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Preferred Apartment Communities Inc is a reit-residential business based in the US. Preferred Apartment Communities shares (APTS) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Preferred Apartment Communities employs 402 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.
|Latest market close||$12.37|
|52-week range||$4.88 - $12.81|
|50-day moving average||$12.18|
|200-day moving average||$10.85|
|Wall St. target price||$12.64|
|Dividend yield||$0.7 (5.58%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$-2.95|
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|1 week (2021-10-08)||2.40%|
|1 month (2021-09-17)||7.57%|
|3 months (2021-07-16)||19.98%|
|6 months (2021-04-16)||21.16%|
|1 year (2020-10-16)||128.23%|
|2 years (2019-10-16)||-14.22%|
|3 years (2018-10-16)||17.35|
|5 years (2016-10-14)||12.85|
Valuing Preferred Apartment Communities stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Preferred Apartment Communities's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Preferred Apartment Communities's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $282.7 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Preferred Apartment Communities's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||$484.8 million|
|Operating margin TTM||20.84%|
|Gross profit TTM||$332.8 million|
|Return on assets TTM||1.39%|
|Return on equity TTM||0.83%|
|Market capitalisation||$648.4 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
There are currently 974,543 Preferred Apartment Communities shares held short by investors – that's known as Preferred Apartment Communities's "short interest". This figure is 20.1% up from 811,613 last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Preferred Apartment Communities shares can be evaluated.
Preferred Apartment Communities's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Preferred Apartment Communities shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Preferred Apartment Communities shares traded daily (recently around 414699.14893617). Preferred Apartment Communities's SIR currently stands at 2.35. In other words for every 100,000 Preferred Apartment Communities shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2350 shares are currently held short.
However Preferred Apartment Communities's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Preferred Apartment Communities shares, or, against the total number of tradable Preferred Apartment Communities shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Preferred Apartment Communities's short interest could be expressed as 0.02% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Preferred Apartment Communities shares in existence, roughly 20 shares are currently held short) or 0.0194% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Preferred Apartment Communities shares, roughly 19 shares are currently held short).
Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Preferred Apartment Communities.
Find out more about how you can short Preferred Apartment Communities stock.
Dividend payout ratio: 66.04% of net profits
Recently Preferred Apartment Communities has paid out, on average, around 66.04% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 5.66% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Preferred Apartment Communities shareholders could enjoy a 5.66% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Preferred Apartment Communities's case, that would currently equate to about $0.7 per share.
Preferred Apartment Communities's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.
Preferred Apartment Communities's most recent dividend payout was on 14 October 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 13 September 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").
Over the last 12 months, Preferred Apartment Communities's shares have ranged in value from as little as $4.8822 up to $12.81. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Preferred Apartment Communities's is 1.1915. This would suggest that Preferred Apartment Communities's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
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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