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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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.01
MAA's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
57% of the 609 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 0.05 vs. MAA: 0.01 )
MAA' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.01

Equity to Asset 0.43
MAA's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
62% of the 635 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. MAA: 0.43 )
MAA' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 0.45
Current: 0.43

0.21
0.45
Interest Coverage 1.54
MAA's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
62% of the 548 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 2.37 vs. MAA: 1.54 )
MAA' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.59   Max: 2.14
Current: 1.54

0.59
2.14
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 0.79
M-Score: -2.13
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 : 6/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 16.76
MAA's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 645 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 42.25 vs. MAA: 16.76 )
MAA' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 13.66   Max: 34.93
Current: 16.76

13.66
34.93
Net-margin (%) 9.47
MAA's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 646 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 33.86 vs. MAA: 9.47 )
MAA' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 6.42   Max: 22.11
Current: 9.47

6.42
22.11
ROE (%) 3.80
MAA's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 655 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 6.73 vs. MAA: 3.80 )
MAA' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 3.19   Max: 12.89
Current: 3.8

3.19
12.89
ROA (%) 1.55
MAA's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 656 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 3.04 vs. MAA: 1.55 )
MAA' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 1.24   Max: 3.98
Current: 1.55

1.24
3.98
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 2.87
MAA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 581 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 vs. MAA: 2.87 )
MAA' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 2.53   Max: 6.15
Current: 2.87

2.53
6.15
Revenue Growth (%) 0.20
MAA's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 540 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. MAA: 0.20 )
MAA' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -6.9   Max: 11.1
Current: 0.2

-6.9
11.1
EBITDA Growth (%) -1.00
MAA's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 497 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. MAA: -1.00 )
MAA' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 55
Current: -1

0
55
EPS Growth (%) 12.60
MAA's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 400 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. MAA: 12.60 )
MAA' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -33.7   Max: 41.9
Current: 12.6

-33.7
41.9
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Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

MAA Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Diamond Hill Capital 164,148 sh (+12.94%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 141,849 sh (-1.26%)
Ken Fisher 653,787 sh (-3.31%)
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Q4 2013

MAA Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Diamond Hill Capital 361,473 sh (+120.21%)
Ken Fisher 627,922 sh (-3.96%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 131,429 sh (-7.35%)
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Q1 2014

MAA Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Diamond Hill Capital 416,839 sh (+15.32%)
Ken Fisher 616,247 sh (-1.86%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 125,466 sh (-4.54%)
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Q2 2014

MAA Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Diamond Hill Capital 440,613 sh (+5.7%)
Ken Fisher 593,728 sh (-3.65%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 113,882 sh (-9.23%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 43.20
MAA's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
63% of the 695 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 25.40 vs. MAA: 43.20 )
MAA' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 17.63   Max: 20390
Current: 43.2

17.63
20390
P/B 1.72
MAA's P/B is ranked higher than
60% of the 695 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. MAA: 1.72 )
MAA' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.53   Max: 4.62
Current: 1.72

1.53
4.62
P/S 5.23
MAA's P/S is ranked higher than
82% of the 695 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 7.54 vs. MAA: 5.23 )
MAA' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.76   Max: 6.68
Current: 5.23

1.76
6.68
PFCF 45.15
MAA's PFCF is ranked higher than
74% of the 695 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 71.42 vs. MAA: 45.15 )
MAA' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 17.44   Max: 58.44
Current: 45.15

17.44
58.44
EV-to-EBIT 59.64
MAA's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
58% of the 695 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 31.63 vs. MAA: 59.64 )
MAA' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 10.7   Max: 76.6
Current: 59.64

10.7
76.6
Shiller P/E 42.80
MAA's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
84% of the 695 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. MAA: 42.80 )
MAA' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 39.37   Max: 233.04
Current: 42.8

39.37
233.04
Current Ratio 0.42
MAA's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
57% of the 582 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 0.79 vs. MAA: 0.42 )
MAA' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 2.06
Current: 0.42

0.1
2.06
Quick Ratio 0.42
MAA's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
59% of the 582 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 0.77 vs. MAA: 0.42 )
MAA' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 2.06
Current: 0.42

0.1
2.06

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 4.40
MAA's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
50% of the 636 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 4.36 vs. MAA: 4.40 )
MAA' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 3.39   Max: 10.38
Current: 4.4

3.39
10.38
Dividend Payout 5.92
MAA's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
51% of the 695 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. MAA: 5.92 )
MAA' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.51   Max: 74.38
Current: 5.92

0.51
74.38
Dividend growth (3y) 4.20
MAA's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
69% of the 412 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. MAA: 4.20 )
MAA' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 20.9
Current: 4.2

0
20.9
Yield on cost (5-Year) 5.15
MAA's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
52% of the 637 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 4.82 vs. MAA: 5.15 )
MAA' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 3.97   Max: 12.15
Current: 5.15

3.97
12.15
Share Buyback Rate -18.40
MAA's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
58% of the 521 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: -7.10 vs. MAA: -18.40 )
MAA' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 2.2   Max: -25.6
Current: -18.4

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Tangible Book 1.72
MAA's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
63% of the 695 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. MAA: 1.72 )
MAA' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.82   Max: 4.3
Current: 1.72

0.82
4.3
Price/DCF (Projected) 3.75
MAA's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
78% of the 695 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 8.47 vs. MAA: 3.75 )
MAA' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 2.6   Max: 382.63
Current: 3.75

2.6
382.63
Price/Median PS Value 1.31
MAA's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
64% of the 695 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. MAA: 1.31 )
MAA' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.44   Max: 1.53
Current: 1.31

0.44
1.53
Price/Graham Number 2.97
MAA's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
58% of the 695 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. MAA: 2.97 )
MAA' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.68   Max: 4.04
Current: 2.97

0.68
4.04
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 1.70
MAA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
52% of the 631 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. MAA: 1.70 )
MAA' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.3   Max: 9.4
Current: 1.7

1.3
9.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -8.30
MAA's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
57% of the 529 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 2.86 vs. MAA: -8.30 )
MAA' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -11.7   Max: 11.1
Current: -8.3

-11.7
11.1

Business Description

Industry: REITs » REIT - Residential
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Traded in other countries:M2K.Germany
Mid-America Apartment Communities, Inc., or Mid-America was founded in 1994, is a Memphis, Tennessee-based self-administered and self-managed real estate investment trust, or REIT, that focuses on acquiring, owning and operating apartment communities in the Sunbelt region of the United States. The Company together with its subsidiaries, report as a single business segment. As of December 31, 2012, it owned 100% of 160 properties representing 47,809 apartment units. Four properties include retail components with approximately 108,000 square feet of gross leasable area. As of December 31, 2012, it also had 33.33% ownership interests in Mid-America Multifamily Fund I, LLC, or Fund I, and Mid-America Multifamily Fund II, LLC, or Fund II, which owned two properties containing 626 apartment units and four properties containing 1,156 apartment units, respectively. These apartment communities were located across 13 states. The Company's business is conducted mainly through Mid-America Apartments, L.P. It is the sole general partner of the Operating Partnership. As of December 31, 2012, for this strategy they were partners in three joint ventures: Mid-America Multifamily Fund I, LLC, or Fund I; Mid-America Multifamily Fund II, LLC, or Fund II; and Mid-America Multifamily Fund III, LLC, or Fund III. It has traditionally emphasized property management, and over the past several years, it has deepened its asset management functions to provide additional support in marketing, training, ancillary income and, revenue management. A majority of Mid-America's property managers are Certified Apartment Managers, a designation established by the National Apartment Association, which provides training for on-site manager professionals. The Company also provides its own in-house leadership development program consisting of a three-module program followed by two case studies which was developed with the assistance of U.S. Learning, Inc. Apartment communities compete on the basis of monthly rent, discounts and facilities offered, such as apartment size and amenities, and apartment community amenities, including recreational facilities, resident services and physical property condition.
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