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SELECT BALANCE SHEET RATIOS 9/30/17 6/30/17 3/31/17 COVENANT COMPANY TARGETS
Adjusted Debt to Adjusted Total Assets 37% 38% 38% < 65% < 40%
Secured Debt to Undepreciated Book Value 14% 14% 15% < 40% < 15%
Interest Coverage 412% 402% 394% > 150% > 325%
Unsecured Debt Ratio(1) 294% 289% 292% > 150% > 250%
Net Indebtedness to Adjusted EBITDA(2)(3) 5.5X 5.6X 5.7X - 5.5X - 7.0X
Unencumbered NOI to Adjusted Total NOI 70% 69% 68% - > 70%
Source: Company Disclosures
(1) Unsecured Debt Ratio is unsecured assets (excluding investments in co-investments) divided by unsecured indebtedness.
(2) Net Indebtedness is total debt less unamortized premiums, debt issuance costs, unrestricted cash and cash equivalents, and marketable securities.
(3) Adjusted EBITDA excludes non-routine items in earnings and other adjustments as outlined on page S-17.1 of the supplemental financial information filed as Exhibit 99.2. to the Company’s Current Report on Form 8-K filed with the SEC on November 1, 2017.
  S&P Moody's Fitch Ratings
  Long-term Issuer BBB+ (OS)
10/19/2016
Baa1 (OS)
10/10/2016
BBB+ (OS)
6/30/2017
  Preferred Stock
(P)Baa2 (OS)
10/10/2016

Ratings Watch Action Legend: (WP) Watch Positive, (WN) Watch Negative, (WU) Watch Uncertain, (WR) Watch Removed, (OP) Outlook Positive, (ON) Outlook Negative, (OS) Outlook Stable, (OD) Outlook Developing
Issuer ratings are S&P/Moody's/Fitch respectively. A security rating is not a recommendation to buy, sell or hold securities and should be evaluated independently of any other rating. The rating is subject to revision or withdrawal at any time by the assigning rating organization.
S&P Moody's Fitch Ratings
  Essex Portfolio, L.P.
  Long-term Issuer BBB+ (OS)
10/19/2016
Baa1 (OS)
10/10/2016
BBB+ (OS)
6/30/17
  Senior Unsecured BBB+
10/19/2016
Baa1
10/10/2016
BBB+
6/30/17

