Crawford Investment Counsel Inc. Has $406,000 Stock Holdings in American Campus Communities, Inc. (NYSE:ACC)

Crawford Investment Counsel Inc. reduced its holdings in shares of American Campus Communities, Inc. (NYSE:ACCGet Rating) by 27.9% in the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 7,261 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after selling 2,810 shares during the quarter. Crawford Investment Counsel Inc.’s holdings in American Campus Communities were worth $406,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in ACC. JPMorgan Chase & Co. increased its holdings in American Campus Communities by 2.4% during the 1st quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 7,078,516 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $396,185,000 after purchasing an additional 168,672 shares in the last quarter. State Street Corp grew its holdings in American Campus Communities by 6.6% during the fourth quarter. State Street Corp now owns 6,715,790 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $384,748,000 after buying an additional 415,163 shares in the last quarter. Norges Bank purchased a new stake in American Campus Communities in the 4th quarter valued at $345,969,000. Geode Capital Management LLC lifted its stake in American Campus Communities by 2.3% during the 4th quarter. Geode Capital Management LLC now owns 2,087,076 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $119,568,000 after acquiring an additional 46,071 shares in the last quarter. Finally, APG Asset Management US Inc. boosted its holdings in American Campus Communities by 24.0% during the 1st quarter. APG Asset Management US Inc. now owns 2,071,938 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $115,966,000 after acquiring an additional 400,438 shares during the last quarter. 97.27% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

American Campus Communities Stock Performance

NYSE ACC opened at $65.42 on Monday. The company has a market capitalization of $9.12 billion, a PE ratio of 130.84 and a beta of 0.75. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.06, a quick ratio of 2.18 and a current ratio of 1.02. American Campus Communities, Inc. has a 52-week low of $48.01 and a 52-week high of $65.46. The company has a 50-day simple moving average of $65.22 and a 200 day simple moving average of $62.15.

Analyst Ratings Changes

Separately, StockNews.com began coverage on shares of American Campus Communities in a research report on Monday. They set a “sell” rating on the stock. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the company. According to data from MarketBeat.com, American Campus Communities currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $61.59.

American Campus Communities Company Profile

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American Campus Communities, Inc is the largest owner, manager and developer of high-quality student housing communities in the United States. The company is a fully integrated, self-managed and self-administered equity real estate investment trust (REIT) with expertise in the design, finance, development, construction management and operational management of student housing properties.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for American Campus Communities (NYSE:ACC)

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