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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

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industry
vs
history
Equity to Asset 0.40
APTS's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
72% of the 656 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. APTS: 0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
APTS' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.37  Med: 0.41 Max: 0.48
Current: 0.4
0.37
0.48
Interest Coverage 0.89
APTS's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
90% of the 609 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 3.23 vs. APTS: 0.89 )
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: 0.89
0.34
1.21
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 0.36
M-Score: -1.41
WACC vs ROIC
3.78%
2.04%
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 : 4/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 17.28
APTS's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
77% of the 662 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 47.66 vs. APTS: 17.28 )
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: 17.28
-105.07
21.78
Net-margin (%) -2.20
APTS's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
86% of the 663 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 39.13 vs. APTS: -2.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
APTS' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -159.53  Med: -2.20 Max: 3.7
Current: -2.2
-159.53
3.7
ROE (%) -5.36
APTS's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
92% of the 666 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 7.18 vs. APTS: -5.36 )
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: -5.36
-50.09
-1.45
ROA (%) -0.25
APTS's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
86% of the 670 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 3.48 vs. APTS: -0.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
APTS' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18.21  Med: -0.24 Max: 0.41
Current: -0.25
-18.21
0.41
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 2.60
APTS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
83% of the 556 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 11.03 vs. APTS: 2.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
APTS' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.15  Med: 2.50 Max: 3.44
Current: 2.6
-14.15
3.44
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 26.80
APTS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 466 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 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: 26.80 Max: 32.6
Current: 26.8
0
32.6
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 100.10
APTS's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 338 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. APTS: 100.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
APTS' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -57.7  Med: -44.40 Max: 100.1
Current: 100.1
-57.7
100.1
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/B 0.54
APTS's P/B is ranked higher than
94% of the 657 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. APTS: 0.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
APTS' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.48  Med: 0.76 Max: 1.2
Current: 0.54
0.48
1.2
P/S 2.49
APTS's P/S is ranked higher than
88% of the 648 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 7.28 vs. APTS: 2.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
APTS' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.08  Med: 2.80 Max: 23.46
Current: 2.49
2.08
23.46
POCF 7.75
APTS's POCF is ranked higher than
84% of the 533 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 14.44 vs. APTS: 7.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
APTS' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.48  Med: 9.38 Max: 23.51
Current: 7.75
6.48
23.51
EV-to-EBIT 54.03
APTS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
89% of the 566 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 20.64 vs. APTS: 54.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
APTS' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -126.9  Med: 40.60 Max: 4780.5
Current: 54.03
-126.9
4780.5
EV-to-EBITDA 17.91
APTS's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
57% of the 590 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 16.14 vs. APTS: 17.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
APTS' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -78.7  Med: 18.90 Max: 125
Current: 17.91
-78.7
125
Current Ratio 1.41
APTS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
65% of the 618 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 0.89 vs. APTS: 1.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
APTS' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 1.20 Max: 2.59
Current: 1.41
0.03
2.59
Quick Ratio 1.41
APTS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
67% of the 618 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 0.84 vs. APTS: 1.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
APTS' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 1.20 Max: 2.59
Current: 1.41
0.03
2.59
Days Sales Outstanding 37.78
APTS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
69% of the 484 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 18.65 vs. APTS: 37.78 )
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: 37.78
1.65
37.78

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 6.05
APTS's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
64% of the 835 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 5.27 vs. APTS: 6.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
APTS' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.39  Med: 6.48 Max: 7.71
Current: 6.05
1.39
7.71
Dividend Growth (3y) 10.10
APTS's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
77% of the 351 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 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: 10.10 Max: 20.4
Current: 10.1
0
20.4
Forward Dividend Yield 6.24
APTS's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
60% of the 835 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 5.52 vs. APTS: 6.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
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Yield on cost (5-Year) 6.05
APTS's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
52% of the 834 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 6.24 vs. APTS: 6.05 )
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: 6.48 Max: 7.71
Current: 6.05
1.39
7.71
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -62.50
APTS's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
96% of the 412 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: -7.10 vs. APTS: -62.50 )
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: -534.6  Med: -65.70 Max: -62.5
Current: -62.5
-534.6
-62.5

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 0.56
APTS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
94% of the 649 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. APTS: 0.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
APTS' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.59  Med: 0.75 Max: 0.9
Current: 0.56
0.59
0.9
Price/Median PS Value 0.89
APTS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
75% of the 518 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. APTS: 0.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
APTS' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.76  Med: 0.97 Max: 1.95
Current: 0.89
0.76
1.95
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 1.80
APTS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
81% of the 626 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. APTS: 1.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
APTS' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.1  Med: 2.00 Max: 4.9
Current: 1.8
1.1
4.9

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $109
EPS $ -0.96
Beta0.25
Short Percentage of Float4.75%
52-Week Range $8.69 - 13.89
Shares Outstanding(Mil)23.03

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17
Revenue(Mil) 151 174
EPS($) -1.07 -0.93
EPS without NRI($) -1.07 -0.93

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