Empiric Student Property PLC Company Profile (LON:ESP)

About Empiric Student Property PLC (LON:ESP)

Empiric Student Property PLC logoEmpiric Student Property plc is an internally managed real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company is engaged in investing in the purpose-built student accommodation in central locations in the university cities and towns in the United Kingdom. The Company is engaged in the acquisition, development and management of student accommodation assets in the United Kingdom. It owns or contracts approximately 70 assets (over 7,400 beds) in approximately 30 cities and towns. The Company has over 10 development assets (approximately 1,730 beds). The Company has an operating and marketing platform, Hello Student. Its investment portfolio includes operational assets, which are the properties that the Company lets, and development assets, which are the properties being built under forward funded agreements with developers. Its investment portfolio includes Centro Court, Brook Apartments and Edge Apartments. Its development portfolio includes James House, Windsor House and Claremont House.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Financials
  • Industry: Hospitality REITs
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: LON:ESP
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.empiric.co.uk/
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: £507.55 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 501,279,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 1.06
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 1.06
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 1.01 - GBX 119.25
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 15.11
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £38.42 million
  • Price / Sales: 13.21
  • Book Value: GBX 1.06 per share
  • Price / Book: 0.96
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: £11.53 million
  • Net Margins: 88.21%
  • Return on Equity: 6.38%
  • Return on Assets: 4.49%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 17,570 shs.
 

Frequently Asked Questions for Empiric Student Property PLC (LON:ESP)

What is Empiric Student Property PLC's stock symbol?

Empiric Student Property PLC trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "ESP."

How often does Empiric Student Property PLC pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Empiric Student Property PLC?

Empiric Student Property PLC declared a dividend on Tuesday, July 4th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, July 20th will be given a dividend of GBX 1.53 per share on Tuesday, August 1st. This represents a dividend yield of 1.37%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, July 20th. The official announcement can be viewed at this link. View Empiric Student Property PLC's Dividend History.

Where is Empiric Student Property PLC's stock going? Where will Empiric Student Property PLC's stock price be in 2017?

2 analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Empiric Student Property PLC's stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 94 to GBX 125. On average, they expect Empiric Student Property PLC's stock price to reach GBX 109.50 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Empiric Student Property PLC.

Who are some of Empiric Student Property PLC's key competitors?

Who are Empiric Student Property PLC's key executives?

Empiric Student Property PLC's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Paul Hadaway, Chief Executive Officer
  • Lynne Fennah, Chief Financial Officer
  • Timothy Attlee, Chief Investment Officer
  • Brenda Dean, Non-Executive Independent Chairman
  • Stephen Alston, Non-Executive Director
  • Stuart R. H. Beevor, Independent Non-Executive Director
  • Jim Prower, Non-Executive Independent Director

How do I buy Empiric Student Property PLC stock?

Shares of Empiric Student Property PLC 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.

What is Empiric Student Property PLC's stock price today?

One share of Empiric Student Property PLC stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 101.25.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Empiric Student Property PLC (LON ESP)
Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  66 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  56 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  122
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Empiric Student Property PLC (LON:ESP) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 109.50

Analysts' Ratings History for Empiric Student Property PLC (LON:ESP)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/15/2017Numis Securities LtdDowngradeReduceGBX 94View Rating Details
6/23/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingBuyGBX 125View Rating Details
5/20/2016FinnCapInitiated CoverageBuyGBX 120View Rating Details
(Data available from 9/21/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Empiric Student Property PLC (LON:ESP)
No earnings announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Empiric Student Property PLC (LON:ESP)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $5.50 EPS

