NYSE:EQC - Equity Commonwealth Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$31.46 -0.20 (-0.63 %)
(As of 07/17/2018 03:56 AM ET)
Previous Close$31.66
Today's Range$31.34 - $31.64
52-Week Range$27.96 - $32.35
Volume358,600 shs
Average Volume705,860 shs
Market Capitalization$3.85 billion
P/E Ratio34.41
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.16
Equity Commonwealth logoEquity Commonwealth (NYSE: EQC) is a Chicago based, internally managed and self-advised real estate investment trust (REIT) with commercial office properties throughout the United States. As of March 31, 2018, EQC's same property portfolio comprised 13 properties and 6.3 million square feet.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Real estate investment trusts
Sub-IndustryOffice REITs
SectorFinance
SymbolNYSE:EQC
CUSIP20323310
Phone312-646-2800

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.21
Current Ratio74.96
Quick Ratio74.96

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio34.41
Forward P/E Ratio55.19
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$340.57 million
Price / Sales11.22
Cash Flow$1.0003 per share
Price / Cash31.45
Book Value$25.64 per share
Price / Book1.23

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.92
Net Income$29.65 million
Net Margins64.57%
Return on Equity6.03%
Return on Assets4.52%

Miscellaneous

Employees54
Outstanding Shares121,460,000
Market Cap$3,845.33

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Equity Commonwealth (NYSE:EQC) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Equity Commonwealth's stock symbol?

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

How will Equity Commonwealth's stock buyback program work?

Equity Commonwealth announced that its board has initiated a share repurchase plan on Thursday, March 15th 2018, which authorizes the company to repurchase $150,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are generally a sign that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Equity Commonwealth's earnings last quarter?

Equity Commonwealth (NYSE:EQC) posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, October, 24th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.19 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.24 by $0.05. The real estate investment trust earned $77.80 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $92.13 million. Equity Commonwealth had a return on equity of 6.03% and a net margin of 64.57%. The firm's quarterly revenue was down 32.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $0.23 earnings per share. View Equity Commonwealth's Earnings History.

When is Equity Commonwealth's next earnings date?

Equity Commonwealth is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, July, 30th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Equity Commonwealth.

What price target have analysts set for EQC?

2 analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Equity Commonwealth's shares. Their predictions range from $32.00 to $33.00. On average, they anticipate Equity Commonwealth's share price to reach $32.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 3.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings for Equity Commonwealth.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Equity Commonwealth?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Equity Commonwealth in the last year. There are currently 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."

Who are some of Equity Commonwealth's key competitors?

Who are Equity Commonwealth's key executives?

Equity Commonwealth's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. David A. Helfand, Pres, CEO & Trustee (Age 53)
  • Mr. Adam Scott Markman, Exec. VP, CFO & Treasurer (Age 53)
  • Mr. David S. Weinberg, Exec. VP & COO (Age 49)
  • Mr. Orrin S. Shifrin, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 51)
  • Mr. Jeffrey D. Brown, Chief Accounting Officer & Sr. VP (Age 52)

Has Equity Commonwealth been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about EQC stock have been trending somewhat positive on Tuesday, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Equity Commonwealth earned a news sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 45.39 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future.

Who are Equity Commonwealth's major shareholders?

Equity Commonwealth's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Peregrine Capital Management LLC (0.16%), Port Capital LLC (0.10%), Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.10%), Bank of Montreal Can (0.06%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.05%) and Clinton Group Inc. (0.04%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Equity Commonwealth.

Which major investors are selling Equity Commonwealth stock?

EQC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Peregrine Capital Management LLC, State of Alaska Department of Revenue and Gateway Investment Advisers LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Equity Commonwealth.

Which major investors are buying Equity Commonwealth stock?

EQC stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of Montreal Can, Clinton Group Inc., Port Capital LLC and Xact Kapitalforvaltning AB. View Insider Buying and Selling for Equity Commonwealth.

How do I buy shares of Equity Commonwealth?

Shares of EQC can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Equity Commonwealth's stock price today?

One share of EQC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $31.46.

How big of a company is Equity Commonwealth?

Equity Commonwealth has a market capitalization of $3.85 billion and generates $340.57 million in revenue each year. The real estate investment trust earns $29.65 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.92 on an earnings per share basis. Equity Commonwealth employs 54 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Equity Commonwealth?

Equity Commonwealth's mailing address is TWO NORTH RIVERSIDE PLAZA SUITE 2100, CHICAGO IL, 60606. The real estate investment trust can be reached via phone at 312-646-2800 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Equity Commonwealth (NYSE EQC)

Community Ranking:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  166 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  254 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  420
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Equity Commonwealth and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe EQC will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe EQC will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 7/17/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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