Mid-America Apartment Communities
Why Are REITs Looking Attractive Right Now?
REITs have gained popularity as an investment option owing to their high dividend yields and staggering return potential. Hopes for interest rate cuts this year by the Fed have made REITs quite a deal.
Equity Residential: Shareholder Wealth by Capital Reallocation
During the first half of 2018, Equity Residential sold four apartment properties and a land parcel for $292.7 million.
Post Properties and Mid-America: Exceptions in the MAE Clause
Pretty much anything that has a material adverse effect on a company will be considered an MAE, although there are exceptions to that rule.
MAE Clause: How Mid-America Could Walk Away from the Deal
We’ll look at the MAE clause of the Post Properties and Mid-America Apartment merger agreement. We’ll see how Mid-America could walk away from the deal.
What’s the Downside in the Post Properties and Mid-America Deal?
Post Properties was trading at ~$62 per share before the deal with Mid-America was announced. If the deal breaks, it could return to those levels.
Why Is Mid-America Apartment Buying Post Properties?
Mid-America Apartment is buying Post Properties (PPS) in a $4.5 billion stock transaction to create the largest publicly traded apartment REIT.
Mid-America Apartment Buys Post Properties in a $4.5 Billion Deal
Post Properties and Mid-America Apartment announced a merger. Mid-America will purchase Post Properties for ~$4.5 billion in stock and assumed debt.
AvalonBay Communities’ Stock Outperformed Its Peers in 2015
AvalonBay Communities is the second-largest residential REIT company in the US with a market cap of $24.6 billion. Among the 26 analysts following AvalonBay’s stock, 16 have assigned a “buy” rating. AvalonBay received only one sell rating and nine “hold” ratings.
MAA’s EBITDA Margin: Lower than Industry Average
MAA’s EBITDA margin is lower than the industry average of 57.7%, as well as the margins reported by some of the company’s peers.
Why Have Rising Occupancy Levels and Rent Boded Well for MAA?
MAA’s operating strategy includes maintaining high occupancy levels to sustain its growth momentum.
Why Property Acquisitions and Dispositions Are Important to MAA
MAA’s focus on the acquisition and disposition of properties helps it achieve the required product mix and geographic diversification.
Investing in MAA: A Must-Know Company Overview
MAA is the sixth largest apartment REIT company in the United States, with a market capitalization of $6.4 billion.
Investing in Equity Residential: A Company Overview
Equity Residential was formed as a REIT. It became a publicly traded company in 1993. It’s part of the S&P 500 Index. It employs about 3,500 people.