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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

PPS Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Jim Simons 452,300 sh (+125.92%)
Chris Davis 350,921 sh (+14.41%)
Columbia Wanger Sold Out
Third Avenue Management 798,642 sh (-34.89%)
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Q2 2016

PPS Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Paul Tudor Jones 4,973 sh (New)
Third Avenue Management Sold Out
Jim Simons 418,500 sh (-7.47%)
Chris Davis 318,552 sh (-9.22%)
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Q3 2016

PPS Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Ken Fisher 17,100 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 6,849 sh (+37.72%)
Chris Davis 318,555 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 189,700 sh (-54.67%)
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Q4 2016

PPS Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Ken Fisher Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Chris Davis Sold Out
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GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Ken Fisher 2016-12-31 Sold Out $60.55 - $67.67 $ 65.021%0
Chris Davis 2016-12-31 Sold Out 0.09%$60.55 - $67.67 $ 65.021%0
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Preferred stocks of Post Properties Inc

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
PPSPRA67.006.348 1/2% Series A Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Shares

Business Description

Industry: REITs » REIT - Residential  
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Traded in other countries:POB.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
Post Properties Inc is a real estate investment trust, which develops, owns and manages upscale multi-family apartment communities in selected markets in the United States.

Post Properties Inc is a Georgia corporation, which was incorporated on January 25, 1984, and is the successor by merger to the original Post Properties, Inc., a Georgia corporation, which was formed in 1971. It is a self-administrated and self-managed equity real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company and its subsidiaries develop, own and manage upscale multi-family apartment communities in selected markets in the United States. The operating divisions of the Company include Post Apartment Management, Post Investment Group and Post Corporate Services. Post Apartment Management is responsible for the day-to-day operations of all Post(r) communities including community leasing, property management, personnel recruiting, training and development, maintenance and security. Post Apartment Management also conducts short-term corporate apartment leasing activities. It is responsible for all development, acquisition, rehabilitation, disposition, for-sale and asset management activities of the Company. For development, this includes site selection, zoning and regulatory approvals, project design and construction management. This division is also responsible for apartment community acquisitions as well as property dispositions and strategic joint ventures that the Company undertakes as part of its investment plan. Post Corporate Services provides executive direction and control to the Company's other divisions and subsidiaries and has responsibility for the creation and implementation of all Company financing, capital and risk management strategies. All accounting, management reporting, compliance, information systems, human resources, legal, risk management and insurance services required by the Company and all of its affiliates are centralized in Post Corporate Services. The Company, through its wholly-owned subsidiaries, is the general partner and owns a majority interest in the Operating Partnership which, through its subsidiaries, conducts all of the on-going operations of the Company. At December 31, 2009, approximately 35.4%, 23.1%, 11.2% and 10.8% (on a unit basis) of the Company's communities were located in the Atlanta, Georgia, Dallas, Texas, the greater Washington, D.C. and Tampa, Florida metropolitan areas, respectively. At December 31, 2009, 19,863 apartment units in 55 apartment communities, including 1,747 apartment units in five communities held in unconsolidated entities and 1,428 apartment units in four communities currently under construction and/or in lease-up. The Company is also developing and selling 277 luxury for-sale condominium homes in two communities (including 129 units in one community held in an unconsolidated entity) and is completing the sell out of units in one condominium community through a taxable REIT subsidiary. The Company competes for residents in its apartment communities based on its high level of resident service, the quality of its apartment communities and the desirability of its locati

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Dividend Yield % 2.85
PPS's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 944 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 5.32 vs. PPS: 2.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
PPS' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 2.85
Current: 2.85
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2.85
Dividend Payout Ratio 1.29
PPS's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
62% of the 767 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. PPS: 1.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
PPS' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 1.29
Current: 1.29
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1.29
Forward Dividend Yield % 2.89
PPS's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 942 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. PPS: 2.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
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5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 2.85
PPS's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 944 Companies
in the Global REIT - Residential industry.

( Industry Median: 5.78 vs. PPS: 2.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
PPS' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 2.85
Current: 2.85
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2.85

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More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $397.15
EPS (TTM) $ 1.43
Short Percentage of Float1.46%
52-Week Range $52.08 - 69.39
Shares Outstanding (Mil)53.51

Piotroski F-Score Details

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Positive ROAN
Positive CFROAN
Higher ROA yoyN
CFROA > ROAN
Lower Leverage yoyN
Higher Current Ratio yoyN
Less Shares Outstanding yoyN
Higher Gross Margin yoyN
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