Sun Communities Company Profile (NYSE:SUI)

About Sun Communities (NYSE:SUI)

Sun Communities logoSun Communities, Inc. is a self-administered and self-managed real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company is a fully integrated real estate company, which, together with its affiliates and predecessors, has been in the business of acquiring, operating, developing, and expanding manufactured housing (MH) and recreational vehicle (RV). As of December 31, 2016, it owned and operated or had an interest in a portfolio of properties located throughout the United States and Ontario, Canada, including 226 MH communities, 87 RV communities, and 28 properties containing both MH and RV sites. The Company operates through two segments: Real Property Operations and Home Sales and Rentals. The Real Property Operations segment owns, operates, or has an interest in a portfolio, and develops MH communities and RV communities throughout the United States and is in the business of acquiring, operating, and expanding MH and RV communities.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Residential REITs
  • Sub-Industry: Residential REITs
  • Symbol: NYSE:SUI
  • CUSIP: 86667410
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $6.95188 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 78,998,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $88.24
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $87.02
  • 52 Week Range: $69.90 - $91.87
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 125.89
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 19.69
  • P/E Growth: 29.87
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $936.86 million
  • Price / Sales: 7.50
  • Book Value: $34.07 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.61
  • Annual Dividend: $2.68
  • Dividend Yield: 3.1%
  • EBITDA: $443.91 million
  • Net Margins: 6.82%
  • Return on Equity: 2.59%
  • Return on Assets: 1.07%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.08%
  • Average Volume: 359,270 shs.
  • Beta: 0.3
  • Short Ratio: 1.56

Frequently Asked Questions for Sun Communities (NYSE:SUI)

What is Sun Communities' stock symbol?

Sun Communities trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "SUI."

How often does Sun Communities pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Sun Communities?

Sun Communities announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, September 8th. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 29th will be given a dividend of $0.67 per share on Monday, October 16th. This represents a $2.68 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.01%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 28th. View Sun Communities' Dividend History.

How were Sun Communities' earnings last quarter?

Sun Communities, Inc. (NYSE:SUI) issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July, 26th. The company reported $0.16 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.19 by $0.03. The business had revenue of $237.90 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $210.58 million. Sun Communities had a net margin of 6.82% and a return on equity of 2.59%. The business's revenue was up 24.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $0.85 earnings per share. View Sun Communities' Earnings History.

When will Sun Communities make its next earnings announcement?

Sun Communities is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, October, 23rd 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Sun Communities.

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

Sun Communities issued an update on its third quarter earnings guidance on Wednesday, July, 26th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $1.11-1.14 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $1.14.

Where is Sun Communities' stock going? Where will Sun Communities' stock price be in 2017?

6 brokers have issued 12-month price targets for Sun Communities' shares. Their forecasts range from $86.00 to $96.00. On average, they anticipate Sun Communities' share price to reach $91.33 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Sun Communities.

Who are some of Sun Communities' key competitors?

Who are Sun Communities' key executives?

Sun Communities' management team includes the folowing people:

  • Gary A. Shiffman, Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer
  • John Bandini McLaren, President, Chief Operating Officer
  • Karen J. Dearing, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary
  • Jonathan M. Colman, Executive Vice President
  • Clunet R. Lewis, Lead Independent Director
  • Meghan G. Baivier, Director
  • Arthur A. Weiss, Director
  • Stephanie W. Bergeron, Independent Director
  • Brian M. Hermelin, Independent Director

How do I buy Sun Communities stock?

Shares of Sun Communities 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 Sun Communities' stock price today?

