Acadia Realty Earnings Preview

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Acadia Realty (NYS: AKR) met its estimates last quarter, but investors hope that it will beat them this quarter. The company will unveil its latest earnings on Tuesday, Feb. 7. Acadia Realty Trust is a real estate investment trust which is focused on the ownership, acquisition, redevelopment, and management of retail properties, including neighborhood and community shopping centers and mixed-use properties with retail components.

What analysts say:

  • Buy, sell, or hold?: Analysts think investors should stand pat on Acadia Realty, with five out of nine analysts rating it hold. Analysts don't like Acadia Realty as much as competitor American Assets Trust overall. Six out of seven analysts rate American Assets Trust a buy compared to four out of nine for Acadia Realty. That rating hasn't budged in three months as analysts have remained steady in their opinion of the stock.
  • Revenue forecasts: On average, analysts predict $22.5 million in revenue this quarter. That would represent a rise of 6.3% from the year-ago quarter.
  • Wall Street earnings expectations: The average analyst estimate is earnings of $0.24 per share. Estimates range from $0.23 to $0.26.

What our community says:
The majority of CAPS All-Stars consider Acadia Realty a good bet, as 55.6% award it an outperform rating. The rest of the Fool community is not convinced, though, with 56.4% giving it an underperform rating. Fools are gung-ho about Acadia Realty, though the message boards have been quiet lately, with only 32 posts in the past 30 days. Acadia Realty's bearish CAPS rating of one out of five stars falls short of the Fool community sentiment.

Management:
Acadia Realty's profit has risen year over year by an average of 52% over the past five quarters. Revenue has now gone up for three straight quarters.

Now let's look at how efficient management is at running the business. Traditionally, margins represent the efficiency with which companies capture portions of sales dollars. The following table shows net margins over the past four quarters.

Quarter

Q3

Q2

Q1

Q4

Net Margin

10%

77.8%

22.8%

14.5%

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