Essex Property Trust

Essex Property Trust ( ESS)

Company Profile

Essex Property Trust is a Palo Alto, Calif.-based self-administered and self-managed REIT that acquires, develops, redevelops and manages apartment communities in selected residential areas located primarily in the West Coast of the United States.

Years of consecutive dividend increases: 15 years

Quarterly dividend: $1.03

Dividend pay date: Oct. 15, 2010

Current dividend yield: 3.7%

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