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NYSE:AVB - AvalonBay Communities Stock Price, Forecast & News

$227.53
+1.94 (+0.86 %)
(As of 02/16/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$225.67
Now: $227.53
$228.01
50-Day Range
$205.02
MA: $214.41
$225.59
52-Week Range
$191.42
Now: $227.53
$228.01
Volume456,885 shs
Average Volume645,424 shs
Market Capitalization$31.78 billion
P/E Ratio40.34
Dividend Yield2.70%
Beta0.48
As of March 31, 2019, the Company owned or held a direct or indirect ownership interest in 291 apartment communities containing 85,313 apartment homes in 12 states and the District of Columbia, of which 19 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.

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Real estate investment trusts
Sub-IndustryResidential REITs
SectorN/A
CUSIP05348410
WebN/A
PhoneN/A

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.32 billion
Cash Flow$10.46 per share
Book Value$78.69 per share

Profitability

Net Income$785.97 million

Miscellaneous

Employees3,087
Market Cap$31.78 billion
Next Earnings Date4/22/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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 announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, February 5th. Investors of record on Tuesday, March 31st will be paid a dividend of $1.59 per share on Wednesday, April 15th. This represents a $6.36 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.80%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, March 30th. This is a positive change from AvalonBay Communities's previous quarterly dividend of $1.52. View AvalonBay Communities' Dividend History.

How were AvalonBay Communities' earnings last quarter?

AvalonBay Communities Inc (NYSE:AVB) announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February, 5th. The real estate investment trust reported $1.20 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $2.40 by $1.20. The real estate investment trust had revenue of $593.52 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $593.59 million. AvalonBay Communities had a return on equity of 7.26% and a net margin of 35.42%. AvalonBay Communities's revenue was up 2.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $2.31 EPS. 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 22nd 2020. View Earnings Estimates for AvalonBay Communities.

What guidance has AvalonBay Communities issued on next quarter's earnings?

AvalonBay Communities updated its FY20 earnings guidance on Wednesday, February, 5th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $9.62-10.02 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $9.85.

What price target have analysts set for AVB?

17 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for AvalonBay Communities' stock. Their forecasts range from $210.00 to $248.00. On average, they anticipate AvalonBay Communities' stock price to reach $226.69 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 0.4%. View Analyst Price Targets for AvalonBay Communities.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for AvalonBay Communities?

17 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for AvalonBay Communities in the last year. There are currently 6 hold ratings and 11 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for AvalonBay Communities.

Has AvalonBay Communities been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about AVB stock has been trending somewhat positive on Sunday, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. AvalonBay Communities earned a media sentiment score of 2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the real estate investment trust a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for AvalonBay Communities.

Are investors shorting AvalonBay Communities?

AvalonBay Communities saw a increase in short interest during the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totalling 1,600,000 shares, an increase of 6.7% from the January 15th total of 1,500,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 645,700 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.5 days. Currently, 1.2% of the company's shares are short sold. View AvalonBay Communities' Current Options Chain.

Who are some of AvalonBay Communities' key competitors?

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 NVIDIA (NVDA), Bank of America (BAC), Prologis (PLD), Enterprise Products Partners (EPD), American Tower (AMT), Walt Disney (DIS), Home Depot (HD), Chembio Diagnostics (CEMI), Starbucks (SBUX) and AbbVie (ABBV).

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 variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include State Street Corp (6.79%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (2.90%), FMR LLC (2.05%), Cohen & Steers Inc. (1.69%), PGGM Investments (1.49%) and Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. (1.33%). Company insiders that own AvalonBay Communities stock 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 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 State Street Corp, Renaissance Technologies LLC, FMR LLC, Hexavest Inc., Teacher Retirement System of Texas, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Prudential Financial Inc. and Scout Investments Inc.. 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 acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Cohen & Steers Inc., Eaton Vance Management, PGGM Investments, Echo Street Capital Management LLC, AQR Capital Management LLC, Great West Life Assurance Co. Can, UBS Group AG and Duff & Phelps Investment Management Co.. 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is AvalonBay Communities' stock price today?

One share of AVB stock can currently be purchased for approximately $227.53.

How big of a company is AvalonBay Communities?

AvalonBay Communities has a market capitalization of $31.78 billion and generates $2.32 billion in revenue each year. The real estate investment trust earns $785.97 million in net income (profit) each year or $9.34 on an earnings per share basis. AvalonBay Communities employs 3,087 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About AvalonBay Communities.


MarketBeat Community Rating for AvalonBay Communities (NYSE AVB)

Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  577 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  600 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,177
MarketBeat'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 2/16/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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