With a one year PEG ratio of 331.15, American Campus Communities Inc is expected to have a higher PEG ratio (a measure of how expensive a stock is relative to its expected earnings growth) than 88.96% of US stocks.
Of note is the ratio of American Campus Communities Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; only 5.25% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
The ratio of debt to operating expenses for American Campus Communities Inc is higher than it is for about 92.84% of US stocks.
If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to American Campus Communities Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be DEI, CUBE, REG, AIV, and RPAI.
ACC's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit American Campus Communities Inc's official web site, go to www.americancampus.com.
American Campus Communities engages in developing, owning, and managing high-quality student housing communities. The company was founded in 1993 and is based in Austin, Texas.
ACC Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation
DCF Fair Value Target:
Below please find a table outlining a discounted cash flow forecast for ACC, in which we model out valuation assuming a variety of terminal growth rates. To summarize, we found that American Campus Communities Inc ranked in the 60th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Moreover, under all the scenarios we modelled, the output consistently forecasted positive returns. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of American Campus Communities Inc, consider:
The stock's equity weight, or the proportion of capital from equity relative to debt, is 53. Notably, its equity weight is greater than 57.8% of US equities in the Real Estate sector yielding a positive free cash flow.
The company's compound free cash flow growth rate over the past 4.17 years comes in at 0.49%; that's greater than 81.81% of US stocks we're applying DCF forecasting to.
American Campus Communities Inc's effective tax rate, as measured by taxes paid relative to net income, is at 1 -- greater than just 24.81% of US stocks with positive free cash flow.
Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash Flow
Return Relative to Current Share Price
WRI, WSR, EQR, HST, and CHCI can be thought of as valuation peers to ACC, in the sense that they are in the Real Estate sector and have a similar price forecast based on DCF valuation.
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