AIV stock: buy or sell?

AIV stock price: $34.98 5.97% At close on March 27th, 2020

Updated on:
March 27th, 2020

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Shares of Apartment Investment and Management ended yesterday at $34.98 and rocketed an astounding 5.97%. On Monday AIV plunged a frightening -11.94%. Counting Friday, it's been 4 green sessions in a row, gaining $9.69 or 34.23%.

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?

Even if you are a experienced or a novel trader, best trading results come from using an investing strategy that never leaves to random or subjective opinions when is the best moment to buy or sell stocks. That's why is so important to choose your own trading plan that fits your character as inversor. At Stocks2.com, we like to 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.

Buy setupElegible
New all-time highNo
New 52 week highNo
Price crossing up 200d MANo
100d MA crossing up 200d MANo
This doesn't mean AIV will slide in coming sessions, or it will not rise higher. Simply, it doesn't match our recommended trading systems.

Is Apartment Investment and Management stock a buy?

Everyday, hundreds of stock ratings are published by financial analysts to indicate a particular stock's attractiveness. Unfortunately, we couldn't detect any rating for AIV stock for the last 30 days.

AIV stock analysis

Daily outlook

Shares of Apartment Investment and Management ended yesterday at $34.98 and rocketed an astounding 5.97%.

Shares of Apartment Investment and Management ended yesterday at $34.98 and rocketed an astounding 5.97%. For the last 23 days when AIV stock price broke down the SMA200d line, it slid $-16.31 per share (-31.80%). AIV marked a lower low and a lower high in the short term, defining a downward trend. Climbing above $51.39 would break this short term down trend and open possibilities for reversing this situation. On Feb/21, AIV hit a new all time high, pushing higher than on Feb/20 tops. Check different trading setups that use ATHs as triggers.

AIV stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

After sliding a frightening -62.66% in a week last week, Apartment Investment and Management closed this week at $34.98 and skyrocketed an astounding 23.56%.

Once Apartment Investment and Management failed to resist above the support, it inevitably slid down. Not so far away is the last all-time high Apartment Investment and Management marked by mid February, but since then it dropped a 37.18%. Since late February, when AIV stock price broke down the 40-weeks moving avarage line, it slid $-20.51 per share (-36.96%). Stocks below the 200 days moving average line are usually not recommended for average traders.

AIV stock chart (weekly)

AIV stock price history

AIV stock went public on July 22nd, 1994 with a price of $4.701. Since then, AIV stock surged a 644.30%, with a yearly average of 25.80%. If you had invested right after AIV's IPO a $1,000 in AIV stock in 1994, it would worth $6,443.00 today.

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

AIV stock historical price chart

AIV stock reached all-time highs on Feb 21st with a price of $55.68.

AIV stock price target

Nobody can reliably foresee how stock prices may evolve in the future. However, many stock price predictions are published every day by banks, financial institutions and independent analysts. You should not follow the analysts' AIV stock price predictions in the hope that they will be met as they may be wrong and not met. For the last month we have not found any price prediction for Apartment Investment and Management stock by any trusted analyst.

Financials and fundamental analysis

Earnings date and Earnings per Share

After publishing 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 a disappointing correction of -3.29% to $972.41 M USD. When comparing 2018 vs 2017, however, profit margin (that is, the net income divided by revenues) rocketed a 37.13% to 69.31%.

Apartment Investment and Management presents anual results in December, and to compare 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 earnings $864.30 million dollars. When comparing this TTM figures with the last reported annuality, we can esteem Apartment Investment and Management business evolution since December 2018: Annual turnover up to March, compared to lastest yearly report, slightly fell an unpleasant -1.80%. Instead, profit margin (net income/sales) skyrocketed 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 income marked $276.07 million with a profit margin of 119.91%. Profit margin skyrocketed a 115.88% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 4.03%. When comparing turnover to same quarter last year, Apartment Investment and Management sales marked an awful drop down and dropped a -7.06%. Looking back to recent quarterly results, Apartment Investment and Management posted 3 positive 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 invest in shares of a company, it's worth to overview its ownership structure.

Apartment Investment and Management shares owned by insiders (that is, founders, CEO, CTO, main executives or other management staff) currently counts a 0.86% of all shares.

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

The following table compares ownership indicators for other stocks related to Apartment Investment and Management:

AIV
Market cap$5.2 B
Total shares148.9 M
Float shares147.5 M
  - Institutional holdings (%)102.5%
  - Insider holdings (%)0.9%
Shares in short selling0.0%

AIV summary

Friday, March 27th, 2020
Open$31.90
Close$34.98
Day range$31.56 - $35.64
Previous close$33.01
Session gain5.97%
Average true range$4.60
50d mov avg$47.78
100d mov avg$49.83
200d mov avg$50.22
Daily patternlb06a
Weekly pattern lt06c

Apartment Investment and Management performance

Performance as an absolute value is never valid if it's not benchmarked against competitors or related stocks in the industry. We compared Apartment Investment and Management against in the following table:
Stock3m6m12m
AIVApartment Investm...-31.22%-31.48%-28.28%

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.