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NYSE:EQC - Equity Commonwealth Stock Price, Forecast & News

$32.83
0.00 (0.00 %)
(As of 01/17/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$32.77
Now: $32.83
$32.97
50-Day Range
$31.27
MA: $32.42
$33.01
52-Week Range
$30.64
Now: $32.83
$34.95
Volume307,057 shs
Average Volume425,423 shs
Market Capitalization$4.00 billion
P/E Ratio8.44
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.25
Equity Commonwealth (NYSE: EQC) is a Chicago based, internally managed and self-advised real estate investment trust (REIT) with commercial office properties in the United States. As of December 31, 2018, EQC's portfolio comprised 10 properties and 5.1 million square feet.

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Real estate investment trusts
Sub-IndustryOffice REITs
SectorFinance
CUSIP20323310
Phone312-646-2800

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$197.02 million
Cash Flow$2.67 per share
Book Value$25.23 per share

Profitability

Net Income$272.81 million

Miscellaneous

Employees41
Market Cap$4.00 billion
Next Earnings Date2/12/2020 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable

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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 often does Equity Commonwealth pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Equity Commonwealth?

Equity Commonwealth declared a -- dividend on Thursday, September 26th. Investors of record on Monday, October 7th will be paid a dividend of $3.50 per share on Wednesday, October 23rd. The ex-dividend date is Friday, October 4th. View Equity Commonwealth's Dividend History.

How will Equity Commonwealth's stock buyback program work?

Equity Commonwealth declared that its board has approved a stock buyback plan on Thursday, March 15th 2018, which authorizes the company to repurchase $150,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are typically an indication that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Equity Commonwealth's earnings last quarter?

Equity Commonwealth (NYSE:EQC) released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October, 29th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.21 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.18 by $0.03. The real estate investment trust had revenue of $26.74 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $30.94 million. Equity Commonwealth had a net margin of 339.90% and a return on equity of 15.19%. The firm's quarterly revenue was down 42.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.18 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 Wednesday, February 12th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Equity Commonwealth.

How can I listen to Equity Commonwealth's earnings call?

Equity Commonwealth will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, February 12th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Equity Commonwealth?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Equity Commonwealth in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Equity Commonwealth.

Has Equity Commonwealth been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about EQC stock have been trending somewhat negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Equity Commonwealth earned a media sentiment score of -1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the real estate investment trust a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for Equity Commonwealth.

Are investors shorting Equity Commonwealth?

Equity Commonwealth saw a decrease in short interest in December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totalling 2,380,000 shares, a decrease of 15.3% from the December 15th total of 2,810,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 549,200 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 4.3 days. Currently, 2.0% of the company's stock are short sold. View Equity Commonwealth's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Equity Commonwealth's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Equity Commonwealth own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Equity Commonwealth investors own include Portola Pharmaceuticals (PTLA), Dicerna Pharmaceuticals (DRNA), NVIDIA (NVDA), Alphabet (GOOG), Intel (INTC), Skyworks Solutions (SWKS), Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), Corning (GLW), eBay (EBAY) and Illumina (ILMN).

Who are Equity Commonwealth's key executives?

Equity Commonwealth's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. David A. Helfand, Pres, CEO & Trustee (Age 54)
  • Mr. Adam Scott Markman, Exec. VP, CFO & Treasurer (Age 54)
  • Mr. David S. Weinberg, Exec. VP & COO (Age 50)
  • Mr. Orrin S. Shifrin, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 52)
  • Mr. Jeffrey D. Brown, Chief Accounting Officer & Sr. VP (Age 53)

Who are Equity Commonwealth's major shareholders?

Equity Commonwealth's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.09%), Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.03%), Beacon Financial Group (0.03%), CenturyLink Investment Management Co (0.02%), Chesley Taft & Associates LLC (0.02%) and Huntington National Bank (0.00%). Company insiders that own Equity Commonwealth stock include Adam Scott Markman and James Lloyd Lozier Jr. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Equity Commonwealth.

Which institutional investors are selling Equity Commonwealth stock?

EQC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, Gateway Investment Advisers LLC and CenturyLink Investment Management Co. Company insiders that have sold Equity Commonwealth company stock in the last year include Adam Scott Markman and James Lloyd Lozier Jr. View Insider Buying and Selling for Equity Commonwealth.

Which institutional investors are buying Equity Commonwealth stock?

EQC stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Beacon Financial Group, Chesley Taft & Associates LLC and Huntington National Bank. 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Equity Commonwealth's stock price today?

One share of EQC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $32.83.

How big of a company is Equity Commonwealth?

Equity Commonwealth has a market capitalization of $4.00 billion and generates $197.02 million in revenue each year. The real estate investment trust earns $272.81 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.69 on an earnings per share basis. Equity Commonwealth employs 41 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Equity Commonwealth.

What is Equity Commonwealth's official website?

The official website for Equity Commonwealth is http://www.eqcre.com/.

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:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  287 (Thanks for Voting!)
Underperform Votes:  384 (Thanks for Voting!)
Total Votes:  671
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 1/18/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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