American Campus Communities Inc (ACC) Stock Guide

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Looking to buy or sell American Campus Communities Inc (ACC)? Interested in getting the full scoop on ACC, including earnings and dividends, stock forecast, buy or sell analysis and key stats? If so, you came to the right place.

In this ACC stock guide, we'll address key questions about ACC, above and beyond what you can find on Yahoo Finance, Zacks, MarketWatch or Morningstar.

Here is what you'll be able to find in this guide:

Earnings and Dividends: earnings, earnings date, dividend rate and dividend yield;
Analyst Predictions: stock forecast and analyst ratings;
Analysis: Finny Score and buy or sell analysis;
Key Stats: revenue, market cap, revenue growth, profit margin, P/E ratio, P/B ratio, industry, sector, and number of employees.

And here is the list of questions we'll answer:
1. What are ACC earnings?
2. When is ACC earnings date?
3. What is ACC dividend?
4. What is ACC dividend yield?
5. What is ACC stock forecast (i.e., prediction)?
6. ACC buy or sell? What is ACC Finny Score?
7. What are the reasons to buy ACC? Why should I buy ACC stock?
8. What are the reasons to sell ACC? Why should I sell ACC stock?
9. What are ACC key stats: revenue, market cap, revenue growth, profit margin, P/E ratio, P/B ratio industry, sector, and number of employees?

So let's start. Scroll down to the question that interests you the most.

Earnings and Dividends

1. What are ACC earnings?

ACC trailing 12-month earnings per share (EPS) is $0.97.

2. When is ACC earnings date?

ACC earnings date is July 20, 2020.

3. What is ACC dividend?

ACC forward dividend is $1.88.

4. What is ACC dividend yield?

ACC forward dividend yield is 7.01%.

Analyst Predictions

5. What is ACC stock forecast (i.e., prediction)?

Based on ACC analyst price targets, ACC stock forecast is $38.25 (for a year from now). That means the average analyst price target for ACC stock is $38.25. The prediction is based on 13 analyst estimates.

The low price target for ACC is $30.00, while the high price target is $45.00.

ACC analyst rating is Hold.

Analysis

6. ACC buy or sell? What is ACC Finny Score?

Our quantitative analysis shows 7 reasons to buy and 2 reasons to sell ACC, resulting in Finny Score of 78.

7. What are the reasons to buy ACC? Why should I buy ACC stock?

Here are the reasons to buy ACC stock:

  • ACC profitability is improving. The YoY profit margin change was 4.63 percentage points. See ACC profitability chart.
  • ACC forward dividend yield is 7.01%, higher than the industry (1.92%) and sector (1.26%) forward dividend yields. See ACC forward dividend chart.
  • ACC forward P/E ratio is 41.68, which is low compared to its industry peers’ P/E ratios. See ACC forward P/E ratio chart.
  • ACC PEG ratio (P/E adjusted for growth) is 3.15, which is low compared to its industry peers’ PEG ratios. See ACC PEG chart.
  • ACC average analyst price target ($38.25) is above its current price ($32.49). See ACC price target chart.
  • ACC Enterprise Value/Revenue multiple is 8.61, which is low compared to its industry peers’ Enterprise Value/Revenue multiples. See ACC Enterprise Value/Revenue chart.
  • ACC Enterprise Value/EBITDA multiple is 17.20, which is low compared to its industry peers’ Enterprise Value/EBITDA ratios. See ACC Enterprise Value/EBITDA chart.

8. What are the reasons to sell ACC? Why should I sell ACC stock?

Let's look at the reasons to sell ACC stock (i.e., the bear case):

  • ACC short interest (days to cover the shorts) ratio is 1.91. The stock garners more short interest than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock. See ACC short interest ratio chart.
  • ACC cash to debt ratio is 0.04, lower than the average industry (0.10) and sector (0.10) cash to debt ratio. See ACC cash to debt chart.

Key Stats

9. What are ACC key stats : revenue, market cap, revenue growth, profit margin, P/E ratio, P/B ratio industry, sector, and number of employees?

Let's look at the key statistics for ACC:

Metrics ACC
Price $32.49
Average Price Target / Upside $38.25 / 17.73%
Average Analyst Rating Hold
Forward Dividend Yield 7.01%
Industry REIT - Residential
Sector Real Estate
Number of Employees 3,098
Market Cap $3.79B
Forward P/E Ratio 41.68
Price/Book Ratio 3.98
Revenue (TTM) $950.32M
YoY Quarterly Revenue Growth 3.00%
Profit Margin 14.33%

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