Post Properties Company Profile (NYSE:PPS)

About Post Properties

Post Properties logoPost Properties, Inc. is a self-administrated and self-managed equity real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company's segments include Fully stabilized (same store) communities, which includes apartment communities that have been stabilized for both the current and prior year; Newly stabilized communities, which includes communities that reached stabilized occupancy in the prior year; Lease-up communities, which includes communities that are under development, rehabilitation and in lease-up but were not stabilized by the beginning of the current year, including communities that stabilized during the current year; Acquired communities, which include communities acquired in the current or prior year, and Held for sale and sold communities, which include apartment and mixed-use communities classified as held for sale or sold. Its operating divisions include Post Apartment Management, Post Construction and Property Services, Post Investment Group and Post Corporate Services.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: REIT - Residential
  • Sub-Industry: Residential REITs
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: PPS
  • CUSIP: 73746410
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $65.68
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $65.10
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $62.13
  • 52-Week Range: $52.08 - $69.39
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 44.88
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 19.41
  • P/E Growth: 3.76
  • Market Cap: $3.53B
  • Outstanding Shares: 53,498,000
  • Beta: 0.38
  • Net Margins: 20.21%
  • Return on Equity: 6.49%
  • Return on Assets: 3.49%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.78%
  • Current Ratio: 0.09%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.09%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Post Properties (NYSE:PPS) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 6 Hold Ratings, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.20)
Consensus Price Target: $64.35 (2.22% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Post Properties (NYSE:PPS)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
8/29/2016Raymond James Financial Inc.UpgradeMarket Perform -> Outperform$72.50View Rating Details
8/24/2016Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetNeutral -> Equal Weight$64.00 -> $65.00View Rating Details
8/16/2016Deutsche Bank AGBoost Price TargetHold$61.00 -> $65.00View Rating Details
8/5/2016Citigroup Inc.Boost Price TargetNeutral$62.00 -> $63.00View Rating Details
8/1/2016Cantor FitzgeraldReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
6/22/2016Zelman & AssociatesDowngradeHold -> SellView Rating Details
3/21/2016MizuhoBoost Price Target$64.00View Rating Details
3/2/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetNeutral$63.00 -> $64.00View Rating Details
2/24/2016SunTrust Banks Inc.Lower Price TargetBuy$63.00 -> $62.00View Rating Details
2/9/2016National SecuritiesReiterated RatingNeutral$58.00View Rating Details
11/10/2015BB&T Corp.Initiated CoverageBuy -> Buy$68.50View Rating Details
9/15/2015JMP SecuritiesInitiated CoverageMarket PerformView Rating Details
5/13/2015Robert W. BairdBoost Price TargetNeutral$57.00 -> $58.00View Rating Details
4/9/2015Janney Montgomery ScottInitiated CoverageNeutral -> NeutralView Rating Details
2/6/2015Stifel NicolausDowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/25/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Post Properties (NYSE:PPS)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/31/2016Q316$0.81$100.95 millionListenView Earnings Details
8/1/2016Q216$0.79$0.82$99.30 million$99.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/2/2016Q116$0.77$0.78$97.36 million$98.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/4/2016Q415$0.77$0.78$96.87 million$97.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/2/2015Q315$0.75$0.76$96.25 million$97.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/3/2015Q215$0.72$0.74$94.80 million$95.43 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/4/2015Q115$0.70$0.70$92.95 million$93.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/5/2015Q414$0.69$0.73$92.00 million$92.81 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/30/2014Q314$0.45$0.47$92.50 million$96.46 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/31/2014Q214$0.63$0.58$93.35 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/28/2014Q114$0.30$0.64$92.49 million$93.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/4/2014Q413$0.66$0.67$91.45 million$93.71 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/29/2013Q313$0.70$0.73$92.55 million$93.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/30/2013Q213$0.73$0.87$89.80 million$90.