APTS:NYE-Preferred Apartment Communities Inc (USD)

COMMON STOCK | REIT-Residential | NYE

Last Closing Price

USD 12.29

Change

+0.03 (+0.24)%

Market Cap

USD 0.64B

Volume

0.18M

Avg Analyst Target

USD 13.83 (+12.56%)

Avg User Target

USD
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Fundamental Analysis

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About

Preferred Apartment Communities, Inc. (NYSE: APTS) is a real estate investment trust engaged primarily in the ownership and operation of Class A multifamily properties, with select investments in grocery anchored shopping centers, Class A office buildings, and student housing properties. Preferred Apartment Communities' investment objective is to generate attractive, stable returns for stockholders by investing in income-producing properties and acquiring or originating real estate loans for multifamily properties. As of September 30, 2020, the Company owned or was invested in 125 properties in 15 states, predominantly in the Southeast region of the United States.

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MAA-PI Mid-America Apartment Communit..

N/A

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ETFs Containing APTS

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (REIT-Residential)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain 66.08% 92% A- 92% A-
Dividend Return 7.09% 100% A+ 91% A-
Total Return 73.18% 100% A+ 93% A
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 126.75% 100% A+ 91% A-
Dividend Return 12.92% 96% A 96% A
Total Return 139.67% 100% A+ 92% A-
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain -2.92% 13% F 26% F
Dividend Return 35.86% 93% A 89% B+
Total Return 32.94% 20% F 42% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain -3.78% 9% F 11% F
Dividend Return 6.98% 96% A 91% A-
Total Return 3.20% 9% F 25% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 40.67% 4% F 26% F
Risk Adjusted Return 7.86% 9% F 17% F
Market Capitalization 0.64B 21% F 43% F
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 87%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(REIT-Residential)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Price/Book Ratio 0.47 100% A+ 97% A+
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 13.42 83% B 36% F
EV/EBITDA 10.44 100% A+ 59% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 0.83% 25% F 30% F
Return on Invested Capital -1.86% 4% F 21% F
Return on Assets 1.39% 33% F 34% F
Debt to Equity Ratio 180.37% 21% F 19% F
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 2.35 74% C 48% F
Short Percent 1.90% 74% C 65% D
Beta 1.19 8% F 40% F
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
Superior total returns

The stock has outperformed its sector peers on average annual total returns basis in the past 5 years (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

Underpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to book value basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Underpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Underpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Superior Revenue Growth

This stock has shown top quartile revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

Superior Dividend Growth

This stock has shown top quartile dividend growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector

What to not like:
Low market capitalization

This is among the smaller entities in its sectors with below median market capitalization. That may make it less stable in the long run unless it has a unique technology or market which can help it grow or get acquired in future.

Poor risk adjusted returns

This company is delivering below median risk adjusted returns in its peers. Even if it is outperforming on returns , the returns are unpredictable. Proceed with caution.

High volatility

The total returns for this company are volatile and above median for its sector over the past 5 years. Make sure you have the risk tolerance for investing in such stock.

Below median dividend returns

The company’s average income yield over the past 5 years has been low compared to its peers. However, it is not a problem if you are not looking for income.

Poor return on equity

The company management has delivered below median return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

Poor return on assets

The company management has delivered below median return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

Highly leveraged

The company is in the bottom half compared to its sector peers on debt to equity and is highly leveraged. However, do check the news and look at its sector and management statements. Sometimes this is high because the company is trying to grow aggressively.

Low Earnings Growth

This stock has shown below median earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector