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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Avalonbay Communities Inc., AVB

Avalonbay Communities Inc., AVB is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is REIT – Residential in the sector of Financial. Based in USA, Avalonbay Communities Inc., AVB  has a market cap of 24742.38. Since its IPO date on the 03/11/1994, Avalonbay Communities Inc., AVB performance year to date is -0.37%. Today Avalonbay Communities Inc., AVB has gained 1.05%, with a current price of 182.62.

Ownership of the company is 0.40% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 97.80%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of *TBA. Return of assets are at *TBA, with return on investment at 3.40%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Avalonbay Communities Inc., AVB is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.66. While Total debt/equity is 0.66. With a profit margin of *TBA, this is combined with a gross margin of 66.20%, and operating margin of *TBA. Avalonbay Communities Inc. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of *TBA, while the quick ratio is *TBA.

For the last year Avalonbay Communities Inc., AVB has seen a EPS growth of 12.10%. A performance for the year of 13.47%. The 52-week high is -4.29%, and the 52-week low is 18.03%. The average volume for Avalonbay Communities Inc., AVB is 320384.

With a target price of 193.32, can Avalonbay Communities Inc., AVB reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Avalonbay Communities Inc., AVB. Avalonbay Communities Inc. has a P/E of 31.97 and a forward P/E of 34.63. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 68.61. Avalonbay Communities Inc. also has a P/S and a P/B of 12.87 and 2.51 respectively. For P/cash, Avalonbay Communities Inc. has a value of 253.77, while it is *TBA for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 182.62, Avalonbay Communities Inc. has a dividend yield of 2.99%. We see a return on equity of *TBA.

Looking more long-term Avalonbay Communities Inc., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 0.47%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 0.10% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of 12.10% for this year and for the last five years a 38.10% growth has been seen.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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Peter Clarke

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