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Mid-America Apartment Communities Inc. (MAA)

  • Wed, Apr. 22, 10:02 AM
    • Deals in the REIT space are picking up steam, with the latest being today's sale of Associated Estates to a Brookfield fund for $2.5B. Associated Estates has been under activist pressure for a number of months, and one wonders if any other apartment names might be next in line.
    • Sector giants Equity Residential (EQR +1.3%), AvalonBay (AVB +1.2%), and Essex Property (ESS +1.2%) don't seem like likely targets, but are nicely higher on the session.
    • Others: Post Properties (PPS +1.7%), UDR (UDR +1.6%), Aimco (AIV +1.3%), Camden Property (CPT +1.2%), Home Properties (HME +1.4%), Mid-America Apartments (MAA +1.1%), Investors Real Estate (IRET +0.8%).
    | Wed, Apr. 22, 10:02 AM | Comment!
  • Mon, Jan. 12, 9:46 AM
    • Two apartment players get upgrades to Buy from Neutral: AvalonBay (AVB +0.9%) and Mid-America Apartment Communities (MAA +1%). Also getting an upgrade to Buy thanks to its NYC exposure is SL Green Realty (SLG +1%).
    • Downgraded to Underperform from Hold are Government Properties Trust (GOV -0.9%) and Digital Realty Trust (DLR -0.1%).
    | Mon, Jan. 12, 9:46 AM | Comment!
  • Dec. 11, 2014, 8:02 AM
    • KeyBanc rings the register on its Buy call on Aimco (NYSE:AIV), downgrading to Hold from Buy. The stock's higher by more than 40% this year. Mid-America Apartment (NYSE:MAA), however, rates an upgrade to Buy from Hold after a 20%+ run higher year-to-date.
    • AIV -1.5% premarket
    | Dec. 11, 2014, 8:02 AM | Comment!
  • Dec. 4, 2013, 10:17 AM
    • A check of other multi-family REITs amid news of a $5B bid for BRE Properties (BRE +12.8%) by Essex (ESS -1.8%).
    • Equity Residential (EQR +2.2%), AvalonBay (AVB +2.5%), UDR (UDR +2.5%), Apartment Investment and Management (AIV +4%), Camden (CPT +3.2%), Home Properties (HME +3.3%), Mid-America (MAA +1.7%), Post (PPS +4.7%).
    | Dec. 4, 2013, 10:17 AM | Comment!
  • Sep. 25, 2013, 5:57 PM
    • Mid-America Apartment Communities (MAA) and Monster Worldwide (MWW) are switching S&P index listings; MAA will move into the S&P MidCap 400 while MWW replaces it in the S&P SmallCap 600 after the close of trading Oct. 1.
    • Other changes to the SmallCap 600: Newpark Resources (NR) will replace Arbitron (ARB) after the close on Sept. 27, Green Dot (GDOT) will replace Colonial Property Trust (CLP) and Santarus (SNTS) will replace Volterra Semiconductor (VLTR) after the close Oct. 1.
    • MAA +0.7%, GDOT +2.1%, NR +3.2%, SNTS +3.5% AH.
    • Press release
    | Sep. 25, 2013, 5:57 PM | Comment!
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Company Description
Mid-America Apartment Communities is a multifamily focused, self-administered and self-managed REIT. The Company owns, operates, acquires and develops apartment communities in the Southeast and Southwest region of the United States.
Sector: Financial
Country: United States