View Rating Details
1/8/2016JMP SecuritiesInitiated CoverageOutperform$210.00View Rating Details
12/11/2015Robert W. BairdUpgradeNeutral -> Outperform$182.00 -> $197.00View Rating Details
11/10/2015BB&T Corp.Initiated CoverageUnderweight$185.50View Rating Details
8/20/2015Credit Suisse Group AGUpgradeNeutral -> Outperform$193.00 -> $200.00View Rating Details
4/9/2015Janney Montgomery ScottInitiated CoverageNeutral$177.00View Rating Details
1/14/2015Wells Fargo & Co.DowngradeMarket WeightView Rating Details
10/30/2014Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingNeutral$155.00 -> $165.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 10/24/2014 forward)


Earnings History for AvalonBay Communities (NYSE:AVB)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/24/2016Q316$2.11$2.11$513.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/25/2016Q216$2.09$1.99$500.25 million$502.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/27/2016Q116$2.03$2.07$484.23 million$508.49 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/3/2016Q415$1.96$1.99$479.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/26/2015Q315$2.00$2.02$467.79 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/27/2015Q215$1.92$2.18$451.29 million$457.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/27/2015Q115$1.83$1.88$440.78 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/28/2015Q414$1.77$1.76$433.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/28/2014Q314$2.00$2.14$418.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/23/2014Q214$1.66$1.70$404.86 million$413.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/23/2014Q114$1.63$1.64$393.78 million$400.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/29/2014Q413$1.56$1.62$393.41 million$400.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/24/2013Q313$1.20$1.18$396.70 million$400.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/24/2013Q2 2013$1.51$1.62$389.03 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/30/2013Q1 2013$1.35$1.36$300.77 million$315.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/30/2013Q4 2012$1.40$1.27$274.33 million$275.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/24/2012$1.40$1.44ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/25/2012$1.35$1.34ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/25/2012$1.24$1.28ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/1/2012$1.22$1.19ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/31/2011$1.18$1.17ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/27/2011$1.12$1.13ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/27/2011$1.05$1.08ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/2/2011$1.01$1.01ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for AvalonBay Communities (NYSE:AVB)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $8.34 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $8.86 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20162$2.11$2.13$2.12
Q2 20163$2.03$2.13$2.07
Q3 20163$2.05$2.10$2.08
Q4 20163$2.12$2.17$2.15
Q1 20172$2.15$2.23$2.19
Q2 20172$2.21$2.28$2.25
Q3 20172$2.24$2.27$2.26
Q4 20172$2.32$2.35$2.34
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for AvalonBay Communities (NYSE:AVB)
Annual Dividend:$5.40
Dividend Yield:3.21%
Dividend Growth:8.90% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:92.62% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
64.75% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
60.95% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:4 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for AvalonBay Communities (NYSE:AVB)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for AvalonBay Communities (NYSE:AVB)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.53%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 96.56%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/9/2016Sean J. BreslinCOOSell1,000$185.71$185,710.00View SEC Filing  
8/8/2016Matthew H. BirenbaumInsiderSell6,984$185.00$1,292,040.00View SEC Filing  
5/10/2016Edward M SchulmanEVPSell5,323$190.60$1,014,563.80View SEC Filing  
5/10/2016Leo S Horey IIIInsiderSell9,182$187.87$1,725,022.34View SEC Filing  
5/10/2016Timothy J NaughtonCEOSell59,340$190.99$11,333,346.60View SEC Filing  
5/6/2016Keri A SheaSVPSell3,808$184.55$702,766.40View SEC Filing  
5/2/2016Kevin P O'sheaCFOSell6,535$180.66$1,180,613.10View SEC Filing  
5/2/2016Sean J BreslinCOOSell4,426$181.08$801,460.08View SEC Filing  
5/2/2016Stephen W WilsonEVPSell5,117$180.08$921,469.36View SEC Filing  
3/4/2016Kevin P O'sheaCFOSell1,250$178.79$223,487.50View SEC Filing  
3/2/2016Leo S. Horey IIIInsiderSell1,958$178.25$349,013.50View SEC Filing  
2/8/2016John J. Healy, Jr.DirectorSell1,318$163.29$215,216.22View SEC Filing  
11/27/2015Timothy J. NaughtonCEOSell50,000$182.35$9,117,500.00View SEC Filing  
11/25/2015William M. MclaughlinEVPSell20,404$180.92$3,691,491.68View SEC Filing  
11/24/2015Edward M. SchulmanEVPSell7,560$178.79$1,351,652.40View SEC Filing  
11/23/2015Stephen W WilsonEVPSell3,395$181.14$614,970.30View SEC Filing  
11/20/2015Leo S. Horey IIIinsiderSell12,561$178.66$2,244,148.26View SEC Filing  
11/17/2015Leo S Horey IIIInsiderSell3,750$175.00$656,250.00View SEC Filing  
11/2/2015Matthew H. BirenbaumCIOSell5,874$179.00$1,051,446.00View SEC Filing  
8/17/2015Edward M SchulmanEVPSell1,000$177.81$177,810.00View SEC Filing  
6/5/2015William M MclaughlinEVPSell1,000$162.08$162,080.00View SEC Filing  
5/20/2015Leo S Horey IIIInsiderSell17,927$168.17$3,014,783.59View SEC Filing  
5/14/2015Keri A SheaSVPSell3,247$166.40$540,300.80View SEC Filing  
5/14/2015Kevin P O'sheaCFOSell7,582$166.89$1,265,359.98View SEC Filing  
5/14/2015Sean J BreslinCOOSell7,500$166.64$1,249,800.00View SEC Filing  
5/11/2015Stephen W WilsonEVPSell3,652$168.06$613,755.12View SEC Filing  
11/17/2014William M MclaughlinEVPSell10,976$158.01$1,734,317.76View SEC Filing  
11/12/2014Sean J BreslinEVPSell5,080$157.04$797,763.20View SEC Filing  
11/3/2014Edward M SchulmanEVPSell14,307$157.63$2,255,212.41View SEC Filing  
9/4/2014Leo S Horey IIIInsiderSell17,830$155.50$2,772,565.00View SEC Filing  
9/2/2014Stephen W WilsonEVPSell6,395$153.77$983,359.15View SEC Filing  
8/29/2014Keri A SheaSVPSell1,803$154.33$278,256.99View SEC Filing  
8/19/2014William M MclaughlinEVPSell3,500$152.90$535,150.00View SEC Filing  
8/14/2014Kevin P O'sheaCFOSell5,386$151.63$816,679.18View SEC Filing  
7/29/2014Kevin P O'sheaCFOSell5,125$149.35$765,418.75View SEC Filing  
7/28/2014Stephen W WilsonEVPSell6,557$148.87$976,140.59View SEC Filing  
6/4/2014Edward M SchulmanEVPSell1,500$142.66$213,990.00View SEC Filing  
5/19/2014Timothy NaughtonCEOSell62,868$140.27$8,818,494.36View SEC Filing  
5/13/2014Sean BreslinEVPSell1,000$140.97$140,970.00View SEC Filing  
5/7/2014Keri SheaSVPSell2,878$137.64$396,127.92View SEC Filing  
5/6/2014Edward SchulmanEVPSell2,634$137.47$362,095.98View SEC Filing  
4/30/2014William MclaughlinEVPSell14,047$136.50$1,917,415.50View SEC Filing  
4/28/2014Leo Horey IIIInsiderSell15,012$136.99$2,056,493.88View SEC Filing  
4/28/2014Stephen WilsonEVPSell5,831$136.08$793,482.48View SEC Filing  
2/28/2014William MclaughlinEVPSell3,500$129.00$451,500.00View SEC Filing  
2/24/2014Sean BreslinEVPSell1,200$130.00$156,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/10/2013Lance PrimisDirectorBuy1,000$122.37$122,370.00View SEC Filing  
8/30/2013Lance PrimisDirectorBuy2,000$124.43$248,860.00View SEC Filing  
8/29/2013H Jay SarlesDirectorBuy2,000$123.97$247,940.00View SEC Filing  
7/30/2013Kevin P O'sheaEVPSell1,761$138.10$243,194.10View SEC Filing  
5/15/2013William M MclaughlinEVPSell5,000$137.00$685,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/6/2013Sean J BreslinEVPSell1,600$126.42$202,272.00View SEC Filing  
2/5/2013H Jay SarlesDirectorBuy1,000$125.12$125,120.00View SEC Filing  
8/13/2012Bryce BlairChairmanSell5,718$139.84$799,605.12View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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AvalonBay Communities (NYSE:AVB) Chart for Monday, October, 24, 2016

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