The Essex Property Trust (ESS) Earns Daily News Sentiment Score of 0.20

Marco Green
December 19, 2017

ESS's SI was 1.77M shares in December as released by FINRA. (NYSE:ESS) shares. Shares for $21,407 were sold by Kleiman Angela L. MARTIN GARY P also sold $261,940 worth of Essex Property Trust, Inc. The stock increased 4.00% or $0.45 during the last trading session, reaching $11.7. About 107,405 shares traded. FRMO Corporation (OTCMKTS:FRMO) has 0.00% since December 18, 2016 and is. It has underperformed by 1.69% the S&P500. 924 were reported by Covington Cap Management. (ESS) has $17.06 billion valuation. The stock increased 1.78% or $2.35 during the last trading session, reaching $134.04. About 159,012 shares traded. Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) has risen 57.08% since December 18, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Since August 1, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 20 insider sales for $5.27 million activity. The insider HOLMES JAMES sold $108,068. On Thursday, August 24 the insider SCORDELIS BYRON A sold $1.68M. (NYSE:ESS). Ferguson Wellman Mngmt Incorporated accumulated 3,240 shares. 167 shares were sold by EUDY JOHN D, worth $44,592. (NYSE:ESS) on Thursday, September 17 to "Hold" rating. PVH Corp had 77 analyst reports since August 19, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. (NYSE:ESS) has a current ERP5 Rank of 11302. Berenberg initiated it with "Buy" rating and $50 target in Wednesday, July 13 report. The firm has "Overweight" rating by Capital One given on Monday, May 16. The stock of PVH Corp. (NYSE:C) has "Buy" rating given on Monday, September 25 by RBC Capital Markets. Jefferies maintained the shares of ESS in report on Monday, July 3 with "Hold" rating. BB&T Capital has "Buy" rating and $259.50 target. The company was maintained on Friday, August 26 by Buckingham Research. Cantor Fitzgerald upgraded the shares of ESS in report on Friday, September 18 to "Buy" rating. Investors of record on Friday, June 30th will be given a dividend of $1.75 per share. Its up 0.30, from 0.87 in 2017Q1. It increased, as 37 investors sold PVH shares while 172 reduced holdings. 73 funds opened positions while 252 raised stakes. Neuberger Berman Ltd Liability Corporation, New York-based fund reported 108,157 shares. Mason Street Advsr Limited Liability Company invested in 0.22% or 197,682 shares. (NYSE:ESS) or 308,004 shares. Parkside Savings Bank And has invested 0% in Essex Property Trust, Inc. Montrusco Bolton Invs Inc holds 3,244 shares. Rhode Island-based Amica Mutual Insurance Co has invested 0.04% in PVH Corp. Following the sale, the insider now owns 10,450 shares in the company, valued at $2,669,975. State Treasurer State Of Michigan has 21,602 shares. Nikko Asset Management Americas accumulated 7,500 shares. Fisher Asset Management Ltd Llc holds 25,665 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Geode Cap Mgmt Ltd Liability Corp has 770,060 shares for 0.08% of their portfolio. Essex Property Trust, Inc. experienced its Day High at -5.41%, with its Day Low of 4.17%.

This week has been quite volatile for the stock., however Market state has prompted Richard Anderson to lower company outlook to Underperform, but still company is well-positioned and is fundamentally strong industry. The Company is engaged primarily in the ownership, operation, management, acquisition, development and redevelopment of predominantly apartment communities, located along the West Coast. It has a 109.35 P/E ratio. Renaissance Technologies LLC raised its position in Essex Property Trust by 120.1% during the second quarter. Therefore 48% are positive. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Monday, February 8 by Mizuho. Essex Property Trust had 74 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. (NYSE:ESS) has "Hold" rating given on Wednesday, June 8 by Jefferies. The company was upgraded on Monday, December 11 by Evercore. The stock has "Buy" rating by Robert W. Baird on Monday, September 11.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, January 16th. (NYSE:ESS) earned "Equalweight" rating by Barclays Capital on Tuesday, July 19. The Value Composite Two of Essex Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ESS) rating on Thursday, December 14.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.94 in Q2 2017. It is positive, as 22 investors sold Essex Property Trust, Inc. shares while 131 reduced holdings. Tarbox Family Office holds 658 shares.

Looking at some ROIC (Return on Invested Capital) numbers, Essex Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ESS). Arkansas-based Stephens Ar has invested 0.01% in Essex Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ESS). Exane Derivatives reported 2,523 shares stake. After $2.98 actual EPS reported by Essex Property Trust, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 0.34 % EPS growth.

We also note that Essex Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ESS) for 279,548 shares. Commonwealth Bancorp Of holds 0.09% of its portfolio in Essex Property Trust, Inc. Appleton Inc Ma holds 5,345 shares. (NYSE:ESS) for 280,757 shares. 22,224 are owned by Td Asset. Public Sector Pension Inv Board reported 7,413 shares. Chevy Chase Trust Inc holds 0.07% or 56,513 shares.

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