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AvalonBay Communities (AVB) Stock Price, News & Analysis

+1.38 (+0.71%)
(As of 05/24/2024 07:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
388,800 shs
Average Volume
762,840 shs
Market Capitalization
$27.78 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target

AvalonBay Communities MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
2.41 Rating Score
4.1% Upside
$203.39 Price Target
Short Interest
1.37% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Based on Four Factors
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.94mentions of AvalonBay Communities in the last 14 days
Based on 10 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$1.25 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
From $10.90 to $11.40 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

4.17 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

262nd out of 878 stocks

Real Estate Investment Trusts Industry

47th out of 179 stocks

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About AvalonBay Communities Stock (NYSE:AVB)

As of December 31, 2023, the Company owned or held a direct or indirect ownership interest in 299 apartment communities containing 90,669 apartment homes in 12 states and the District of Columbia, of which 18 communities were under development. The Company is an equity REIT in the business of developing, redeveloping, acquiring and managing apartment communities in leading metropolitan areas in New England, the New York/New Jersey Metro area, the Mid-Atlantic, the Pacific Northwest, and Northern and Southern California, as well as in the Company's expansion regions of Raleigh-Durham and Charlotte, North Carolina, Southeast Florida, Dallas and Austin, Texas, and Denver, Colorado.

AVB Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

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Dividend Payable
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Real estate investment trusts
Residential REITs
Year Founded

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
High Stock Price Target
Low Stock Price Target
Potential Upside/Downside
Consensus Rating
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
17 Analysts


Net Income
$928.83 million
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$2.77 billion
Cash Flow
$12.57 per share
Book Value
$82.39 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$27.78 billion

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AVB Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell AvalonBay Communities stock right now?

17 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for AvalonBay Communities in the last year. There are currently 10 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street 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.
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What is AvalonBay Communities' stock price target for 2024?

17 brokers have issued 12 month target prices for AvalonBay Communities' stock. Their AVB share price targets range from $179.00 to $230.00. On average, they anticipate the company's share price to reach $203.39 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 4.1% from the stock's current price.
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How have AVB shares performed in 2024?

AvalonBay Communities' stock was trading at $187.22 at the start of the year. Since then, AVB shares have increased by 4.3% and is now trading at $195.34.
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Are investors shorting AvalonBay Communities?

AvalonBay Communities saw a increase in short interest in the month of April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,980,000 shares, an increase of 34.7% from the March 31st total of 1,470,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 792,700 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.5 days.
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When is AvalonBay Communities' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, July 29th 2024.
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How were AvalonBay Communities' earnings last quarter?

AvalonBay Communities, Inc. (NYSE:AVB) released its quarterly earnings data on Friday, April, 26th. The real estate investment trust reported $1.22 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $2.64 by $1.42. The real estate investment trust earned $712.86 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $706.61 million. AvalonBay Communities had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 8.12% and a net margin of 34.05%. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $2.57 EPS.
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How often does AvalonBay Communities pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for AvalonBay Communities?

AvalonBay Communities declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, May 16th. Stockholders of record on Friday, June 28th will be paid a dividend of $1.70 per share on Monday, July 15th. This represents a $6.80 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.48%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, June 28th.
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Is AvalonBay Communities a good dividend stock?

AvalonBay Communities (NYSE:AVB) pays an annual dividend of $6.80 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.48%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 2 consecutive year(s), indicating that it does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio is 101.19%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable. Based on earnings estimates, AVB will have a dividend payout ratio of 59.65% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for AVB.

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

AvalonBay Communities updated its second quarter 2024 earnings guidance on Thursday, April, 25th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of 2.630-2.730 for the period, compared to the consensus earnings per share estimate of 2.710. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

What is Timothy J. Naughton's approval rating as AvalonBay Communities' CEO?

420 employees have rated AvalonBay Communities Chief Executive Officer Timothy J. Naughton on Timothy J. Naughton has an approval rating of 90% among the company's employees.

What other stocks do shareholders of AvalonBay Communities own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other AvalonBay Communities investors own include Bank of America (BAC), NVIDIA (NVDA), AT&T (T), AbbVie (ABBV), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Walmart (WMT), Home Depot (HD), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Walt Disney (DIS) and UnitedHealth Group (UNH).

Who are AvalonBay Communities' major shareholders?

AvalonBay Communities' stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (15.91%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (3.35%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (3.00%), Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (1.39%), Clearbridge Investments LLC (1.30%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.74%). Insiders that own company stock include Edward M Schulman, Joanne M Lockridge, Keri A Shea, Kevin P O'shea, Matthew H Birenbaum, Sean J Breslin, Sean J Breslin, Timothy J Naughton and William M Mclaughlin.
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How do I buy shares of AvalonBay Communities?

Shares of AVB stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NYSE:AVB) was last updated on 5/27/2024 by Staff

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