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

$31.82
-0.61 (-1.88 %)
(As of 12/12/2019 08:14 AM ET)
Today's Range
$31.73
Now: $31.82
$32.44
50-Day Range
$31.57
MA: $32.29
$33.25
52-Week Range
$28.98
Now: $31.82
$34.95
Volume566,230 shs
Average Volume508,056 shs
Market Capitalization$3.88 billion
P/E Ratio46.12
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.26
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$2.60 per share
Book Value$25.23 per share

Profitability

Net Income$272.81 million

Miscellaneous

Employees41
Market Cap$3.88 billion
Next Earnings Date2/12/2020 (Estimated)
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. Shareholders of record on Monday, October 7th will be paid a dividend of $3.50 per share on Wednesday, October 23rd. The ex-dividend date of this dividend 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 permits the company to buyback $150,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are typically a sign that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Equity Commonwealth's earnings last quarter?

Equity Commonwealth (NYSE:EQC) issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, October, 29th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.21 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates 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 company'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.

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?

Media coverage about EQC stock has trended negative on Thursday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Equity Commonwealth earned a news impact score of -3.0 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 effect on the stock's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for Equity Commonwealth.

Are investors shorting Equity Commonwealth?

Equity Commonwealth saw a increase in short interest in the month of November. As of November 29th, there was short interest totalling 3,670,000 shares, an increase of 18.4% from the November 14th total of 3,100,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 586,800 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 6.3 days. Currently, 3.1% of the shares of the 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), Illumina (ILMN), Skyworks Solutions (SWKS), Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), eBay (EBAY), Intel (INTC) and Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B).

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 many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include State Street Corp (4.46%), Resolution Capital Ltd (1.57%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (0.89%), Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.60%), Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC (0.53%) and First Trust Advisors LP (0.52%). 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 Millennium Management LLC, Resolution Capital Ltd, First Quadrant L P CA, Boston Partners, Perpetual Ltd, Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, SG Americas Securities LLC and Great West Life Assurance Co. Can. 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 First Trust Advisors LP, State Street Corp, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, Squarepoint Ops LLC, Forward Management LLC and California Public Employees Retirement System. 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 $31.82.

How big of a company is Equity Commonwealth?

Equity Commonwealth has a market capitalization of $3.88 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:  283 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  376 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  659
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 12/12/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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