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AvalonBay Communities Inc AVB Stock Quote

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We Now See a Steeper Housing Market Downturn in 2023 but Our Long-Term Outlook Is Unchanged

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After analyzing recent United States housing market data and industry commentary, we've made downward revisions to our near-term outlook for new residential construction, home prices, and repair and remodel spending.

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AvalonBay Communities owns a portfolio of 275 apartment communities with over 82,000 units and is developing 18 additional properties with over 5,000 units. The company focuses on owning large, high-quality properties in major metropolitan areas of New England, New York/New Jersey, Washington D.C., California, and the Pacific Northwest.

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4040 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 1000
Arlington, VA, 22203
Industry REIT - Residential
Employees 2,927

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FAQs for AvalonBay Communities Inc Stock

Yes. AVB has a forward dividend yield of 3.75%. See AVB’s full dividends and stock split history on the Dividend tab.
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AVB’s market cap is 23.72 Bil.
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AVB’s stock style is Mid Core.
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AVB’s price/sales is 9.40.
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AVB’s price/forward earnings is 31.35.
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AVB’s price/book is 2.12.
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AVB’s beta can be found in Trading Information at the top of this page.
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