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AvalonBay Communities (AVB) Stock Forecast & Price Target

$208.19
-1.08 (-0.52%)
(As of 07/23/2024 ET)

AvalonBay Communities - Analysts' Recommendations and Stock Price Forecast (2024)

MarketBeat calculates consensus analyst ratings for stocks using the most recent rating from each Wall Street analyst that has rated a stock within the last twelve months. Each analyst's rating is normalized to a standardized rating score of 1 (sell), 2 (hold), 3 (buy) or 4 (strong buy). Analyst consensus ratings scores are calculated using the mean average of the number of normalized sell, hold, buy and strong buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. Each stock's consensus analyst rating is derived from its calculated consensus ratings score (0 to .5 = Strong Sell, .5 to 1 = Sell, 1 to 1.5 = Reduce, 1.5 to 2.5 = Hold, 2.5 to 3.0 = Moderate Buy, 3.0 to 3.5 = Buy, >3.5 = Strong Buy). MarketBeat's consensus price targets are a mean average of the most recent available price targets set by each analyst that has set a price target for the stock in the last twelve months. MarketBeat's consensus ratings and consensus price targets may differ from those calculated by other firms due to differences in methodology and available data.

Consensus Rating

Based on 18 Wall Street analysts who have issued ratings for AvalonBay Communities in the last 12 months, the stock has a consensus rating of "Hold." Out of the 18 analysts, 11 have given a hold rating, and 7 have given a buy rating for AVB.

Consensus Price Target

$207.76
-0.20% Downside
High Forecast$230.00
Average Forecast$207.76
Low Forecast$179.00

According to the 18 analysts' twelve-month price targets for AvalonBay Communities, the average price target is $207.76. The highest price target for AVB is $230.00, while the lowest price target for AVB is $179.00. The average price target represents a forecasted downside of -0.20% from the current price of $208.19.

TypeCurrent Forecast
7/25/23 to 7/24/24
1 Month Ago
6/25/23 to 6/24/24
3 Months Ago
4/26/23 to 4/25/24
1 Year Ago
7/25/22 to 7/25/23
Consensus Rating
Hold
Hold
Moderate Buy
Hold
Strong Buy
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
Buy
7 Buy rating(s)
8 Buy rating(s)
8 Buy rating(s)
6 Buy rating(s)
Hold
11 Hold rating(s)
10 Hold rating(s)
8 Hold rating(s)
10 Hold rating(s)
Sell
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Sell rating(s)
Consensus Price Target$207.76$206.22$196.78$204.26
Forecasted Upside-0.20% Downside9.14% Upside10.87% Upside14.63% Upside
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AVB Analyst Recommendations By Month

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AVB Price Targets by Month

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AvalonBay Communities Stock vs. The Competition

TypeAvalonBay CommunitiesFinance CompaniesS&P 500
Consensus Rating Score
2.39
2.45
2.51
Consensus RatingHoldHoldModerate Buy
Predicted Upside-0.20% Downside35.65% Upside9.72% Upside
News Sentiment RatingPositive News
Positive News
Positive News
DateBrokerageAnalyst NameActionRatingPrice TargetUpside/Downside on Report DateDetails
7/18/2024UBS Group
4 of 5 stars
 Boost TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$210.00 ➝ $228.00+8.64%
7/9/2024Evercore ISI
2 of 5 stars
S. Sakwa
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Boost TargetIn-Line ➝ In-Line$205.00 ➝ $207.00+1.69%
6/27/2024Wells Fargo & Company
3 of 5 stars
 Boost TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$210.00 ➝ $222.00+8.12%
6/24/2024Truist Financial
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 Boost TargetHold ➝ Hold$207.00 ➝ $213.00+4.47%
6/17/2024JPMorgan Chase & Co.
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 Boost TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$194.00 ➝ $212.00+6.04%
5/30/2024Mizuho
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 Boost TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$185.00 ➝ $194.00+2.87%
5/14/2024Morgan Stanley
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 Boost TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$203.00 ➝ $209.00+6.15%
5/14/2024Scotiabank
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 Boost TargetSector Perform ➝ Sector Perform$193.00 ➝ $213.00+8.18%
4/30/2024Argus
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 Boost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$188.00 ➝ $212.00+11.18%
4/29/2024Barclays
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 Boost TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$204.00 ➝ $218.00+13.41%
4/29/2024Royal Bank of Canada
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 Boost TargetSector Perform ➝ Sector Perform$191.00 ➝ $196.00+2.33%
4/29/2024Piper Sandler
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 Boost TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$207.00 ➝ $230.00+20.14%
2/22/2024The Goldman Sachs Group
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 Reiterated RatingNeutral$191.00+7.14%
1/30/2024Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft
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 Initiated CoverageBuy$206.00+15.55%
1/5/2024KeyCorp
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 Reiterated RatingOverweight ➝ Sector Weight
1/2/2024Wolfe Research
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 DowngradeOutperform ➝ Peer Perform
10/3/2023Wedbush
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 Initiated CoverageNeutral$179.00+6.49%
9/14/2023Colliers Securities
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 UpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$202.00+12.22%
7/18/2023BMO Capital Markets
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 Boost Target$200.00 ➝ $215.00+10.78%
5/19/2023888
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 Reiterated RatingMaintains
5/15/2023Bank of America
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 UpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$199.00 ➝ $212.00+17.66%
2/14/2023Citigroup
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 Boost TargetNeutral$185.00 ➝ $195.00+7.62%
10/19/2022Jefferies Financial Group
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 Lower TargetHold$196.00 ➝ $190.00+6.89%

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AVB Forecast - Frequently Asked Questions

What is AvalonBay Communities' forecast for 2024?

According to the research reports of 18 Wall Street equities research analysts, the average twelve-month stock price forecast for AvalonBay Communities is $207.76, with a high forecast of $230.00 and a low forecast of $179.00.

Should I buy or sell AvalonBay Communities stock right now?

18 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for AvalonBay Communities in the last twelve months. There are currently 11 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities 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.

Does AvalonBay Communities's stock price have much upside?

According to analysts, AvalonBay Communities's stock has a predicted upside of 8.45% based on their 12-month stock forecasts.

Has AvalonBay Communities been downgraded by Wall Street analysts recently?

Over the previous 90 days, AvalonBay Communities's stock had 1 downgrade by analysts.

What analysts cover AvalonBay Communities?

AvalonBay Communities has been rated by research analysts at Argus, Barclays, Evercore ISI, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Mizuho, Morgan Stanley, Piper Sandler, Royal Bank of Canada, Scotiabank, Truist Financial, UBS Group, and Wells Fargo & Company in the past 90 days.

Do Wall Street analysts like AvalonBay Communities more than its competitors?

Analysts like AvalonBay Communities less than other "finance" companies. The consensus rating score for AvalonBay Communities is 2.39 while the average consensus rating score for "finance" companies is 2.45. Learn more on how AVB compares to other companies.


This page (NYSE:AVB) was last updated on 7/24/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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