AIV stock: buy or sell?

AIV stock price: $54.69 0.16% At close on November 19th, 2019

Updated on:
November 19th, 2019

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Apartment Investment and Management shares stayed stable 0.16% to $54.69 today. With Tuesday, it's been 5 climbing sessions in a row, adding $2.25 or 4.25%.

Aimco is a real estate investment trust focused on the ownership and management of quality apartment communities located in select markets in the United States.

Should I buy AIV stock?

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Currently, Apartment Investment and Management stock doesn't match any of these trading strategies, so our recommendation is not to buy.

Buy setupElegible
New all-time highNo
New 52 week highNo
Price crossing up 200d MANo
100d MA crossing up 200d MANo
This is not a selling recommendation at all, just it's not the best moment to buy if you follow any of these trading strategies.

Is Apartment Investment and Management stock a buy?

Financial institutions and banks post stock ratings everyday. At Stocks2.com, we collected 8 ratings published for AIV stock in the last 30 days.

Is AIV a good stock to buy?
DateAnalyst / BrokerPrevious ratingCurrent rating
2019-9-6BMO Capital MarketsMarket PerformOutperform
2019-8-6MizuhoNeutralBuy
2019-8-29SunTrust Banksn/aHold
2019-8-12Zelman & AssociatesSellHold
2019-4-16Barclaysn/aHold
2019-3-25BMO Capital Marketsn/aHold
2019-2-4BarclaysOverweightEqual Weight
2019-2-25SunTrust BanksBuyHold

AIV stock analysis

Daily outlook

Apartment Investment and Management stayed stable a neutral 0.16% and closed at $54.69.

Shares of Apartment Investment and Management stayed constant a neutral 0.16% and closed at $54.69. On August AIV price bounced up over the SMA of 100 days demonstrating to be a significant support for this stock. On Nov 1st, AIV hit new all time highs, pushing higher previous ATH of $54.66 recorded on Oct 22nd. New ATHs are usual entry points for many trading setups as there aren't higher resistences.

AIV stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

Apartment Investment and Management closed this week at $54.69 and stepped up a slightly fine 0.87%.

AIV shows a long term strength with several rising tops and rising bottoms. It left a new bottom at $52.03 early November. Previous top ($55.09) will play as a resistance in possible new gains. Not so far away is the last price record Apartment Investment and Management marked late October. Early August AIV price bounced up over the SMA of 20 weeks that acted as support stopping new slides.

AIV stock chart (weekly)

AIV stock price history

AIV stock went public on July 22nd, 1994 with a price of $4.731. Since then, AIV stock grew a 1,056.20%, with an average of 42.20% per year. If you had invested right after AIV's IPO a $1,000 in AIV stock in 1994, it would worth $10,562.00 today.

1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.

AIV stock historical price chart

AIV stock reached all-time highs on Nov/1 with a price of $55.09.

AIV stock price target is $52.40

How much a stock will be priced tomorrow or next week is quite unpredictable However, many stock price predictions are published every day by banks, financial institutions and independent analysts. The accuracy of these stock price predictions is not very high, and you should not blindly believe and make decisions only based on what this ratings or price target predictions say. We have 5 price predictions for AIV stock published in the last month:
AIV stock price predictions
DateAnalyst / BrokerActionPrevious targetCurrent targetDiff
2019-9-6BMO Capital MarketsUpgrades$56.00$58.003.6%
2019-8-29SunTrust BanksRaises Target$49.00$50.002%
2019-4-16BarclaysReiteratesn/a$51.00-
2019-3-25BMO Capital MarketsReiteratesn/a$54.00-
2019-2-4BarclaysDowngradesn/a$49.00-
(in average)$52.50$52.400.0%
Moving in a range from $58.00 and $49.00, the price prediction for Apartment Investment and Management stock is $52.40. In average, analysts' outlook on AIV price forecast is stable from previous estimations.

