NYSE:AVB - AvalonBay Communities Price Target & Analyst Ratings Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $196.45 +0.38 (+0.19 %) (As of 02/19/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$196.07Today's Range$195.49 - $197.2852-Week Range$152.65 - $197.28Volume686,411 shsAverage Volume589,156 shsMarket Capitalization$27.15 billionP/E Ratio21.83Dividend Yield3.00%Beta0.62 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Analyst Ratings AvalonBay Communities (NYSE:AVB) Price Target and Consensus Rating (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?) 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 (0-1.5 = Sell, 1.5-2.5 = Hold, 2.5-3.5 = 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.15 Wall Street analysts have issued ratings and price targets for AvalonBay Communities in the last 12 months. Their average twelve-month price target is $196.0714, suggesting that the stock has a possible downside of 0.19%. The high price target for AVB is $216.00 and the low price target for AVB is $166.00. There are currently 1 sell rating, 7 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus rating of "Hold."Today30 Days Ago90 Days Ago180 Days AgoConsensus Rating: HoldHoldHoldHoldConsensus Rating Score: 2.402.392.322.33Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating(s)7 Hold Rating(s)7 Buy Rating(s)0 Strong Buy Rating(s)1 Sell Rating(s)9 Hold Rating(s)8 Buy Rating(s)0 Strong Buy Rating(s)1 Sell Rating(s)11 Hold Rating(s)7 Buy Rating(s)0 Strong Buy Rating(s)1 Sell Rating(s)12 Hold Rating(s)8 Buy Rating(s)0 Strong Buy Rating(s)Consensus Price Target: $196.0714$193.3750$192.4118$192.7222Price Target Upside: 0.19% downside4.26% upside3.15% upside7.89% upsideAvalonBay Communities (NYSE:AVB) Consensus Price Target History AvalonBay Communities (NYSE:AVB) Analyst Ratings History Show: Only the Most Recent Rating From Each Brokerage All Ratings For This Stock DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails2/14/2019SunTrust BanksBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ Average$208.00Low12/17/2018Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$168.00 ➝ $194.00High12/6/2018BTIG ResearchUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$216.00High11/21/2018ArgusBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$196.00 ➝ $205.00Low11/12/2018ScotiabankSet Price TargetHold$183.00Medium11/2/2018BMO Capital MarketsUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ Outperform$188.00 ➝ $195.00Medium10/1/2018Evercore ISISet Price TargetBuy$194.00Low9/5/2018Deutsche BankBoost Price TargetHold ➝ Hold$186.00 ➝ $192.00Low8/15/2018Robert W. BairdDowngradeOutperform ➝ Neutral$197.00Medium8/6/2018Zelman & AssociatesDowngradeHold ➝ SellLow8/6/2018MizuhoReiterated RatingBuy$212.00Low8/2/2018Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$180.00 ➝ $195.00Low6/8/2018Bank of AmericaBoost Price TargetNeutral ➝ Hold$197.00 ➝ $198.00Low4/13/2018Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHold$166.00Low4/6/2018CitigroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$190.00Low2/2/2018Sandler O'NeillDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldLow2/1/2018Cantor FitzgeraldReiterated RatingHold$185.00Low1/30/2018BarclaysLower Price TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$189.00 ➝ $186.00Low12/15/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeOverweight ➝ Neutral$211.00Low11/9/2017UBS GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$190.00 ➝ $206.00N/A11/6/2017Royal Bank of CanadaLower Price TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$206.00 ➝ $200.00N/A9/24/2017KeyCorpReiterated RatingHoldLow9/5/2017Goldman Sachs GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$196.00Low4/19/2017JMP SecuritiesDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market PerformLow(Data available from 2/19/2017 forward) This page was last updated on 2/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What factors cause inflation to rise?