Equity Commonwealth Company Profile (NYSE:EQC)

About Equity Commonwealth

Equity Commonwealth logoEquity Commonwealth is an internally managed and self-advised real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company is engaged in the ownership and operation of office buildings throughout the United States. It operates in central business district properties and suburban properties segment. The Company's portfolio includes approximately 60 properties (over 130 buildings) with a combined of approximately 24 million square feet. It leases its properties to over 1,000 tenants. Its properties include Parkshore Plaza, Leased Land/Vineyards, Sky Park Centre, Georgetown-Green and Harris Buildings, Executive Park, Cabot Business Park Land, Danac Stiles Business Park, East Eisenhower Parkway, North Point Office Complex, Raintree Industrial Park, Cherrington Corporate Center, Foster Plaza, Bridgepoint Parkway, Lakewood on the Park and Research Park. Its properties are located in Alabama, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Hawaii and Illinois, among others.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: REIT - Office
  • Sub-Industry: Office REITs
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: EQC
  • CUSIP: 20323310
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $31.51
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $30.91
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $30.22
  • 52-Week Range: $26.55 - $31.91
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 19.45
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 116.70
  • P/E Growth: -82.16
  • Market Cap: $3.91B
  • Outstanding Shares: 123,994,000
  • Beta: 0.15
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 49.21%
  • Return on Equity: 8.62%
  • Return on Assets: 5.22%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.49%
  • Current Ratio: 29.80%
  • Quick Ratio: 29.80%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Equity Commonwealth (NYSE:EQC) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Ratings, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.40)
Consensus Price Target: $31.67 (0.50% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Equity Commonwealth (NYSE:EQC)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/30/2016RBC Capital MarketsUpgradeUnderperform -> Sector Perform$28.00 -> $32.00View Rating Details
9/30/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaUpgradeUnderperform -> Sector Perform$28.00 -> $32.00View Rating Details
9/1/2016Citigroup Inc.Boost Price TargetNeutral$28.00 -> $31.00View Rating Details
8/15/2016Bank of America CorpUpgradeNeutral -> BuyView Rating Details
4/11/2016JMP SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
11/6/2015Stifel NicolausDowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details
(Data available from 2/23/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Equity Commonwealth (NYSE:EQC)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/2/2017        
2/15/2017Q416$0.21$0.23$115.71 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/28/2016Q216$0.30$0.42$136.57 million$145.37 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/4/2016Q116$0.26$0.29$136.40 million$137.14 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/17/2016Q415$0.32$0.27$154.44 million$138.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/4/2015Q315$0.38$0.36$189.29 million$159.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/5/2015Q215$0.50$0.52$207.78 million$203.69 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/6/2015Q115$0.49$0.55$211.30 million$213.06 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/18/2015Q414$0.49$0.53$217.10 million$212.81 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/4/2014Q314$0.56$0.44$215.00 million$216.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/5/2014Q2$0.59$0.68$218.31 million$215.19 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/8/2014Q1$0.59$0.60$202.97 million$217.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/27/2014Q413$0.54$0.63$201.89 million$198.42 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/6/2013Q313$0.62$0.57$259.64 million$201.74 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/7/2013Q213$0.64$0.63$272.75 million$274.77 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/8/2013Q113$0.73$0.78$266.34 million$275.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/25/2013Q4 2012$0.86$0.82$263.56 million$264.69 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/7/2012Q312$0.83$0.86$255.15 million$261.66 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/8/2012$0.83$0.83ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/3/2012$0.81$0.90ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/23/2012$0.85$0.76ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/2/2011$0.84$0.86ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/3/2011$0.89$0.91ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/6/2011$0.87$0.86ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/24/2011$0.89$0.88ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Equity Commonwealth (NYSE:EQC)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.19 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.27 EPS

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Equity Commonwealth (NYSE:EQC)
Annual Dividend:$0.00
Dividend Yield:0.00%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:0.00% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
0.00% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
0.00% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for Equity Commonwealth (NYSE:EQC)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
1/3/2014quarterly$0.254.32%1/9/20141/13/20142/21/2014
10/9/2013quarterly$0.254.15%10/23/201310/25/201311/22/2013
7/9/2013quarterly$0.254.3%7/24/20137/26/20138/23/2013
4/8/2013quarterly$0.254.39%4/19/20134/23/20135/22/2013
1/10/2013quarterly$0.256.37%1/17/20131/22/20132/21/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Equity Commonwealth (NYSE:EQC)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.94%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 91.65%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/10/2015Adam Scott MarkmanCFOBuy4,500$27.21$122,445.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Equity Commonwealth (NYSE:EQC)
DateHeadline
capitalcube.com logoEquity Commonwealth :EQC-US: Earnings Analysis: 2016 By the Numbers : February 21, 2017 (NYSE:EQC)
www.capitalcube.com - February 22 at 8:06 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of EQC earnings conference call or presentation 16-Feb-17 3:00pm GMT (NYSE:EQC)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 17 at 5:43 PM
capitalcube.com logoEquity Commonwealth :EQC-US: Earnings Analysis: Q4, 2016 By the Numbers : February 17, 2017 (NYSE:EQC)
www.capitalcube.com - February 17 at 5:43 PM
seekingalpha.com logoEquity Commonwealth's (EQC) CEO David Helfand on Q4 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript (NYSE:EQC)
seekingalpha.com - February 16 at 9:37 PM
seekingalpha.com logoEquity Commonwealth's (EQC) CEO David Helfand on Q4 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript (NYSE:EQC)
seekingalpha.com - February 16 at 9:37 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoEQUITY COMMONWEALTH Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition (NYSE:EQC)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 16 at 9:37 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoEQUITY COMMONWEALTH Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition (NYSE:EQC)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 16 at 9:37 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoEQUITY COMMONWEALTH Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report (NYSE:EQC)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 16 at 9:37 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoEQUITY COMMONWEALTH Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report (NYSE:EQC)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 16 at 9:37 PM
fool.com logoThe Equity Commonwealth Repositioning Continues (NYSE:EQC)
www.fool.com - February 16 at 7:33 PM
seekingalpha.com logoEquity Commonwealth beats by $0.02, misses on rental income (NYSE:EQC)
seekingalpha.com - February 16 at 4:37 PM
4-traders.com logoEquity Commonwealth : reports 4Q results (NYSE:EQC)
www.4-traders.com - February 16 at 4:37 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ4 2016 Equity Commonwealth Earnings Release - After Market Close (NYSE:EQC)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 16 at 4:37 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoEquity Commonwealth Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 Results (NYSE:EQC)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 16 at 4:37 PM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoEquity Commonwealth reports 4Q results (NYSE:EQC)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - February 16 at 4:37 PM
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springdaletimes.com - January 28 at 5:13 PM
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springdaletimes.com - January 27 at 6:41 PM
News IconEarnings in Full Force, Analysts Take Aim at Equity Commonwealth (NYSE:EQC) - Wall Street Beacon (NYSE:EQC)
wsbeacon.com - January 27 at 6:41 PM
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wsbeacon.com - January 26 at 6:23 PM
News IconShares in Focus Equity Commonwealth (EQC) - Sherwood Daily (NYSE:EQC)
sherwooddaily.com - January 21 at 9:58 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEquity Commonwealth Announces Tax Treatment of 2016 Distributions (NYSE:EQC)
finance.yahoo.com - January 20 at 6:18 PM
News IconTrading Views: RSI, MA, and ADX Review for Equity Commonwealth (EQC) - Springdale Times (NYSE:EQC)
springdaletimes.com - January 18 at 5:24 PM
News IconFirms & Funds Reinforcing Their Perception of Equity Commonwealth (NYSE:EQC) - Wall Street Beacon (NYSE:EQC)
wsbeacon.com - January 17 at 8:30 PM
News IconWalking the Extra Mile: What's Next For Shares of Equity Commonwealth (NYSE:EQC) - Wall Street Beacon (NYSE:EQC)
wsbeacon.com - January 13 at 3:58 PM
News IconWill The Needle Move For Equity Commonwealth (NYSE:EQC) Shares This Earnings Season? - Wall Street Beacon (NYSE:EQC)
wsbeacon.com - January 13 at 3:58 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEquity Commonwealth Declares Series D Preferred Dividends (NYSE:EQC)
finance.yahoo.com - January 12 at 5:28 PM
businesswire.com logoEquity Commonwealth Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 Earnings Conference Call - Business Wire (press release) (NYSE:EQC)
www.businesswire.com - January 11 at 4:03 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEquity Commonwealth Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 Earnings Conference Call (NYSE:EQC)
finance.yahoo.com - January 9 at 5:49 PM
investopedia.com logoThese Stocks Are Strong January Performers (EQC, FAX) (NYSE:EQC)
www.investopedia.com - January 5 at 4:10 AM
stocksdaily.net logoEquity Commonwealth (NYSE:EQC) Analysts EPS Target At $0.22 - Stocks Daily (NYSE:EQC)
www.stocksdaily.net - January 2 at 2:57 AM
stocksdaily.net logoEquity Commonwealth (NYSE:EQC) Analysts EPS Target At $0.22 (NYSE:EQC)
www.stocksdaily.net - January 1 at 4:55 PM
investopedia.com logoThese Stocks Are Strong January Performers (EQC, FAX) - Investopedia (NYSE:EQC)
www.investopedia.com - December 28 at 11:41 AM
capitalcube.com logoETFs with exposure to Equity Commonwealth : December 19, 2016 (NYSE:EQC)
www.capitalcube.com - December 20 at 10:02 AM
stocksdaily.net logoCan Equity Commonwealth (NYSE:EQC) Meet Analysts EPS Target Of $0.22? - Stocks Daily (NYSE:EQC)
www.stocksdaily.net - December 16 at 10:34 PM
capitalcube.com logoEquity Commonwealth breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : EQC-US : December 14, 2016 (NYSE:EQC)
www.capitalcube.com - December 14 at 3:46 PM
insidermonkey.com logoIs Equity Commonwealth (EQC) A Good Stock To Buy? - Insider Monkey (blog) (NYSE:EQC)
www.insidermonkey.com - December 13 at 10:41 PM
News IconIs Equity Commonwealth (EQC) A Good Stock To Buy? (NYSE:EQC)
feedproxy.google.com - December 13 at 1:01 PM
News IconInvestor Watchlist: Narrowing in on Shares of Equity Commonwealth (EQC) - StockTalk Daily (NYSE:EQC)
stocktalkdaily.com - December 10 at 4:51 PM
stocksdaily.net logoEquity Commonwealth (NYSE:EQC) Ratings in Focus (NYSE:EQC)
www.stocksdaily.net - December 9 at 5:18 PM
istreetwire.com logoStocks Alert: Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (ADM), Equity Commonwealth (EQC), Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (TMO) - iStreetWire (NYSE:EQC)
istreetwire.com - December 6 at 11:19 AM
News IconTechnical Level Spotcheck on Shares of Equity Commonwealth (EQC) - StockTalk Daily (NYSE:EQC)
stocktalkdaily.com - November 24 at 4:56 PM
4-traders.com logoEQUITY COMMONWEALTH : EQC) Files An 8-K Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement (NYSE:EQC)
www.4-traders.com - November 18 at 4:19 PM
News IconDid Atalan Capital’s Bets on Equity Commonwealth (EQC), Ball Corporation (BLL) & Two Other Companies Pay Off? (NYSE:EQC)
feedproxy.google.com - November 14 at 7:18 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoEQUITY COMMONWEALTH Files SEC form 8-K, Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Creation of a Direct Financial Ob (NYSE:EQC)
biz.yahoo.com - November 14 at 8:45 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEQUITY COMMONWEALTH Financials (NYSE:EQC)
finance.yahoo.com - November 11 at 4:14 PM
stocksdaily.net logoAnalysts Have EPS Target Of $0.19 For Equity Commonwealth (NYSE:EQC) (NYSE:EQC)
www.stocksdaily.net - November 8 at 10:20 PM
stocksdaily.net logoAnalysts Have EPS Target Of $0.19 For Equity Commonwealth (NYSE:EQC) - Stocks Daily (NYSE:EQC)
www.stocksdaily.net - November 8 at 3:59 PM
News IconAnalysts Set Equity Commonwealth (EQC) Target Price at $31.67 - BBNS (NYSE:EQC)
baseballnewssource.com - November 8 at 3:59 PM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to Equity Commonwealth : November 7, 2016 (NYSE:EQC)
www.capitalcube.com - November 7 at 4:50 PM
capitalcube.com logoEquity Commonwealth :EQC-US: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2016 By the Numbers : November 4, 2016 (NYSE:EQC)
www.capitalcube.com - November 4 at 3:49 PM