Dividends

Dividend History by Quarter for Empiric Student Property PLC (LON ESP)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
7/4/2017GBX 1.531.37%7/20/20177/20/20178/1/2017
5/10/2017GBX 1.531.36%5/18/20175/18/20175/31/2017
1/11/2017GBX 1.551.47%1/19/20171/19/20172/8/2017
10/17/2016GBX 1.501.3%10/27/201610/27/201611/10/2016
7/26/2016GBX 1.501.34%8/4/20168/4/20168/17/2016
5/25/2016GBX 1.501.32%6/9/20166/9/20166/23/2016
3/1/2016GBX 1.501.37%3/10/20163/10/20163/23/2016
10/8/2015GBX 1.501.39%10/15/201510/15/201511/4/2015
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Empiric Student Property PLC (LON:ESP)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Empiric Student Property PLC (LON:ESP)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Empiric Student Property PLC (LON:ESP)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/14/2017Paul HadawayInsiderBuy46,000GBX 107£49,220
8/16/2017Timothy AttleeInsiderSell130,521GBX 112£146,183.52
6/17/2016Hadaway,PaulInsiderBuy47,000GBX 105£49,350
6/16/2016Hadaway,PaulInsiderBuy43,515GBX 105£45,690.75
3/21/2016Dean ,BrendaInsiderBuy14,785GBX 108£15,967.80
3/17/2016Beevor,StuartInsiderBuy20,000GBX 1£200
11/19/2015Alston,StephenInsiderBuy9,050GBX 110£9,955
11/5/2015Mackesy,AlexandraInsiderBuy23,000GBX 109£25,070
10/28/2015Hadaway,PaulInsiderBuy31,490GBX 108£34,009.20
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for Empiric Student Property PLC (LON:ESP)
Latest Headlines for Empiric Student Property PLC (LON:ESP)
Source:
DateHeadline
americanbankingnews.com logoEmpiric Student Property PLC (ESP) Downgraded by Numis Securities Ltd to "Reduce"
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 15 at 11:48 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoPaul Hadaway Buys 46,000 Shares of Empiric Student Property PLC (ESP) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 15 at 4:08 AM
fool.co.uk logo2 real estate investment trusts to help you retire with a million
www.fool.co.uk - September 12 at 7:13 PM
morningstar.co.uk logoEmpiric Doubles Revenue For First Half After Investment Policy Change
www.morningstar.co.uk - September 12 at 5:09 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoEmpiric Student Property PLC (ESP) to Release Earnings on Tuesday
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 5 at 1:50 AM
fool.co.uk logo3 diversified dividend investment trusts yielding more than 6.5%
www.fool.co.uk - August 28 at 3:43 AM
lse.co.uk logoNotification of Transaction of a Director - London South East (registration) (blog)
www.lse.co.uk - August 18 at 5:44 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoInsider Selling: Empiric Student Property PLC (ESP) Insider Sells 130,521 Shares of Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 17 at 10:22 AM
morningstar.co.uk logoEmpiric Student Property Purchases Hospital Site For GBP8.1 Million
www.morningstar.co.uk - August 7 at 6:37 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] Student property fund enrols new investors
finance.yahoo.com - July 5 at 2:23 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoEmpiric Student Property PLC (LON:ESP) Declares Dividend of GBX 1.53
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 4 at 2:42 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoEmpiric Student Property PLC (ESP) Earns "Buy" Rating from Jefferies Group LLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 24 at 9:36 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEmpiric Student Property PLC breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : ESP-GB : June 8, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 8 at 6:04 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEmpiric Student Property PLC : ESP-GB: Dividend Analysis : May 19th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : May 19, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 19 at 9:51 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoEmpiric Student Property PLC (ESP) Plans Dividend of GBX 1.53
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 10 at 5:08 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEmpiric Student Property PLC breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : ESP-GB : May 8, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 8 at 9:08 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEmpiric Student Property PLC breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : ESP-GB : April 24, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 24 at 8:28 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoEmpiric Student Property PLC (ESP) Downgraded to "Hold" at Numis Securities Ltd
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 20 at 1:36 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoEmpiric Student Property PLC's (ESP) "Add" Rating Reaffirmed at Numis Securities Ltd
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 14 at 3:44 AM
morningstar.co.uk logoEmpiric Student Property Posts Profit, Net Asset Growth In Six Months
www.morningstar.co.uk - April 10 at 4:50 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoEmpiric Student Property PLC (ESP) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Numis Securities Ltd
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 10 at 12:52 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEmpiric Student Property PLC breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : ESP-GB : April 10, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 10 at 11:41 AM
morningstar.co.uk logoEmpiric Student Property Secures New GBP10 Million Loan Facility
www.morningstar.co.uk - March 7 at 4:55 PM
morningstar.co.uk logoEmpiric Student Property Secures New GBP10 Million Loan Facility
www.morningstar.co.uk - March 7 at 4:55 PM
lse.co.uk logoResult of General Meeting - London South East (registration) (blog)
www.lse.co.uk - December 22 at 5:14 PM
ft.com logo[$$] Key towns near 'saturation point' on student homes
www.ft.com - December 19 at 6:55 AM
morningstar.co.uk logoEmpiric Student Buys Five Student Housing Assets For GBP26.7 Million
www.morningstar.co.uk - October 7 at 4:48 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoFull Year 2016 Empiric Student Property PLC Earnings Release - Time Not Supplied
biz.yahoo.com - September 14 at 9:02 AM
lse.co.uk logoEmpiric Student Buys New Site In Bath, Secures GBP32.8 Million Loan
www.lse.co.uk - July 18 at 10:02 AM

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Empiric Student Property PLC (ESP) Chart for Thursday, September, 21, 2017

This page was last updated on 9/21/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff