ACC - American Campus Communities, Inc.

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Previous Close48.83
Open48.87
Bid48.79 x 800
Ask48.72 x 800
Day's Range48.65 - 49.18
52 Week Range38.40 - 49.33
Volume454,872
Avg. Volume677,658
Market Cap6.701B
Beta (3Y Monthly)0.36
PE Ratio (TTM)56.11
EPS (TTM)0.87
Earnings DateJul 22, 2019
Forward Dividend & Yield1.88 (3.85%)
Ex-Dividend Date2019-05-10
1y Target Est50.38
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    American Campus Communities, Inc. Announces Pricing of $400 Million 3.300 Percent Senior Unsecured Notes Due 2026

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  • Markitlast month

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    American Campus Communities Inc NYSE:ACCView full report here! Summary * ETFs holding this stock have seen outflows over the last one-month * Bearish sentiment is low * Economic output for the sector is expanding but at a slower rate Bearish sentimentShort interest | PositiveShort interest is extremely low for ACC with fewer than 1% of shares on loan. This could indicate that investors who seek to profit from falling equity prices are not currently targeting ACC. Money flowETF/Index ownership | NegativeETF activity is negative. Over the last one-month, outflows of investor capital in ETFs holding ACC totaled $68.31 billion. Additionally, the rate of outflows appears to be accelerating. Economic sentimentPMI by IHS Markit | NegativeAccording to the latest IHS Markit Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) data, output in the Financials sector is rising. The rate of growth is weak relative to the trend shown over the past year, however, and is easing. Credit worthinessCredit default swapCDS data is not available for this security.Please send all inquiries related to the report to score@ihsmarkit.com.Charts and report PDFs will only be available for 30 days after publishing.This document has been produced for information purposes only and is not to be relied upon or as construed as investment advice. To the fullest extent permitted by law, IHS Markit disclaims any responsibility or liability, whether in contract, tort (including, without limitation, negligence), equity or otherwise, for any loss or damage arising from any reliance on or the use of this material in any way. Please view the full legal disclaimer and methodology information on pages 2-3 of the full report.

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On a price-to-book basis REITs are sitting on average at 2.47 times which is well below highs seen early this year and highs over the past thee years. This is important as buying REITs just like for individual properties means not paying too much for the land and buildings.I have a large and diverse collection of REITs in the model portfolios of my Profitable Investing. And from a value standpoint the average price-to-book value for all of them is at a bargain level of only 1.87 times. This means that our REITs are even better buys right now than even the value-priced general REIT market.And as noted above, REITs reported higher revenue and earnings for the first quarter. But one of the specific metrics for profitability comes from the rate of return from funds from operations (FFO). This measure the profits that REITs make from just the core business of collecting rents from their tenants.There are several REITs with significantly higher FFO returns, but on average for my collection, the FFO return is running at 10.3%. That's quite positive and is supportive for higher dividend payments. REITs to RecognizeAs noted above, I have a collection of REITs in the portfolios of Profitable Investing -- all make for great buys. Here are three to recognize for their particular opportunities.I'll start of American Campus Communities (NYSE:ACC). This REIT has educational properties focused primarily on dorms for colleges and universities around the nation. This is an attractive market with a captive market for students looking for housing near their classes and activities. The space has been so good that one by one the leading public REITs there has been bought out by non-public investments and private equity.ACC is the one focused REIT still here. And it is performing with the trailing year return of a much better 25.3%. Revenues are up by 10.6% with a return from funds from operations (FFO) at a nice 9.5%.It is a value too at only 1.88 times its book of business, including its properties. And the dividend is an attractive 3.9% and has been climbing over the past five years by an average of 5.02%.Next is WP Carey (NYSE:WPC), which I've followed since it came to the public market back in the late 1990s. WP Carey is a large, diversified REIT with assets around the U.S. Its focus is doing sale-lease-back transactions, where owners and occupiers sell their properties to and then lease them back from WPC. It also focuses on triple-net leases, whereby tenants pay insurance, upkeep and taxes instead of WPC.The return over the past trailing year is a whopping 29.6%, and while revenues have slowed a bit recently to a gain of 4.4%, the FFO return is better at 10.6%. It is also a bargain at only 1.9 times its book value.And the dividend which keeps rising every quarter by policy is even more attractive at 5.4%.Last up is Medical Properties Trust (NYSE:MPW). This REIT is focused on health care properties from hospitals to other facilities. And like WP Carey -- MPW focuses on net leases which lowers costs and operating risks.The trailing year return is running at 44.6%. And yet the stock is only at 1.41 times its book value. Revenues are rising at 11.3% and the FFO return is running at 11.6%.Now I've presented some of my favorite stocks that are separate from the trade war risks. For more -- look at my Profitable Investing. Click here to learn more: https://profitableinvesting.investorplace.com/Neil George is the editor of Profitable Investing and does not have any holdings in the securities mentioned above. 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