By Brad Thomas : Back in October (2013), HCP, Inc. ( HCP ) announced that its chairman and CEO, James "Jay" Flaherty III, was terminated after the company's board said that "it had lost confidence in leadership". Flaherty was replaced by an HCP board member, Lauralee Martin. Martin was previously
13.9% ), Joy Global ( JOY , +7.2% ), ADT ( ADT , -0.9% ), VeriSign ( VRSN , -8.6% ), Essex Property Trust ( ESS , +0.6% ), Quest Diagnostics ( DGX , +13.1% ), Microchip Technology ( MCHP , +2.8% ), Western
1B and a total market cap of $16.2B. BRE Properties shareholders have received 0.2971 newly issued shares of Essex ( ESS ) common stock and $7.18 in cash - $58.87 at today's closing price. The cash consideration was adjusted to reflect the
By Brad Thomas : A few days ago, I wrote an article on Capstead Mortgage ( CMO ), and although I got a little "push back" from some of the readers, I'm encouraged that I was able to voice my opinions about this Mortgage REIT. I summarized by viewpoint on Capstead as follows: CapStead's common ...
Essex Property Trust ( ESS ) +2.2% AH on news it will replace Cliffs Natural Resources ( CLF ..... trading April 1. CLF will move down to the S&P MidCap 400, replacing ESS . FEI Co. ( FEIC ) will replace BRE Properties ( BRE ), which is
March 26 (Reuters) - * S&P says Essex Property Trust Inc to replace Cliffs Natural Resources
Essex Property Trust ( ESS ) announces the underwritten sale of 450K shares pursuant to a terms agreement under its equity distribution agreement. The offering is expected to close on March 31. Press release Shares -1.3% AH Post your comment!
By Heather Ingrassia : When a company raises its dividend, potential income-driven investors tend to be a bit more interested as to what may be going on with that particular company. With that said, I not only wanted to examine W.P. Carey's ( WPC ) most recent dividend increase, but also highlight
By David Fish : In compiling the Dividend Champions list, I get to see which companies are nearing the anniversaries of their previous dividend increases. Since most of these firms raise their payout about the same time every year, I can say with some confidence that they are likely to do so again.
equity offering given the discount the shares are trading at. In another Stifel move in the REIT sector, Essex Property Trust ( ESS ) loses its Buy rating after a big move this year (up 20%). Essex is in the process of moving ahead with