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


Essex Property Trust, Inc. (ESS)

Today's Latest Price: $203.23 USD

0.71 (0.35%)

Updated Oct 23 7:00pm

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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 higher market value than 87.07% of US stocks; more precisely, its current market capitalization is $13,037,424,504.
  • 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.
  • For ESS, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by 92.43% of US equities we're observing.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to ESS, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are CNP, AGR, LNT, NNN, and ETR.
  • ESS's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Essex Property Trust Inc's official web site, go to www.essexapartmenthomes.com.

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ESS Price/Volume Stats

Current price $203.23 52-week high $330.52
Prev. close $202.52 52-week low $175.81
Day low $203.04 Volume 326,081
Day high $205.18 Avg. volume 497,675
50-day MA $211.69 Dividend yield 4.09%
200-day MA $242.97 Market Cap 13.25B

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:
$203.23$4.72 -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. We should note, though, that all scenearios modelled for this stock suggest it is overvalued. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for Essex Property Trust Inc ended up being:

  • The compound growth rate in the free cash flow of Essex Property Trust Inc over the past 4.01 years is -0.14%; that's better than only 16.26% of cash flow producing equities in the Real Estate sector, where it is classified.
  • Essex Property Trust Inc's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 7%; for context, that number is higher than only 9.8% of tickers in our DCF set.
  • 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.


Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price
0%-98%
1%-98%
2%-98%
3%-98%
4%-98%
5%-98%

For other companies in the Real Estate that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as ESS, try COLD, HPP, BFS, CPT, and CXP.


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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 www.essex.com; 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

Essex Property Trust (ESS) has seen its growth thesis called into question. With shares trading at a compelling yield relative to the market, something that seemingly hasn’t happened for many years, it is clear that Wall Street is skeptical of apartment REITs coming out of the pandemic. I think the...

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 3.17%
3-mo -4.13%
6-mo -17.80%
1-year -35.26%
3-year -13.42%
5-year 2.68%
YTD -30.50%
2019 25.92%
2018 4.83%
2017 6.82%
2016 -0.09%
2015 18.87%

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