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

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$281.47 +1.46 (+0.52 %)
(As of 02/22/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$280.01
Today's Range$279.3450 - $282.9325
52-Week Range$220.32 - $282.93
Volume209,552 shs
Average Volume323,360 shs
Market Capitalization$18.60 billion
P/E Ratio22.39
Dividend Yield2.66%
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



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.40 billion
Cash Flow$13.3906 per share
Book Value$96.78 per share


Net Income$390.15 million


Market Cap$18.60 billion
Next Earnings Date5/1/2019 (Estimated)

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 declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, February 22nd. Shareholders of record on Friday, March 29th will be given a dividend of $1.95 per share on Friday, April 12th. This represents a $7.80 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.77%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, March 28th. This is a boost from Essex Property Trust's previous quarterly dividend of $1.86. View Essex Property Trust's Dividend History.

How were Essex Property Trust's earnings last quarter?

Essex Property Trust Inc (NYSE:ESS) posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, January, 30th. The real estate investment trust reported $3.19 earnings per share 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 return on equity of 5.74% and a net margin of 27.87%. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm 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 updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Wednesday, January, 30th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $12.83-13.23 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share 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?

19 brokerages have issued 12-month price targets 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 $269.6625 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 4.2%. View Analyst Price Targets for Essex Property Trust.

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

19 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 9 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Essex Property Trust.

Has Essex Property Trust been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about ESS stock has trended somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. 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 daily sentiment score of 1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the real estate investment trust a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future.

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

What other stocks do shareholders of Essex Property Trust own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Essex Property Trust investors own include Mcdonald's (MCD), Activision Blizzard (ATVI), Visa (V), Realty Income (O), Boeing (BA), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Welltower (WELL), Starbucks (SBUX), Gilead Sciences (GILD) and Mastercard (MA).

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 number of of institutional and retail 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 purchased 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 $281.47.

How big of a company is Essex Property Trust?

Essex Property Trust has a market capitalization of $18.60 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:  575 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  659 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,234
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 2/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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