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

American Campus Communities Inc (ACC)

Today's Latest Price: $33.65 USD

0.86 (-2.49%)

Updated Jul 16 12:34pm

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Ranked of 20 in REITs - Residential

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ACC Stock Summary

  • 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
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ACC Price/Volume Stats

Current price $33.65 52-week high $50.94
Prev. close $34.51 52-week low $20.13
Day low $33.64 Volume 309,028
Day high $34.35 Avg. volume 1,489,376
50-day MA $34.03 Dividend yield 5.45%
200-day MA $40.57 Market Cap 4.63B

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

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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.

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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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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.

Whistling Past The Graveyard? Cracks Emerge As Rally Continues

Real Estate Weekly Outlook Whistling past the graveyard? U.S. equity markets finished decisively higher for the second-straight week as better-than-expected economic data and encouraging news of coronavirus treatments again overwhelmed concerns about the intensification of the coronavirus pandemic in several regions. While the Citi Economic Surprise Index remains near record-high,...

Hoya Capital Real Estate on Seeking Alpha | July 11, 2020

American Campus Communities, Inc. (NYSE:ACC) Delivered A Weaker ROE Than Its Industry

Many investors are still learning about the various metrics that can be useful when analysing a stock. This article is...

Yahoo | July 7, 2020

Hedge Funds Are Dumping American Campus Communities, Inc. (ACC)

In this article we will take a look at whether hedge funds think American Campus Communities, Inc. (NYSE:ACC) is a good investment right now. We check hedge fund and billionaire investor sentiment before delving into hours of research. Hedge funds spend millions of dollars on Ivy League graduates, unconventional data sources, expert networks, and get […]

Yahoo | July 1, 2020

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Colorado Wealth Management Fund on Seeking Alpha | June 30, 2020

American Campus Communities Announces Second Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call

American Campus Communities, Inc. (NYSE:ACC), the largest owner, manager and developer of high-quality student housing properties in the U.S., today announced that the company will report financial results for the second quarter after the market close on Monday, July 20, 2020. The company will host its quarterly earnings conference call for investors and other interested parties on Tuesday, July 21, 2020 at 10 a.m. Eastern Time (ET). The press release will be available in the Investor Relations section of the company’s website.

Yahoo | June 15, 2020

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ACC Price Returns

1-mo -10.96%
3-mo 1.47%
6-mo -25.50%
1-year -27.63%
3-year -20.08%
5-year 5.97%
YTD -26.61%
2019 18.27%
2018 5.56%
2017 -14.34%
2016 24.65%
2015 4.01%

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