American Campus Communities Inc (NYSE:ACC) updated its FY17 earnings guidance on Monday. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $2.34-2.44 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $2.37.

Several research analysts recently issued reports on the stock. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of American Campus Communities from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report on Friday, July 14th. BidaskClub lowered shares of American Campus Communities from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report on Saturday, July 8th. FBR & Co reaffirmed a buy rating on shares of American Campus Communities in a report on Friday, May 19th. Evercore ISI raised shares of American Campus Communities from an underperform rating to an in-line rating and raised their price objective for the stock from $48.00 to $49.00 in a report on Monday, June 19th. Finally, JMP Securities raised shares of American Campus Communities from a market perform rating to an outperform rating and set a $55.00 price objective for the company in a report on Monday, July 10th. Six analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the stock. American Campus Communities has an average rating of Hold and an average price target of $52.25.

American Campus Communities Inc (NYSE:ACC) traded down 0.12% during mid-day trading on Monday, hitting $48.94. 636,905 shares of the stock traded hands. The firm has a market cap of $6.56 billion, a P/E ratio of 75.18 and a beta of 0.25. American Campus Communities Inc has a 52 week low of $44.65 and a 52 week high of $54.56. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $47.58 and its 200-day moving average price is $48.10.

American Campus Communities (NYSE:ACC) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Monday, April 24th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.62 earnings per share for the quarter, hitting the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.62. American Campus Communities had a net margin of 11.23% and a return on equity of 2.53%. The company had revenue of $192.90 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $183.61 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.62 EPS. The firm’s quarterly revenue was down 3.5% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities analysts forecast that American Campus Communities Inc will post $0.85 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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About American Campus Communities

American Campus Communities, Inc is a self-managed and self-administered equity real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company’s segments include Wholly-Owned Properties, On-Campus Participating Properties, Development Services, and Property Management Services. It is engaged in the acquisition, design, financing, development, construction management, leasing and management of student housing properties.

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