9 Essex Property Trust Analyst Ratings, Earnings, Dividends and Insider Trades | $ESS | NYSE:ESS | Analyst Ratings Network Follow @RatingsNetwork Find a Company: Login Stock Ratings Today's Ratings U.S. Analyst Ratings (NYSE and NASDAQ) All U.S. Ratings Upgrades Downgrades New Coverage Price Target Changes Rating Reiterations Canadian Analyst Ratings (TSE and TSV) U.K. Analyst Ratings (LSE) Australian Analyst Ratings (ASX) Lookup Company Ratings Free Ratings Newsletter ARN Daily Premium ($) RatingsDB ($) Stock Ratings App Earnings Today's Announcements Tomorrow's Announcements Free Earnings Newsletter CER Wire Premium ($) Lookup Company Earnings Dividends Insider Trades About Contact Essex Property Trust Company Profile (NYSE:ESS) Tweet Analyst RatingsEarningsDividendsInsider TradesCompany ProfileSocial ActivityToday's Chart Consensus Ratings for Essex Property Trust (NYSE:ESS) (?) The ratings breakdown includes the most recent rating from each analyst that has rated the stock within the last twelve months. The ratings score is a calculation of the average number of sell, hold, buy and strong buy ratings (0-1.5 = Sell, 1.5-2.5 = Hold, 2.5-3.5 = Buy, >3.5 = Strong Buy). The consensus price target is a mean average of the most recent price target set by each analyst that has set a price target for the stock in the last twelve months.Ratings Breakdown: 7 Hold Rating(s), 6 Buy Rating(s)Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.46)Consensus Price Target: $152.70 8.29% downside) Analysts' Ratings History for Essex Property Trust (NYSE:ESS) Show: All Ratings For This Stock Only the Most Recent Rating From Each Brokerage DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetailsShare3/5/2014Stifel NicolausDowngradeBuy -> Hold$168.00 -> $165.00View 2/20/2014EVA DimensionsUpgradeHold -> OverweightView 2/19/2014Cantor FitzgeraldDowngradeBuy -> Hold$171.00 -> $5.00View 1/2/2014Stifel NicolausUpgradeHold -> Buy$165.00View 12/20/2013MLV & Co.Lower Price TargetHold$173.00 -> $161.00View 12/20/2013Jefferies GroupLower Price Target$170.00 -> $160.00View 12/12/2013KeyCorpDowngradeBuy -> HoldView 11/11/2013Jefferies GroupBoost Price TargetHold$170.00View 10/31/2013JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetOverweight$186.00 -> $189.00View 10/18/2013UBS AGUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$180.00View 10/17/2013Raymond JamesDowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformView 10/7/2013ISI GroupUpgradeNeutral -> BuyView 10/4/2013Cantor FitzgeraldUpgradeHold -> Buy$171.00 -> $177.50View 9/13/2013Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingHold$180.00 -> $165.00View 9/12/2013Cowen and CompanyLower Price TargetOutperform$185.00 -> $165.00View 8/12/2013RBC CapitalBoost Price TargetSector Perform$158.00 -> $168.00View 8/2/2013MLV & Co.Boost Price Target$165.00 -> $173.00View 7/24/2013Jefferies GroupBoost Price TargetHold$165.00 -> $180.00View 5/30/2013ISI GroupDowngradeBuy -> NeutralView 5/23/2013BarclaysBoost Price TargetOverweight$170.00 -> $174.00View 5/15/2013Compass PointBoost Price TargetNeutral$159.00 -> $160.00View 5/8/2013RBC CapitalBoost Price TargetSector Perform$156.00 -> $158.00View 5/3/2013MLV & Co.Boost Price TargetHold$165.00View 4/17/2013Raymond JamesDowngradeStrong-Buy -> OutperformView 3/21/2013BarclaysLower Price TargetOverweight$179.00 -> $170.00View 2/13/2013RBC CapitalBoost Price TargetSector Perform$152.00 -> $156.00View 2/4/2013Imperial CapitalBoost Price TargetOutperform$165.00 -> $175.00View 2/4/2013TheStreetUpgradeHold -> BuyView 1/10/2013KeyCorpUpgradeHold -> Buy$160.00View 1/10/2013KeyCorpUpgradeHold -> BuyView 1/7/2013Robert W. BairdLower Price TargetOutperform$172.00 -> $165.00View 12/7/2012Cantor FitzgeraldLower Price TargetHold$160.50 -> $149.00View 12/3/2012ISI GroupUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$156.00 -> $159.00View 11/29/2012BMO Capital MarketsUpgradeMarket Perform -> Outperform$152.00 -> $153.00View 11/6/2012Imperial CapitalLower Price TargetOutperform$170.00 -> $165.00View 10/26/2012Bank of AmericaUpgradeNeutral -> BuyView 10/18/2012Sandler O'NeillUpgradeHold -> BuyView 10/17/2012Raymond JamesUpgradeOutperform -> Strong-BuyView 10/9/2012MLV & Co.Initiated CoverageHold$168.00View 10/9/2012MLV & Co.Initiated CoverageHoldView 10/9/2012MLV & Co.Initiated CoverageHold$168.00View 9/18/2012Goldman SachsInitiated CoverageBuy$181.00View 