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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 4/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.01
APTS's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
95% of the 658 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 0.06 vs. APTS: 0.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
APTS' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.04 Max: N/A
Current: 0.01
Equity to Asset 0.37
APTS's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
77% of the 682 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 vs. APTS: 0.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
APTS' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 0.41 Max: 0.51
Current: 0.37
0.29
0.51
Interest Coverage 0.72
APTS's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
95% of the 656 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 3.55 vs. APTS: 0.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
APTS' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.34  Med: 0.92 Max: 1.21
Current: 0.72
0.34
1.21
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 0.28
M-Score: -1.24
WACC vs ROIC
4.86%
1.77%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 5/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 15.20
APTS's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
81% of the 688 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 49.17 vs. APTS: 15.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
APTS' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -105.07  Med: 17.28 Max: 21.78
Current: 15.2
-105.07
21.78
Net-margin (%) -3.47
APTS's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
89% of the 689 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 40.03 vs. APTS: -3.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
APTS' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -159.53  Med: -2.2 Max: 3.7
Current: -3.47
-159.53
3.7
ROE (%) -6.72
APTS's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
94% of the 694 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. APTS: -6.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
APTS' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -50.09  Med: -5.21 Max: -1.45
Current: -6.72
-50.09
-1.45
ROA (%) -0.39
APTS's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
88% of the 698 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 3.32 vs. APTS: -0.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
APTS' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -92.29  Med: -0.98 Max: 0.41
Current: -0.39
-92.29
0.41
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 2.52
APTS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
86% of the 574 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 12.90 vs. APTS: 2.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
APTS' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.15  Med: 2.55 Max: 3.44
Current: 2.52
-14.15
3.44
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 26.80
APTS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 473 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. APTS: 26.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
APTS' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 26.8 Max: 32.6
Current: 26.8
0
32.6
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 99.30
APTS's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 355 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. APTS: 99.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
APTS' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -57.6  Med: -44.1 Max: 99.3
Current: 99.3
-57.6
99.3
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Business Description

Industry: REITs » REIT - Residential    NAICS: 531110    SIC: 6798
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Preferred Apartment Communities Inc is formed to acquire multifamily properties in select targeted markets throughout the United States. The company make mezzanine loans, provide deposit arrangements or provide performance assurances.

Preferred Apartment Communities Inc was formed as a Maryland corporation on September 18, 2009 and has elected to be taxed as a real estate investment trust, or REIT. The Company is formed to acquire multifamily properties in select targeted markets throughout the United States. The Company may acquire senior mortgage loans, subordinate loans or mezzanine debt secured by interests in multifamily properties, membership or partnership interests in multifamily properties and other multifamily assets. The Company is in the development stage. It is in the process of forming a subsidiary, Preferred Apartment Communities Operating Partnership, LP. Its investment strategy is to acquire assets in opportunistic and stable markets, taking advantage of a depleting inventory and favorable financing available from Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/B 0.44
APTS's P/B is ranked higher than
97% of the 686 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. APTS: 0.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
APTS' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.39  Med: 0.75 Max: 1.2
Current: 0.44
0.39
1.2
P/S 1.86
APTS's P/S is ranked higher than
94% of the 660 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 7.23 vs. APTS: 1.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
APTS' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.66  Med: 2.68 Max: 23.46
Current: 1.86
1.66
23.46
POCF 5.31
APTS's POCF is ranked higher than
93% of the 563 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 14.57 vs. APTS: 5.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
APTS' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.8  Med: 9.14 Max: 23.51
Current: 5.31
4.8
23.51
EV-to-EBIT 52.49
APTS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
89% of the 599 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 19.47 vs. APTS: 52.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
APTS' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -126.9  Med: 45.95 Max: 4780.5
Current: 52.49
-126.9
4780.5
EV-to-EBITDA 16.59
APTS's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
51% of the 619 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 16.26 vs. APTS: 16.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
APTS' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -78.7  Med: 18.45 Max: 125
Current: 16.59
-78.7
125
Current Ratio 0.95
APTS's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
51% of the 651 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 vs. APTS: 0.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
APTS' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 1.39 Max: 4.63
Current: 0.95
0.21
4.63
Quick Ratio 0.95
APTS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
52% of the 651 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 0.91 vs. APTS: 0.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
APTS' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 1.39 Max: 4.63
Current: 0.95
0.21
4.63
Days Sales Outstanding 36.81
APTS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
68% of the 482 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 19.15 vs. APTS: 36.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
APTS' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.65  Med: 20.89 Max: 37.78
Current: 36.81
1.65
37.78

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 5.91
APTS's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
61% of the 900 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 3.76 vs. APTS: 5.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
APTS' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.39  Med: 6.32 Max: 7.71
Current: 5.91
1.39
7.71
Dividend Growth (3y) 10.10
APTS's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
76% of the 363 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. APTS: 10.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
APTS' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 10.1 Max: 20.4
Current: 10.1
0
20.4
Forward Dividend Yield 6.35
APTS's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
63% of the 900 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 5.44 vs. APTS: 6.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 5.91
APTS's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
55% of the 898 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 6.18 vs. APTS: 5.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
APTS' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.39  Med: 6.32 Max: 7.71
Current: 5.91
1.39
7.71
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -62.60
APTS's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
95% of the 404 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: -6.30 vs. APTS: -62.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
APTS' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -644.8  Med: -62.6 Max: -60.8
Current: -62.6
-644.8
-60.8

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 0.47
APTS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
97% of the 677 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. APTS: 0.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
APTS' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.45  Med: 0.75 Max: 1.29
Current: 0.47
0.45
1.29
Price/Median PS Value 0.69
APTS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
93% of the 520 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. APTS: 0.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
APTS' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.67  Med: 1.01 Max: 8.83
Current: 0.69
0.67
8.83
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 1.90
APTS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
81% of the 659 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. APTS: 1.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
APTS' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.1  Med: 1.9 Max: 4.9
Current: 1.9
1.1
4.9

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $175.0
EPS (TTM) $ -1.75
Beta0.52
Short Percentage of Float2.18%
52-Week Range $10.51 - 15.39
Shares Outstanding (Mil)26.51

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17
Revenue (Mil $) 197 251
EPS ($) -2.00 -1.91
EPS w/o NRI ($) -2.00 -1.91
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
7.00%
Dividends Per Share ($) 0.80 0.86
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