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AvalonBay Communities (NYSE:AVB) will be releasing its Q114 earnings data on Wednesday, April 23rd. Analysts expect AvalonBay Communities to post earnings of $1.63 per share and revenue of $393.78 million for the quarter. AvalonBay Communities has set its Q1 guidance at $1.60-1.64 EPS and its FY14 guidance at $6.60-6.90 EPS.

AvalonBay Communities (NYSE:AVB) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, January 29th. The company reported $1.62 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate of $1.56 by $0.06. The company had revenue of $400.00 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $393.41 million. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $1.27 earnings per share. AvalonBay Communities’s revenue was up 45.0% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts expect AvalonBay Communities to post $6.76 EPS for the current fiscal year and $7.28 EPS for the next fiscal year.

Shares of AvalonBay Communities (NYSE:AVB) opened at 134.25 on Tuesday. AvalonBay Communities has a 52-week low of $114.16 and a 52-week high of $141.95. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $130.9 and a 200-day moving average of $125.4. The company has a market cap of $17.374 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 48.09.

Several analysts have recently commented on the stock. Analysts at TheStreet upgraded shares of AvalonBay Communities from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, April 16th. On a related note, analysts at Zacks reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of AvalonBay Communities in a research note on Friday, February 14th. They now have a $135.00 price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at Compass Point cut their price target on shares of AvalonBay Communities from $134.00 to $132.00 in a research note on Monday, February 3rd. They now have a “neutral” rating on the stock. Eight investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $142.17.

AvalonBay Communities, Inc is a real estate investment trust (NYSE:AVB) .

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