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

American Campus Communities Inc (ACC)

Today's Latest Price: $35.40 USD

1.30 (3.81%)

Updated Jun 2 6:40pm

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Ranked of 20 in REITs - Residential

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ACC Stock Summary

  • With a one year PEG ratio of 339.69, 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 89.56% of US stocks.
  • Of note is the ratio of American Campus Communities Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; merely 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 92.75% of US stocks.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to American Campus Communities Inc are DEI, CUBE, AIV, EGP, and REG.
  • ACC's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit American Campus Communities Inc's official web site, go to
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ACC Price/Volume Stats

Current price $35.40 52-week high $50.94
Prev. close $34.10 52-week low $20.13
Day low $34.43 Volume 2,601,000
Day high $35.54 Avg. volume 1,452,018
50-day MA $30.86 Dividend yield 5.31%
200-day MA $42.33 Market Cap 4.87B

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.

ACC Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target:Forecasted Gain:

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 61th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Specifically, our DCF analysis implies the stock is trading below its fair value by an estimated 90.5%. 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 55.72% 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 82.63% 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 only 24.27% of US stocks with positive free cash flow.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

SKT, WSR, HST, IRM, and CUBE 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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Latest ACC News From Around the Web

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.

American Campus: Sound The Bell, School's 'Almost' In

I was recently reading an article in Barron’s titled “A Return to Campus, But Not to Normalcy.” It was written by Stephen K. Klasko – the president of Thomas Jefferson University and CEO of Jefferson Health – and Mark L. Tykocinski, the school’s executive vice president and academic affairs provost....

Brad Thomas | June 2, 2020

American Campus Communities Provides COVID-19 Interim Update in Advance of REITWeek 2020

American Campus Communities, Inc. (NYSE: ACC), the nation’s largest owner and manager of high-quality student housing properties, today provided a COVID-19 interim update on universities’ planned delivery of curriculum for the fall, leasing for the 2020-2021 academic year and progress on rent collections in connection with REITWeek 2020: NAREIT’s Investor Forum®, which will begin on June 2, 2020.

Yahoo | June 2, 2020

Environmental, Social, and Governance is a Priority at American Campus Communities

American Campus Communities (NYSE: ACC), the nation’s largest owner, manager and developer of high-quality student housing communities in the United States, published a report outlining its continued commitment to sustainability.

Yahoo | May 29, 2020

Student housing amid coronavirus: ‘Count on getting heads in beds’

College housing designers and developers note the unique strength of the market despite the uncertainty of the coronavirus pandemic.

Yahoo | May 25, 2020

Mental Health Matters, Let’s All Pledge to Ask Others “Hi, How Are You?” During Mental Health Awareness Month

AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--This May, the Hi, How Are You Project -- a mental health-focused nonprofit inspired by the life and legacy of Daniel Johnston -- and university student housing leader American Campus Communities (NYSE: ACC) are coming together for Mental Health Awareness Month to encourage support and bring awareness to mental health issues and well-being. The duo is asking everyone to take a simple pledge “Because mental health matters, I pledge to ask others Hi How Are You?” to

Business Wire | May 1, 2020

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ACC Price Returns

1-mo 11.04%
3-mo -20.25%
6-mo -24.69%
1-year -19.79%
3-year -15.43%
5-year 12.35%
YTD -22.80%
2019 18.27%
2018 5.56%
2017 -14.34%
2016 24.65%
2015 4.01%

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