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

Essex Property Trust, Inc. (ESS)

Today's Latest Price: $199.93 USD

0.08 (0.04%)

Updated Oct 21 6:40pm

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Overall POWR Rating

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 21 in REITs - Residential

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ESS Stock Summary

  • ESS has a market capitalization of $13,037,424,504 -- more than approximately 87.07% of US stocks.
  • Of note is the ratio of Essex Property Trust Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; merely 5.18% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for Essex Property Trust Inc is higher than it is for about 92.43% of US stocks.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Essex Property Trust Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be CNP, AGR, LNT, NNN, and ETR.
  • 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 $199.93 52-week high $334.17
Prev. close $199.85 52-week low $175.81
Day low $198.37 Volume 496,200
Day high $201.04 Avg. volume 499,428
50-day MA $212.32 Dividend yield 4.16%
200-day MA $243.92 Market Cap 13.04B

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

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$199.93$4.79 -98%

We started the process of determining a valid price forecast for Essex Property Trust Inc with a discounted cash flow analysis -- the results of which can be found in the table below. To summarize, we found that Essex Property Trust Inc ranked in the 4th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Our DCF analysis suggests the stock is overvalued by about 98%. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of Essex Property Trust Inc, consider:

  • The company's compound free cash flow growth rate over the past 4.01 years comes in at -0.14%; that's greater than merely 11.65% 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 merely 0% of US stocks with positive free cash flow.
  • The company's cost of debt, derived from its interest coverage, tax rate, and market capitalization, is greater than merely 11.59% of stocks in its sector (Real Estate).

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

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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 Announces Release and Conference Call Dates for Its Third Quarter 2020 Earnings

SAN MATEO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Essex Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ESS) announced today that it plans to release its third quarter 2020 earnings after the market closes on Wednesday, October 28, 2020. A conference call with senior management is scheduled for Thursday, October 29, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. Pacific Time or 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The third quarter conference call is open to everyone and can be accessed by: Internet: Go to; click on Investors and the third quarter earning

Business Wire | September 29, 2020

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Brad Thomas on Seeking Alpha | September 21, 2020

Essex Property Trust Is A Fat 4% Dividend Yield

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Julian Lin on Seeking Alpha | September 11, 2020

Essex Property Trust Declares Quarterly Distributions

SAN MATEO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Essex Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ESS) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $2.0775 per common share, payable October 15, 2020 to shareholders of record as of September 30, 2020. 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 i

Business Wire | September 2, 2020

Essex Property Trust Prices $600 Million of Multi-Tranche Senior Notes

SAN MATEO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Essex Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ESS) announced today that its operating partnership, Essex Portfolio, L.P. (the “Issuer”), priced an underwritten public offering of $600.0 million aggregate principal amount senior notes, consisting of $300.0 million aggregate principal amount of 1.650% senior notes due 2031 (the “2031 Notes”) and $300.0 million aggregate principal amount of 2.650% senior notes due 2050 (the “2050 Notes” and together with the 2031 Notes, the

Business Wire | August 10, 2020

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ESS Price Returns

1-mo -2.66%
3-mo -5.68%
6-mo -15.63%
1-year -36.94%
3-year -15.49%
5-year 0.75%
YTD -31.63%
2019 25.92%
2018 4.83%
2017 6.82%
2016 -0.09%
2015 18.87%

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