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/30/2013Q113$0.71$0.74$87.63 million$78.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/5/2013Q412$0.65$0.71$85.71 million$86.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/30/2012$0.56$0.73ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/7/2012$0.52$0.64ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/6/2012$0.44$0.40ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/31/2011$0.44$0.52ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/1/2011$0.42$0.55ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/2/2011$0.35$0.37ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/8/2011$0.33$0.43ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Post Properties (NYSE:PPS)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.23 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.39 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q2 20162$0.77$0.79$0.78
Q3 20162$0.82$0.82$0.82
Q4 20162$0.84$0.84$0.84
Q1 20172$0.83$0.83$0.83
Q2 20172$0.84$0.85$0.85
Q3 20172$0.85$0.88$0.87
Q4 20172$0.86$0.91$0.89
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Post Properties (NYSE:PPS)
Annual Dividend:$1.88
Dividend Yield:2.86%
Dividend Growth:21.40% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:127.89% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
58.20% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
55.46% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:5 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for Post Properties (NYSE:PPS)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Post Properties (NYSE:PPS)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 2.20%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 95.66%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
5/20/2016David C WardEVPSell3,220$60.00$193,200.00View SEC Filing  
5/17/2016David C WardEVPSell3,632$60.79$220,789.28View SEC Filing  
5/16/2016Sheila J TeaboInsiderSell2,080$61.17$127,233.60View SEC Filing  
5/13/2016Christopher J PapaCFOSell26,650$60.59$1,614,723.50View SEC Filing  
5/12/2016Arthur J QuirkCAOSell4,340$60.69$263,394.60View SEC Filing  
2/11/2016Walter M. Deriso, Jr.DirectorSell2,500$53.67$134,175.00View SEC Filing  
12/12/2014Christopher J PapaCFOSell9,862$58.71$578,998.02View SEC Filing  
12/12/2014David C WardEVPSell1,860$58.33$108,493.80View SEC Filing  
12/9/2014Charles A KonasInsiderSell2,701$58.30$157,468.30View SEC Filing  
11/20/2014Robert C Goddard IIIDirectorSell7,000$57.30$401,100.00View SEC Filing  
11/13/2014Robert C Goddard IIIDirectorSell50,000$57.44$2,872,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/8/2014David P StockertCEOSell6,035$55.51$335,002.85View SEC Filing  
8/5/2014Russell R FrenchDirectorSell17,318$55.20$955,953.60View SEC Filing  
8/5/2014Sherry W CohenEVPSell10,127$54.42$551,111.34View SEC Filing  
8/4/2014Charles A KonasInsiderSell6,248$54.44$340,141.12View SEC Filing  
8/4/2014David C WardEVPSell8,579$54.38$466,526.02View SEC Filing  
8/4/2014Robert C Goddard IIIDirectorSell95,000$55.21$5,244,950.00View SEC Filing  
6/12/2014Arthur J QuirkCAOSell4,570$52.50$239,925.00View SEC Filing  
6/10/2014Sheila J TeaboInsiderSell1,314$52.37$68,814.18View SEC Filing  
6/4/2014Waal Ronald DeDirectorSell7,500$51.45$385,875.00View SEC Filing  
3/12/2014David WardEVPSell4,289$48.83$209,431.87View SEC Filing  
3/4/2014Sherry CohenEVPSell10,000$49.89$498,900.00View SEC Filing  
2/7/2014Christopher PapaCFOSell10,000$46.75$467,500.00View SEC Filing  
2/7/2014David StockertCEOSell50,000$46.38$2,319,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/7/2014Sherry CohenEVPSell2,758$46.61$128,550.38View SEC Filing  
12/3/2013Robert Goddard IIIDirectorBuy6,706$42.56$285,407.36View SEC Filing  
5/15/2013Walter M Deriso JrDirectorSell2,713$50.01$135,677.13View SEC Filing  
9/6/2012David P StockertCEOSell5,345$51.50$275,267.50View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for Post Properties (NYSE:PPS)
DateHeadline logoPost Properties, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : PPS-US : October 25, 2016 (NYSE:PPS) - October 25 at 12:00 PM logoMAA receives PILOT, moving HQ to Germantown (NYSE:PPS) - October 25 at 12:00 PM logoWhat's in Store for Public Storage (PSA) in Q3 Earnings? (NYSE:PPS) - October 24 at 6:35 PM logoPost Properties, Inc. : PPS-US: Dividend Analysis : September 30th, 2016 (record date) : By the numbers : October 24, 2016 (NYSE:PPS) - October 24 at 12:22 PM logoBoston Properties (BXP) Q3 Earnings: What's in the Cards? (NYSE:PPS) - October 20 at 8:15 AM
News IconUpdate on Post Properties Inc. (NYSE:PPS) for the day (NYSE:PPS) - October 15 at 11:35 AM logoPost Properties, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : PPS-US : October 4, 2016 (NYSE:PPS) - October 4 at 11:34 AM logoPost Announces Date of Third Quarter 2016 Earnings Release and Conference Call (NYSE:PPS) - October 3 at 6:25 PM logoEx-Dividend Reminder: Post Properties, Chesapeake Lodging Trust and Two Harbors Investment (NYSE:PPS) - September 26 at 6:56 PM logoPost Properties Announces Quarterly Dividends for Common Stockholders (NYSE:PPS) - September 21 at 10:54 AM logoPost Properties Announces Regular Quarterly Preferred Dividends (NYSE:PPS) - September 9 at 6:29 PM
News IconPost Properties, Inc. (NYSE:PPS) From The Analysts Point of View (NYSE:PPS) - September 9 at 11:38 AM logoRaymond James Upgrades Rating On Post Properties, Inc. Common St (PPS) To “Outperform” (NYSE:PPS) - August 30 at 10:10 AM logoPost Properties upgraded by Raymond James (NYSE:PPS) - August 29 at 6:39 PM
News IconINVESTOR ALERT: Brower Piven Commences An Investigation Into The Proposed Sale Of Post Properties, Inc. And Encourages Shareh... (NYSE:PPS) - August 26 at 6:38 PM logoINVESTOR ALERT: Brower Piven Commences An Investigation Into The Proposed Sale Of Post Properties, Inc. And Encourages Shareholders To Contact The Firm For Additional Information (NYSE:PPS) - August 26 at 9:53 AM logoPost Properties and Mid-America: Exceptions in the MAE Clause (NYSE:PPS) - August 23 at 11:26 AM logoSHAREHOLDER ALERT: Brower Piven Commences An Investigation Into The Proposed Sale Of Post Properties, Inc. And Encourages Investors To Contact The Firm For Additional Information (NYSE:PPS) - August 22 at 6:50 PM logoOctober 21st Options Now Available For Post Properties (PPS) (NYSE:PPS) - August 22 at 11:30 AM logoAcquisition of Post Properties Inc (NYSE:PPS) Under Investigation for Investors (NYSE:PPS) - August 22 at 11:30 AM logoAnalyzing Post Properties and Mid-America MAE Clause (NYSE:PPS) - August 22 at 11:30 AM logoCould the Post Properties and Mid-America Deal Get Competitive? (NYSE:PPS) - August 19 at 9:54 AM logoINVESTOR ALERT: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Announces an Investigation Concerning Whether the Sale of Post Properties Inc. to Mid-America Apartment Communities Inc. is Fair to Shareholders (NYSE:PPS) - August 18 at 7:04 PM logoConditions for the Post Properties and Mid-America Merger (NYSE:PPS) - August 18 at 9:56 AM logoPost Properties Inc. Acquisition May Not Be in the Best Interests of PPS Shareholders (NYSE:PPS) - August 17 at 7:11 PM logoMid-America Apartment to buy Post Properties for $3.88 billion (NYSE:PPS) - August 16 at 7:01 PM logoPost Properties Inc. (PPS) Has Jumped To A New High After Merger (NYSE:PPS) - August 16 at 7:01 PM logoRecord Trifecta for Benchmark Indexes as Crude Rallies Again (NYSE:PPS) - August 15 at 7:16 PM logoUS STOCKS-Wall St ends at record highs; commodity shares climb (NYSE:PPS) - August 15 at 7:16 PM logoOppenheimer's First Take On Mid-America's Post Properties Purchase (NYSE:PPS) - August 15 at 4:27 PM logoPost Properties Surges on $3.9 Billion Deal With Mid-America - Bloomberg (NYSE:PPS) - August 15 at 4:26 PM logoMid-America Apartment to pay $4B for Post Properties (NYSE:PPS) - August 15 at 12:06 PM logo12 Stocks Moving In Monday's Pre-Market Session (NYSE:PPS) - August 15 at 10:37 AM logoMid-America Apartment confirms deal to buy Post Properties (NYSE:PPS) - August 15 at 8:57 AM logoMid-America Apartment confirms it's buying Post Properties for nearly $4 bln (NYSE:PPS) - August 15 at 8:18 AM logoBRIEF-Post Properties may pay MAA termination fee of $117 mln if deal is terminated (NYSE:PPS) - August 15 at 7:33 AM logoMAA Near Deal to Buy Post Properties for About $4 Billion - Wall Street Journal (NYSE:PPS) - August 14 at 11:24 PM logoMAA close to buying Post Properties in $4 billion deal: source (NYSE:PPS) - August 14 at 9:57 PM logoUPDATE 2-MAA close to buying Post Properties in $4 bln deal -source (NYSE:PPS) - August 14 at 8:58 PM logoBRIEF-MAA nears deal to buy Post Properties for about $4 bln- WSJ, citng sources (NYSE:PPS) - August 14 at 7:39 PM logoMAA, Post Properties REITs to combine in $4 bln deal -source (NYSE:PPS) - August 14 at 7:39 PM logoWSJ: Mid-America Apartment nears deal for Post Properties (NYSE:PPS) - August 14 at 7:18 PM logoThe Wall Street Journal: Apartment megadeal: MAA close to $4 billion purchase of Post Properties (NYSE:PPS) - August 14 at 6:51 PM logoEdited Transcript of PPS earnings conference call or presentation 2-Aug-16 2:00pm GMT (NYSE:PPS) - August 3 at 10:09 AM logoPost Properties to sell three Atlanta apartment communities (NYSE:PPS) - August 2 at 11:54 AM logoPost Properties reports 2Q results (NYSE:PPS) - August 1 at 6:41 PM logoPost Properties Announces Second Quarter 2016 Earnings (NYSE:PPS) - August 1 at 6:41 PM logoQ2 2016 Post Properties Inc Earnings Release - After Market Close (NYSE:PPS) - August 1 at 7:07 AM logoPraemium Ltd. :PPS-AU: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended December 31, 2015 : July 27, 2016 (NYSE:PPS) - July 27 at 2:06 AM logoPost Properties Reaches Analyst Target Price (NYSE:PPS) - July 26 at 10:12 AM


Post Properties (NYSE:PPS) Chart for Tuesday, October, 25, 2016

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