AvalonBay Communities, Inc. (NYSE: AVB), is firmly in the large market cap category with market cap of 26.52 B. To be considered a large market cap stock companies have to be valued at more than $10 billion. The current price for AvalonBay Communities, Inc. is 188.21 (with a change from open of 0.13%), this in conjunction with a target price of 199.24. Volume today has so far reached 11660, with an average volume of about 698.65. The GAP for this stock, is 0.55%.
The P/E ratio is 24.98, bringing the forward P/E to a value of 38.88. The current EPS for AvalonBay Communities, Inc., is 7.48, with a EPS growth for this year coming to a value of 36.40%. Performance has been interesting with performance year to date coming to 5.53%.
Looking further into the growth statistics for AvalonBay Communities, Inc., EPS is looking like it will grow -5.78% in the next year. Looking even further it is projected to be 4.73%. Quarter over quarter is -1.00% for EPS growth and for sales growth quarter over quarter it is 2.70%. Looking at past EPS growth statistics we see that for the past five years it has been 37.40%. Sales growth for the past five years has in fact been 17.80%.
Looking at the ownership, we see that the insider ownership is at 0.40% and institutional ownership is *TBA. Shares outstanding is 141.85, while shares float is at a value of 137.36. Float short for AvalonBay Communities, Inc. is 3.59% and the short ratio is 7.06.
In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.68, while the total debt/equity comes to 0.68. The ability to meet these debts, means that the current ratio is *TBA, and the quick ratio is *TBA. The most recent gross margin is 66.40% and their operating margin is *TBA. The profit margin is *TBA.
AvalonBay Communities, Inc. has seen returns on assets of *TBA, and on investment, 3.40%. Return on equity is *TBA. Price/Earnings to growth ratio is 5.28. Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 12.88, with Price/book ratio coming to 2.5 and Price/cash is 217.9, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is *TBA.
The simple moving averages are -2.05% and 4.50% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -5.67% and the 52 week low is 18.88%.
AvalonBay Communities, Inc. has a dividend yield of 3.04%, with a current price of 188.21. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is *TBA. This is in an industry, REIT – Residential, with equally high dividends from other companies in this sector, which it is Financial. AvalonBay Communities, Inc. is based in USA.
Performance in the REIT – Residential industry means that AvalonBay Communities, Inc. has seen performance for the past week of -0.66%, with performance for the month coming to -3.48%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of -0.26%, and for the half year the performance is -0.26%. Volatility for this week is 1.28% and for the month this is 1.34%.
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