American Campus Communities (NYSE:ACC)‘s stock had its “overweight” rating reissued by stock analysts at KeyCorp in a note issued to investors on Wednesday. They currently have a $47.00 target price on the real estate investment trust’s stock, down from their previous target price of $56.00. KeyCorp’s price target suggests a potential upside of 13.55% from the company’s current price.

Several other equities analysts also recently weighed in on the company. J P Morgan Chase & Co downgraded American Campus Communities from a “neutral” rating to an “underweight” rating and set a $45.00 target price on the stock. in a research report on Friday, December 15th. B. Riley set a $56.00 price objective on American Campus Communities and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, December 7th. Robert W. Baird lowered their price objective on American Campus Communities from $51.00 to $47.00 and set an “outperform” rating on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, October 31st. Zacks Investment Research downgraded American Campus Communities from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Monday, October 30th. Finally, Citigroup restated a “neutral” rating on shares of American Campus Communities in a research report on Friday, October 27th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and nine have given a buy rating to the stock. American Campus Communities has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $50.60.

American Campus Communities (NYSE ACC) traded down $1.11 during mid-day trading on Wednesday, hitting $41.39. The stock had a trading volume of 806,300 shares, compared to its average volume of 687,661. The stock has a market cap of $5,798.13, a P/E ratio of 19.06, a P/E/G ratio of 14.06 and a beta of 0.27. The company has a current ratio of 0.72, a quick ratio of 0.72 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.79. American Campus Communities has a 52-week low of $41.06 and a 52-week high of $51.70.

Several hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of ACC. CIBC Asset Management Inc bought a new stake in shares of American Campus Communities in the third quarter worth about $202,000. Raymond James Trust N.A. increased its holdings in shares of American Campus Communities by 6.6% in the second quarter. Raymond James Trust N.A. now owns 4,567 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $216,000 after purchasing an additional 283 shares during the last quarter. Cipher Capital LP bought a new stake in shares of American Campus Communities in the third quarter worth about $244,000. Garner Asset Management Corp bought a new stake in American Campus Communities during the second quarter worth approximately $247,000. Finally, Verition Fund Management LLC bought a new stake in American Campus Communities during the second quarter worth approximately $282,000.

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American Campus Communities Company Profile

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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