Analyst Upgrades – Essex Property Trust (NYSE:ESS) Stock Gets Upgraded By Bank of America from Neutral to Buy

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Analyst Ratings For Essex Property Trust (NYSE:ESS)

Today, Essex Property Trust (NYSE:ESS) stock received an upgrade by Bank of America from Neutral to Buy with a price target of $284.00.

Some recent analyst ratings include

  • 2/13/2018-Bank of America Upgrade from a “Neutral ” rating to a ” Buy” rating.
  • 2/9/2018-Mizuho Upgrade from a “Underperform ” rating to a ” Neutral” rating.
  • 1/22/2018-SunTrust Banks Upgrade from a “Hold ” rating to a ” Buy” rating.
  • 1/19/2018-Stifel Nicolaus was Downgraded by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus from a “Buy ” rating to a ” Hold” rating. They now have a $235.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $280.00 .

Dividend information for Essex Property Trust (NYSE:ESS)

Essex Property Trust (NYSE:ESS) pays an annual dividend of $7.00 with a yield of 3.07% and an average dividend growth of 10.90% based on a 3 Year Average..

Dividend History for Essex Property Trust (NYSE:ESS)

  • On 12/13/2017 Essex Property Trust announced a quarterly dividend of $1.75 2.81% with an ex dividend date of 12/28/2017 which will be payable on 1/16/2018.
  • On 9/19/2017 Essex Property Trust announced a quarterly dividend of $1.75 2.73% with an ex dividend date of 9/28/2017 which will be payable on 10/16/2017.
  • On 5/18/2017 Essex Property Trust announced a quarterly dividend of $1.75 2.75% with an ex dividend date of 6/28/2017 which will be payable on 7/14/2017.
  • On 2/22/2017 Essex Property Trust announced a quarterly dividend of $1.75 3.02% with an ex dividend date of 3/29/2017 which will be payable on 4/17/2017.
  • On 12/15/2016 Essex Property Trust announced a quarterly dividend of $1.60 2.82% with an ex dividend date of 12/28/2016 which will be payable on 1/17/2017.
  • On 9/21/2016 Essex Property Trust announced a quarterly dividend of $1.60 2.77% with an ex dividend date of 9/28/2016 which will be payable on 10/14/2016.
  • On 5/20/2016 Essex Property Trust announced a quarterly dividend of $1.60 2.88% with an ex dividend date of 6/28/2016 which will be payable on 7/15/2016.

Recent Insider Trading Activity For Essex Property Trust (NYSE:ESS)
Essex Property Trust (NYSE:ESS) has insider ownership of 3.30% and institutional ownership of 96.31%.

  • On 12/11/2017 Angela L Kleiman, CFO, sold 600 with an average share price of $247.16 per share and the total transaction amounting to $148,296.00.
  • On 12/11/2017 Craig K Zimmerman, Insider, sold 1,001 with an average share price of $247.24 per share and the total transaction amounting to $247,487.24.
  • On 12/11/2017 John D Eudy, EVP, sold 1,700 with an average share price of $247.24 per share and the total transaction amounting to $420,308.00.
  • On 12/11/2017 Michael J Schall, CEO, sold 4,801 with an average share price of $247.37 per share and the total transaction amounting to $1,187,623.37.
  • On 11/10/2017 Angela L Kleiman, CFO, sold 84 with an average share price of $255.50 per share and the total transaction amounting to $21,462.00.
  • On 11/10/2017 Craig K Zimmerman, Insider, sold 167 with an average share price of $255.50 per share and the total transaction amounting to $42,668.50.
  • On 11/10/2017 Michael J Schall, CEO, sold 334 with an average share price of $255.50 per share and the total transaction amounting to $85,337.00.

Recent Trading Activity for Essex Property Trust (NYSE:ESS)
Shares of Essex Property Trust closed the previous trading session at 227.86 up +0.13 0.06% with 223.44500732421875 shares trading hands.

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