Ratings Watch Action Legend: (WP) Watch Positive, (WN) Watch Negative, (WU) Watch Uncertain, (WR) Watch Removed, (OP) Outlook Positive, (ON) Outlook Negative, (OS) Outlook Stable, (OD) Outlook Developing
Issuer ratings are S&P/Moody's/Fitch respectively. A security rating is not a recommendation to buy, sell or hold securities and should be evaluated independently of any other rating. The rating is subject to revision or withdrawal at any time by the assigning rating organization.
Long-Term Ratings   
  • Highest Credit Quality
    AAA AAA(EXP) AAApre
  • Very High Credit Quality
    AA+ AA+(EXP) AA AA(EXP) AA- AA-(EXP)
  • High Credit Quality
    A+ A+(EXP) A A(EXP) A- A-(EXP)
  • Good Credit Quality
    BBB+ BBB+(EXP) BBB BBB(EXP) BBB- BBB-(EXP)
  • Speculative
    BB+ BB+(EXP) BB BB(EXP) BB- BB-(EXP)
  • Highly Speculative
    B+ B+(EXP) B B(EXP) B- B-(EXP)
  • High Default Risk
    CCC+ CCC+(EXP) CCC CCC(EXP) CCC- CCC-(EXP) CC CC(EXP) C
  • Default
    DDD DD D
  • Highest Quality
    (P)Aaa Aaa
  • High Quality
    Aa1 (P)Aa1 (P)Aa2 Aa2 Aa3 (P)Aa3
  • Upper-Medium Quality
    (P)A1 A1 A2 (P)A2 (P)A3 A3
  • Medium-Grade Quality
    Baa1 (P)Baa1 (P)Baa2 Baa2 Baa3 (P)Baa3
  • Substantial Risk
    (P)Ba1 Ba1 Ba2 (P)Ba2 (P)Ba3 Ba3
  • High Risk
    B1 (P)B1 (P)B2 B2 B3 (P)B3
  • Very High Risk
    (P)Caa1 Caa1 Caa2 (P)Caa2 (P)Caa3 Caa3
  • Highly Speculative
    (P)Ca Ca
  • Default
    C (P)C
  • Extremely Strong
    AAA AAApi AAAt
  • Very Strong
    AA+ AA+pi AA+t AApi Aat AA AA- AA-pi AA-t
  • Strong
    A+ A+pi A+t Api At A A- A-pi A-t
  • Adequate
    BBB+ BBB+pi BBB+t BBB BBBpi BBBt BBB- BBB-pi BBB-t
  • Less Vulnerable
    BB+ BB+pi BB+t BB BBpi BBt BB- BB-pi BB-t
  • More Vulnerable
    B+ B+pi B+t B Bpi Bt B- B-pi B-t
  • Currently Vulnerable
    CCC+ CCC+pi CCC+t CCCpi CCCt CCC CCC- CCC-pi CCC-t
  • Highly Vulnerable
    CCpi CCt CC C+ C+pi C+t C Cpi Ct
  • Selective Default
    SD SDpi SDt
  • Default
    D+ D+pi D+t Dpi Dt D
  • Regulatory Supervision
    R Rpi Rt
Short-Term Ratings   
  • Exceptionally High Quality
    F1+ F1+(EXP)
  • High Quality
    F1 F1(EXP)
  • Good Quality
    F2 F2(EXP)
  • Fair Quality
    F3 F3(EXP)
  • Speculative
    B B(EXP)
  • High Default Risk
    C C(EXP)
  • Default
    D D(EXP)
  • Superior
    (P)MIG 1 (P)P-1 (P)VMIG 1 MIG 1 P-1 VMIG 1
  • Strong
    VMIG 2 P-2 MIG 2 (P)VMIG 2 (P)P-2 (P)MIG 2
  • Acceptable
    (P)MIG 3 (P)P-3 (P)VMIG 3 MIG 3 P-3 VMIG 3
  • Not Prime
    NP (P)NP
  • Extremely Strong
    A-1+
  • Strong
    A-1
  • Satisfactory
    A-2
  • Adequate
    A-3
  • More Vulnerable
    B B-1 B-2 B-3
  • Highly Vulnerable
    C
  • Selective Default
    SD
  • Default
    D
  • Regulatory Supervision
    R
Financial Strength Ratings   
  • Exceptionally Strong
    AAA AAAq
  • Very Strong
    AA+ AA+q AAq AA AA- AA-q
  • Strong
    A+ A+q Aq A A- A-q
  • Good
    BBB+ BBB+q BBBq BBB BBB- BBB-q
  • Moderately Weak
    BB+ BB+q BB BBq BB- BB-q
  • Weak
    B+ B+q B Bq B- B-q
  • Very Weak
    CCC+ CCC+q CCCq CCC CCC- CCC-q CCq CC Cq C
  • Distressed
    DDD DDDq DDq DD Dq D
  • Exceptional Security
    Aaa
  • Excellent Security
    Aa1 Aa2 Aa3
  • Good Security
    A1 A2 A3
  • Adequate Security
    Baa1 Baa2 Baa3
  • Questionable Security
    Ba1 Ba2 Ba3
  • Poor Security
    B1 B2 B3
  • Very Poor Security
    Caa1 Caa2 Caa3
  • Extremely Poor Security
    Ca C
  • Extremely Strong
    AAA AAApi
  • Very Strong
    AA+ AA+pi AApi AA AA- AA-pi
  • Strong
    A+ A+pi Api A A- A-pi
  • Good
    BBB+ BBB+pi BBBpi BBB BBB- BBB-pi
  • Marginal
    BB+ BB+pi BB BBpi BB- BB-pi
  • Weak
    B+ B+pi B Bpi B- B-pi
  • Very Weak
    CCC+ CCC+pi CCCpi CCC CCC- CCC-pi
  • Extremely Weak
    CCpi CC
  • Regulatory Action
    R

Issuer ratings are S&P/Moody's/Fitch respectively. A security rating is not a recommendation to buy, sell or hold securities and should be evaluated independently of any other rating. The rating is subject to revision or withdrawal at any time by the assigning rating organization.