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What is Equity Commonwealth's stock symbol?

Equity Commonwealth trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "EQC."

Where is Equity Commonwealth's stock going? Where will Equity Commonwealth's stock price be in 2017?

5 brokerages have issued twelve-month target prices for Equity Commonwealth's stock. Their forecasts range from $31.00 to $32.00. On average, they expect Equity Commonwealth's stock price to reach $31.67 in the next year.

When will Equity Commonwealth announce their earnings?

Equity Commonwealth is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, May, 2nd 2017.

Who owns Equity Commonwealth stock?

Equity Commonwealth's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include State Street Corp (3.08%), Chai Trust Co. LLC (2.06%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (1.69%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.34%), Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC (1.05%) and Two Sigma Investments LP (0.43%).

Who sold Equity Commonwealth stock? Who is selling Equity Commonwealth stock?

Equity Commonwealth's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Ancora Advisors LLC, State Street Corp, Janus Capital Management LLC, Asset Management One Co. Ltd., Guggenheim Capital LLC, NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V., AQR Capital Management LLC and MUFG Americas Holdings Corp.

Who bought Equity Commonwealth stock? Who is buying Equity Commonwealth stock?

Equity Commonwealth's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Chai Trust Co. LLC, Marshall Wace LLP, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Cipher Capital LP, Tudor Investment Corp Et Al, Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC, Two Sigma Investments LP and Putnam Investments LLC.

How do I buy Equity Commonwealth stock?

Shares of Equity Commonwealth can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Equity Commonwealth stock cost?

One share of Equity Commonwealth stock can currently be purchased for approximately $31.51.

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Last Updated on 2/23/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff