NYSE:AVB - AvalonBay Communities Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $196.86 +0.60 (+0.31 %) (As of 04/24/2019 02:01 PM ET)Previous Close$196.26Today's Range$195.33 - $198.4252-Week Range$156.93 - $204.53Volume202,624 shsAverage Volume567,123 shsMarket Capitalization$27.30 billionP/E Ratio21.87Dividend Yield3.14%Beta0.61 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email As of December 31, 2018, the Company owned or held a direct or indirect ownership interest in 291 apartment communities containing 85,158 apartment homes in 12 states and the District of Columbia, of which 21 communities were under development and nine communities were under redevelopment. The Company is an equity REIT in the business of developing, redeveloping, acquiring and managing apartment communities in leading metropolitan areas primarily in New England, the New York/New Jersey Metro area, the Mid-Atlantic, the Pacific Northwest, and the Northern and Southern California regions of the United States. Receive AVB News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for AVB and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Real estate investment trusts Sub-IndustryResidential REITs SectorFinance Current SymbolNYSE:AVB Previous Symbol CUSIP05348410 CIK915912 Webwww.avalonbay.com Phone703-329-6300Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.66 Current Ratio0.63 Quick Ratio0.63Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio21.87 Forward P/E Ratio21.12 P/E Growth3.72 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$2.28 billion Price / Sales11.95 Cash Flow$11.8733 per share Price / Cash Flow16.58 Book Value$76.92 per share Price / Book2.56Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$9.00 Net Income$974.53 million Net Margins42.66% Return on Equity9.33% Return on Assets5.24%Miscellaneous Employees3,087 Outstanding Shares138,687,000Market Cap$27.30 billion Next Earnings Date4/24/2019 (Confirmed) OptionableOptionable AvalonBay Communities (NYSE:AVB) Frequently Asked Questions What is AvalonBay Communities' stock symbol? AvalonBay Communities trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "AVB." How often does AvalonBay Communities pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for AvalonBay Communities? AvalonBay Communities declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, February 4th. Stockholders of record on Friday, March 29th will be given a dividend of $1.52 per share on Monday, April 15th. This represents a $6.08 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.09%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, March 28th. This is an increase from AvalonBay Communities's previous quarterly dividend of $1.47. View AvalonBay Communities' Dividend History. How were AvalonBay Communities' earnings last quarter? AvalonBay Communities Inc (NYSE:AVB) posted its quarterly earnings data on Monday, February, 4th. The real estate investment trust reported $2.31 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $2.32 by $0.01. The real estate investment trust had revenue of $578.52 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $576.56 million. AvalonBay Communities had a net margin of 42.66% and a return on equity of 9.33%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 4.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $1.72 earnings per share. View AvalonBay Communities' Earnings History. When is AvalonBay Communities' next earnings date? AvalonBay Communities is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, April 24th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for AvalonBay Communities. How can I listen to AvalonBay Communities' earnings call? AvalonBay Communities will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, April 25th at 1:00 PM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 8882561007. What guidance has AvalonBay Communities issued on next quarter's earnings? AvalonBay Communities updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Monday, February, 4th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $9.05-9.55 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $9.37. AvalonBay Communities also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $9.05-9.55 EPS. What price target have analysts set for AVB? 16 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for AvalonBay Communities' shares. Their forecasts range from $183.00 to $216.00. On average, they expect AvalonBay Communities' share price to reach $200.80 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 2.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for AvalonBay Communities. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for AvalonBay Communities? 16 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for AvalonBay Communities in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 8 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for AvalonBay Communities. Has AvalonBay Communities been receiving favorable news coverage? Headlines about AVB stock have trended very positive on Wednesday, according to InfoTrie. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. AvalonBay Communities earned a news sentiment score of 3.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave press coverage about the real estate investment trust a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days. Who are some of AvalonBay Communities' key competitors? Some companies that are related to AvalonBay Communities include American Tower (AMT), Simon Property Group (SPG), CROWN CASTLE IN/SH SH (CCI), Prologis (PLD), Public Storage (PSA), Equinix (EQIX), Welltower (WELL), Equity Residential (EQR), DIGITAL RLTY TR/SH (DLR), SBA Communications (SBAC), Ventas (VTR), Boston Properties (BXP), Realty Income (O), Weyerhaeuser (WY) and Essex Property Trust (ESS). 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 Chembio Diagnostics (CEMI), Prospect Capital (PSEC), DIGITAL RLTY TR/SH (DLR), Boeing (BA), Ventas (VTR), Cisco Systems (CSCO), General Electric (GE), Two Harbors Investment (TWO), Intel (INTC) and Caterpillar (CAT). Who are AvalonBay Communities' key executives? AvalonBay Communities' management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Timothy J. Naughton, Chairman, CEO & Pres (Age 58)Mr. Kevin P. O'Shea, Chief Financial Officer (Age 53)Mr. Sean J. Breslin, Chief Operating Officer (Age 52)Mr. Matthew H. Birenbaum, Chief Investment Officer (Age 53)Mr. Stephen W. Wilson CPA, C.M.A., Exec. VP of Devel. - West Coast (Age 62) Who are AvalonBay Communities' major shareholders? AvalonBay Communities' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include PGGM Investments (1.50%), Presima Inc. (0.32%), Strs Ohio (0.28%), Scout Investments Inc. (0.17%), Manning & Napier Group LLC (0.06%) and Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.05%). Company insiders that own AvalonBay Communities stock include Edward M Schulman, Keri A Shea, Kevin P O'shea, Leo S Horey III, Matthew H Birenbaum, Sean J Breslin, Stephen W Wilson, Timothy J Naughton and William M Mclaughlin. View Institutional Ownership Trends for AvalonBay Communities. Which major investors are selling AvalonBay Communities stock? AVB stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including PGGM Investments, Scout Investments Inc., Presima Inc., Manning & Napier Group LLC, Pensionfund Sabic, DNB Asset Management AS, Investec Asset Management PTY Ltd and Sumitomo Life Insurance Co.. Company insiders that have sold AvalonBay Communities company stock in the last year include Edward M Schulman, Keri A Shea, Kevin P O'shea, Leo S Horey III, Sean J Breslin, Stephen W Wilson, Timothy J Naughton and William M Mclaughlin. View Insider Buying and Selling for AvalonBay Communities. Which major investors are buying AvalonBay Communities stock? AVB stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Pennsylvania Trust Co, Strs Ohio, Quantitative Systematic Strategies LLC, Pacer Advisors Inc., Virtu Financial LLC, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, Surevest Inc. and IFM Investors Pty Ltd. View Insider Buying and Selling for AvalonBay Communities. How do I buy shares of AvalonBay Communities? Shares of AVB 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 AvalonBay Communities' stock price today? One share of AVB stock can currently be purchased for approximately $196.92. How big of a company is AvalonBay Communities? AvalonBay Communities has a market capitalization of $27.31 billion and generates $2.28 billion in revenue each year. The real estate investment trust earns $974.53 million in net income (profit) each year or $9.00 on an earnings per share basis. AvalonBay Communities employs 3,087 workers across the globe. What is AvalonBay Communities' official website? The official website for AvalonBay Communities is http://www.avalonbay.com. How can I contact AvalonBay Communities? AvalonBay Communities' mailing address is 671 N. GLEBE ROAD SUITE 800, ARLINGTON VA, 22203. The real estate investment trust can be reached via phone at 703-329-6300 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for AvalonBay Communities (NYSE AVB)Community Ranking: 2.3 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 463 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 542 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,005MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about AvalonBay Communities and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe AVB will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe AVB will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 4/24/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Certificate of Deposit (CD) For Risk Adverse Investors?