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

Essex Property Trust, Inc. (ESS): $330.90

1.26 (+0.38%)

POWR Rating

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  • ESS scores best on the Stability dimension, with a Stability rank ahead of 80.78% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for ESS is in Stability, which has been heading up over the past 48 weeks.
  • ESS's current lowest rank is in the Value metric (where it is better than 15.54% of US stocks).

ESS Stock Summary

  • ESS has a market capitalization of $21,438,075,098 -- more than approximately 88.19% of US stocks.
  • Of note is the ratio of Essex Property Trust Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; just 4.81% 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 92.98% of US stocks.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Essex Property Trust Inc are VTR, O, VER, WELL, and PEAK.
  • Visit ESS's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's 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

  • The 4 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at 158.85%.
  • Its 3 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 54.23%.
  • Its 5 year price growth rate is now at 12.27%.
Over the past 15 months, ESS's revenue has gone down $57,312,000.

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
2021-06-30 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
2020-06-30 1,505.161 915.356 627.617
2020-03-31 1,496.299 930.246 635.434

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 61.52% of graded US stocks.
  • ESS's asset turnover comes in at 0.111 -- ranking 185th of 457 Trading stocks.
  • MN, NRZ, and TROW 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
2021-06-30 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
2020-03-31 0.115 0.706 0.045

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 1.78 (Moderate Buy)

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ESS Price/Volume Stats

Current price $330.90 52-week high $337.43
Prev. close $329.64 52-week low $186.30
Day low $329.65 Volume 218,610
Day high $333.71 Avg. volume 371,157
50-day MA $325.14 Dividend yield 2.54%
200-day MA $287.83 Market Cap 21.52B

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.

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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 to Present Virtually at the Bank of America Securities 2021 Global Real Estate Conference

SAN MATEO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Essex Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ESS) announced today that its President and CEO, Michael J. Schall, will participate in a roundtable discussion at the Bank of America Securities 2021 Global Real Estate Conference on Tuesday, September 21, 2021 at 11:15 a.m. Eastern Time. Additionally, the Company has published an updated September 2021 Investor Presentation which can be accessed on the Investors section of the Company’s website at A live webca

Business Wire | September 20, 2021

APTS vs. ESS: Which Stock Should Value Investors Buy Now?

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Yahoo | September 15, 2021

Essex Property Trust Declares Quarterly Distributions

Essex Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ESS) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $2.09 per common share, payable October 15, 2021 to shareholders of record as of September 30, 2021. 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,

Wallstreet:Online | September 10, 2021

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ESS Price Returns

1-mo 5.04%
3-mo 8.40%
6-mo 18.07%
1-year 69.40%
3-year 50.82%
5-year 66.74%
YTD 41.39%
2020 -18.09%
2019 25.92%
2018 4.83%
2017 6.82%
2016 -0.09%

ESS Dividends

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