Global Brass and Copper Holdings, Inc. (BRSS) Analysts See $0.82 EPS; 15 Analysts Are Bullish Essex Property Trust, Inc. (ESS) Last Week

April 12, 2018 - By Moses P. Lee

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Among 28 analysts covering Essex Property Trust (NYSE:ESS), 15 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 54% are positive. Essex Property Trust had 93 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Essex Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ESS) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, November 10 by BB&T Capital. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy” on Thursday, March 30. On Wednesday, August 10 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold”. BMO Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Monday, July 3 report. Evercore downgraded the shares of ESS in report on Monday, June 12 to “Underperform” rating. The stock of Essex Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ESS) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, November 9 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, February 7 by Jefferies. Jefferies maintained Essex Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ESS) on Tuesday, May 30 with “Hold” rating. SunTrust initiated Essex Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ESS) on Tuesday, July 21 with “Neutral” rating. MUFG Securities Americas Inc upgraded the shares of ESS in report on Wednesday, January 3 to “Buy” rating. See Essex Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ESS) latest ratings:

20/03/2018 Broker: Sandler O’Neill Rating: Hold New Target: $250.0 Maintain
20/03/2018 Broker: SunTrust Rating: Hold New Target: $253.0 Downgrade
06/03/2018 Broker: JP Morgan Old Rating: Overweight New Rating: Overweight Old Target: $281 New Target: $277 Maintain
02/03/2018 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Old Rating: Market Perform New Rating: Outperform Upgrade
21/02/2018 Broker: Cantor Fitzgerald Rating: Buy New Target: $264.0 Maintain
20/02/2018 Broker: Wells Fargo Rating: Hold New Target: $251.0 Maintain
13/02/2018 Broker: Bank of America Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Buy Upgrade
09/02/2018 Broker: Sandler O’Neill Rating: Hold New Target: $235.0 Maintain
09/02/2018 Broker: Mizuho Rating: Hold Upgrade
07/02/2018 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Hold New Target: $258.0 Maintain

Analysts expect Global Brass and Copper Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:BRSS) to report $0.82 EPS on May, 3.They anticipate $0.11 EPS change or 15.49% from last quarter’s $0.71 EPS. BRSS’s profit would be $18.04 million giving it 9.79 P/E if the $0.82 EPS is correct. After having $0.62 EPS previously, Global Brass and Copper Holdings, Inc.’s analysts see 32.26% EPS growth. The stock increased 1.74% or $0.55 during the last trading session, reaching $32.1. About 7,307 shares traded. Global Brass and Copper Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:BRSS) has declined 4.75% since April 12, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 16.30% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.07 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.15, from 0.92 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 8 investors sold Global Brass and Copper Holdings, Inc. shares while 51 reduced holdings. 21 funds opened positions while 42 raised stakes. 20.70 million shares or 0.14% more from 20.67 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Morgan Stanley holds 0% of its portfolio in Global Brass and Copper Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:BRSS) for 306,805 shares. Panagora Asset Incorporated has 3,137 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Globeflex L P invested in 0.15% or 15,859 shares. 10,000 are owned by Hutchin Hill L P. Manufacturers Life Insurance The has 0% invested in Global Brass and Copper Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:BRSS). Numeric Llc accumulated 231,426 shares or 0.06% of the stock. Hotchkis And Wiley Cap Mgmt Ltd reported 0% of its portfolio in Global Brass and Copper Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:BRSS). The California-based Clarivest Asset Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 0.19% in Global Brass and Copper Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:BRSS). Prudential Finance holds 0.03% of its portfolio in Global Brass and Copper Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:BRSS) for 608,238 shares. The Alberta – Canada-based Her Majesty The Queen In Right Of The Province Of Alberta As Represented By Alberta Mngmt has invested 0.01% in Global Brass and Copper Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:BRSS). Trexquant Investment Ltd Partnership holds 0.07% of its portfolio in Global Brass and Copper Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:BRSS) for 18,776 shares. Millennium Management Lc accumulated 0.01% or 262,926 shares. Wedge L L P Nc has invested 0.01% in Global Brass and Copper Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:BRSS). Axa reported 0.01% stake. Wells Fargo & Com Mn has invested 0.01% in Global Brass and Copper Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:BRSS).

Since March 13, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 sales for $268,610 activity. Bense Kevin W sold $103,360 worth of stock or 3,000 shares. The insider RAY BRADFORD T sold $165,250.

Global Brass and Copper Holdings, Inc. converts, fabricates, processes, and distributes non-ferrous products in the United States, the Asia Pacific, and Mexico. The company has market cap of $706.14 million. The firm operates in three divisions: Olin Brass, Chase Brass, and A.J. It has a 13.96 P/E ratio. Oster.

The stock increased 0.05% or $0.115 during the last trading session, reaching $241.325. About 65,930 shares traded. Essex Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ESS) has risen 0.21% since April 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 11.34% the S&P500.

Essex Property Trust, Inc. operates as a self-administered and self-managed real estate investment trust in the United States. The company has market cap of $16.49 billion. It engages in the ownership, operation, management, acquisition, development, and redevelopment of apartment communities, as well as commercial properties. It has a 36.73 P/E ratio. As of March 31, 2012, the firm owned or had interests in 158 apartment communities; and 5 commercial buildings, as well as 5 development projects.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.06 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.24, from 1.3 in 2017Q3. It fall, as 40 investors sold Essex Property Trust, Inc. shares while 124 reduced holdings. 45 funds opened positions while 129 raised stakes. 62.32 million shares or 0.92% less from 62.90 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Old Mutual Customised Solutions (Proprietary) has invested 0.01% in Essex Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ESS). Cadence Capital Management Limited Liability Company holds 0.07% or 4,769 shares in its portfolio. The New York-based Jane Street Group Limited Liability Com has invested 0% in Essex Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ESS). Exxonmobil Investment Mngmt Tx has invested 0.07% in Essex Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ESS). United Kingdom-based Bp Public Ltd Liability Company has invested 0.07% in Essex Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ESS). 104,229 were accumulated by Public Employees Retirement Sys Of Ohio. Transamerica Inc holds 0% or 4 shares in its portfolio. Resolution Cap reported 356,612 shares. Brookfield Asset Mngmt Inc stated it has 0.53% in Essex Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ESS). Tortoise Invest Management Ltd Liability Company reported 70 shares. 7,679 are held by Ameritas Invest Prtnrs. Price T Rowe Assoc Md owns 0.06% invested in Essex Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ESS) for 1.47M shares. 175,000 are owned by Apg Asset Management Us. Pggm Invests holds 0.99% of its portfolio in Essex Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ESS) for 730,000 shares. Muzinich And Inc holds 0.02% or 551 shares.

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