Essex Property Trust, a self-administered and self-managed real estate investment trust. Resolution Capital Ltd, a Australia-based fund reported 294,748 shares. Moreover, it has a 23-year history of increasing cash dividend.

Other firms have also shifted positions in (LPT). BidaskClub cut shares of Essex Property Trust from a strong-buy rating to a buy rating in a research report on Friday, June 30th. Barclays PLC upped their price target on Essex Property Trust from $267.00 to $269.00 and gave the company an "overweight" rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 18th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have issued a hold rating and twenty-two have given a buy rating to the company's stock. The stock has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of $24.00.

Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado increased its stake in Starwood Property Trust, Inc. About 163,619 shares traded. CVS Health had 33 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has a market cap of $5.66 billion, a PE ratio of 12.299 and a beta of 0.54. The firm has a 50 day moving average of $260.52 and a 200-day moving average of $245.65.

Creative Planning Purchases 9000 Shares of Editas Medicine, Inc. (NASDAQ:EDIT)
Zacks Investment Research lowered Editas Medicine from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 18th. The company reported ($0.85) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.62) by $0.23.

Columbia Property Trust (NYSE:CXP) previously issued its fiscal periodic earnings information on Early Thur, Jul 27th. The dividend payment was $0.200 per share for the quarter which comes to $0.80 on an annualized basis. Columbia Property Trust had a return on equity of 5.55% and a net margin of 37.27%. The firm had revenue of $74.86 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $79.51 million. During the same period previous year, the company earned $2.74 EPS. During the same quarter past year, the company posted $0.50 earnings per share.

TRADEMARK VIOLATION WARNING: This piece was posted by Sports Perspectives and is the sole property of of Sports Perspectives. If you are reading this story on another site, it was illegally copied and reposted in violation of United States and global trademark & copyright legislation. The correct version of this article can be read at Investors of record on Friday, September 29th will be given a $0.48 dividend. (The) reiterated a "neutral" rating and set a $21.00 price objective on shares of Columbia Property Trust in a research note on Thursday, June 22nd. This dividend represents a yield of $3.73. Essex Property Trust's dividend payout ratio is now 89.97%. BlackRock boosted its position in stocks of Columbia Property Trust by 3,883.4% in the Q1. The stock was sold at an average price of $253.79, for a total transaction of $42,129.14. Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 20,944 shares of the company's stock, valued at $452,809.28. (NYSE:STWD) by 41.8% during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Essex Property Trust presently has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of $263.46. Morgan Stanley owns 1.23 million shares. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. The company's stock had a trading volume of 520,411 shares. The company was downgraded on Monday, May 2 by Sandler O'Neill. The value of the company's investment in Liberty Property Trust went from $2,859,000 to $2,809,000 a change of $50,000 since the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 21,023,747 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock worth $474,716,000 after buying an additional 1,635,444 shares during the last quarter. Vantage Financial Partners Ltd. Inc. bought a new stake in Cisco Systems during the second quarter valued at $231,000. Thrivent Financial For Lutherans now owns 196,603 shares with a value of $8,004,000. Finally, Creative Planning boosted its stake in Starwood Property Trust by 6.0% in the first quarter. The real estate investment trust reported $0.52 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.51 by $0.01. Manchester Capital Management LLC increased its stake in Cisco Systems by 10.7% in the second quarter. Nationwide Fund Advisors grew its position by buying 4,216 shares an increase of 1.7% in the quarter. Aperio Group LLC owned about 0.08% of Starwood Property Trust worth $4,389,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. It also reduced Raytheon Company (NYSE:RTN) stake by 101,662 shares and now owns 800 shares. The SI to Essex Property Trust Incorporated's float is 3.66%. Its segments include Southern California, Northern California, Seattle Metro and Other real estate assets.