Equity Lifestyle Stock Target Price and Analyst Consensus

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USD 64.53  0.39  0.60%   

The current analyst and expert consensus on Equity Lifestyle is Buy, with 4 strong buy opinions. The current projected Equity Lifestyle target price consensus is 86.5 with 8 analyst opinions. The most common way Equity Lifestyle Pro analysts use to provide recommendation to the public is financial statements analysis. Many experts also interview Equity Lifestyle executives and customers to further validate their buy or sell advice. Note, the total number of analysts currently providing their opinion is not significant to determine adequate consensus on Equity Lifestyle. We strongly encourage you to use your own analysis of Equity Lifestyle Pro to validate this buy or sell advice. Equity Lifestyle buy-or-sell recommendation module provides average expert sentiment on the projected Equity Lifestyle Pro target price to derive its highest and lowest estimates based on projected price volatility of 8.783. Continue to Macroaxis Advice on Equity Lifestyle to cross-verify analyst projections. Unlike analyst recommendations, Macroaxis provides advice only from the perspective of investor risk tolerance and investment horizon.
  
As of 11/27/2022, Gross Profit is likely to drop to about 605.3 M. In addition to that, Profit Margin is likely to drop to 18.03. Equity Lifestyle Inventories is relatively stable at the moment as compared to the past year. Equity Lifestyle reported last year Inventories of 1.8 Million. As of 11/27/2022, Receivables is likely to grow to about 44.9 M, while Current Assets are likely to drop slightly above 168 M.

Equity Lifestyle Target Price Consensus

We track the performance of the top 100 financial experts across various large and mid-size financial boutiques. Equity target price is determined by taking all analyst projections and averaging them out. There is no one specific way to measure analysts performance other than comparing it to the past results via a very sophisticated attribution analysis. Equity target price projections below should be used in combination with other traditional price prediction techniques such as stock price forecasting, investor sentiment analysis, technical analysis, earnings estimate, and various momentum models.
Number of Opinions8
Lowered Outlook0
Raized Outlook0
Buy
Most Equity analysts issue ratings four times a year, at intervals of three months. Ratings are usually accompanied by a target price to helps potential investors understand Equity stock's fair price compared to its market value. Analysts arrive at stock ratings after researching public financial statements of Equity Lifestyle Pro, talking to its executives and customers, or listening to those companies' conference calls.
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Equity Lifestyle Target Price Projection

Equity Lifestyle's current and average target prices are 64.53 and 86.50, respectively. The current price of Equity Lifestyle is the price at which Equity Lifestyle Properties is currently trading. On the other hand, Equity Lifestyle's target price is what analysts think the stock is worth or could sell for in the future. The more significant the discrepancy between the two prices, the more it stimulates investors to act.

Current Price

Equity Lifestyle Market Quote on 27th of November 2022

Low Price64.03Odds
High Price65.01Odds

64.53

Target Price

Analyst Consensus On Equity Lifestyle Target Price

Low Estimate69.0Odds
High Estimate95.0Odds
Number of Analysts8
Standard Deviation8.783

86.5

Note that most analysts generally publish their price targets in research reports on specific companies, along with recommendations for the company's stock.Although price targets are often quoted in the financial news media, there could be a delay between the publication of the latest analyst outlook on Equity Lifestyle Properties and the information provided on this page.

Equity Lifestyle Analyst Ratings

Equity Lifestyle's analyst stock recommendations are determined by taking an average estimate of all analysts we track and classifying them as Strong Buy, Buy, Hold, Strong Sell, or Sell. Ratings generally communicate what analysts sense about Equity Lifestyle stock, and they use a lot of effort and time to analyze it and arrive at a rating. That suggests that analyst recommendations are the outcome of an objective and thorough examination of Equity Lifestyle's financials, market performance, and future outlook by experienced professionals. Equity Lifestyle's historical ratings below, therefore, can serve as a valuable tool for investors.

Analyst Consensus Breakdown

Average Consensus Estimates

About Equity Lifestyle Target Price Projections

Equity Lifestyle's target price is an analyst's projection of its future price. Price targets can be assigned to all types of securities, from complex investment products to stocks such as Equity Lifestyle Pro and even bonds. If the target price is unavailable, it is most likely because there were not enough analyst opinions to come up with a consensus estimate. When setting a price target estimate, an analyst is trying to determine what the Stock is worth and where the price will be in a year from now. Generally, the target price of Equity depends on its intrinsic valuation, beta (i.e., risk over market), and overall volatility. Most analysts publish their price targets in research reports on specific companies, along with their buy, hold, or sell recommendations. Stock price targets are often quoted in the financial news media. Macroaxis uses multiple feeds to provide overall target price projection for Equity Lifestyle Properties including analysis of its current option contracts.
Equity Lifestyle's latest option contracts expiring on 2022-12-16 are carrying combined implied volatility of 37.54 with a put-to-call open interest ratio of 1.0 over 26 outstanding agreements suggesting . The current put volume is at 6, with calls trading at the volume of 3. This yields a 2.0 put-to-call volume ratio. The Equity Lifestyle option chain provides detailed quote and price information for the current Equity Lifestyle Properties option contracts. It shows all of Equity Lifestyle's listed puts, calls, expiration dates, strike prices, and other pricing information.

Open Interest Against 2022-12-16 Option Contracts

Equity Lifestyle option prices can potentially be used to forecast stock returns because most option chains provide information not only about the current prices but also about the future conditions in Equity Lifestyle's lending market. For example, when Equity Lifestyle's puts are not actively trading or completely missing in the marketplace, investors can use it to internalize expected shorting costs. So if an investor is writing a put option on Equity Lifestyle, he or she must hedge the risk by shorting Equity Lifestyle stock over its option's life.
The chart above shows Equity Lifestyle's distribution of open interest by maturity on contracts that have not yet been settled. The area between the two highest points is the projection of the price at expiration. Equity Lifestyle's open interest chart also provides vital information regarding the liquidity of an option. If there is no open interest for Equity Lifestyle's option, there is no secondary market available for investors to trade.

Equity Lifestyle Maximum Pain Price across 2022-12-16 Option Contracts

Max pain usually refers to a trading concept that asserts that market manipulation can cause the market price of particular securities such as Equity Lifestyle close to expiration to expire worthless. According to most research, approximately 10% to 15% of all stock options are exercised, while about 35% expire worthlessly, with roughly 50% traded out before the expiration date. So, Max pain occurs when market makers reach a net positive position across all options at a strike price where option holders stand to lose the most money. By contrast, option sellers may reap the most after selling more options than buying, causing them to expire worthless.
Equity Lifestyle's stock options are financial instruments that give investors the right to buy or sell shares of Equity Lifestyle Pro common stock at a specified price for a given time period. Generally speaking, an option to purchase or sell Equity stock makes it part of the underlying stock when the option's price is tied to the movement of the underlying stock. If Equity Lifestyle's stock price goes up or down, the stock options follow.
Continue to Macroaxis Advice on Equity Lifestyle to cross-verify analyst projections. Unlike analyst recommendations, Macroaxis provides advice only from the perspective of investor risk tolerance and investment horizon.

Equity Lifestyle Pro In The Money Call Balance

When Equity Lifestyle's strike price is surpassing the current stock price, the option contract against Equity Lifestyle Properties stock is said to be in the money. When it comes to buying Equity Lifestyle's options that are 'In the Money' or 'Out of the Money', the choice depends on your outlook for the underlying security, financial situation, and what you are trying to achieve.
While 'out-of-the-money' option contracts written on Equity Lifestyle Properties are typically viewed as the more aggressive, there are potential upsides to purchasing these types of options contracts. For one, the cost to buy an 'Out of the Money' option is lower than the cost to buy an 'In the Money' option. This cost-benefit is due to the fact that at the time of the purchase, 'Out of the Money' contracts have no intrinsic value. So, while the potential for a 100% loss is more significant, the cost and risk to enter the trade are lower.

Equity Current Options Market Mood

Equity Lifestyle's open interest and total value indicators provide investors with the necessary information to digest the overall options buildup for its expiring contracts. In addition, it helps Equity Stock's traders understand whether a recent fall or rise in the market is unreasonable and if the time has come to take contrarian positions. These ratios are calculated based on options trading volumes and current open interest.

