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Equity LifeStyle Properties (ELS) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$67.33
+1.35 (+2.05%)
(As of 02/29/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$65.66
$67.52
50-Day Range
$65.55
$71.61
52-Week Range
$60.47
$74.04
Volume
1.85 million shs
Average Volume
1.20 million shs
Market Capitalization
$12.56 billion
P/E Ratio
40.08
Dividend Yield
2.66%
Price Target
$70.15

Equity LifeStyle Properties MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.14 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
4.2% Upside
$70.15 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
2.33% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-2.35
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.69mentions of Equity LifeStyle Properties in the last 14 days
Based on 5 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
5.86%
From $2.90 to $3.07 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

3.71 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

347th out of 863 stocks

Real Estate Investment Trusts Industry

75th out of 179 stocks


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About Equity LifeStyle Properties Stock (NYSE:ELS)

We are a self-administered, self-managed real estate investment trust (REIT) with headquarters in Chicago. As of January 29, 2024, we own or have an interest in 451 properties in 35 states and British Columbia consisting of 172,465 sites.

ELS Stock Price History

ELS Stock News Headlines

Critical asset just had biggest fall on record
What many consider America's critical financial asset suffers biggest fall on record. Expert says: "it's very bad for millions, protect yourself now."
ELS Mar 2024 60.000 put
ELS Aug 2024 80.000 put
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record
What many consider America's critical financial asset suffers biggest fall on record. Expert says: "it's very bad for millions, protect yourself now."
Massive Insider Trade At Equity Lifestyle Props
Barclays Reaffirms Their Buy Rating on Equity Lifestyle (ELS)
Q4 2023 Equity LifeStyle Properties Inc Earnings Call
Equity Lifestyle Properties Lifts Dividend 6.7%
ELS Reports Fourth Quarter Results
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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
10/17/2023
Ex-Dividend for 1/12 Dividend
12/28/2023
Dividend Payable
1/12/2024
Today
2/29/2024
Ex-Dividend for 4/12 Dividend
3/27/2024
Dividend Payable
4/12/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
4/15/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Sector
Finance
Industry
Real estate investment trusts
Sub-Industry
Residential REITs
CUSIP
29472R10
Employees
4,000
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$70.15
High Stock Price Target
$78.00
Low Stock Price Target
$64.00
Potential Upside/Downside
+4.2%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.14
Research Coverage
7 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$314.21 million
Pretax Margin
21.49%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$1.49 billion
Cash Flow
$2.87 per share
Book Value
$8.04 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
177,354,000
Market Cap
$12.56 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.71
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Key Executives

  • Ms. Marguerite M. Nader (Age 55)
    President, CEO & Non-Independent Director
    Comp: $2.18M
  • Mr. Paul  SeaveyMr. Paul Seavey (Age 55)
    Executive VP & CFO
    Comp: $1.23M
  • Mr. Patrick Waite (Age 57)
    Executive VP & COO
    Comp: $1.23M
  • Mr. David P. Eldersveld (Age 50)
    Executive VP, Chief Legal Officer & Corporate Secretary
    Comp: $1.23M
  • Ms. Valerie Henry (Age 46)
    Senior VP & Chief Accounting Officer
  • Mr. Jim Phillips
    Senior Vice President of Sales
  • Ms. Larisa J. Drake (Age 51)
    Executive VP & Chief Marketing Officer
  • Mr. Peter Underhill
    Senior Vice President of Revenue Management
  • Mr. Ron Bunce
    Senior Vice President of West Operations
  • Mr. Brad Nelson
    Senior Vice President of East Operations














ELS Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Equity LifeStyle Properties stock right now?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Equity LifeStyle Properties in the last twelve months. There are currently 6 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" ELS shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in ELS, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Equity LifeStyle Properties' stock price target for 2024?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Equity LifeStyle Properties' shares. Their ELS share price targets range from $64.00 to $78.00. On average, they predict the company's stock price to reach $70.15 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 4.2% from the stock's current price.
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How have ELS shares performed in 2024?

Equity LifeStyle Properties' stock was trading at $70.54 on January 1st, 2024. Since then, ELS shares have decreased by 4.6% and is now trading at $67.33.
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Are investors shorting Equity LifeStyle Properties?

Equity LifeStyle Properties saw a increase in short interest in the month of February. As of February 15th, there was short interest totaling 4,150,000 shares, an increase of 5.6% from the January 31st total of 3,930,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,110,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 3.7 days. Currently, 2.3% of the company's shares are short sold.
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When is Equity LifeStyle Properties' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, April 15th 2024.
View our ELS earnings forecast
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How were Equity LifeStyle Properties' earnings last quarter?

Equity LifeStyle Properties, Inc. (NYSE:ELS) posted its earnings results on Tuesday, October, 17th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.41 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.72 by $0.31. The real estate investment trust earned $388.80 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $337.88 million. Equity LifeStyle Properties had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 20.90% and a net margin of 21.09%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 2.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $0.70 earnings per share.

How often does Equity LifeStyle Properties pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Equity LifeStyle Properties?

Equity LifeStyle Properties announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, February 6th. Investors of record on Thursday, March 28th will be paid a dividend of $0.477 per share on Friday, April 12th. This represents a $1.91 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.83%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, March 27th. This is a boost from the stock's previous quarterly dividend of $0.45.
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Is Equity LifeStyle Properties a good dividend stock?

Equity LifeStyle Properties (NYSE:ELS) pays an annual dividend of $1.79 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.69%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 19 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 106.55%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable. Based on earnings estimates, ELS will have a dividend payout ratio of 58.31% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for ELS.

When did Equity LifeStyle Properties' stock split?

Equity LifeStyle Properties shares split on the morning of Wednesday, October 16th 2019. The 2-1 split was announced on Friday, September 20th 2019. The newly minted shares were issued to shareholders after the market closes on Tuesday, October 15th 2019. An investor that had 100 shares of stock prior to the split would have 200 shares after the split.

What guidance has Equity LifeStyle Properties issued on next quarter's earnings?

Equity LifeStyle Properties issued an update on its FY24 earnings guidance on Monday, January, 29th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $2.83-2.93 for the period, compared to the consensus EPS estimate of $2.89.

What is Marguerite Nader's approval rating as Equity LifeStyle Properties' CEO?

151 employees have rated Equity LifeStyle Properties Chief Executive Officer Marguerite Nader on Glassdoor.com. Marguerite Nader has an approval rating of 80% among the company's employees.

What other stocks do shareholders of Equity LifeStyle Properties own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Equity LifeStyle Properties investors own include Realty Income (O), Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY), Ventas (VTR), Verizon Communications (VZ), American Tower (AMT), Digital Realty Trust (DLR), Prologis (PLD), Crown Castle (CCI), Home Depot (HD) and Procter & Gamble (PG).

Who are Equity LifeStyle Properties' major shareholders?

Equity LifeStyle Properties' stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (13.32%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (7.22%), Norges Bank (3.47%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (2.66%), Nuveen Asset Management LLC (1.60%) and Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (1.47%).
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How do I buy shares of Equity LifeStyle Properties?

Shares of ELS stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NYSE:ELS) was last updated on 3/1/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff