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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.01
MAA's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
87% of the 577 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 0.05 vs. MAA: 0.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
MAA' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.01 Max: N/A
Current: 0.01
Equity to Asset 0.44
MAA's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
59% of the 600 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. MAA: 0.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
MAA' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.21  Med: 0.31 Max: 0.45
Current: 0.44
0.21
0.45
Interest Coverage 1.91
MAA's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
65% of the 472 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 2.85 vs. MAA: 1.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
MAA' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.59  Med: 1.45 Max: 2.14
Current: 1.91
0.59
2.14
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 1.15
M-Score: -2.39
WACC vs ROIC
3.17%
4.21%
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
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 26.48
MAA's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 612 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 44.89 vs. MAA: 26.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
MAA' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 13.66  Med: 25.82 Max: 34.93
Current: 26.48
13.66
34.93
Net-margin (%) 29.38
MAA's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 612 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 35.81 vs. MAA: 29.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
MAA' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 6.42  Med: 10.83 Max: 22.11
Current: 29.38
6.42
22.11
ROE (%) 10.27
MAA's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 614 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 6.96 vs. MAA: 10.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
MAA' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -1  Med: 3.55 Max: 12.89
Current: 10.27
-1
12.89
ROA (%) 4.39
MAA's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 623 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 3.19 vs. MAA: 4.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
MAA' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 1.24  Med: 2.07 Max: 3.98
Current: 4.39
1.24
3.98
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 6.61
MAA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 507 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 10.30 vs. MAA: 6.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
MAA' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 2.47  Med: 4.85 Max: 6.15
Current: 6.61
2.47
6.15
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 6.20
MAA's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 422 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. MAA: 6.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
MAA' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -6.9  Med: 0.70 Max: 7.6
Current: 6.2
-6.9
7.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 12.40
MAA's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 375 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. MAA: 12.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
MAA' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: -5.60 Max: 27.6
Current: 12.4
0
27.6
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 28.30
MAA's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 315 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. MAA: 28.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
MAA' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -33.7  Med: 12.60 Max: 41.9
Current: 28.3
-33.7
41.9
» MAA's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q3 2014

MAA Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 41,800 sh (New)
Diamond Hill Capital 466,938 sh (+5.97%)
Ken Fisher 594,090 sh (+0.06%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 109,829 sh (-3.56%)
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Q4 2014

MAA Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 222,800 sh (+433.01%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 109,829 sh (unchged)
Ken Fisher 588,301 sh (-0.97%)
Diamond Hill Capital 448,724 sh (-3.90%)
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Q1 2015

MAA Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 4,838 sh (New)
Jim Simons 407,662 sh (+82.97%)
Diamond Hill Capital 478,462 sh (+6.63%)
Ken Fisher 583,105 sh (-0.88%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 81,289 sh (-25.99%)
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Q2 2015

MAA Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 126,491 sh (+55.61%)
Diamond Hill Capital 543,922 sh (+13.68%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Ken Fisher 581,670 sh (-0.25%)
Jim Simons 297,562 sh (-27.01%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 20.36
MAA's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
59% of the 501 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 16.30 vs. MAA: 20.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
MAA' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 17.63  Med: 57.53 Max: 20390
Current: 20.36
17.63
20390
Forward P/E 37.04
MAA's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
81% of the 319 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 18.02 vs. MAA: 37.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 20.40
MAA's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
58% of the 493 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 16.60 vs. MAA: 20.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
MAA' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 18.67  Med: 83.52 Max: 312.89
Current: 20.4
18.67
312.89
P/B 2.02
MAA's P/B is ranked lower than
85% of the 607 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. MAA: 2.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
MAA' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.53  Med: 3.04 Max: 4.62
Current: 2.02
1.53
4.62
P/S 5.94
MAA's P/S is ranked higher than
59% of the 618 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 6.98 vs. MAA: 5.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
MAA' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.76  Med: 4.25 Max: 6.68
Current: 5.94
1.76
6.68
POCF 14.55
MAA's POCF is ranked lower than
51% of the 517 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 14.45 vs. MAA: 14.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
MAA' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 4.71  Med: 12.49 Max: 17.65
Current: 14.55
4.71
17.65
EV-to-EBIT 22.22
MAA's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
54% of the 545 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 20.60 vs. MAA: 22.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
MAA' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 20.8  Med: 31.50 Max: 77.6
Current: 22.22
20.8
77.6
PEG 11.33
MAA's PEG is ranked lower than
88% of the 164 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 1.85 vs. MAA: 11.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
MAA' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 2.85  Med: 20.06 Max: 551.24
Current: 11.33
2.85
551.24
Shiller P/E 38.98
MAA's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
76% of the 286 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 21.40 vs. MAA: 38.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
MAA' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 35.71  Med: 83.77 Max: 233.04
Current: 38.98
35.71
233.04
Current Ratio 0.37
MAA's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
76% of the 573 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 0.91 vs. MAA: 0.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
MAA' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.38 Max: 2.06
Current: 0.37
0.1
2.06
Quick Ratio 0.37
MAA's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
74% of the 573 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. MAA: 0.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
MAA' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.38 Max: 2.06
Current: 0.37
0.1
2.06

