Investment Potential for Equity LifeStyle Properties, Inc. (ELS): A Closer Look

    Seavey Paul, EVP, CFO & Treasurer, subtracted 7,000 shares of Equity LifeStyle Properties, Inc. (ELS) from its portfolio at the rate of $124.80 per share valuing $873,622 on Aug 01. The insider left behind 71,571 shares of the company to its portfolio. Currently, the 1st Resistance Point for this stock is $68.47, with a 2nd Resistance Point sitting at $68.75. Meanwhile, this company’s stock has a 1st Support Level at $67.63 and a 2nd Support Level at $67.07. Before making a move on any particular stock, readers often pay close attention to support and resistance markers. The last reported price for shares of Equity LifeStyle Properties, Inc. (ELS) was $68.19. Equity LifeStyle Properties, Inc. (ELS) stock has lost -$0.39, or -0.57%, in the past five days. In the last full month, these shares have gained $1.38, or 2.06%. In the past three months, this stock’s price has risen by $5.54, or 8.84%. This year-to-date, Equity LifeStyle Properties, Inc. (ELS) shares have gained $19.63, or 40.41%.

    Analyzing price projection indicators is a helpful way to determine whether a potential stock buy is a wise choice for profits in the short term, medium term, and long term. For Equity LifeStyle Properties, Inc. (ELS) stock, 100% of short-term indicators suggest that these shares are a “ Hold .” Meanwhile, 100% of medium-term indicators point to this stock being a “ Buy .” Looking further ahead, 100% of long-term indicators suggest that this stock is a “ Buy .”

    With 182,068 K shares outstanding, this company currently has a market capitalization of $12,295,051K. Equity LifeStyle Properties, Inc. (ELS) generates $986,650 K in annual sales, amounting to annual net income of $212,610 K. This stock has generated a 1-Year Total Return of 45.26%, a 3-Year Total Return of 82.50%, and a 5-year Total Return of 189.06%. This stock’s 5-Year Dividend Growth is 120.00%, with its most recent dividend valued at $0.613 per share on 09/26/19. Its Annual Dividend Yield is 1.81%, and its Annual Dividend Rate is 1.23.

    In the most recently-reported fiscal quarter, which ended in 06/19, Equity LifeStyle Properties, Inc. (ELS) reported earnings of $0.48 per share. Wall Street analysts, on average, were expecting the company to report earnings of $0.47 per share, representing a 0.01 difference and 2.13% surprise. In the previous quarter ending in 03/19, the reported earnings of $0.56 represented equal from the consensus estimate calling for $0.56 per share.

    For the current fiscal quarter, which is set to end in 09/2019, the average earnings estimate is $0.53 per share. This estimate came from a total of 3 Wall Street Analysts. Of those market experts, the high estimate was $0.54 and the low estimate was $0.53. In the year-ago quarter, Equity LifeStyle Properties, Inc. (ELS) generated per-share earnings of $0.51. If the analysts are correct about the current quarter’s earnings, the growth will be +3.92% .

    Turning our focus now to insider trading activity, there have been 4 purchases (2,333 shares in total) and 3 sale (17,000 shares in total) in the last 3 months. In the last 6 months, there have been 29 insider buys amounting to 38,979 shares and 7 insider sales amounting to 18,256 shares. In the past full year, 44 insider purchases were made (involving 305,995 shares) and 26 insider sell-offs equivalent to 69,251 shares.

    Looking at this company’s capital structure, its Total Debt to Total Equity is 209.38, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 67.68, and its Total Debt to Total Assets is now 59.82. Looking even further ahead into the future, its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 204.48.