Essex Property Trust Inc. (ESS): Price and Financial Metrics

Essex Property Trust Inc. (ESS): $220.66

7.20 (+3.37%)

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ESS Price/Volume Stats

Current price $220.66 52-week high $248.80
Prev. close $213.46 52-week low $195.03
Day low $213.04 Volume 452,100
Day high $220.90 Avg. volume 440,201
50-day MA $213.11 Dividend yield 4.35%
200-day MA $222.31 Market Cap 14.16B

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  • ESS scores best on the Quality dimension, with a Quality rank ahead of 72.49% of US stocks.
  • ESS's strongest trending metric is Quality; it's been moving down over the last 177 days.
  • ESS's current lowest rank is in the Growth metric (where it is better than 17.21% of US stocks).

ESS Stock Summary

  • Of note is the ratio of ESSEX PROPERTY TRUST INC's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; just 3.3% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • For ESS, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by 92.11% of US equities we're observing.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, ESS is more volatile than merely 9.74% of stocks we're observing.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to ESSEX PROPERTY TRUST INC are AMH, OHI, CUZ, CPT, and AVB.
  • Visit ESS's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

ESS Valuation Summary

  • ESS's price/sales ratio is 8.1; this is 92.86% higher than that of the median Real Estate stock.
  • ESS's EV/EBIT ratio has moved down 0.5 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for ESS.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
ESS 2023-11-07 8.1 2.4 25.6 26.2
ESS 2023-11-06 8.2 2.5 25.9 26.5
ESS 2023-11-03 8.4 2.5 26.5 26.9
ESS 2023-11-02 8.2 2.5 25.9 26.5
ESS 2023-11-01 8.0 2.4 25.4 26.1
ESS 2023-10-31 8.3 2.5 26.1 26.6

ESS Growth Metrics

    The year over year revenue growth rate now stands at 0.61%.
  • Its 5 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 181.64%.
  • Its year over year price growth rate is now at 19.16%.
Over the past 34 months, ESS's revenue has gone up $110,515,000.

The table below shows ESS's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-12-31 1,606.814 975.649 408.315
2022-09-30 1,563.227 1,014.117 360.024
2022-06-30 1,516.336 986.733 385.572
2022-03-31 1,467.336 1,025.136 393.364
2021-12-31 1,440.556 905.259 488.554
2021-09-30 1,431.033 849.548 447.425

ESS's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • ESS has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 66.31% of graded US stocks.
  • ESS's asset turnover comes in at 0.112 -- ranking 179th of 443 Trading stocks.
  • FSP, MN, and TRTX are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with ESS.

The table below shows ESS's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-09-30 0.112 0.665 0.035
2021-06-30 0.111 0.669 0.032
2021-03-31 0.112 0.672 0.033
2020-12-31 0.113 0.682 0.041
2020-09-30 0.114 0.692 0.043
2020-06-30 0.115 0.698 0.044

ESS Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of ESS, see our ESS price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $342.79 Average Broker Recommendation 1.77 (Moderate Buy)

Essex Property Trust Inc. (ESS) Company Bio

Essex Property Trust is a publicly traded real estate investment trust that invests in apartments, primarily on the West Coast of the United States. (Source:Wikipedia)

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Latest ESS News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about ESSEX PROPERTY TRUST INC that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate ESS as an investment opportunity.

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Essex Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ESS) Q3 2023 Earnings Call Transcript

Essex Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ESS) Q3 2023 Earnings Call Transcript October 27, 2023 Operator: Good day, and welcome to the Essex Property Trust Third Quarter 2023 Earnings Conference Call. As a reminder, today’s conference call is being recorded. Statements made in this conference call regarding expected operating results and other future events are forward-looking statements, […]

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ESS Price Returns

1-mo 4.20%
3-mo -6.07%
6-mo 0.06%
1-year 5.78%
3-year -1.74%
5-year -1.06%
YTD 7.56%
2022 -37.76%
2021 52.40%
2020 -18.09%
2019 25.92%
2018 4.83%

ESS Dividends

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