Essex Property Trust INC (ESS) Shareholder Adelante Capital Management LLC Increased Its Stake as Shares Rose

Essex Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ESS) Corporate LogoDuring 2018 Q2 the big money sentiment increased to 1.22. That’s change of 0.24, from 2018Q1’s 0.98. 21 investors sold all, 123 reduced holdings as ESS ratio improved. 119 grew stakes while 56 funds amassed stakes. Funds hold 61.82 million shares thus 0.88% less from 2018Q1’s 62.36 million shares. Fort Washington Advsr Oh has invested 0.01% in Essex Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ESS). National Bank Of Nova Scotia, Ontario – Canada-based fund reported 7,263 shs. Manufacturers Life Company The holds 0.02% of its capital in Essex Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ESS) for 78,423 shs. 90,204 are held by Security And Mngmt. Kempen Cap Nv accumulated 54,004 shs. State Teachers Retirement holds 108,067 shs or 0.06% of its capital. Lenox Wealth stated it has 0.1% in Essex Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ESS). Mufg Americas Hldgs Corp holds 0.02% or 3,005 shs. Carlson L P, Texas-based fund reported 37,500 shs. First Personal Fincl Svcs owns 237 shs. 20,000 were accumulated by Natl Tx. Kentucky Retirement Systems reported 2,804 shs or 0.07% of all its holdings. Cadence Mgmt Ltd Company invested in 4,651 shs or 0.07% of the stock. Guardian Life Insurance Co Of America has 0.01% invested in Essex Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ESS). Dubuque National Bank & Tru accumulated 0% or 3 shs.

ESS had 1 sale and 0 insider buys since May 11, 2018. This’s net activity of $180,600. Kleiman Angela L. sold $180,600 worth of stock or 750 shs.

Adelante Capital Management Llc upped its stake by 11.02% in Essex Property Trust Inc. (ESS), according to 2018Q2 Securities and Exchange filling. 36,908 shares were bought by Adelante Capital Management Llc as the company’s stock rose 6.44% with the market. At the end of 2018Q2, the hedge fund held 371,804 shares of the consumer services company, priced at $88.89M, up from 334,896 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Essex Property Trust Inc. has $17.35 billion MC. Ticker’s shares touched $253.93 during the last trading session after 0.08% change.Essex Property Trust, Inc. has volume of 394,862 shares. Since November 10, 2017 ESS has declined 6.27% and is downtrending. The stock underperformed the S&P500 by 21.89%.

According to a filing the Adelante Capital Management Llc’s stake in Equity Residential (NYSE:EQR) was reduced by 253,826 shares to 1.34 million shares valued at $85.37M in 2018Q2. It manages about $1.78B and $1.74B US Long portfolio. Adelante Capital Management Llc has cut its stake in Regency Centers Corp. (NYSE:REG) and also reduced its holding in American Campus Communities (NYSE:ACC) by 150,459 shares in the quarter, for a total of 332,410 shares.

Another two news for Essex Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ESS) were briefly brought out by: Seekingalpha.com on October 30, 2018 with title “Essex Property Trust, Inc. (ESS) CEO Michael Schall on Q3 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript”. The other Nasdaq.com‘s article was titled “Factors of Influence in 2018, Key Indicators and Opportunity within Stericycle, Inphi, Essex Property Trust, Douglas …” and brought out on November 06, 2018.

Essex Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ESS) Ratings Coverage

Total analysts of 8 have positions in Essex Property Trust (NYSE:ESS) as follows: 4 rated it a “Buy”, 0 with “Sell” and 4 with “Hold”. The positive are 50%. Since June 8, 2018 according to StockzIntelligence Inc Essex Property Trust has 8 analyst reports. On Friday, August 3 the stock of Essex Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ESS) has “Buy” rating given by Stifel Nicolaus. The stock rating was downgraded by BMO Capital Markets to “Market Perform” on Friday, November 2. On Friday, June 8 the firm has “Buy” rating by Bank of America given. In Thursday, June 14 report Morgan Stanley maintained it with “Overweight” rating and $260 target. On Tuesday, July 17 the company was maintained by Barclays Capital. On Monday, July 23 the firm has “Market Perform” rating given by Raymond James. On Friday, September 14 the stock of Essex Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ESS) earned “Neutral” rating by Citigroup.

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