Preferred Apartment Communities, Inc. (APTS): Price and Financial Metrics

Preferred Apartment Communities, Inc. (APTS): $13.57

-0.33 (-2.37%)

POWR Rating

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  • APTS scores best on the Sentiment dimension, with a Sentiment rank ahead of 88.59% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for APTS is in Momentum, which has been heading up over the past 52 weeks.
  • APTS's current lowest rank is in the Stability metric (where it is better than 30.26% of US stocks).

APTS Stock Summary

  • APTS's one year PEG ratio, measuring expected growth in earnings next year relative to current common stock price is 1.78 -- higher than only 7.99% of US-listed equities with positive expected earnings growth.
  • Of note is the ratio of Preferred Apartment Communities Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; merely 5.25% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • In terms of twelve month growth in earnings before interest and taxes, Preferred Apartment Communities Inc is reporting a growth rate of -272.7%; that's higher than just 7.52% of US stocks.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Preferred Apartment Communities Inc are HEP, FTAI, CRK, PK, and ALE.
  • APTS's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Preferred Apartment Communities Inc's official web site, go to

APTS Valuation Summary

  • APTS's price/sales ratio is 1.4; this is 78.46% lower than that of the median Real Estate stock.
  • APTS's price/sales ratio has moved NA NA over the prior 127 months.
  • Over the past 127 months, APTS's price/earnings ratio has gone up 61.9.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for APTS.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
APTS 2021-09-02 1.4 0.5 -4.5 26.1
APTS 2021-09-01 1.4 0.5 -4.5 26.1
APTS 2021-08-31 1.4 0.5 -4.4 26.0
APTS 2021-08-30 1.4 0.5 -4.4 26.0
APTS 2021-08-27 1.3 0.5 -4.3 25.9
APTS 2021-08-26 1.3 0.5 -4.3 25.8

APTS Growth Metrics

  • Its 5 year price growth rate is now at -37.3%.
  • The year over year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at 45.05%.
  • Its 2 year price growth rate is now at -52.15%.
APTS's revenue has moved up $69,268,000 over the prior 33 months.

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

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-09-30 466.539 182.779 -155.806
2021-06-30 482.224 170.937 -147.306
2021-03-31 486.795 165.668 -166.058
2020-12-31 502.197 47.892 -338.901
2020-09-30 505.942 51.193 -332.806
2020-06-30 499.448 49.861 -324.836

APTS'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.
  • APTS has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 29.24% of graded US stocks.
  • APTS's asset turnover comes in at 0.11 -- ranking 189th of 442 Trading stocks.
  • CME, CGBD, and BDN are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with APTS.

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

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.110 0.810 0.018
2021-03-31 0.108 0.807 0.016
2020-12-31 0.108 0.808 -0.008
2020-09-30 0.106 0.781 -0.011
2020-06-30 0.101 0.758 -0.010
2020-03-31 0.099 0.733 -0.009

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APTS Price/Volume Stats

Current price $13.57 52-week high $14.56
Prev. close $13.90 52-week low $7.04
Day low $13.46 Volume 348,354
Day high $14.07 Avg. volume 395,957
50-day MA $12.84 Dividend yield 5.04%
200-day MA $10.98 Market Cap 718.48M

Preferred Apartment Communities, Inc. (APTS) Company Bio

Preferred Apartment Communities, Inc. acquires and operates multifamily properties in select targeted markets throughout the United States. The company is based in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Invesco Ltd. Purchases 26,328 Shares of Preferred Apartment Communities, Inc. (NYSE:APTS)

Invesco Ltd. increased its position in Preferred Apartment Communities, Inc. (NYSE:APTS) by 1.5% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 1,780,766 shares of the real estate investment trusts stock after purchasing an additional 26,328 shares during the quarter. Invesco []

Transcript Daily | November 24, 2021

State Street Corp Boosts Stake in Preferred Apartment Communities, Inc. (NYSE:APTS)

State Street Corp lifted its stake in shares of Preferred Apartment Communities, Inc. (NYSE:APTS) by 3.8% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 1,115,452 shares of the real estate investment trusts stock after purchasing an additional 40,381 shares during the period. State Street Corp []

Dakota Financial News | November 24, 2021

Preferred Apartment Communities, Inc. (NYSE:APTS) Receives $15.50 Consensus PT from Analysts

Shares of Preferred Apartment Communities, Inc. (NYSE:APTS) have received an average rating of Buy from the five research firms that are covering the stock, reports. Two analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company. The average twelve-month target price among brokers that have []

Transcript Daily | November 21, 2021

$0.21 EPS Expected for Preferred Apartment Communities, Inc. (NYSE:APTS) This Quarter

Analysts forecast that Preferred Apartment Communities, Inc. (NYSE:APTS) will report earnings of $0.21 per share for the current quarter, Zacks reports. Two analysts have made estimates for Preferred Apartment Communities earnings. The lowest EPS estimate is $0.20 and the highest is $0.21. Preferred Apartment Communities reported earnings per share of $0.31 in the same quarter []

Transcript Daily | November 16, 2021

Preferred Apartment Communities, Inc. Completes Disposition of Brookwood Center Office Building for $55.0 Million

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Preferred Apartment Communities, Inc. (NYSE: APTS) (“PAC” or the “Company”) today announced its disposition, on November 12th, of Brookwood Center, an office property located in Birmingham, Alabama, to Pope & Land, a highly regarded Atlanta-based real estate firm, along with Fairway Investments, a respected local Birmingham real estate firm. The purchase price was $55.0 million, including assumption of debt, which will result in net proceeds at closing of approxima

Business Wire | November 15, 2021

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APTS Price Returns

1-mo 7.61%
3-mo 10.38%
6-mo 36.41%
1-year 80.98%
3-year 15.08%
5-year 42.65%
YTD 92.31%
2020 -38.41%
2019 1.58%
2018 -25.81%
2017 43.71%
2016 21.21%

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