NYSE:ESS - Essex Property Trust Price Target & Analyst Ratings Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $292.87 +4.00 (+1.38 %) (As of 03/26/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$288.87Today's Range$289.63 - $292.8752-Week Range$226.22 - $294.61Volume7,502 shsAverage Volume274,035 shsMarket Capitalization$19.24 billionP/E Ratio23.25Dividend Yield2.56%Beta0.47 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Analyst Ratings Essex Property Trust (NYSE:ESS) Price Target and Consensus Rating (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?) MarketBeat calculates consensus analyst ratings for stocks using the most recent rating from each Wall Street analyst that has rated a stock within the last twelve months. Each analyst's rating is normalized to a standardized rating score of 1 (sell), 2 (hold), 3 (buy) or 4 (strong buy). Analyst consensus ratings scores are calculated using the mean average of the number of normalized sell, hold, buy and strong buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. Each stock's consensus analyst rating is derived from its calculated consensus ratings score (0-1.5 = Sell, 1.5-2.5 = Hold, 2.5-3.5 = Buy, >3.5 = Strong Buy). MarketBeat's consensus price targets are a mean average of the most recent available price targets set by each analyst that has set a price target for the stock in the last twelve months. MarketBeat's consensus ratings and consensus price targets may differ from those calculated by other firms due to differences in methodology and available data.19 Wall Street analysts have issued ratings and price targets for Essex Property Trust in the last 12 months. Their average twelve-month price target is $279.40, suggesting that the stock has a possible downside of 4.60%. The high price target for ESS is $303.00 and the low price target for ESS is $255.00. There are currently 9 hold ratings and 10 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus rating of "Buy."Today30 Days Ago90 Days Ago180 Days AgoConsensus Rating: BuyHoldBuyBuyConsensus Rating Score: 2.532.472.522.57Ratings Breakdown: 0 Sell Rating(s)9 Hold Rating(s)10 Buy Rating(s)0 Strong Buy Rating(s)0 Sell Rating(s)10 Hold Rating(s)9 Buy Rating(s)0 Strong Buy Rating(s)0 Sell Rating(s)10 Hold Rating(s)11 Buy Rating(s)0 Strong Buy Rating(s)0 Sell Rating(s)9 Hold Rating(s)12 Buy Rating(s)0 Strong Buy Rating(s)Consensus Price Target: $279.40$269.6625$268.5647$263.5294Price Target Upside: 4.60% downside2.12% downside5.07% upside6.14% upsideEssex Property Trust (NYSE:ESS) Consensus Price Target History Essex Property Trust (NYSE:ESS) Analyst Ratings History Show: Only the Most Recent Rating From Each Brokerage All Ratings For This Stock DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails3/25/2019BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHold$295.00Low3/25/2019BTIG ResearchDowngradeBuy ➝ NeutralLow3/19/2019KeyCorpBoost Price TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$268.00 ➝ $301.00Low3/15/2019BarclaysReiterated RatingBuy$303.00Low2/7/2019Jefferies Financial GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$290.00 ➝ $295.00Low2/5/2019CitigroupSet Price TargetHold$275.00Low12/19/2018Janney Montgomery ScottUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$255.60Low12/19/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeOverweight ➝ NeutralLow12/17/2018Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$260.00 ➝ $292.00High12/11/2018Wells Fargo & CoUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ Outperform$262.00 ➝ $284.00Low11/5/2018MizuhoReiterated RatingHold$265.00Low10/31/2018Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuy$275.00Low10/31/2018Mitsubishi UFJ Financial GroupBoost Price TargetOverweight$266.00 ➝ $270.00Low10/22/2018Capital One FinancialInitiated CoverageEqual Weight$255.00Medium10/16/2018ScotiabankInitiated CoverageOutperformMedium8/30/2018Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingBuy$269.00Low8/6/2018DA DavidsonReiterated RatingNeutralLow7/23/2018Raymond JamesUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Market PerformLow6/8/2018Bank of AmericaBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$276.00 ➝ $277.00Low3/20/2018Sandler O'NeillReiterated RatingHold$250.00Low3/20/2018SunTrust BanksDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$241.99 ➝ $253.00Low2/21/2018Cantor FitzgeraldSet Price TargetBuy$264.00Low12/27/2017JMP SecuritiesReiterated RatingHoldLow12/11/2017Evercore ISIUpgradeIn-Line ➝ Outperform$274.00Medium10/17/2017Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingBuy$273.00N/A7/31/2017Canaccord GenuitySet Price TargetHold$270.00Low(Data available from 3/26/2017 forward) This page was last updated on 3/26/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is the downside to momentum investing?