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Owners of Preferred Apartment Communities (AMEX: APTS) shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 15 cents per share. At a price of $9.00 as of 9:33 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 6.9%. The average volume for Preferred Apartment Communities has been 29,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Preferred Apartment Communities is part of the real estate industry. Shares are up 11.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12-months. Learn more. Preferred Apartment Communities, Inc. is a real estate investment trust launched and managed by Preferred Apartment Advisors, LLC. The fund invests in real estate markets of the United States. It primarily acquires and operates multifamily apartment properties. TheStreet Ratings rates Preferred Apartment Communities as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, increase in stock price during the past year and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including unimpressive growth in net income, weak operating cash flow and feeble growth in the company's earnings per share. You can view the full Preferred Apartment Communities Ratings Report now.