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 3.78
MAA's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
86% of the 794 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 5.22 vs. MAA: 3.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
MAA' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 3.39  Med: 4.32 Max: 10.38
Current: 3.78
3.39
10.38
Dividend Payout 0.76
MAA's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
58% of the 620 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 0.91 vs. MAA: 0.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
MAA' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.43  Med: 2.75 Max: 74.38
Current: 0.76
0.43
74.38
Dividend growth (3y) 5.20
MAA's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
59% of the 327 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. MAA: 5.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
MAA' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0  Med: 1.10 Max: 5.2
Current: 5.2
0
5.2
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.53
MAA's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
72% of the 795 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 5.53 vs. MAA: 4.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
MAA' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 4.07  Med: 5.18 Max: 12.45
Current: 4.53
4.07
12.45
Share Buyback Rate -24.30
MAA's Share Buyback Rate is ranked lower than
84% of the 399 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: -7.00 vs. MAA: -24.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
MAA' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 2.2  Med: -7.90 Max: -24.3
Current: -24.3

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 2.04
MAA's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
82% of the 597 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. MAA: 2.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
MAA' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.82  Med: 1.98 Max: 4.3
Current: 2.04
0.82
4.3
Price/Projected FCF 4.43
MAA's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
84% of the 266 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. MAA: 4.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
MAA' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 2.6  Med: 4.26 Max: 382.63
Current: 4.43
2.6
382.63
Price/Median PS Value 1.42
MAA's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
79% of the 567 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. MAA: 1.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
MAA' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.42  Med: 0.71 Max: 1.45
Current: 1.42
0.42
1.45
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 3.09
MAA's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
77% of the 145 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 1.24 vs. MAA: 3.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
MAA' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.8  Med: 5.72 Max: 32.79
Current: 3.09
0.8
32.79
Price/Graham Number 1.32
MAA's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
69% of the 492 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 0.91 vs. MAA: 1.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
MAA' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.68  Med: 1.59 Max: 4.04
Current: 1.32
0.68
4.04
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 4.53
MAA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 594 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. MAA: 4.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
MAA' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 1.3  Med: 3.20 Max: 4.8
Current: 4.53
1.3
4.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 3.04
MAA's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 339 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 1.35 vs. MAA: 3.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
MAA' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -13.2  Med: -4.30 Max: 12.8
Current: 3.04
-13.2
12.8

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16
Revenue(Mil) 1,041 1,081
EPS($) 1.78 2.11
EPS without NRI($) 1.78 2.11

Business Description

Industry: REITs » REIT - Residential
Compare:PPS, EQR, AVB, AGNC, AIV » details
Traded in other countries:M2K.Germany,
Mid-America Apartment Communities, Inc., was founded in 1994 and incorporated in Tennessee. The Company is a self-administered and self-managed real estate investment trust, or REIT. It owns, operates, acquires and selectively develops apartment communities located in the Sunbelt region of the United States. Its activities include full or partial ownership and operation of 275 multi-family properties and 5 commercial properties as of December 31, 2013, located in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia. As of December 31, 2013, the Company owned or had an ownership interest in 275 multifamily apartment communities located in 14 states from which it derived all significant sources of earnings and operating cash flows. Additionally, it owned five commercial properties in two states. The Company's segments operates as Large market same store communities are generally communities in markets with a population of at least 1 million and at least 1% of the total public multifamily REIT units that it have owned and that have been stabilized for at least a full 12 months and have not been classified as held for sale. Communities are considered stabilized after achieving and maintaining at least 90% occupancy for 90 days. Secondary market same store communities are generally communities in markets with populations of more than 1 million but less than 1% of the total public multifamily REIT units or markets with populations of less than 1 million that it have owned and that have been stabilized for at least a full 12 months and have not been classified as held for sale. Communities are considered stabilized after achieving and maintaining at least 90% occupancy for 90 days and Non same store communities and other generally includes commercial properties, recent acquisitions, communities in development or lease-up and communities that have been classified as held for sale. 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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