NYSE:AVB - AvalonBay Communities Stock Price Target and Predictions

  • Consensus Rating: Hold
  • Consensus Price Target: $232.86
  • Forecasted Upside: 1.91 %
  • Number of Analysts: 17
  • Breakdown:
  • 1 Sell Ratings
  • 9 Hold Ratings
  • 7 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
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Analyst Price Target for AVB

Analyst Price Target is $232.86
▲ +1.91% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 17 analysts offering 12 month price targets for AvalonBay Communities in the last 3 months. The average price target is $232.86, with a high forecast of $285.00 and a low forecast of $165.00. The average price target represents a 1.91% upside from the last price of $228.50.

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Current Consensus is Hold

The current consensus among 17 polled investment analysts is to hold stock in AvalonBay Communities. This rating has held steady since December 2019, when it changed from a Buy consensus rating.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/14/2021Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$235.00 ➝ $242.00Low
10/12/2021KeyCorpBoost Price TargetOverweight$236.00 ➝ $244.00High
9/29/2021MizuhoBoost Price TargetBuy$231.00 ➝ $251.00Medium
9/24/2021Colliers SecuritiesReiterated RatingHold$255.00Medium
9/23/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftUpgradeSell ➝ Hold$176.00 ➝ $225.00Medium
9/23/2021The Goldman Sachs GroupInitiated CoverageBuy$257.00Medium
9/1/2021BarclaysInitiated CoverageUnderweight$225.00High
8/26/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Price TargetOverweight$225.00 ➝ $242.00Medium
8/6/2021Colliers SecuritiesReiterated RatingHold$255.00High
8/5/2021Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$227.00 ➝ $235.00Low
8/2/2021BTIG ResearchBoost Price TargetAverage ➝ Buy$251.00 ➝ $285.00Low
7/30/2021Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetSector Perform$216.00 ➝ $229.00High
7/16/2021Colliers SecuritiesReiterated RatingHold$224.00Low
7/15/2021Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$218.00 ➝ $227.00Low
7/15/2021KeyCorpBoost Price TargetOverweight$200.00 ➝ $236.00Low
7/1/2021Piper SandlerBoost Price TargetNeutral$205.00 ➝ $220.00Medium
6/14/2021Wolfe ResearchInitiated CoveragePeer Perform$238.00Low
6/11/2021Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$210.00 ➝ $218.00Low
6/4/2021Truist SecuritiesDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldLow
6/4/2021TruistDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldLow
6/3/2021BTIG ResearchBoost Price TargetBuy$206.00 ➝ $251.00Low
6/3/2021MizuhoUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$231.00High
5/26/2021Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$206.00 ➝ $210.00Low
5/26/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetSell$162.00 ➝ $176.00Medium
5/6/2021Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$203.00 ➝ $206.00High
5/3/2021Evercore ISIUpgradeIn-Line ➝ OutperformLow
4/30/2021Piper SandlerUpgradeUnderweight ➝ Neutral$147.00 ➝ $205.00Medium
4/28/2021Colliers SecuritiesInitiated CoverageNeutral$196.00Low
4/19/2021Smith Barney CitigroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ OutperformLow
3/30/2021Royal Bank of CanadaInitiated CoverageSector Perform$193.00High
3/30/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingHold ➝ Sell$160.00 ➝ $162.00Low
3/24/2021BTIG ResearchBoost Price TargetBuy$200.00 ➝ $206.00Low
3/24/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftDowngradeHold ➝ Sell$160.00 ➝ $162.00Low
3/23/2021Zelman & AssociatesUpgradeSell ➝ HoldLow
3/15/2021Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$186.00 ➝ $203.00Medium
3/15/2021MizuhoBoost Price TargetNeutral$169.00 ➝ $189.00Medium
3/1/2021KeyCorpUpgradeSector Weight ➝ Overweight$200.00Low
2/25/2021Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$179.00 ➝ $186.00High
2/22/2021KeyCorpUpgradeSector Weight ➝ Overweight$200.00Low
12/21/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeOverweight ➝ Neutral$182.00Low
12/15/2020Smith Barney CitigroupBoost Price Target$160.00 ➝ $165.00Medium
12/10/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ Overweight$160.00 ➝ $185.00High
11/20/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$150.00 ➝ $179.00Medium
11/12/2020BTIG ResearchBoost Price TargetPositive ➝ Buy$184.00 ➝ $200.00Low
