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Empiric Student Property (ESP) Share Price, News & Analysis

GBX 93.90
+1.20 (+1.29%)
(As of 11:49 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
801,508 shs
Average Volume
1.33 million shs
Market Capitalization
£566.63 million
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target
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About Empiric Student Property Stock (LON:ESP)

Empiric Student Property plc is a leading provider and operator of modern, predominantly direct-let, premium student accommodation serving key UK universities. Investing in both operating and development assets, Empiric is a fully integrated operational student property business focused on premium studio-led accommodation managed through its Hello Student operating platform, that is attractive to affluent growing student segments. The Company, an internally managed real estate investment trust ("REIT") incorporated in England and Wales, listed on the premium listing segment of the Official List of the Financial Conduct Authority, was admitted to trading on the main market for listed securities of the London Stock Exchange in June 2014. The Company is classified as a commercial company listed under chapter 6 of the UK Listing rules and as such is not an alternative investment fund ("AIF") for the purposes of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive ("AIFMD") and is not required to provide investors with a Key information Document ("KID") in accordance with the Packaged Retail and Insurance-based Investment Products ("PRIIPs") regulations.

ESP Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 4/19 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Ex-Dividend for 6/28 Dividend
Dividend Payable

Industry, Sector and Symbol

REIT - Residential
Year Founded


Net Income
£53.40 million
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
£80.50 million
Cash Flow
GBX 9.56 per share
Book Value
GBX 122 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
£560.60 million
Not Optionable
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Key Executives

  • Mr. Duncan Garrood (Age 66)
    CEO & Director
    Comp: $736.45k
  • Mr. Donald A. Grant C.A. (Age 51)
    Chief Financial & Sustainability Officer and Executive Director
    Comp: $306.73k
  • Ms. Joanne Pollard
    Chief Operating Officer
  • Charles Taylor
    Consultant and Acquisitions Manager
  • Mr. Martyn Roe MBA
    MRICS, Dip Proj Man, Consultant

ESP Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Empiric Student Property stock right now?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Empiric Student Property in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" ESP shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in ESP, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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How have ESP shares performed in 2024?

Empiric Student Property's stock was trading at GBX 94.80 at the beginning of the year. Since then, ESP stock has decreased by 0.9% and is now trading at GBX 93.90.
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How often does Empiric Student Property pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Empiric Student Property?

Empiric Student Property announced a dividend on Wednesday, May 22nd. Shareholders of record on Thursday, June 13th will be paid a dividend of GBX 0.88 per share on Friday, June 28th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.95%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 13th. The official announcement can be seen at this link.
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Is Empiric Student Property a good dividend stock?

Empiric Student Property (LON:ESP) pays an annual dividend of GBX 4 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.97%. ESP has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The dividend payout ratio is 4,444.44%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable.
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What other stocks do shareholders of Empiric Student Property own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Empiric Student Property investors own include Imperial Brands (IMB), HICL Infrastructure (HICL), 3M (MMM), Pennon Group (PNN), Telford Homes (TEF), Altra Industrial Motion (AIMC), Allianz Technology Trust (ATT), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Altria Group (MO) and Nicolet Bankshares (NCBS).

How do I buy shares of Empiric Student Property?

Shares of ESP stock and other U.K. stocks can be purchased through online brokerage accounts that support trading on the London Stock Exchange (LSX). Some U.K. companies can be purchased through major U.S. brokerages in the form of American Depository Receipts (ADRs), which are placeholder equities held in a trust by a bank that represent shares of a foreign stock.
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This page (LON:ESP) was last updated on 6/12/2024 by Staff

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