It may be riskier to trade before market opening and after market closing than during regular market hours. Since issuers often announce critical financial information outside regular trading hours. Extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular securities due to lower liquidity and higher volatility. After-hours trades for Mid-America Apartment Communities, Inc. (MAA) shows that investor sentiment remained broken, with the stock’s consolidated last price falling by -$0.61, or -0.50%, to $120.34. The Mid-America Apartment Communities, Inc. has recorded 20,693 volume in the after hours trading session. Most recently, Yahoo Finance reported about the stock as it publicized that MAA REPORTS THIRD QUARTER 2023 RESULTS.
Mid-America Apartment Communities, Inc. is listed on the NYSE in the Real Estate sector while operating in the REIT – Residential industry. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $120.95 and fluctuated between $121.45 as its day high and $119.98 as its day low. The current market capitalization of Mid-America Apartment Communities, Inc. is $14.11B. A total of 0.54 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 673.65K shares.
Insider trades are also considered as indicators of how a stock will perform in the future, in addition to stock predictions. During the recent three months, MAA has seen 2 BUY and 0 SELL insider trades, representing the acquisition of 1,000 and the disposition of 0 shares. Over the last 12 months, there were 30 BUYs and 40 SELLs from insiders. Insiders purchased 83,939 shares during that period but sold 40,193.
In the most recent transaction, SANDERS WILLIAM REID bought 2,000 shares of MAA for 115.74 per share on Nov 01. After the transaction, the Director now owns 28,627 company shares. In a previous transaction on Nov 01, SANDERS WILLIAM REID bought 200 shares at 115.85 per share. MAA shares that Director owns now total 200.
Among the insiders who bought shares, SANDERS WILLIAM REID acquired of 1,000 shares on Aug 10 at a per-share price of $144.78. This resulted in the Director holding 4,000 shares of MAA after the transaction. In another insider transaction, SANDERS WILLIAM REID bought 2,000 shares at $144.84 per share on Aug 08. Company shares held by the Director now total 26,627.
The reasons why investors prefer dividend-paying companies are that dividends generate immediate cash flow and indicate that the company will perform well in the future. Mid-America Apartment Communities, Inc. pays an annual dividend of $5.63, resulting in a dividend yield of 4.65%, and it has a price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 24.16. MAA’s most recent ex-dividend date was 10/12/2023 when it declared a $1.40 quarterly dividend that was paid in cash on 10/31/2023. Previously, the company paid the dividend on 7/31/2023 with an ex-dividend date of 7/13/2023. The MAA stock dividend was $1.40 per share in cash.
Despite rarely being accurate, price targets can exert some form of influence at times, and are often regarded as valuable by markets. According to analysts who have offered 12-month price targets for MAA in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $145.59 with high estimates of $181.00 and low estimates of $112.00. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, MAA has a high of $176.36 and a low of $115.56.
As of this writing, MAA has an earnings estimate of $1.12 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 7 estimates, with a high estimate of $1.23 per share and a lower estimate of $1.06. The company reported an EPS of $1.16 in the last quarter, which was 5.50% higher than expectations of $1.1.
Balance Sheet Annually/Quarterly
As well as showing the assets and liabilities of the company, the balance sheet also shows the amount invested in equity by investors. Investors can analyze a company’s future prospects by calculating its financial ratios based on this information. MAA’s latest balance sheet shows that the firm has $54.30M in Cash & Short Term Investments as of fiscal 2021. There were $4.52B in debt and $584.40M in liabilities at the time. Its Book Value Per Share was $52.57, while its Total Shareholder’s Equity was $6.18B.
After-hours and pre-market trading may carry slightly higher risks than regular market hours. As issuers often announce important financial information outside regular trading hours, extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for a particular security. That is because extended-hours trading may result in lower liquidity and higher volatility. Currently, 0 analysts are providing their opinions on the stock. On a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being Sell and 5 being Buy, the average analyst rating for MAA is Buy with a score of 3.05.