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

Essex Property Trust, Inc. (ESS)

Today's Latest Price: $262.52 USD

12.04 (4.81%)

Updated Jun 5 4:10pm

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Overall POWR Rating

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 20 in REITs - Residential

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ESS Stock Summary

  • ESS has a market capitalization of $17,173,364,035 -- more than approximately 89.74% of US stocks.
  • Of note is the ratio of Essex Property Trust Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; only 5.02% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • For ESS, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by 92.53% of US equities we're observing.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Essex Property Trust Inc are VTR, AEE, O, ETR, and DTE.
  • Visit ESS's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to
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ESS Price/Volume Stats

Current price $262.52 52-week high $334.17
Prev. close $250.48 52-week low $175.81
Day low $259.03 Volume 759,490
Day high $267.77 Avg. volume 550,219
50-day MA $237.49 Dividend yield 3.17%
200-day MA $290.39 Market Cap 17.17B

Essex Property Trust, Inc. (ESS) Company Bio

Essex Property Trust acquires, develops, redevelops, and manages multifamily residential properties in selected West Coast markets. The company was founded in 1971 and is based in Palo Alto, California.

ESS Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

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Below please find a table outlining a discounted cash flow forecast for ESS, in which we model out valuation assuming a variety of terminal growth rates. To summarize, we found that Essex Property Trust Inc ranked in the 2th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that the most conservative analysis suggests this stock will yield negative results -- and thus may be a potential short opportunity. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for ESS, they are:

  • The company's compound free cash flow growth rate over the past 3.77 years comes in at -0.18%; that's greater than only 10.65% of US stocks we're applying DCF forecasting to.
  • Essex Property Trust Inc's effective tax rate, as measured by taxes paid relative to net income, is at 0 -- greater than only 0% of US stocks with positive free cash flow.
  • The weighted average cost of capital for the company is 7. This value is greater than only 20.19% stocks in the Real Estate sector that generate free cash flow.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

For other companies in the Real Estate that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as ESS, try BRX, DOC, GRIF, AMH, and BFS.

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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.

Hedge Funds Cashing Out Of Essex Property Trust Inc (ESS)

In this article we will check out the progression of hedge fund sentiment towards Essex Property Trust Inc (NYSE:ESS) and determine whether it is a good investment right now. We at Insider Monkey like to examine what billionaires and hedge funds think of a company before spending days of research on it. Given their 2 […]

Yahoo | June 5, 2020

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Brad Thomas | May 29, 2020

Essex Property Trust Publishes Updated Investor Presentation

SAN MATEO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Essex Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ESS) announced today that it has published an updated Investor Presentation available on the Investors section of the Company’s website at About Essex Property Trust, Inc. Essex Property Trust, Inc., an S&P 500 company, is a fully integrated real estate investment trust (REIT) that acquires, develops, redevelops, and manages multifamily residential properties in selected West Coast markets. Essex currently h

Business Wire | May 29, 2020

Essex Property Trust Publishes Second Annual Corporate Social Responsibility Report

Essex Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ESS) has published its Second Annual Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report, recognizing the Company’s many Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) accomplishments through 2019. The report showcases the Company’s many achievements over the past 26 years as a public company and how it seeks to continuously improve in all aspects of ESG. The 2019 report also highlights the Company’s initial response to the COVID-19 crisis.

Yahoo | May 18, 2020

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Yahoo | May 15, 2020

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ESS Price Returns

1-mo 6.43%
3-mo -5.13%
6-mo -13.86%
1-year -8.96%
3-year 7.84%
5-year 43.16%
YTD -11.94%
2019 25.92%
2018 4.83%
2017 6.82%
2016 -0.09%
2015 18.87%

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