ACC's one year PEG ratio, measuring expected growth in earnings next year relative to current common stock price is 229.61 -- higher than 86.1% of US-listed equities with positive expected earnings growth.
Of note is the ratio of American Campus Communities Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; only 5.69% 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 93.23% of US stocks.
Stocks that are quantitatively similar to ACC, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are DEI, REG, EGP, BDN, and MTN.
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:
The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for American Campus Communities Inc. To summarize, we found that American Campus Communities Inc ranked in the 61th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Specifically, our DCF analysis implies the stock is trading below its fair value by an estimated 118%. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of American Campus Communities Inc, consider:
Its compound free cash flow growth rate, as measured over the past 4.42 years, is 0.51% -- higher than 80.03% of stocks in our DCF forecasting set.
The business' balance sheet suggests that 47% of the company's capital is sourced from debt; this is greater than 67.69% of the free cash flow producing stocks we're observing.
As a business, American Campus Communities Inc experienced a tax rate of about 1% over the past twelve months; relative to its sector (Real Estate), this tax rate is higher than 68.43% of stocks generating free cash flow.
Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash Flow
Return Relative to Current Share Price
AAT, SACH, PGRE, CBRE, and EQC 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.
American Campus Communities ([[ACC]] +4.7%) agrees to refund ~$1.5M for the fall semester at on-campus ACE properties so far, vs. the ~$17M in refunds it agreed to for the spring and summer terms combined.As of Sept. 11, 2020, ACC's same-store owned portfolio was 90.3% leased for the 2020-2021 academic year...
AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--American Campus Communities, Inc. (NYSE: ACC), the nation’s largest owner and manager of high-quality student housing properties, today provided an interim leasing update for the 2020-2021 academic year. As of September 11, 2020, the company’s same store owned portfolio was 90.3 percent leased for the 2020-2021 academic year with a 1.0 percent current rental rate increase over prior year, after removing approximately 1,300 “no-shows” at open market leasing proper
(Bloomberg) -- Two analysts defended American Campus Communities Inc.’s long-term growth prospects even as Covid-19 outbreaks are leading some U.S. colleges to change plans for in-person classes. Shares of the student-housing owner fell as much as 4.1% intraday, touching their lowest since May, adding to Tuesday’s 4.7% decline.“We would use any weakness in ACC to add to positions as we believe the fundamental value hasn’t really changed much even if Covid-19 cases are a bit higher than expected this fall,” Evercore ISI analyst Steve Sakwa said in a note out midday Tuesday.Recent coronavirus outbreaks at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Notre Dame have brought into question whether university decisions to hold in-person or hybrid classes are safe for students. As universit...