4. As of noon trading, American Campus Communities ( ACC) is up $0.76 (1.6%) to $46.90 on average volume Thus far, 319,763 shares of American Campus Communities exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 627,400 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $45.78-$46.92 after having opened the day at $45.94 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $46.14. American Campus Communities, Inc. is an independent equity real estate investment trust. The firm invests in the real estate markets of the United States. It primarily engages in developing, owning, and managing high-quality student housing communities. American Campus Communities has a market cap of $4.8 billion and is part of the financial sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 74.9, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 0.0% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate American Campus Communities a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates American Campus Communities as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, good cash flow from operations and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full American Campus Communities Ratings Report now. Exclusive Offer: Jim Cramer's 'go-to' small/mid-cap guru Bryan Ashenberg only buys stocks he thinks could return 50-100%. See his top picks for 14-days FREE.