One share of Sun Communities stock can currently be purchased for approximately $89.00.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Sun Communities (NYSE SUI)
Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  112 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  146 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  258
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Sun Communities 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 Sun Communities (NYSE:SUI) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 4 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.67)
Consensus Price Target: $91.33 (2.62% upside)
Consensus Price Target History for Sun Communities (NYSE:SUI)
Price Target History for Sun Communities (NYSE:SUI)
Analysts' Ratings History for Sun Communities (NYSE:SUI)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/9/2017BMO Capital MarketsInitiated CoverageOutperform$96.00N/AView Rating Details
9/8/2017Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingBuy$95.00HighView Rating Details
7/16/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingBuy$92.00LowView Rating Details
5/22/2017Bank of America CorporationUpgradeUnderperform -> Buy$93.00MediumView Rating Details
2/28/2017Evercore ISIDowngradeBuy -> Hold$81.00 -> $86.00N/AView Rating Details
2/27/2017Citigroup Inc.DowngradeBuy -> Neutral$86.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/18/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Sun Communities (NYSE:SUI)
Earnings by Quarter for Sun Communities (NYSE:SUI)
Earnings History by Quarter for Sun Communities (NYSE SUI)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/30/2017$0.43N/AView Earnings Details
7/26/2017Q2 2017$0.19$0.16$210.58 million$237.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/27/2017Q1 2017$1.07$1.10$194.89 million$234.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/23/2017Q416$0.05$0.91$128.52 million$218.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/1/2016Q316$1.10$1.13$146.83 million$249.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/2/2016Q216$0.82$0.85$165.78 million$140.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/26/2016Q116$0.89$0.90$124.36 million$129.24 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/23/2016Q415$0.85$0.81$167.15 million$168.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/27/2015Q315$1.05$1.05$173.38 million$185.36 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/30/2015Q215$0.83$0.87$151.49 million$165.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/23/2015Q115$0.86$0.90$137.61 million$152.65 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/24/2015Q414$0.72$0.69$122.47 million$119.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/30/2014Q3$0.92$0.96$111.80 million$125.43 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/24/2014Q214$0.76$0.78$105.88 million$115.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/30/2014Q413$0.89$0.95$110.28 million$111.18 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/20/2014Q4$0.78$0.78ViewListenView Earnings Details
10/29/2013Q313$0.82$0.82$80.38 million$107.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/25/2013Q2 2013$0.71$0.69$92.16 million$100.15 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/25/2013Q1 2013$0.91$0.93$91.77 million$103.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/21/2013Q4 2012$0.83$0.71$70.16 million$90.99 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/25/2012$0.76$0.71ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/26/2012$0.78$0.78ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/26/2012$0.86$0.90ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/23/2012$0.81$0.81ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/25/2011$0.76$0.74ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/28/2011$0.64$0.74ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/28/2011$0.80$0.83ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/24/2011$0.77$0.78ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Sun Communities (NYSE:SUI)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.17 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.52 EPS


Current Dividend Information for Sun Communities (NYSE:SUI)
Most Recent Dividend:10/16/2017
Annual Dividend:$2.68
Dividend Yield:3.01%
Dividend Growth:1.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:382.86% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
64.27% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
59.29% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Sun Communities (NYSE:SUI)

