Post Properties Company Profile (NYSE:PPS)

About Post Properties (NYSE:PPS)

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: Financials
  • Industry: Residential REITs
  • Sub-Industry: Residential REITs
  • Symbol: NYSE:PPS
  • CUSIP: 73746410
  • Web:
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $64.97
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $63.34
  • 52 Week Range: $52.08 - $69.39
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 19.18
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
  • Net Margins: 17.36%
  • Return on Equity: 5.79%
  • Return on Assets: 3.07%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.79%
  • Current Ratio: 0.08%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.08%
  • Average Volume: 456,941 shs.
  • Beta: 0.12

Frequently Asked Questions for Post Properties (NYSE:PPS)

What is Post Properties' stock symbol?

Post Properties trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "PPS."

How were Post Properties' earnings last quarter?

Post Properties Inc (NYSE:PPS) issued its quarterly earnings results on Monday, August, 1st. The company reported $0.82 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.79 by $0.03. The firm had revenue of $99.70 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $99.30 million. Post Properties had a return on equity of 5.79% and a net margin of 17.36%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 4.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.74 EPS. View Post Properties' Earnings History.

Who are some of Post Properties' key competitors?

How do I buy Post Properties stock?

Shares of Post Properties can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Post Properties' stock price today?

One share of Post Properties stock can currently be purchased for approximately $65.02.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Post Properties (NYSE PPS)
Community Ranking:  1.3 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  105 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  288 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  393
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Post Properties and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Post Properties (NYSE:PPS) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: No ratings tracked in the last 12 months.
Consensus Rating:N/A (Score: NaN)
Consensus Price Target: N/A

Analysts' Ratings History for Post Properties (NYSE:PPS)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
8/29/2016Raymond James Financial, Inc.UpgradeMarket Perform -> Outperform$72.50N/AView Rating Details
8/24/2016Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetNeutral -> Equal Weight$64.00 -> $65.00N/AView Rating Details
8/16/2016Deutsche Bank AGBoost Price TargetHold$61.00 -> $65.00N/AView Rating Details
8/5/2016Citigroup Inc.Boost Price TargetNeutral$62.00 -> $63.00N/AView Rating Details
8/1/2016Cantor FitzgeraldReiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
6/22/2016Zelman & AssociatesDowngradeHold -> SellN/AView Rating Details
3/21/2016MizuhoBoost Price Target$64.00N/AView Rating Details
3/2/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoBoost Price TargetNeutral$63.00 -> $64.00N/AView Rating Details
2/24/2016SunTrust Banks, Inc.Lower Price TargetBuy$63.00 -> $62.00N/AView Rating Details
2/9/2016National SecuritiesReiterated RatingNeutral$58.00N/AView Rating Details
11/10/2015BB&T CorporationInitiated CoverageBuy -> Buy$68.50N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 9/21/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Post Properties (NYSE:PPS)
Earnings by Quarter for Post Properties (NYSE:PPS)
Earnings History by Quarter for Post Properties (NYSE PPS)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/31/2016Q316$0.81$0.75$100.95 million$101.60 millionViewListenView 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 million$95.03 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)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.43
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
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)
Most Recent Dividend:10/14/2016
Annual Dividend:$1.88
Dividend Yield:2.89%
Dividend Growth:16.80% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:131.47% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
58.20% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
55.46% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Track Record:6 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Post Properties (NYSE:PPS)

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

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Post Properties (NYSE:PPS)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 2.20%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 94.33%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Post Properties (NYSE:PPS)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Post Properties (NYSE:PPS)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Post Properties (NYSE:PPS)
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)


Headline Trends for Post Properties (NYSE:PPS)
Latest Headlines for Post Properties (NYSE:PPS)
DateHeadline logoContrasting Post Properties (PPS) and NexPoint Residential Trust (NXRT) - September 17 at 6:12 PM logoPost Properties (PPS) & Equity Lifestyle Properties (ELS) Financial Contrast - September 15 at 8:46 PM logoComparing Independence Realty Trust (IRT) and Post Properties (PPS) - August 23 at 10:22 PM logoAnalyzing Post Properties (PPS) & Campus Crest Communities (CCG) - July 24 at 12:04 AM logoQuality Care Properties, Inc. Files Form 10-Q - May 12 at 8:11 AM logoPost Properties (PPS) Receiving Somewhat Critical Press Coverage, Report Shows - April 28 at 12:35 PM logoPOST PROPERTIES INC Files SEC form 8-K, Termination of a Material Definitive Agreement, Completion of Acquisition or - December 6 at 9:18 AM logoETFs with exposure to Post Properties, Inc. : November 29, 2016 - November 30 at 12:15 PM logoPOST PROPERTIES INC Financials - November 16 at 7:13 PM logoPOST PROPERTIES INC Files SEC form 8-K, Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders, Other Events, Financial - November 10 at 6:47 PM logoPOST PROPERTIES INC Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report - November 4 at 6:28 PM logoPost Properties execs may pocket $17M in Mid-America deal - November 2 at 7:11 PM logoPost Properties Inc Earnings Call scheduled for 10:00 am ET today - November 1 at 11:26 AM logoPOST PROPERTIES INC Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial Statements and Exhib - November 1 at 11:26 AM logoPost Properties Announces Third Quarter 2016 Earnings - October 31 at 6:43 PM logoQ3 2016 Post Properties Inc Earnings Release - After Market Close - October 31 at 10:16 AM logoWhy Earnings Season Could Be Great for Post Properties (PPS) - October 28 at 6:40 PM logoMAA updates investors on $4 billion Post merger - October 27 at 6:59 PM logoMAA receives PILOT, moving HQ to Germantown - October 25 at 12:00 PM logoWhat's in Store for Public Storage (PSA) in Q3 Earnings? - October 24 at 6:35 PM logoBoston Properties (BXP) Q3 Earnings: What's in the Cards? - October 20 at 8:15 AM logoEx-Dividend Reminder: Post Properties, Chesapeake Lodging Trust and Two Harbors Investment - September 26 at 6:56 PM logoPost Properties upgraded by Raymond James - August 29 at 6:39 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 - August 26 at 9:53 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 - August 22 at 6:50 PM logoOctober 21st Options Now Available For Post Properties (PPS) - August 22 at 11:30 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 - August 18 at 7:04 PM logoPost Properties Inc. Acquisition May Not Be in the Best Interests of PPS Shareholders - August 17 at 7:11 PM logoMid-America Apartment to buy Post Properties for $3.88 billion - August 16 at 7:01 PM logoPost Properties Inc. (PPS) Has Jumped To A New High After Merger - August 16 at 7:01 PM logoRecord Trifecta for Benchmark Indexes as Crude Rallies Again - August 15 at 7:16 PM logoUS STOCKS-Wall St ends at record highs; commodity shares climb - August 15 at 7:16 PM logoOppenheimer's First Take On Mid-America's Post Properties Purchase - August 15 at 4:27 PM



Post Properties (PPS) Chart for Thursday, September, 21, 2017

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