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How to buy Empire State Realty Trust stock

Learn how to easily invest in Empire State Realty Trust stock.

Empire State Realty Trust Inc is a reit-diversified business based in the US. Empire State Realty Trust shares (ESRT) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Empire State Realty Trust employs 693 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $655.8 million.

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Empire State Realty Trust stock price (NYSE: ESRT)

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Empire State Realty Trust shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-09-26.
Latest market close$6.54
52-week range$6.50 - $10.88
50-day moving average $7.56
200-day moving average $8.41
Wall St. target price$8.35
PE ratio 133.9
Dividend yield $0.14 (2.05%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.05

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Is it a good time to buy Empire State Realty Trust stock?

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Empire State Realty Trust price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $6.54 from 2022-09-26

1 week (2022-09-17) N/A
1 month (2022-08-25) -12.10%
3 months (2022-06-28) -8.53%
6 months (2022-03-25) -33.94%
1 year (2021-09-28) -36.26%
2 years (2020-09-28) 4.81%
3 years (2019-09-27) 14.22
5 years (2017-09-27) 20.27

Is Empire State Realty Trust stock undervalued or overvalued?

Valuing Empire State Realty Trust stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Empire State Realty Trust's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Empire State Realty Trust's P/E ratio

Empire State Realty Trust's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 134x. In other words, Empire State Realty Trust shares trade at around 134x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

Empire State Realty Trust's PEG ratio

Empire State Realty Trust's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 7.6332. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Empire State Realty Trust's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Empire State Realty Trust's EBITDA

Empire State Realty Trust's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $300.9 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Empire State Realty Trust's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Empire State Realty Trust financials

Revenue TTM $655.8 million
Operating margin TTM 14.42%
Gross profit TTM $328.4 million
Return on assets TTM 1.42%
Return on equity TTM 1.01%
Profit margin 1.88%
Book value $5.85
Market capitalisation $1.9 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Empire State Realty Trust share dividends

Dividend payout ratio: 148.89% of net profits

Recently Empire State Realty Trust has paid out, on average, around 148.89% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 2.05% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Empire State Realty Trust shareholders could enjoy a 2.05% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Empire State Realty Trust's case, that would currently equate to about $0.14 per share.

Empire State Realty Trust's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.

Empire State Realty Trust's most recent dividend payout was on 29 September 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 13 September 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").

Empire State Realty Trust share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Empire State Realty Trust's shares have ranged in value from as little as $6.4984 up to $10.8825. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

ESRT.US volatility(beta: 1.13)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Empire State Realty Trust's is 1.1294. This would suggest that Empire State Realty Trust's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Empire State Realty Trust overview

Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: ESRT), a leading real estate investment trust (REIT), owns, manages, operates, acquires and repositions office and retail properties in Manhattan and the greater New York metropolitan area, including the Empire State Building, the "World's Most Famous Building. " Headquartered in New York, New York, the Company's office and retail portfolio covers 10. 1 million rentable square feet, as of September 30, 2020, consisting of 9. 4 million rentable square feet in 14 office properties, including nine in Manhattan, three in Fairfield County, Connecticut, and two in Westchester County, New York; and approximately 700,000 rentable square feet in the retail portfolio. Long the leader in energy efficiency retrofits and Indoor Environmental Quality, Empire State Realty Trust is the first commercial real estate portfolio in the U. S.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Empire State Realty Trust is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 0.052% of Empire State Realty Trust shares are held by insiders and 99.043% by institutions.
How many people work for Empire State Realty Trust?
Latest data suggests 693 work at Empire State Realty Trust.
When does the fiscal year end for Empire State Realty Trust?
Empire State Realty Trust's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Empire State Realty Trust based?
Empire State Realty Trust's address is: 111 West 33rd Street, New York, NY, United States, 10120
What is Empire State Realty Trust's ISIN number?
Empire State Realty Trust's international securities identification number is: US2921041065
What is Empire State Realty Trust's CUSIP number?
Empire State Realty Trust's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 292104106

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