Empire State Realty Trust Inc. [NYSE: ESRT] closed the trading session at $6.49 on 10/16/20. The day’s price range saw the stock hit a low of $6.275, while the highest price level was $6.55. The company report on October 7, 2020 that Empire State Realty Trust Announces Date for Third Quarter 2020 Earnings Release and Conference Call.
Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: ESRT) (the “Company”) today announced that it will release its third quarter 2020 financial results on Wednesday, October 28, 2020 after close of markets on the New York Stock Exchange. The related earnings conference call will be held on Thursday, October 29, 2020, at 12:00 PM Eastern Time.
During the conference call, the Company’s officers will review third quarter performance, discuss recent events and conduct a question-and-answer period. The earnings release, supplemental and investor presentation will be available prior to the quarterly conference call on the Company’s website, www.empirestaterealtytrust.com, in the “Investors” section.
The stocks have a year to date performance of -53.51 percent and weekly performance of -2.70 percent. The stock has been moved at -21.52 percent over the last six months. The stock has performed -0.31 percent around the most recent 30 days and changed -2.84 percent over the most recent 3-months.
If compared to the average trading volume of 2.16M shares, ESRT reached to a volume of 2469749 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
Here’s what leading stock market gurus have to say about Empire State Realty Trust Inc. [ESRT]:
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for ESRT shares is $8.75 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on ESRT stock is a recommendation set at 2.90. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.
Citigroup have made an estimate for Empire State Realty Trust Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Neutral, with their previous recommendation back on September 03, 2020. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, BMO Capital Markets dropped their target price from $9 to $8. The new note on the price target was released on August 28, 2020, representing the official price target for Empire State Realty Trust Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another drop from $15 to $7.50, while Citigroup kept a Sell rating on ESRT stock. On March 12, 2020, analysts decreased their price target for ESRT shares from 14 to 9.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Empire State Realty Trust Inc. is set at 0.27, with the Price to Sales ratio for ESRT stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 1.59. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 1.05, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 5.08.
ESRT stock trade performance evaluation
Empire State Realty Trust Inc. [ESRT] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -2.70. With this latest performance, ESRT shares dropped by -0.31% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -21.52% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -54.17% in the past year of trading.
Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for ESRT stock in for the last two-week period is set at 52.93, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 51.73, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 50.96 for Empire State Realty Trust Inc. [ESRT]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 6.40, while it was recorded at 6.49 for the last single week of trading, and 8.63 for the last 200 days.
Empire State Realty Trust Inc. [ESRT]: An insightful look at the core fundamentals
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Empire State Realty Trust Inc. [ESRT] shares currently have an operating margin of +10.44 and a Gross Margin at +28.60. Empire State Realty Trust Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +7.08.
Return on Total Capital for ESRT is now 2.00, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 1.74. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 4.08, with Return on Assets sitting at 1.26. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Empire State Realty Trust Inc. [ESRT] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 135.00. Additionally, ESRT Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 57.45, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 43.18. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 137.76, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 57.26.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Empire State Realty Trust Inc. [ESRT] managed to generate an average of $61,544 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 26.35 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.18.
Earnings per share (EPS) analysis for Empire State Realty Trust Inc. [ESRT] stock
With the latest financial reports released by the company, Empire State Realty Trust Inc. posted 0.09/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 0.08/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 12.50%. The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for ESRT. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Empire State Realty Trust Inc. go to 1.80%.
Empire State Realty Trust Inc. [ESRT]: Insider Ownership positions
There are presently around $922 million, or 99.43% of ESRT stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of ESRT stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 23,112,252, which is approximately -4.612% of the company’s market cap and around 0.07% of the total institutional ownership; SOUTHEASTERN ASSET MANAGEMENT INC/TN/, holding 15,006,556 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $97.39 million in ESRT stocks shares; and BLACKROCK INC., currently with $62.18 million in ESRT stock with ownership of nearly -2.058% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in Empire State Realty Trust Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of July and at the time of the July reporting period, where 103 institutional holders increased their position in Empire State Realty Trust Inc. [NYSE:ESRT] by around 48,780,205 shares. Additionally, 100 investors decreased positions by around 48,470,189 shares, while 28 investors held positions by with 44,758,638 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 142,009,032 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. ESRT stock had 39 new institutional investments in for a total of 25,552,703 shares, while 34 institutional investors sold positions of 5,990,670 shares during the same period.