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Essex Property Trust, Inc. (ESS) Earns "Buy" Rating from Robert W. Baird

Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 4,986 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,333,206.54. Huntsman Corp now has $6.94 billion valuation. In general, and ADX value from 0-25 would represent an absent or weak trend.

Shares last traded at $260.29 a tad above $259.94, the stock's 50 day moving average and which is just over the 200 day moving average of $256.02. Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN) has risen 91.88% since October 20, 2016 and is uptrending.

Bp Wealth Management Llc decreased Essex Property Trust Inc Reit (ESS) stake by 7.82% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing.

A number of large investors have recently bought and sold shares of ESS. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC grew its position in Essex Property Trust by 145.3% in the 2nd quarter. Contravisory Investment Management, Inc. now holds 1,045 shares worth $265,000. Essex Property Trust, Inc. has a 52 week low of $200.01 and a 52 week high of $270.04. The stock declined 0.44% or $1.15 reaching $258.79 per share.

About 455,184 shares traded. The FCF Score of Essex Property Trust, Inc. It has underperformed by 41.10% the S&P500. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have assigned a hold rating, seven have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company's stock. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus started coverage on Essex Property Trust in a report on Friday, September 1st. The rating was maintained by Argus Research with "Buy" on Friday, April 28. On Monday, July 3 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with "Hold". UBS has "Buy" rating and $46.0 target. Morgan Stanley maintained the stock with "Overweight" rating in Wednesday, August 16 report. BMO Capital Markets maintained the shares of ESS in report on Monday, July 3 with "Hold" rating. The stock of CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) has "Hold" rating given on Friday, September 8 by Needham. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, September 8 by Evercore. Jefferies maintained the shares of HUN in report on Monday, July 24 with "Buy" rating.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.17 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.17, from 1.09 in 2017Q1. Utah Retirement invested in 13,505 shares or 0.08% of the stock. Proshare Advsr Llc has 0.11% invested in Equity Residential (NYSE:EQR) for 161,826 shares. (ESS)'s stock rose 11.60%. Gulf Intl Bank (Uk) Limited accumulated 139,930 shares. Lpl Fincl Ltd, California-based fund reported 19,543 shares. (NYSE:ESS). The name now has a score of 19.00000. Echo Street Mngmt Ltd Limited Liability Company, New York-based fund reported 54,152 shares. 302,687 were accumulated by Salem Counselors Inc. Moreover, Summit Securities Gp Inc Ltd Limited Liability Company has 0.04% invested in Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN) for 9,500 shares. Apg Asset Nv stated it has 14,168 shares. Schwab Charles Investment Mgmt stated it has 0.02% of its portfolio in Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN). Jefferies Ltd Liability Corp holds 0.02% or 10,732 shares in its portfolio. Gabelli Funds holds 0.15% of its portfolio in Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN) for 968,000 shares.

Since May 8, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 12 insider sales for $10.05 million activity. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department owns 49,082 shares or 0.06% of their U.S. portfolio. They expect $0.43 earnings per share, up 13.16% or $0.05 from last year's $0.38 per share. ESS's profit would be $195.95 million giving it 21.88 P/E if the $2.97 EPS is correct. The real estate investment trust reported $2.97 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $2.92 by $0.05.

The Ultimate Oscillator level is now above 60 on shares of Essex Property Trust (ESS). Therefore 38% are positive. The Shareholder Yield of Essex Property Trust, Inc.

On August 9, 2017 the stock rating was changed to "Market Perform" in a report from Raymond James which was a cut from the previous "Outperform" rating. Zelman downgraded the stock to "Sell" rating in Wednesday, January 27 report. The stock of Essex Property Trust Inc (NYSE:ESS) earned "Buy" rating by Mizuho on Monday, February 8. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, August 25 by BTIG Research. A positive beta indicates that the stock follows the market. August 21 investment analysts at Barclays left the stock rating at "Overweight" and raised the price target from $269.00 to $280.00. The firm has "Hold" rating by Canaccord Genuity given on Monday, October 31. As of the end of the quarter Solaris Asset Management LLC had bought a total of 120 shares growing its stake by 11.0%. It also upped Visa (NYSE:V) stake by 7,653 shares and now owns 382,323 shares. Spectra Energy Partners Lp (NYSE:SEP) was raised too. 3,000 shares were sold by Sears Janice L., worth $761,760 on Monday, May 22. On Monday, June 12 SCHALL MICHAEL J sold $87,842 worth of Essex Property Trust Inc (NYSE:ESS) or 334 shares. The legal version of this piece of content can be viewed at https://weekherald.com/2017/10/19/essex-property-trust-inc-ess-rating-reiterated-by-robert-w-baird.html.

Shares of Essex Property Trust (ESS) traded down 0.06% during midday trading on Tuesday, reaching $261.99.



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