11/10/2020MizuhoBoost Price TargetNeutral$160.00 ➝ $169.00High
10/20/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyInitiated CoverageEqual Weight$160.00Low
10/16/2020UBS GroupInitiated CoverageNeutral$165.00High
10/13/2020Jefferies Financial GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$174.00 ➝ $152.00High
8/27/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$143.00 ➝ $150.00High
8/20/2020TruistLower Price Target$189.00 ➝ $183.00Low
8/11/2020Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingBuy$174.00Medium
7/27/2020Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetUnderweight$145.00 ➝ $140.00High
5/26/2020Piper SandlerBoost Price TargetUnderweight$140.00 ➝ $145.00High
5/8/2020Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetBuy$171.00 ➝ $176.00Medium
4/16/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower Price TargetHold$221.00 ➝ $180.00Medium
4/7/2020CitigroupLower Price TargetNeutral$225.00 ➝ $145.00Medium
4/2/2020SunTrust BanksLower Price TargetBuy$216.00 ➝ $193.00Medium
4/2/2020MizuhoDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$241.00 ➝ $144.00High
4/1/2020Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetEqual Weight$226.00 ➝ $143.00High
3/26/2020Piper SandlerDowngradeNeutral ➝ Underweight$223.00 ➝ $140.00High
2/18/2020SunTrust BanksBoost Price TargetBuy$222.00 ➝ $235.00Low
1/16/2020Jefferies Financial GroupUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$234.00 ➝ $248.00Low
1/15/2020MizuhoUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$230.00High
1/7/2020BMO Capital MarketsDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market Perform$220.00High
12/18/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeNeutral ➝ Overweight$230.00Low
12/9/2019Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetHold$218.00 ➝ $221.00Low
11/20/2019SunTrust BanksBoost Price TargetBuy$218.00 ➝ $226.00Low
11/19/2019Evercore ISIUpgradeIn-Line ➝ Outperform$225.00Low
11/8/2019The Goldman Sachs GroupInitiated CoverageBuy$244.00Low
10/13/2019BarclaysReiterated RatingHold$240.00Low
9/6/2019Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$217.00 ➝ $229.00N/A
9/6/2019BarclaysLower Price TargetEqual Weight$228.00 ➝ $226.00Low
8/27/2019SunTrust BanksBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$211.00 ➝ $218.00Low
8/15/2019BTIG ResearchBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ Positive$235.00Medium
8/13/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetNeutral$214.00 ➝ $224.00Low
8/13/2019Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Price TargetOutperform$218.00 ➝ $224.00Medium
8/12/2019Zelman & AssociatesUpgradeSell ➝ HoldLow
8/6/2019CitigroupBoost Price TargetNeutral$205.00 ➝ $210.00Low
7/16/2019BarclaysBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$213.00 ➝ $228.00Low
7/10/2019KeyCorpBoost Price TargetOverweight$212.00 ➝ $215.00Medium
6/27/2019Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$194.00 ➝ $217.00Low
5/16/2019Robert W. BairdUpgradeNeutral ➝ Outperform$198.00 ➝ $215.00Low
5/8/2019MizuhoDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$210.00Low
4/30/2019ArgusReiterated RatingBuy$215.00 ➝ $215.00Low
4/11/2019BarclaysBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$203.00 ➝ $211.00Low
3/19/2019KeyCorpBoost Price TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$199.00 ➝ $207.00Low
2/21/2019CitigroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$190.00 ➝ $205.00Low
2/14/2019SunTrust BanksBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ Average$208.00Low
12/17/2018Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$168.00 ➝ $194.00High
12/6/2018BTIG ResearchUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$216.00High
11/21/2018ArgusBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$196.00 ➝ $205.00Low
11/12/2018ScotiabankSet Price TargetHold$183.00Medium
11/2/2018BMO Capital MarketsUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ Outperform$188.00 ➝ $195.00Medium
10/16/2018ScotiabankInitiated CoverageSector PerformMedium
10/1/2018Evercore ISISet Price TargetBuy$194.00Low
9/5/2018Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetHold ➝ Hold$186.00 ➝ $192.00Low
8/15/2018ArgusBoost Price TargetBuy$196.00Medium
8/15/2018Robert W. BairdDowngradeOutperform ➝ Neutral$197.00Medium
8/6/2018Zelman & AssociatesDowngradeHold ➝ SellLow
8/6/2018MizuhoReiterated RatingBuy$212.00Low
8/2/2018Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$180.00 ➝ $195.00Low
6/14/2018Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$185.00 ➝ $168.00Low
6/8/2018Bank of AmericaBoost Price TargetNeutral ➝ Hold$197.00 ➝ $198.00Low
5/31/2018BTIG ResearchDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$208.00Low
4/30/2018Stifel NicolausLower Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$185.00 ➝ $180.00Low
4/13/2018Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHold$166.00Low
4/6/2018CitigroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$190.00Low
3/15/2018BTIG ResearchLower Price TargetBuy$189.00Low
3/2/2018BMO Capital MarketsSet Price TargetHold$175.00Low
3/2/2018Robert W. BairdSet Price TargetBuy$178.00Low
3/1/2018ArgusLower Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$210.00 ➝ $190.00Medium
2/12/2018BMO Capital MarketsSet Price TargetHold$178.00Low
2/9/2018MizuhoSet Price TargetBuy$185.00Low
2/9/2018Zelman & AssociatesUpgradeSell ➝ HoldMedium
2/2/2018SunTrust BanksReiterated RatingBuy$186.00High
2/2/2018Sandler O'NeillDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldLow
2/1/2018Cantor FitzgeraldReiterated RatingHold$185.00Low
1/31/2018BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHold$187.00High
1/30/2018BarclaysLower Price TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$189.00 ➝ $186.00Low
1/22/2018SunTrust BanksSet Price TargetBuy$194.00Medium
1/19/2018Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuy$185.00Low
1/9/2018Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingBuy$187.00N/A
12/15/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeOverweight ➝ Neutral$211.00Low
11/27/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHold$190.00Low
11/9/2017UBS GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$190.00 ➝ $206.00N/A
11/6/2017Royal Bank of CanadaLower Price TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$206.00 ➝ $200.00N/A
11/6/2017MizuhoReiterated RatingBuy$220.00N/A
11/1/2017Stifel NicolausLower Price TargetBuy$209.00 ➝ $200.00N/A
10/4/2017Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuy$209.00Medium
9/25/2017Evercore ISIUpgradeIn-Line ➝ Outperform$194.00Low
9/24/2017KeyCorpReiterated RatingHoldLow
9/5/2017The Goldman Sachs GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$196.00Low
9/1/2017Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingBuy$202.00Low
9/1/2017Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuy$209.00Low
8/18/2017Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetHold$193.00 ➝ $195.00Low
8/2/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHold$191.00High
7/18/2017BarclaysBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$188.00 ➝ $189.00Low
7/16/2017Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingBuy$203.00Medium
7/4/2017Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHold$196.00Low
6/22/2017ArgusInitiated CoverageBuy ➝ Buy$220.00Low
5/25/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHold$191.00Low
5/17/2017Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$193.00Low
4/24/2017BTIG ResearchBoost Price TargetBuy$191.00 ➝ $200.00Medium
4/24/2017Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHold$196.00Low
4/19/2017Evercore ISILower Price TargetIn-Line$188.00 ➝ $186.00Low
4/19/2017BarclaysBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$174.00 ➝ $188.00Low
4/19/2017JMP SecuritiesDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market PerformLow
3/8/2017Bank of AmericaUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$202.00High
3/3/2017Evercore ISIDowngradeBuyN/A
2/13/2017Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingBuy$191.00N/A
2/13/2017Zelman & AssociatesDowngradeHold ➝ SellN/A
2/7/2017MizuhoReiterated RatingBuy$190.00N/A
2/2/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHold$183.00N/A
1/23/2017BarclaysLower Price TargetEqual Weight$178.00 ➝ $167.00N/A
12/23/2016MizuhoReiterated RatingBuyN/A
12/16/2016MizuhoUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$180.00 ➝ $190.00N/A
12/6/2016Cantor FitzgeraldSet Price TargetHold$178.00N/A
11/28/2016Evercore ISIUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$179.00N/A
11/23/2016Bank of AmericaDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$179.00N/A
11/14/2016UBS GroupSet Price TargetHold$175.00N/A
10/24/2016Cantor FitzgeraldSet Price TargetHold$188.00N/A
(Data available from 10/20/2016 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.46 (Hold)

Our news sentiment rating is based on the average sentiment of articles about this company published in the media in the last 30 days of headlines and can range from 2 (very positive sentiment) to -2 (very negative sentiment).

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AvalonBay Communities logo
AvalonBay Communities, Inc. is a real estate investment trust, which engages in the development, acquisition, ownership, and operation of multifamily communities. It operates through the following segments: Established Communities, Other Stabilized Communities, and Development or Redevelopment Communities. The Established Communities segment refers to the operating communities that were owned and had stabilized occupancy. The Other Stabilized Communities segment includes all other completed communities that have stabilized occupancy. The Development or Redevelopment Communities segment consists of communities that are under construction. The company was founded by Gilbert M. Meyer in 1978 and is headquartered in Arlington, VA.
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Today's Range

Now: $228.50
Low: $227.31
High: $230.94

50 Day Range

MA: $225.44
Low: $219.89
High: $233.02

52 Week Range

Now: $228.50
Low: $131.38
High: $234.00


457,004 shs

Average Volume

725,472 shs

Market Capitalization

$31.90 billion

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Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of AvalonBay Communities?

The following Wall Street sell-side analysts have issued research reports on AvalonBay Communities in the last year: Barclays PLC, BTIG Research, Colliers Securities, Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft, Evercore ISI, JPMorgan Chase & Co., KeyCorp, Mizuho, Morgan Stanley, Piper Sandler, Royal Bank of Canada, Smith Barney Citigroup, The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., TheStreet, Truist, Truist Securities, Wells Fargo & Company, Wolfe Research, Zacks Investment Research, and Zelman & Associates.
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What is the current price target for AvalonBay Communities?

14 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for AvalonBay Communities in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $232.86, suggesting a possible upside of 1.9%. BTIG Research has the highest price target set, predicting AVB will reach $285.00 in the next twelve months. Smith Barney Citigroup has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $165.00 for AvalonBay Communities in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for AvalonBay Communities?

AvalonBay Communities currently has 1 sell rating, 9 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Hold." A "hold" rating indicates that analysts believe investors should keep any existing positions they have in AVB, but not buy more shares or sell existing shares.
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How do I contact AvalonBay Communities' investor relations team?

AvalonBay Communities' physical mailing address is 671 N. GLEBE ROAD SUITE 800, ARLINGTON VA, 22203. The real estate investment trust's listed phone number is (703) 329-6300 and its investor relations email address is [email protected] The official website for AvalonBay Communities is www.avalonbay.com.