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Essex Property Trust is Among the Companies in the Residential REITs Industry With the Highest Enterprise Value to Sales Ratio (ESS, AVB, EQR, EDR, CPT)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Residential REITs industry with the highest Enterprise Value (EV) to Sales ratios. EV/Sales gives investors an idea of how much it costs to buy the company's sales and the lower the ratio, the more undervalued the company is believed to be.

Essex Property Trust ranks highest with a EV/Sales of 17.83. Following is AvalonBay Communities with a EV/Sales of 17.54. Equity Residential ranks third highest with a EV/Sales of 13.65.

Education Realty Trust follows with a EV/Sales of 13.36, and Camden Property Trust rounds out the top five with a EV/Sales of 11.48.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Camden Property Trust on February 1st, 2016 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $76.32. Since that recommendation, shares of Camden Property Trust have risen 12.2%. We continue to monitor Camden Property Trust for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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