AvalonBay Communities Inc (NYSE:AVB) had its Buy rating reiterated by Stifel Nicolaus with a $195.00 price target

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Analyst Ratings For AvalonBay Communities Inc (NYSE:AVB)

Today, Stifel Nicolaus reiterated its Buy rating on AvalonBay Communities Inc (NYSE:AVB) with a price target of $195.00.

There are 13 Hold Ratings, 9 Buy Ratings, no Strong Buy Ratings, no Sell Ratings on the stock.

The current consensus rating on AvalonBay Communities Inc (NYSE:AVB) is Hold with a consensus target price of $190.1053 per share, a potential 6.67% upside.

Some recent analyst ratings include

  • 8/2/2018-Stifel Nicolaus Reiterated Rating of Buy.
  • 5/31/2018-BTIG Research was Downgraded by analysts at BTIG Research from a “Buy ” rating to a ” Neutral” rating. They now have a $208.00 price target on the stock.
  • 4/13/2018-Jefferies Financial Group Reiterated Rating of Hold.
  • 4/6/2018-Citigroup Upgrade from a “Neutral ” rating to a ” Buy” rating.

Recent Insider Trading Activity For AvalonBay Communities Inc (NYSE:AVB)
AvalonBay Communities Inc (NYSE:AVB) has insider ownership of 0.43% and institutional ownership of 93.30%.

  • On 12/12/2017 Leo S. Horey III, Insider, sold 2,000 with an average share price of $182.75 per share and the total transaction amounting to $365,500.00.
  • On 12/12/2017 Timothy J. Naughton, CEO, sold 25,160 with an average share price of $183.84 per share and the total transaction amounting to $4,625,414.40.
  • On 12/11/2017 Sean J. Breslin, COO, sold 1,500 with an average share price of $182.65 per share and the total transaction amounting to $273,975.00.
  • On 12/4/2017 Leo S. Horey III, Insider, sold 2,000 with an average share price of $181.89 per share and the total transaction amounting to $363,780.00.
  • On 6/9/2017 William M. Mclaughlin, Insider, sold 5,112 with an average share price of $193.88 per share and the total transaction amounting to $991,114.56.
  • On 5/15/2017 Edward M. Schulman, EVP, sold 1,764 with an average share price of $191.82 per share and the total transaction amounting to $338,370.48.
  • On 5/11/2017 Keri A. Shea, SVP, sold 1,000 with an average share price of $192.36 per share and the total transaction amounting to $192,360.00.

About AvalonBay Communities Inc (NYSE:AVB)
As of March 31, 2018, the Company owned or held a direct or indirect ownership interest in 288 apartment communities containing 84,162 apartment homes in 12 states and the District of Columbia, of which 18 communities were under development and 15 communities were under redevelopment. The Company is an equity REIT in the business of developing, redeveloping, acquiring and managing apartment communities in leading metropolitan areas primarily in New England, the New York/New Jersey Metro area, the Mid-Atlantic, the Pacific Northwest, and the Northern and Southern California regions of the United States. More information may be found on the Company’s website at http://www.avalonbay.com.

Recent Trading Activity for AvalonBay Communities Inc (NYSE:AVB)
Shares of AvalonBay Communities Inc closed the previous trading session at 178,21 up +1,24 0,70 % with 178.46 shares trading hands.

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