Dividend History by Quarter for Sun Communities (NYSE SUI)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Sun Communities (NYSE:SUI)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 4.15%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 94.31%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Sun Communities (NYSE:SUI)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Sun Communities (NYSE:SUI)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Sun Communities (NYSE:SUI)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/29/2017Jonathan ColmanEVPSell3,000$85.44$256,320.00View SEC Filing  
9/26/2017Clunet R LewisDirectorSell5,292$86.20$456,170.40View SEC Filing  
9/25/2017Clunet R LewisDirectorSell1,292$86.52$111,783.84View SEC Filing  
8/2/2017John Bandini MclarenCOOSell5,400$88.43$477,522.00View SEC Filing  
7/17/2017Clunet R LewisDirectorBuy127$86.33$10,963.91View SEC Filing  
4/17/2017Clunet R LewisDirectorBuy131$82.77$10,842.87View SEC Filing  
3/20/2017John Bandini MclarenCOOSell980$73.49$72,020.20View SEC Filing  
2/27/2017Clunet R LewisDirectorSell2,000$83.12$166,240.00View SEC Filing  
12/23/2016Jonathan ColmanEVPSell3,000$75.00$225,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/17/2016Stephanie W BergeronDirectorSell4,850$70.63$342,555.50View SEC Filing  
8/3/2016Clunet R LewisDirectorSell1,800$78.16$140,688.00View SEC Filing  
6/30/2016Gary A ShiffmanCEOSell18,642$75.67$1,410,640.14View SEC Filing  
6/29/2016Gary A ShiffmanCEOSell21,570$75.71$1,633,064.70View SEC Filing  
6/8/2016Paul D LapidesDirectorSell6,127$68.23$418,045.21View SEC Filing  
11/12/2015John Bandini MclarenCOOSell5,000$62.00$310,000.00View SEC Filing  
6/19/2015Randall K RoweDirectorBuy25,664$50.00$1,283,200.00View SEC Filing  
1/7/2015John Bandini MclarenCOOSell1,725$63.39$109,347.75View SEC Filing  
12/9/2014Clunet R LewisDirectorSell1,929$59.27$114,331.83View SEC Filing  
8/5/2013John Bandini MclarenCOOSell2,000$48.67$97,340.00View SEC Filing  
8/1/2013Karen DearingCFOSell3,000$48.65$145,950.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Sun Communities (NYSE:SUI)
Latest Headlines for Sun Communities (NYSE:SUI)
DateHeadline logoSun Communities, Inc. Provides Notice of Redemption of 7.125% Series A Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock - Nasdaq - October 15 at 7:20 AM logoSun Communities, Inc. : SUI-US: Dividend Analysis : September 29th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : October 13, 2017 - October 14 at 8:17 AM logoSun Communities, Inc. Provides Notice of Redemption of 7.125% Series A Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock - October 14 at 8:17 AM logoSun Communities (SUI) & NexPoint Residential Trust (NXRT) Head-To-Head Review - October 13 at 4:38 PM logoRetire Smarter: Sun Communities Tallies Hurricane Damage - Seeking Alpha - October 13 at 1:46 AM logoComparing Sun Communities (SUI) & NexPoint Residential Trust (NXRT) - October 12 at 10:32 PM logoSun Communities, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : SUI-US : October 10, 2017 - October 11 at 8:10 AM logoSun Communities, Inc. Provides Update on Impact From Hurricane Irma - October 10 at 7:11 AM logoThree Sun Communities Keys properties in need of complete redevelopment - October 9 at 4:52 PM logoBMO Capital Markets Initiates Coverage on Sun Communities, Inc. (SUI) - October 9 at 8:16 AM logoSun Communities, Inc. Terminates Stockholder Rights Plan - October 6 at 10:51 AM logoSun Communities (SUI) and Its Competitors Critical Survey - October 4 at 9:12 AM logoSouth Africa's Sun International reviews Panama and Colombia operations - October 3 at 1:05 PM logoInsider Selling: Sun Communities, Inc. (SUI) EVP Sells 3,000 Shares of Stock - September 29 at 8:04 PM logoSun Communities (SUI) versus The Competition Head to Head Survey - September 29 at 10:02 AM logoSun Communities' Series A Preferred Stock Shares Cross 7% Yield Mark - September 29 at 8:14 AM logoSun Communities (SUI) vs. Its Peers Head to Head Comparison - September 29 at 12:30 AM logoClunet R. Lewis Purchases 131 Shares of Sun Communities, Inc. (SUI) Stock - September 27 at 8:32 PM logoSun Communities, Inc. (SUI) Director Acquires $10,963.91 in Stock - September 27 at 8:32 PM logoSun Communities, Inc. (SUI) Director Sells $111,783.84 in Stock - September 27 at 8:08 PM logoSun Communities, Inc. (SUI) Director Sells $456,170.40 in Stock - September 27 at 7:44 PM logoSun Communities 7.125% Series A Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock Goes Ex-Dividend Soon - September 27 at 5:32 PM logoAnalyzing Sun Communities (SUI) & Its Rivals - September 27 at 12:34 AM logoContrasting Campus Crest Communities (CCG) & Sun Communities (SUI) - September 25 at 12:18 PM logoSun Communities, Inc. (SUI) Given Average Rating of "Buy" by Brokerages - September 24 at 8:43 AM logoSun Communities, Inc. (SUI) to Issue $0.67 Quarterly Dividend - September 23 at 1:02 PM logoSun Communities Provides Preliminary Assessment of Hurricane Irma Impact - September 13 at 9:41 AM logoSun Communities, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : SUI-US : September 11, 2017 - September 12 at 10:21 AM logoSun Communities, Inc. (SUI) Earns Buy Rating from Robert W. Baird - September 9 at 4:28 PM logoSun Communities (SUI) versus Altisource Residential Corporation (RESI) Head-To-Head Survey - September 8 at 10:30 AM logoSun Communities, Inc. Declares Third Quarter 2017 Dividends - September 5 at 8:52 AM logoSun Communities, Inc. (SUI) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Analysts - August 30 at 8:54 AM logoSun Communities (SUI) versus Independence Realty Trust (IRT) Financial Contrast - August 17 at 8:26 PM logoSun Communities, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : SUI-US : August 15, 2017 - August 16 at 7:54 AM logoSee what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Sun Communities Inc. - August 15 at 7:26 AM logoHead to Head Analysis: Sun Communities (SUI) and New Senior Investment Group (SNR) - August 14 at 6:16 AM logoSun Communities (NYSE:SUI) and American Campus Communities (ACC) Head to Head Analysis - August 5 at 8:38 PM logoSun Communities, Inc. (NYSE:SUI) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages - August 5 at 8:44 AM logoInsider Selling: Sun Communities, Inc. (SUI) COO Sells 5,400 Shares of Stock - August 4 at 10:26 AM logoStock Performance Review on REIT Industry -- Monogram Residential Trust, Altisource Residential, Sun Communities, and New York Mortgage Trust - August 2 at 7:33 AM logoEdited Transcript of SUI earnings conference call or presentation 27-Jul-17 3:00pm GMT - July 28 at 8:22 AM logoSun Communities, Inc. (NYSE:SUI) Announces Earnings Results - July 27 at 5:58 PM logoSun Communities, Inc. Reports 2017 Second Quarter Results - July 27 at 7:59 AM logoSun Communities reports 2Q results - July 27 at 7:59 AM logoSun Communities, Inc. (SUI) Issues Q3 Earnings Guidance - July 26 at 5:55 PM logoETFs with exposure to Sun Communities, Inc. : July 25, 2017 - July 26 at 8:25 AM logoSun Communities, Inc. (NYSE:SUI) Set to Announce Quarterly Earnings on Wednesday - July 19 at 8:52 AM logoSun Communities REIT: Income And Great Total Return Play - July 19 at 7:48 AM logoSun Communities, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : SUI-US : July 18, 2017 - July 19 at 7:48 AM logoSun Communities' (NYSE:SUI) Buy Rating Reaffirmed at Royal Bank Of Canada - July 16 at 7:33 AM



Sun Communities (SUI) Chart for Wednesday, October, 18, 2017

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