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Essex Property Trust (ESS) Stock Forecast & Price Target

$259.40
+1.43 (+0.55%)
(As of 05/24/2024 ET)

Essex Property Trust - Analysts' Recommendations and Stock Price Forecast (2024)

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Consensus Rating

Hold
Based on 19 Analyst Ratings

Consensus Price Target

$255.28
-1.59% Downside
High Forecast$315.00
Average Forecast$255.28
Low Forecast$225.00
TypeCurrent Forecast
5/27/23 to 5/26/24
1 Month Ago
4/27/23 to 4/26/24
3 Months Ago
2/26/23 to 2/26/24
1 Year Ago
5/27/22 to 5/27/23
Consensus Rating
Hold
Hold
Hold
Hold
Strong Buy
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
Buy
7 Buy rating(s)
6 Buy rating(s)
4 Buy rating(s)
8 Buy rating(s)
Hold
10 Hold rating(s)
9 Hold rating(s)
10 Hold rating(s)
9 Hold rating(s)
Sell
2 Sell rating(s)
3 Sell rating(s)
3 Sell rating(s)
5 Sell rating(s)
Consensus Price Target$255.28$245.37$242.72$245.18
Forecasted Upside-1.59% Downside6.35% Upside6.24% Upside9.02% Upside
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ESS Analyst Recommendations By Month

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ESS Price Targets by Month

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Essex Property Trust Stock vs. The Competition

TypeEssex Property TrustFinance CompaniesS&P 500
Consensus Rating Score
2.26
2.44
2.49
Consensus RatingHoldHoldHold
Predicted Upside-1.59% Downside59.43% Upside9.92% Upside
News Sentiment RatingPositive News
Positive News
Positive News

Recent Analyst Forecasts and Stock Ratings

DateBrokerageAnalyst NameActionRatingPrice TargetUpside/Downside on Report DateDetails
5/14/2024Morgan Stanley
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 Boost TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$230.00 ➝ $250.00-4.38%
5/14/2024Scotiabank
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 Boost TargetSector Outperform ➝ Sector Outperform$256.00 ➝ $283.00+8.24%
5/14/2024UBS Group
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 Boost TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$250.00 ➝ $261.00-0.21%
5/6/2024Wedbush
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 Boost TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$240.00 ➝ $264.00+3.73%
5/6/2024Piper Sandler
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 Boost TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$291.00 ➝ $315.00+25.84%
5/1/2024Stifel Nicolaus
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 Boost TargetHold ➝ Hold$239.50 ➝ $243.50-1.12%
4/9/2024Truist Financial
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 Lower TargetHold ➝ Hold$259.00 ➝ $255.00+3.23%
4/1/2024Bank of America
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 UpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$250.00 ➝ $275.00+12.94%
3/18/2024Raymond James
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 UpgradeMarket Perform ➝ Outperform$265.00+10.85%
2/28/2024Mizuho
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 UpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$255.00 ➝ $250.00+9.78%
2/22/2024The Goldman Sachs Group
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 Reiterated RatingSell$227.00-3.45%
2/20/2024Barclays
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 Boost TargetUnderweight ➝ Underweight$224.00 ➝ $225.00-4.41%
2/8/2024Royal Bank of Canada
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 Boost TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$237.00 ➝ $239.00+4.81%
1/30/2024Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft
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 Initiated CoverageHold$240.00+1.31%
1/2/2024Jefferies Financial Group
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 UpgradeHold ➝ Buy$215.00 ➝ $281.00+13.33%
11/9/2023BMO Capital Markets
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 UpgradeUnderperform ➝ Market Perform$235.00 ➝ $225.00+6.74%
10/9/2023Evercore ISI
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 Lower Target$247.00 ➝ $235.00+8.83%
9/12/2023Wells Fargo & Company
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 Lower TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$247.00 ➝ $244.00+9.81%
9/7/2023Citigroup
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 DowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$280.00 ➝ $260.00+12.44%
8/21/2023JPMorgan Chase & Co.
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 Boost TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$252.00 ➝ $268.00+14.08%
5/31/202322nd Century Group
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 Reiterated RatingMaintains
5/19/202351job
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5/15/2023Wolfe Research
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 DowngradePeer Perform ➝ Underperform$204.00-5.26%
12/14/2022Janney Montgomery Scott
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Robert Stevenson
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DowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$241.00+7.97%
12/7/2022KeyCorp
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 Lower TargetOverweight$314.00 ➝ $240.00+13.70%
8/18/2022Capital One Financial
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N. Malkin
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Reiterated RatingEqual Weight
6/22/2022Credit Suisse Group
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 Initiated CoverageUnderperform$247.00-3.49%

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ESS Frequently Asked Questions

What is Essex Property Trust's stock forecast and purchase recommendation?

According to the research reports of 19 Wall Street equities research analysts, the average twelve-month stock price forecast for Essex Property Trust is $255.28, with a high forecast of $315.00 and a low forecast of $225.00. The consensus rating for Essex Property Trust stock is Hold based on the current 2 sell ratings, 10 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for ESS. Learn more on ESS's analyst rating history.

Do Wall Street analysts like Essex Property Trust more than its competitors?

Analysts like Essex Property Trust less than other "finance" companies. The consensus rating score for Essex Property Trust is 2.26 while the average consensus rating score for "finance" companies is 2.43. Learn more on how ESS compares to other companies.

Is Essex Property Trust being upgraded by Wall Street analysts?

Over the previous 90 days, Essex Property Trust's stock had 3 upgrades by analysts.

Does Essex Property Trust's stock price have much upside?

According to analysts, Essex Property Trust's stock has a predicted upside of 6.29% based on their 12-month stock forecasts.

What analysts cover Essex Property Trust?

Essex Property Trust has been rated by research analysts at Bank of America, Mizuho, Morgan Stanley, Piper Sandler, Raymond James, Scotiabank, Stifel Nicolaus, Truist Financial, UBS Group, and Wedbush in the past 90 days.


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This page (NYSE:ESS) was last updated on 5/26/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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