Lowest Debt-to-Capital Ratio in the Residential REITs Industry Detected in Shares of AvalonBay Communities (AVB, PPS, ESS, CPT, EDR)
Below are the three companies in the Residential REITs industry with the lowest Debt-to-Capital ratios. The debt-to-capital ratio is an important measure of how a company is financing its operations along with some insight into its financial strength, relative to other companies in its industry.
AvalonBay Communities ranks lowest with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 39.1%. Post Properties is next with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 41.6%. Essex Property Trust ranks third lowest with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 45.7%.
Camden Property Trust follows with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 47.8%, and Education Realty Trust rounds out the bottom five with a a Debt-to-Capital ratio of 47.9%.
SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of Education Realty Trust on August 11th, 2016 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $46.36. Since that call, shares of Education Realty Trust have fallen 8.4%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.
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