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LON:ESPEmpiric Student Property Share Price, Forecast & News

GBX 58
-0.50 (-0.85 %)
(As of 07/9/2020 04:54 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: GBX 58
50-Day Range
MA: GBX 59.38
52-Week Range
Now: GBX 58
Volume1.02 million shs
Average Volume870,269 shs
Market Capitalization£349.83 million
P/E Ratio6.37
Dividend Yield7.81%
Empiric Student Property plc is a leading provider and operator of modern, direct-let, nominated or leased student accommodation across the UK. Investing in both operating and development assets, Empiric is a multi-niche student property company focused on, (i) providing good quality first year accommodation managed through its Hello Student® operating platform in partnership with universities, (ii) offering a variety of second and third year purpose-built accommodation options for individual students and those wanting a group living environment, and (iii)continuing to expand the Group's existing premium, studio-led accommodation portfolio which is attractive to international and postgraduate students. 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 and was admitted to trading on the main market for listed securities of the London Stock Exchange in June 2014.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.3Community Rank: 2.5Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.83 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry REIT - Residential



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales£70.91 million
Cash FlowGBX 2.68 per share
Book ValueGBX 110.20 per share



Market Cap£349.83 million
Next Earnings DateN/A
OptionableNot Optionable

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Empiric Student Property (LON:ESP) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Empiric Student Property's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Empiric Student Property's stock was trading at GBX 86.40 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, ESP shares have decreased by 32.9% and is now trading at GBX 58. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Empiric Student Property?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Empiric Student Property in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View analyst ratings for Empiric Student Property.

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

Empiric Student Property announced a dividend on Monday, February 17th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, February 27th will be given a dividend of GBX 1.25 per share on Friday, March 20th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.23%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, February 27th. The official announcement can be viewed at this link. View Empiric Student Property's dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for ESP?

4 brokerages have issued twelve-month price targets for Empiric Student Property's shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 70 to GBX 75. On average, they expect Empiric Student Property's stock price to reach GBX 72.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 25.0% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Empiric Student Property.

Has Empiric Student Property been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about ESP stock has been trending negative this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Empiric Student Property earned a news sentiment score of -2.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days. View the latest news about Empiric Student Property.

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

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), Pennon Group (PNN), Telford Homes (TEF), Altra Industrial Motion (AIMC), Allianz Technology Trust (ATT), Gilead Sciences (GILD), 3M (MMM), Nicolet Bankshares (NCBS) and Intellia Therapeutics (NTLA).

Who are Empiric Student Property's key executives?

Empiric Student Property's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Timothy Attlee, CEO & Director (Age 57)
  • Ms. Lynne Fennah F.C.A., CFO, COO & Director (Age 54)
  • Mr. Clint Bartman BSc, MBA, Operations Director
  • Andrew Leo MRICS, Devel. Mang.
  • Charles Taylor, Consultant and Acquisitions Mang.

What is Empiric Student Property's stock symbol?

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

How do I buy shares of Empiric Student Property?

Shares of ESP 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's stock price today?

One share of ESP stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 58.

How big of a company is Empiric Student Property?

Empiric Student Property has a market capitalization of £349.83 million and generates £70.91 million in revenue each year. Empiric Student Property employs 248 workers across the globe.

What is Empiric Student Property's official website?

The official website for Empiric Student Property is www.empiric.co.uk.

How can I contact Empiric Student Property?

Empiric Student Property's mailing address is Swan HSE, 17-19 Stratford Place, LONDON, W1C 1BQ, United Kingdom. The company can be reached via phone at +44-20-38288700.

This page was last updated on 7/9/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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