American Campus Communities Inc (ACC): Price and Financial Metrics

American Campus Communities Inc (ACC): $49.56

0.06 (+0.12%)

POWR Rating

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  • ACC scores best on the Growth dimension, with a Growth rank ahead of 73.96% of US stocks.
  • ACC's strongest trending metric is Sentiment; it's been moving up over the last 47 weeks.
  • ACC ranks lowest in Quality; there it ranks in the 14th percentile.

ACC Stock Summary

  • With a price/earnings ratio of 612.61, American Campus Communities Inc P/E ratio is greater than that of about 98.94% of stocks in our set with positive earnings.
  • Of note is the ratio of American Campus Communities Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; just 6.29% 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 94.96% 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 IRT, DEI, SITC, KRG, and RPAI.
  • ACC's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit American Campus Communities Inc's official web site, go to

ACC Valuation Summary

  • ACC's price/earnings ratio is 627.7; this is 1571.64% higher than that of the median Real Estate stock.
  • ACC's price/sales ratio has moved up 4.7 over the prior 208 months.
  • ACC's price/sales ratio has moved up 4.7 over the prior 208 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for ACC.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
ACC 2021-09-02 8.2 2.4 627.7 88.6
ACC 2021-09-01 8.2 2.4 621.8 88.1
ACC 2021-08-31 8.1 2.3 614.7 87.4
ACC 2021-08-30 8.1 2.3 616.7 87.6
ACC 2021-08-27 8.0 2.3 612.3 87.2
ACC 2021-08-26 7.9 2.3 602.6 86.3

ACC Growth Metrics

  • Its 4 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 49.03%.
  • The 4 year revenue growth rate now stands at 24.9%.
  • The 5 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at 62%.
ACC's revenue has moved up $128,874,000 over the prior 70 months.

The table below shows ACC's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-06-30 876.876 309.394 11.508
2021-03-31 853.902 310.147 7.566
2020-12-31 870.584 351.117 72.803
2020-09-30 893.461 340.968 72.716
2020-06-30 918.491 365.135 112.454
2020-03-31 950.315 380.551 136.184

ACC's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • ACC has a Quality Grade of D, ranking ahead of 14.62% of graded US stocks.
  • ACC's asset turnover comes in at 0.116 -- ranking 173rd of 457 Trading stocks.
  • BXP, DEI, and HT are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with ACC.

The table below shows ACC's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.116 0.516 0.011
2021-03-31 0.113 0.515 0.011
2020-12-31 0.115 0.525 0.016
2020-09-30 0.118 0.534 0.016
2020-06-30 0.121 0.540 0.020
2020-03-31 0.126 0.550 0.022

ACC Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of ACC, see our ACC price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $53.57 Average Broker Recommendation 1.56 (Moderate Buy)

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ACC Price/Volume Stats

Current price $49.56 52-week high $52.09
Prev. close $49.50 52-week low $32.85
Day low $49.19 Volume 509,760
Day high $50.08 Avg. volume 865,247
50-day MA $49.82 Dividend yield 3.8%
200-day MA $45.65 Market Cap 6.89B

American Campus Communities Inc (ACC) Company Bio

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.

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Below are the latest news stories about American Campus Communities Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate ACC as an investment opportunity.

Why I Ceased Buying Rental Properties To Buy REITs Instead

At an early age, I knew that I had a passion for investing. I would spend my days reading investment forums like Seeking Alpha, and eventually, most of my attention pivoted towards real estate investing. The idea that you could buy a property with the bank's money and have a...

Jussi Askola on Seeking Alpha | September 11, 2021

Wall Street’s ESG Loans Charge Corporate America Little for Missed Goals

(Bloomberg) -- When American Campus Communities Inc. announced the signing of a $1 billion sustainability-linked credit line in May, its executives decided to take a victory lap.For the first time, they said, the company was tying its borrowing costs to targets ranging from improved energy efficiency to workforce and boardroom diversity. The largest owner of college apartments in the U.S. even put out a press release touting its commitment to environmental, social and governance goals.What the s

Yahoo | September 8, 2021

1 Back-to-School Stock That Could Be a Big Winner

In its second-quarter earnings report, American Campus Communities (NYSE: ACC) required much stronger pre-leasing activity than last year but still significantly lower than pre-pandemic levels. In this Motley Fool Live video clip, recorded on Aug. 17, Millionacres REIT analyst Matt Frankel, CFP, explains to editor Deidre Woollard why pre-leasing activity as of July might not tell the full story. Last year, a lot of colleges went at least partly virtual, but the American Campus is back.

Yahoo | August 29, 2021

1 Big Reason American Campus Communities Is Worth a Closer Look

American Campus Communities (NYSE: ACC) is seeing its business rebound quite strongly compared with last year, but believe it or not, the company's college housing properties might not even be the most exciting part of the business. In this Fool Live video clip, recorded on Aug. 17, Millionacres real estate investment trust analyst Matt Frankel, CFP, and editor Deidre Woollard discuss a massive project American Campus Communities is currently building and why it's such a big deal. Matthew Frankel: I drove by their Disney (NYSE: DIS) project last week.

Yahoo | August 27, 2021

How American Campus Communities (ACC) Stock Stands Out in a Strong Industry

American Campus Communities (ACC) has seen solid earnings estimate revision activity over the past month, and belongs to a strong industry as well.

Yahoo | August 26, 2021

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ACC Price Returns

1-mo 2.16%
3-mo 4.47%
6-mo 20.26%
1-year 37.96%
3-year 33.43%
5-year 27.61%
YTD 19.56%
2020 -4.34%
2019 18.27%
2018 5.56%
2017 -14.34%
2016 24.65%

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