9/13/2012Imperial CapitalInitiated CoverageOutperform$170.00View 5/23/2012Compass PointReiterated RatingNeutralView 5/15/2012BarclaysBoost Price TargetOverweight$161.00 -> $169.00View 5/7/2012Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingHoldView 5/4/2012Raymond JamesDowngradeStrong-Buy -> OutperformView 3/14/2012Stifel NicolausDowngradeBuy -> HoldView (Data available from 3/10/2012 forward) Earnings History for Essex Property Trust (NYSE:ESS)DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetailsShare1/31/2014Q413$1.95$1.94$156.29 millionViewN/AView 10/30/2013Q313$1.90$1.91$154.21 millionViewN/AView 7/31/20132Q13$1.87$1.88$150.34 millionViewN/AView 5/1/2013Q113$1.87$1.87$146.10 millionViewN/AView 1/31/2013Q412$1.75$1.81$139.18 millionViewN/AView 10/31/2012$1.68$1.71ViewN/AView 8/1/2012$1.64$1.66ViewN/AView 5/2/2012$1.60$1.63ViewN/AView 2/1/2012$1.53$1.55ViewN/AView 11/2/2011$1.42$1.42ViewN/AView 8/3/2011$1.35$1.40ViewN/AView 5/5/2011$1.41$1.44ViewN/AView 2/3/2011$1.36$1.28ViewN/AView (Data available from 1/1/2011 forward) Dividend History for Essex Property Trust (NYSE:ESS)AnnouncedPeriodAmountEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable DateShare1/31/2014quarterly$1.213/12/20143/14/20143/31/2014 12/5/2013quarterly$1.2112/30/20131/2/20141/15/2014 9/11/2013quarterly$1.219/26/20139/30/201310/15/2013 5/16/2013quarterly$1.216/26/20136/28/20137/15/2013 2/20/2013quarterly$1.213/26/20133/28/20134/15/2013 12/9/2012quarterly$1.1012/28/20121/2/20131/15/2013 (Data available from 1/1/2013 forward) Insider Trading History for Essex Property Trust (NYSE:ESS)Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionSEC LinkShare2/11/2014Gary MartinDirectorSell1,000$168.66$168,660.00View 8/6/2013Bryan Gerald HuntCAOSell1,150$158.45$182,217.50View 8/5/2013Michael DanceCFOSell6,000$159.03$954,180.00View 5/22/2013John D EudyEVPSell3,000$170.20$510,600.00View 5/17/2013Gary P MartinDirectorSell1,500$166.67$250,005.00View 5/15/2013Erik J AlexanderSVPSell1,791$164.91$295,353.81View 12/3/2012Erik J AlexanderSVPSell2,000$141.69$283,380.00View 11/13/2012Bryan Gerald HuntCAOSell1,219$141.80$172,854.20View (Data available from 1/1/2013 forward) About Essex Property Trust Essex Property Trust, Inc. (Essex) operates as a self-administered and self-managed real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company is engaged primarily in the ownership, operation, management, acquisition, development and redevelopment of apartment communities. As of December 31, 2012, the Company owned or held an interest in 163 communities, aggregating 33,468 units, located along the West Coast, as well as five commercial buildings (totaling approximately 315,900 square feet), and five active development projects with 2,495 units in various stages of development (collectively, the Portfolio). The Company owns all of its interest in its real estate investments directly or indirectly through Essex Portfolio, L.P. (the Operating Partnership). The Company is the sole general partner of the Operating Partnership and as of December 31, 2012 owns a 94.5% general partnership interest. During the year ended December 31, 2012, the Company acquired 15 communities. 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(2/26) Essex Property Trust to Present at 2014 Citigroup Global Property CEO Conference (3/5) Financial Stocks Adding to Tuesday's Gains; Essex Property Trust Hits New 52-Week High, Then Falls (3/5) Sector Update: Financial (3/5) Essex Property To Present At Citigroup Conference ; Webcast At 8:10 AM ET (2/10) BRE Properties Crafts New High (3/3) Mack-Cali Names New Director as Two Executives Resign (2/19) Frontrunning: February 19 Industry, Sector and Symbol: Sector: Financials Industry: Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) Sub-Industry: Residential REITs Exchange: NYSE Symbol: ESS CUSIP: 29717810 Key Metrics: Previous Close: $168.1150 Day Moving Average: $162.877200 Day Moving Average: $154.665 P/E Ratio: 201.33P/E Growth: 2.49Market Cap: $6.428BCurrent Quarter EPS Consensus Estimate: $8.33 EPS Additional Links: View ESS on Google FinanceView ESS on Yahoo FinanceView ESS's Company Profile on ReutersSearch for Essex Property Trust Inc on Google Essex Property Trust (NYSE:ESS) Chart for Monday, March, 10, 2014 (Chart Provided by Yahoo Finance) © Analyst Ratings Network 2010-2014. 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