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

Essex Property Trust Inc. (ESS): $264.02

-2.23 (-0.84%)

POWR Rating

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  • Sentiment is the dimension where ESS ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 87.78% of US stocks.
  • ESS's strongest trending metric is Momentum; it's been moving up over the last 179 days.
  • ESS's current lowest rank is in the Value metric (where it is better than 8.83% 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; merely 4.61% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • For ESS, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by 94.8% of US equities we're observing.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, ESS is more volatile than only 3.57% of stocks we're observing.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Essex Property Trust Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be AQN, AL, TRTN, CMS, and AEE.
  • ESS's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Essex Property Trust Inc's official web site, go to

ESS Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Real Estate stock, ESS's price/earnings ratio is 44.87% higher, now standing at 54.4.
  • ESS's EV/EBIT ratio has moved up 26.1 over the prior 243 months.
  • ESS's price/sales ratio has moved up 10.5 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 2021-09-02 15.2 3.7 54.4 45.5
ESS 2021-09-01 15.2 3.7 54.3 45.5
ESS 2021-08-31 14.9 3.6 53.4 44.9
ESS 2021-08-30 14.8 3.6 52.8 44.5
ESS 2021-08-27 14.5 3.5 51.8 43.8
ESS 2021-08-26 14.4 3.5 51.5 43.6

ESS Growth Metrics

    Its 4 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 158.85%.
  • Its 3 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 70.31%.
  • The 2 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at 84.18%.
Over the past 34 months, ESS's revenue has gone up $31,535,000.

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
2021-12-31 1,440.556 905.259 488.554
2021-09-30 1,431.033 849.548 447.425
2021-06-30 1,438.987 805.069 402.696
2021-03-31 1,458.506 731.448 422.308
2020-12-31 1,495.748 803.108 568.87
2020-09-30 1,509.04 865.589 601.943

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 $264.02 52-week high $363.36
Prev. close $266.25 52-week low $250.62
Day low $263.92 Volume 413,409
Day high $270.55 Avg. volume 382,689
50-day MA $294.94 Dividend yield 3.31%
200-day MA $326.39 Market Cap 17.25B

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.

Essex Property Trust increases dividend by 5% to $2.20

Essex Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ESS) declares $2.20/share annual dividend, 5.3% increase from prior dividend of $2.09.Forward yield 0.70%Payable April 14; for shareholders of record March

Seeking Alpha | February 24, 2022

Essex Announces Its 28th Consecutive Annual Dividend Increase

SAN MATEO, Calif., February 24, 2022--Essex Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ESS) announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a 5.3% increase to its annual cash dividend. This represents the 28th consecutive annual dividend increase. The Board of Directors has declared a first quarter dividend of $2.20 per share, payable on April 14, 2022 to shareholders of record as of March 31, 2022. On an annualized basis, the dividend represents a distribution of $8.80 per common share.

Yahoo | February 24, 2022

What 5 Analyst Ratings Have To Say About Essex Property Trust

Analysts have provided the following ratings for Essex Property Trust (NYSE: ESS ) within the last quarter: Bullish Somewhat Bullish Indifferent Somewhat Bearish Bearish Total Ratings 1 2 2 0 0 Last 30D 0 0 1 0 0 1M Ago 0 0 0 0 0 2M Ago 0 1 0 0 0 3M Ago 1 1 1 0 0 In the last 3 months, 5 analysts have offered 12-month price targets for Essex Property Trust. The company has an average price target of $365.8 with a high of $390.00 and a low of $335.00. Below is a summary of how these 5 analysts rated Essex Property Trust over the past 3 months. The greater the number of … Full story available on

Benzinga | February 15, 2022

Essex Property Trust, Inc. (ESS) CEO Michael Schall on Q4 2021 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Essex Property Trust, Inc. (ESS) Q4 2021 Earnings Conference Call February 3, 2022 14:00 ET Company Participants Michael Schall - President and Chief Executive Officer Angela Kleiman - Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Barb Pak - Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Adam Berry - Chief...

SA Transcripts on Seeking Alpha | February 3, 2022

Essex Property (ESS) Q4 FFO and Revenues Beat Estimates

Essex Property's (ESS) Q4 results reflect the recovery in its markets, leading to an improving rent growth in the quarter.

Yahoo | February 3, 2022

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ESS Price Returns

1-mo -8.55%
3-mo -24.29%
6-mo -24.23%
1-year -11.38%
3-year -1.76%
5-year 16.95%
YTD -24.58%
2021 52.40%
2020 -18.09%
2019 25.92%
2018 4.83%
2017 6.82%

ESS Dividends

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