APTS:NYE-Preferred Apartment Communities, Inc (USD)

COMMON STOCK | REIT—Residential | NYE

Last Closing Price

USD 5.42

Change

0.00 (0.00)%

Market Cap

USD 0.27B

Volume

0.58M

Average Target Price

USD 7.00 (+29.15%)
Average Analyst Rating

Verdict

Fundamental Analysis

Verdict

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 June 30, 2020, the Company owned or was invested in 125 properties in 15 states, predominantly in the Southeast region of the United States. Address: 3284 Northside Parkway NW, Atlanta, GA, United States, 30327

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Largest Industry Peers for REIT—Residential

Symbol Name Price(Change) Market Cap Price / Earning Ratio EV/EBITDA
AVB AvalonBay Communities, Inc

N/A

USD20.84B 26.20 16.53
EQR Equity Residential

N/A

USD19.19B 16.97 11.58
INVH Invitation Homes Inc

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USD15.46B 86.76 22.32
SUI Sun Communities, Inc

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USD14.03B 100.22 26.68
MAA-PI Mid-America Apartment Communit..

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ESS Essex Property Trust, Inc

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USD13.31B 20.90 13.75
MAA Mid-America Apartment Communit..

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USD13.20B 38.58 16.86
ELS Equity LifeStyle Properties, I..

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USD11.36B 47.63 26.48
UDR UDR, Inc

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USD9.56B 50.54 14.77
AMH-PH American Homes 4 Rent

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USD9.40B 82.87 N/A

ETFs Containing APTS

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap
KBWY Invesco KBW Premium Yield.. 0.00 % 0.35 %

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USD0.17B

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 -59.31% 3% F 7% F
Dividend Return 4.60% 100% A+ 89% B+
Total Return -54.71% 3% F 8% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain -62.67% 3% F 6% F
Dividend Return 6.03% 97% A+ 87% B+
Total Return -56.65% 3% F 7% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain -48.82% 11% F 17% F
Dividend Return 43.72% 100% A+ 92% A-
Total Return -5.10% 17% F 28% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain -2.44% N/A N/A 28% F
Dividend Return 6.47% N/A N/A 90% A-
Total Return 4.02% N/A N/A 52% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 27.92% N/A N/A 24% F
Risk Adjusted Return 14.40% N/A N/A 37% F
Market Capitalization 0.27B 10% F 37% 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%

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 0.16 100% A+ 98% A+
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 1.85 97% A+ 72% C-
EV/EBITDA 26.98 5% F 14% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity -11.39% 7% F 22% F
Return on Invested Capital 2.40% 57% F 31% F
Return on Assets -0.99% 3% F 16% F
Debt to Equity Ratio 136.51% 30% F 24% F
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 3.09 33% F 38% F
Short Percent 2.80% 29% F 62% D-
Beta 0.66 53% F 74% C
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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Analyst Rating

Target Price Action Rating Action Analyst Rating Price Date

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:
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.

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

High Gross Profit to Asset Ratio

This stock is in the top quartile compared to its peers on Gross Profit to Asset Ratio. This is a popular measure among value investors for showing superior returns in the long run.

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.

Higly 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.

Overpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Low Earnings Growth

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