Put-to-Call Open Interest

Put-to-Call Volume

Most options investors, including buyers and sellers of Equity Lifestyle's calls and puts, are not very successful. It is estimated that an average options trader loses somewhere between 80% to 90% of the time. Equity Lifestyle's option open interest and volume spread between outstanding puts and calls are regarded by many investors as reliable indicators of the overall future market direction. Using current Equity Lifestyle's option volume and open interest to make an investment decision is considered a contrarian-sentiment measure that can be utilized in many timing strategies in both derivative and spot marketplace.

Additional Equity Lifestyle Value Projection Modules

Most investment researchers agree that the mispricing and readjustment of any Stock value happens often and is sometimes even predictable, but there is no strong theory explaining why it happens. The current price of Equity Lifestyle is a key component of Equity Lifestyle valuation and have some predictive power on the future returns of a Equity Lifestyle.
Sophisticated investors, who have witnessed many market ups and downs, frequently view the market will even out over time. This tendency of Equity Lifestyle's price to converge to an average value over time is called mean reversion. However, historically, high market prices usually discourage investors that believe in mean reversion to invest, while low prices are viewed as an opportunity to buy. Please use the tools below to analyze the current value of Equity Lifestyle in the context of predictive analytics.
Hype
Prediction
LowEstimated ValueHigh
62.7564.8266.89
Details
Intrinsic
Valuation
LowReal ValueHigh
58.4375.8277.89
Details
Naive
Forecast
LowNext ValueHigh
63.0765.1467.21
Details
Earnings
Estimates (1)
LowProjected EPSHigh
2.512.512.51
Details
Please note, it is not enough to conduct a financial or market analysis of a single entity such as Equity Lifestyle. Your research has to be compared to or analyzed against Equity Lifestyle's peers to derive any actionable benefits. When done correctly, Equity Lifestyle's competitive analysis will give you plenty of quantitative and qualitative data to validate your investment decisions or develop an entirely new strategy towards taking a position in Equity Lifestyle Pro.

Additional Equity Lifestyle Value Projection Modules

Most investment researchers agree that the mispricing and readjustment of any Stock value happens often and is sometimes even predictable, but there is no strong theory explaining why it happens. The current price of Equity Lifestyle is a key component of Equity Lifestyle valuation and have some predictive power on the future returns of a Equity Lifestyle.
Sophisticated investors, who have witnessed many market ups and downs, frequently view the market will even out over time. This tendency of Equity Lifestyle's price to converge to an average value over time is called mean reversion. However, historically, high market prices usually discourage investors that believe in mean reversion to invest, while low prices are viewed as an opportunity to buy. Please use the tools below to analyze the current value of Equity Lifestyle in the context of predictive analytics.
Hype
Prediction
LowEstimated ValueHigh
62.7564.8266.89
Details
Intrinsic
Valuation
LowReal ValueHigh
58.4375.8277.89
Details
Naive
Forecast
LowNext ValueHigh
63.0765.1467.21
Details
Earnings
Estimates (1)
LowProjected EPSHigh
2.512.512.51
Details
Please note, it is not enough to conduct a financial or market analysis of a single entity such as Equity Lifestyle. Your research has to be compared to or analyzed against Equity Lifestyle's peers to derive any actionable benefits. When done correctly, Equity Lifestyle's competitive analysis will give you plenty of quantitative and qualitative data to validate your investment decisions or develop an entirely new strategy towards taking a position in Equity Lifestyle Pro.

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The data published in Equity Lifestyle's official financial statements usually reflect Equity Lifestyle's business processes, product offerings, services, and other fundamental events. But there are other numbers, ratios, or fundamental indicators derived from these statements that are easier to understand and visualize within the underlying realities that drive quantitative information of Equity Lifestyle Pro. For example, before you start analyzing numbers published by Equity accountants, it's critical to develop an understanding of what Equity Lifestyle's liquidity, profitability, and earnings quality are in the context of the Real Estate space in which it operates.
Please note, the presentation of Equity Lifestyle's financial position, as portrayed in its financial statements, is often influenced by management's estimates, judgments, and sometimes even manipulations. In the best case, Equity Lifestyle's management is honest, while the outside auditors are strict and uncompromising. Whatever the case, the imprecision that can be found in Equity Lifestyle's accounting process means that the reasonable investor should take a skeptical approach toward the financial statement analysis of Equity Lifestyle Properties. Please utilize our Beneish M Score to check the likelihood of Equity Lifestyle's management to manipulate its earnings.