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

Essex Property Trust Inc. (ESS): $196.17

-3.05 (-1.53%)

POWR Rating

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  • ESS scores best on the Sentiment dimension, with a Sentiment rank ahead of 75.18% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for ESS is in Stability, which has been heading down over the past 179 days.
  • ESS ranks lowest in Value; there it ranks in the 15th percentile.

ESS Stock Summary

  • ESSEX PROPERTY TRUST INC's market capitalization of $12,853,340,109 is ahead of 86.6% of US-listed equities.
  • Of note is the ratio of ESSEX PROPERTY TRUST INC's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; merely 3.61% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • For ESS, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by 92% of US equities we're observing.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to ESS, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are AL, AER, IRT, AIRC, and KNOP.
  • ESS's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit ESSEX PROPERTY TRUST INC's official web site, go to

ESS Valuation Summary

  • ESS's EV/EBIT ratio is 32; this is 17.65% higher than that of the median Real Estate stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, ESS's price/sales ratio has gone up 3.8.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for ESS.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
ESS 2023-03-10 8.5 2.4 33.4 32.0
ESS 2023-03-09 9.1 2.6 35.8 33.6
ESS 2023-03-08 9.3 2.6 36.7 34.2
ESS 2023-03-07 9.2 2.6 36.0 33.8
ESS 2023-03-06 9.4 2.6 37.1 34.5
ESS 2023-03-03 9.3 2.6 36.7 34.2

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)

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ESS Price/Volume Stats

Current price $196.17 52-week high $363.36
Prev. close $199.22 52-week low $196.03
Day low $196.03 Volume 505,800
Day high $201.73 Avg. volume 561,732
50-day MA $223.63 Dividend yield 4.27%
200-day MA $240.06 Market Cap 12.66B

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.

Investors one-year losses continue as Essex Property Trust (NYSE:ESS) dips a further 8.8% this week, earnings continue to decline

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Yahoo | March 14, 2023

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Yahoo | March 14, 2023

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Yahoo | March 5, 2023

Essex Property Trust to Present at The 2023 Citigroup Global Property CEO Conference

SAN MATEO, Calif., March 03, 2023--Essex Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ESS) announced today that Michael J. Schall, President and CEO, will be participating in a roundtable presentation at the 2023 Citigroup Global Property CEO Conference held in Hollywood, FL on Monday, March 6, 2023, at 4:20 p.m. Eastern Time.

Yahoo | March 3, 2023

3 Top Multifamily REIT Stocks to Buy in March

Whether March comes in like a lion and leaves like a lamb, or vice versa, remains to be seen. Three REITs to consider now because of their performance records and prospects going forward are Mid-America Apartment Communities (NYSE: MAA), Essex Property Trust (NYSE: ESS), and Camden Property Trust (NYSE: CPT).

Yahoo | March 1, 2023

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ESS Price Returns

1-mo -15.19%
3-mo -6.35%
6-mo -19.38%
1-year -39.62%
3-year 15.09%
5-year -0.01%
YTD -7.43%
2022 -37.76%
2021 52.40%
2020 -18.09%
2019 25.92%
2018 4.83%

ESS Dividends

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Continue Researching ESS

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