AIV stock: buy or sell?
November 19th, 2019
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?Make a decision about when to buy or sell stocks is one of the hardest parts of being a trader or investor. Trading strategies are meant for helping you in the decision process of what stocks to choose and when is the best moment to buy them. At Stocks2.com, we use very simple but trusted and powerful trend following trading strategies. Simple things usually work the best.
Currently, Apartment Investment and Management stock doesn't match any of these trading strategies, so our recommendation is not to buy.
|New all-time high||No|
|New 52 week high||No|
|Price crossing up 200d MA||No|
|100d MA crossing up 200d MA||No|
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.
|Date||Analyst / Broker||Previous rating||Current rating|
|2019-9-6||BMO Capital Markets||Market Perform||Outperform|
|2019-8-12||Zelman & Associates||Sell||Hold|
|2019-3-25||BMO Capital Markets||n/a||Hold|
AIV stock analysis
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.
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 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 $52.40How 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:
|Date||Analyst / Broker||Action||Previous target||Current target||Diff|
|2019-9-6||BMO Capital Markets||Upgrades||$56.00||$58.00||3.6%|
|2019-8-29||SunTrust Banks||Raises Target||$49.00||$50.00||2%|
|2019-3-25||BMO Capital Markets||Reiterates||n/a||$54.00||-|
Financials and fundamental analysis
Earnings date and Earnings per ShareAfter posting its last earnings report on May, Apartment Investment and Management . Unfortunately, reported EPS is not yet available in our database.
|Quarter||Reporting date||Estimated EPS||Actual EPS||Surprise|
Annual financial resultsCompared 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%.
|2013||$973 M||-||$44 M4.6%||-|
|2014||$984 M||1.19%||$316 M32.1%||612.10%|
|2015||$981 M||-0.31%||$256 M26.1%||-19.03%|
|2016||$996 M||1.48%||$438 M43.9%||71.19%|
|2017||$1,005 M||0.96%||$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 resultsApartment 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.
|2017-Q2||$249 M||-||$16 M6.6%||-|
|2017-Q3||$255 M||2.38%||$22 M8.5%||30.90%|
|2017-Q4||$255 M||0.23%||$266 M104.3%||1,134.54%|
|2018-Q1||$248 M||-2.94%||$86 M34.6%||-67.81%|
|2018-Q2||$250 M||1.00%||$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 ownershipWhen 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:
|Market cap||$8.1 B|
|Total shares||148.9 M|
|Float shares||147.4 M|
|- Institutional holdings (%)||101.8%|
|- Insider holdings (%)||0.9%|
|Shares in short selling||0.0%|
|Tuesday, November 19th, 2019|
|Day range||$54.28 - $54.95|
|Average true range||$0.84|
|50d mov avg||$52.82|
|100d mov avg||$51.41|
|200d mov avg||$50.18|
Apartment Investment and Management performanceTo 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.