NYSE:ESS - Essex Property Trust Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$278.82 +0.97 (+0.35 %)
(As of 02/15/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$278.82
Today's Range$277.18 - $279.69
52-Week Range$219.62 - $280.11
Volume261,801 shs
Average Volume335,059 shs
Market Capitalization$18.42 billion
P/E Ratio22.18
Dividend Yield2.68%
Beta0.49
Essex Property Trust, Inc., an S&P 500 company, is a fully integrated real estate investment trust (REIT) that acquires, develops, redevelops, and manages multifamily residential properties in selected West Coast markets. Essex currently has ownership interests in 245 apartment communities with an additional 6 properties in various stages of active development.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Real estate investment trusts
Sub-IndustryResidential REITs
SectorFinance
CUSIP29717810
Phone650-655-7800

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.40 billion
Cash Flow$13.2080 per share
Book Value$96.78 per share

Profitability

Net Income$390.15 million

Miscellaneous

Employees1,835
Market Cap$18.42 billion
OptionableOptionable

Essex Property Trust (NYSE:ESS) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Essex Property Trust's stock symbol?

Essex Property Trust trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "ESS."

How often does Essex Property Trust pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Essex Property Trust?

Essex Property Trust announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, December 14th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, January 2nd will be given a dividend of $1.86 per share on Tuesday, January 15th. This represents a $7.44 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.67%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, December 31st. View Essex Property Trust's Dividend History.

How were Essex Property Trust's earnings last quarter?

Essex Property Trust Inc (NYSE:ESS) issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, January, 30th. The real estate investment trust reported $3.19 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting the consensus estimate of $3.19. The real estate investment trust had revenue of $353.16 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $351.76 million. Essex Property Trust had a net margin of 27.87% and a return on equity of 5.74%. During the same period last year, the business earned $3.01 EPS. View Essex Property Trust's Earnings History.

When is Essex Property Trust's next earnings date?

Essex Property Trust is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May 1st 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Essex Property Trust.

What guidance has Essex Property Trust issued on next quarter's earnings?

Essex Property Trust issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Wednesday, January, 30th. The company provided EPS guidance of $12.83-13.23 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $13.06. Essex Property Trust also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $12.83-13.23 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for ESS?

20 brokerages have issued twelve-month target prices for Essex Property Trust's shares. Their forecasts range from $250.00 to $295.00. On average, they expect Essex Property Trust's share price to reach $269.3294 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 3.4%. View Analyst Price Targets for Essex Property Trust.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Essex Property Trust?

20 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Essex Property Trust in the last year. There are currently 10 hold ratings and 10 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Essex Property Trust.

Has Essex Property Trust been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about ESS stock have trended positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Essex Property Trust earned a media sentiment score of 2.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the real estate investment trust a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future.

Who are some of Essex Property Trust's key competitors?

Who are Essex Property Trust's key executives?

Essex Property Trust's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Michael J. Schall CPA, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 62)
  • Ms. Angela L. Kleiman, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 48)
  • Mr. John D. Eudy, Exec. VP of Devel. & Co-Chief Investment Officer (Age 64)
  • Mr. Craig K. Zimmerman, Exec. VP of Acquisitions & Co-Chief Investment Officer (Age 68)
  • Mr. John F. Burkart, Sr. EVP of Asset Management (Age 55)

Who are Essex Property Trust's major shareholders?

Essex Property Trust's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (10.53%), Cohen & Steers Inc. (8.92%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (3.04%), Daiwa Securities Group Inc. (2.70%), Northern Trust Corp (1.69%) and Geode Capital Management LLC (1.64%). Company insiders that own Essex Property Trust stock include Angela L Kleiman, Byron A Scordelis, Craig K Zimmerman, Gary P Martin, Glenn Olnick, Irving F Lyons III, Janice L Sears, John D Eudy, John F Burkart and Michael J Schall. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Essex Property Trust.

Which major investors are selling Essex Property Trust stock?

ESS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Cohen & Steers Inc., Daiwa Securities Group Inc., Millennium Management LLC, Principal Financial Group Inc., Lord Abbett & CO. LLC, Standard Life Aberdeen plc, Resolution Capital Ltd and Bank of America Corp DE. Company insiders that have sold Essex Property Trust company stock in the last year include Angela L Kleiman, Byron A Scordelis, Glenn Olnick, John D Eudy, John F Burkart and Michael J Schall. View Insider Buying and Selling for Essex Property Trust.

Which major investors are buying Essex Property Trust stock?

ESS stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Boston Partners, California Public Employees Retirement System, Geode Capital Management LLC, BlackRock Inc., Northern Trust Corp, Uniplan Investment Counsel Inc., Legal & General Group Plc and BP PLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Essex Property Trust.

How do I buy shares of Essex Property Trust?

Shares of ESS can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Essex Property Trust's stock price today?

One share of ESS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $278.82.

How big of a company is Essex Property Trust?

Essex Property Trust has a market capitalization of $18.42 billion and generates $1.40 billion in revenue each year. The real estate investment trust earns $390.15 million in net income (profit) each year or $12.57 on an earnings per share basis. Essex Property Trust employs 1,835 workers across the globe.

What is Essex Property Trust's official website?

The official website for Essex Property Trust is http://www.essexpropertytrust.com.

How can I contact Essex Property Trust?

Essex Property Trust's mailing address is 1100 PARK PLACE SUITE 200, SAN MATEO CA, 94403. The real estate investment trust can be reached via phone at 650-655-7800 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Essex Property Trust (NYSE ESS)

Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  574 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  658 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,232
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Essex Property Trust and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe ESS will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe ESS will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 2/16/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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