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AvalonBay Communities Inc (AVB) Files 10-K for the Fiscal Year Ended on December 31, 2018

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AvalonBay Communities Inc (AVB) files its latest 10-K with SEC for the fiscal year ended on December 31, 2018. AvalonBay Communities Inc operates in the real estate sector. As an investment trust, it develops multifamily communities in the United States. AvalonBay Communities Inc has a market cap of $27.15 billion; its shares were traded at around $196.04 with a P/E ratio of 27.81 and P/S ratio of 11.98. The dividend yield of AvalonBay Communities Inc stocks is 3.00%. AvalonBay Communities Inc had annual average EBITDA growth of 6.30% over the past ten years.


For the last quarter AvalonBay Communities Inc reported a revenue of $578.5 million, compared with the revenue of $555.3 million during the same period a year ago. For the latest fiscal year the company reported a revenue of $2.3 billion, an increase of 5.8% from last year. For the last five years AvalonBay Communities Inc had an average revenue growth rate of 9.2% a year.

The reported diluted earnings per share was $7.05 for the year, an increase of 11% from previous year. Over the last five years AvalonBay Communities Inc had an EPS growth rate of 17.2% a year. The AvalonBay Communities Inc had a decent operating margin of 36.52%, compared with the operating margin of 36.99% a year before. The 10-year historical median operating margin of AvalonBay Communities Inc is 35.27%. The profitability rank of the company is 8 (out of 10).

At the end of the fiscal year, AvalonBay Communities Inc has the cash and cash equivalents of $91.7 million, compared with $67.1 million in the previous year. The long term debt was $7 billion, compared with $7.3 billion in the previous year. AvalonBay Communities Inc has a financial strength rank of 5 (out of 10).

At the current stock price of $196.04, AvalonBay Communities Inc is traded at close to its historical median P/S valuation band of $192.05. The P/S ratio of the stock is 11.98, while the historical median P/S ratio is 11.74. The stock gained 28.51% during the past 12 months.

For the complete 20-year historical financial data of AVB, click here.

This article first appeared on GuruFocus.