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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
86% of the 598 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 0.06 vs. MAA: 0.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
MAA' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
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
61% of the 631 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. MAA: 0.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
MAA' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 0.31 Max: 0.45
Current: 0.44
0.21
0.45
Interest Coverage 2.40
MAA's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
61% of the 520 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 3.13 vs. MAA: 2.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
MAA' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.3  Med: 1.56 Max: 2.14
Current: 2.4
1.3
2.14
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 1.23
M-Score: -2.74
WACC vs ROIC
2.94%
4.48%
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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 27.60
MAA's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
66% of the 636 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 44.56 vs. MAA: 27.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
MAA' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 18.42  Med: 25.18 Max: 26.79
Current: 27.6
18.42
26.79
Net-margin (%) 31.89
MAA's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 637 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 35.08 vs. MAA: 31.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
MAA' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.42  Med: 10.67 Max: 22.11
Current: 31.89
6.42
22.11
ROE (%) 11.26
MAA's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 641 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 6.65 vs. MAA: 11.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
MAA' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.57  Med: 5.41 Max: 12.89
Current: 11.26
1.57
12.89
ROA (%) 4.86
MAA's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 646 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 3.07 vs. MAA: 4.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
MAA' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.26  Med: 1.99 Max: 3.98
Current: 4.86
1.26
3.98
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 7.11
MAA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 531 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 9.30 vs. MAA: 7.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
MAA' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.47  Med: 4.83 Max: 5.49
Current: 7.11
2.47
5.49
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 8.00
MAA's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 429 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. MAA: 8.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
MAA' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.5  Med: 0.45 Max: 8
Current: 8
-8.5
8
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 13.60
MAA's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 382 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. MAA: 13.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
MAA' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -5.10 Max: 27.6
Current: 13.6
0
27.6
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 37.10
MAA's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 322 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 4.70 vs. MAA: 37.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
MAA' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -33.7  Med: 9.70 Max: 41.9
Current: 37.1
-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

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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Q3 2015

MAA Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Pioneer Investments 256,039 sh (New)
Jim Simons 603,262 sh (+102.73%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 128,330 sh (+1.45%)
Diamond Hill Capital 540,281 sh (-0.67%)
Ken Fisher 563,185 sh (-3.18%)
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Q4 2015

MAA Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Ken Fisher 561,969 sh (-0.22%)
Diamond Hill Capital 441,556 sh (-18.27%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 20.10
MAA's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
61% of the 798 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 17.03 vs. MAA: 20.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
MAA' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.51  Med: 57.62 Max: 330.28
Current: 20.1
17.51
330.28
Forward P/E 30.30
MAA's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
79% of the 553 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 16.47 vs. MAA: 30.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 20.10
MAA's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
56% of the 636 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 17.50 vs. MAA: 20.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
MAA' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.77  Med: 83.39 Max: 330.28
Current: 20.1
17.77
330.28
P/B 2.17
MAA's P/B is ranked lower than
100% of the 824 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. MAA: 2.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
MAA' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.53  Med: 3.04 Max: 4.62
Current: 2.17
1.53
4.62
P/S 6.38
MAA's P/S is ranked lower than
55% of the 824 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 5.69 vs. MAA: 6.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
MAA' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.74  Med: 4.46 Max: 6.94
Current: 6.38
1.74
6.94
POCF 14.61
MAA's POCF is ranked lower than
56% of the 824 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 13.49 vs. MAA: 14.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
MAA' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.61  Med: 12.57 Max: 17.4
Current: 14.61
4.61
17.4
EV-to-EBIT 22.83
MAA's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
55% of the 822 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 20.05 vs. MAA: 22.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
MAA' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 19.8  Med: 30.00 Max: 77.6
Current: 22.83
19.8
77.6
EV-to-EBITDA 13.97
MAA's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
61% of the 824 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 15.39 vs. MAA: 13.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
MAA' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.5  Med: 15.10 Max: 25
Current: 13.97
10.5
25
PEG 10.58
MAA's PEG is ranked lower than
86% of the 177 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 1.56 vs. MAA: 10.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
MAA' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.15  Med: 19.84 Max: 357.73
Current: 10.58
2.15
357.73
Shiller P/E 52.75
MAA's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
82% of the 283 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 23.29 vs. MAA: 52.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
MAA' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 45.6  Med: 87.74 Max: 138.22
Current: 52.75
45.6
138.22
Current Ratio 0.53
MAA's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
67% of the 595 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 0.89 vs. MAA: 0.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
MAA' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.38 Max: 2.06
Current: 0.53
0.1
2.06
Quick Ratio 0.53
MAA's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
64% of the 595 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 0.82 vs. MAA: 0.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
MAA' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.38 Max: 2.06
Current: 0.53
0.1
2.06
Days Payable 8.33
MAA's Days Payable is ranked lower than
91% of the 243 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 66.07 vs. MAA: 8.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
MAA' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.77  Med: 4.23 Max: 21.71
Current: 8.33
1.77
21.71

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 3.61
MAA's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
91% of the 822 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 5.74 vs. MAA: 3.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
MAA' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.24  Med: 4.23 Max: 10.38
Current: 3.61
3.24
10.38
Dividend Payout 0.71
MAA's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
60% of the 676 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. MAA: 0.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
MAA' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 2.75 Max: 58.5
Current: 0.71
0.43
58.5
Dividend Growth (3y) 5.20
MAA's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
60% of the 333 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 Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 1.10 Max: 5.2
Current: 5.2
0
5.2
Forward Dividend Yield 3.85
MAA's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
89% of the 822 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 6.08 vs. MAA: 3.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.33
MAA's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
81% of the 823 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. MAA: 4.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
MAA' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.89  Med: 5.07 Max: 12.45
Current: 4.33
3.89
12.45
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -24.30
MAA's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
84% of the 399 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: -7.10 vs. MAA: -24.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
MAA' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -24.3  Med: -7.85 Max: 2.2
Current: -24.3
-24.3
2.2

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 2.17
MAA's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
90% of the 824 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. MAA: 2.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
MAA' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.82  Med: 2.06 Max: 4.3
Current: 2.17
0.82
4.3
Price/Projected FCF 4.83
MAA's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
84% of the 462 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 3.37 vs. MAA: 4.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
MAA' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.46  Med: 4.56 Max: 130.36
Current: 4.83
2.46
130.36
Price/Median PS Value 1.40
MAA's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
83% of the 824 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. MAA: 1.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
MAA' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.39  Med: 0.68 Max: 1.35
Current: 1.4
0.39
1.35
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.44
MAA's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
74% of the 247 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. MAA: 2.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
MAA' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.8  Med: 5.46 Max: 41.3
Current: 2.44
0.8
41.3
Price/Graham Number 1.39
MAA's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
69% of the 770 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 0.91 vs. MAA: 1.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
MAA' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.91  Med: 2.58 Max: 8.2
Current: 1.39
0.91
8.2
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 4.40
MAA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 611 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. MAA: 4.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
MAA' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.3  Med: 3.30 Max: 5
Current: 4.4
1.3
5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 6.01
MAA's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 323 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 2.97 vs. MAA: 6.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
MAA' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.8  Med: -4.50 Max: 11.3
Current: 6.01
-12.8
11.3

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $1042
EPS $ 4.41
Beta0.13
Short Percentage of Float4.27%
52-Week Range $70.67 - 94.87
Shares Outstanding(Mil)75.38

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17
Revenue(Mil) 1,082 1,123
EPS($) 2.40 2.81
EPS without NRI($) 2.40 2.81

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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