Financials and fundamental analysis

Earnings date and Earnings per Share

After posting its last earnings report on May, Apartment Investment and Management . Unfortunately, reported EPS is not yet available in our database.
AIV earnings date and EPS evolution
QuarterReporting dateEstimated EPSActual EPSSurprise
2017-Q2-n/a0.09n/a
2017-Q32017-10-260.090.1122.2%
2017-Q42018-02-010.071.92,614.3%
2018-Q12018-05-070.620.620.0%
2018-Q22018-08-020.640.63-1.6%
2018-Q32018-11-010.630.653.2%
2018-Q42019-02-040.660.65-1.5%
2019-Q12019-05-060.02n/an/a
2019-Q2-n/an/an/a
2019-Q3-n/an/an/a

Annual financial results

Compared to 2017, last anual revenues report draw an ugly slide of -3.29% to $972.41 M USD. When comparing 2018 vs 2017, in contrast, profit margin (that is, the net income divided by revenues) climbed a 37.13% to 69.31%.

Apartment Investment and Management presents anual results in December, and to evaluate its evolution since then, we estimate annual sales and income figures by adding results from the last 4 quarters. This is called TTM (or Twelve Trailing Months). So, Apartment Investment and Management TTM sales up to March 2019 were $954.93 and income $864.30 million dollars. If we compare this TTM figures with the last reported annuality, we can review Apartment Investment and Management business evolution since December 2018: Annual revenues up to March, compared to lastest yearly report, depreciated a disappointing -1.80%. In contrary, profit margin (net income/revenues) rocketed at 69.31%.

AIV annual Sales and Income evolution
YearSalesYoYIncome/(margin)YoY
2013$973 M-$44 M4.6%-
2014$984 M1.19%$316 M32.1%612.10%
2015$981 M-0.31%$256 M26.1%-19.03%
2016$996 M1.48%$438 M43.9%71.19%
2017$1,005 M0.96%$324 M32.2%-26.07%
2018$972 M-3.29%$674 M69.3%108.31%
TTM $955 M-1.80%$864 M90.5%28.24%

Quarterly financial results

Apartment Investment and Management posted $230.24 M in sales for 2019-Q1, a -0.77% decline compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter earnings marked $276.07 M with a profit margin of 119.91%. Profit margin rocketed a 115.88% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 4.03%. When comparing revenues to same quarter last year, Apartment Investment and Management sales marked a fatal decrease and slipped a -7.06%. Looking back to recent quarterly results, Apartment Investment and Management posted 3 negative quarters in a row.
AIV quarterly Sales and Income evolution
QuarterSales1QoQ2Income1/(margin)QoQ2
2017-Q2$249 M-$16 M6.6%-
2017-Q3$255 M2.38%$22 M8.5%30.90%
2017-Q4$255 M0.23%$266 M104.3%1,134.54%
2018-Q1$248 M-2.94%$86 M34.6%-67.81%
2018-Q2$250 M1.00%$7 M2.8%-91.87%
2018-Q3$242 M-3.08%$572 M235.9%8,104.35%
2018-Q4$232 M-4.31%$9 M4.0%-98.37%
2019-Q1$230 M-0.77%$276 M119.9%2,855.43%

Apartment Investment and Management ownership

When you are planning to buy shares of a stock, it's worth to have a look its ownership structure.

Management staff in all public traded companies that hold equity is required to report every transaction to the SEC. For Apartment Investment and Management, 0.92% of all outstanding shares are owned by its staff.

Bearish positions for AIV stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.

For a better understanding, the next table shows ownership data compared to other related stocks:

AIV
Market cap$8.1 B
Total shares148.9 M
Float shares147.4 M
  - Institutional holdings (%)101.8%
  - Insider holdings (%)0.9%
Shares in short selling0.0%

AIV summary

Tuesday, November 19th, 2019
Open$54.63
Close$54.69
Day range$54.28 - $54.95
Previous close$54.60
Session gain0.16%
Average true range$0.84
50d mov avg$52.82
100d mov avg$51.41
200d mov avg$50.18
Daily pattern
Weekly pattern lb03a

Apartment Investment and Management performance

To better understand Apartment Investment and Management performance you must compare its gains with other related stocks in same sector or industry. We selected as the bechmarking frame for Apartment Investment and Management stock.
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AIVApartment Investm...9.40%8.79%22.62%

Apartment Investment and Management competitors

Unfortunately, we could not find any public company that could be defined as Apartment Investment and Management competitor. This doesn't mean Apartment Investment and Management does not have any competitor in the market, it's just we could not detected it.