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

$33.90
+0.10 (+0.30 %)
(As of 09/17/2019 11:20 AM ET)
Today's Range
$33.78
Now: $33.90
$34.01
50-Day Range
$33.31
MA: $33.80
$34.42
52-Week Range
$28.48
Now: $33.90
$34.53
Volume28,785 shs
Average Volume451,375 shs
Market Capitalization$4.13 billion
P/E Ratio49.13
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$2.6883 per share
Book Value$25.23 per share

Profitability

Net Income$272.81 million

Miscellaneous

Employees41
Market Cap$4.13 billion
Next Earnings Date10/23/2019 (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 announced a dividend on Wednesday, September 26th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, October 9th will be given a dividend of $2.50 per share on Tuesday, October 23rd. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, October 5th. View Equity Commonwealth's Dividend History.

How will Equity Commonwealth's stock buyback program work?

Equity Commonwealth announced that its Board of Directors has approved a stock repurchase program on Thursday, March 15th 2018, which allows the company to repurchase $150,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are generally a sign that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Equity Commonwealth's earnings last quarter?

Equity Commonwealth (NYSE:EQC) posted its earnings results on Wednesday, October, 24th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.25 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.19 by $0.06. The real estate investment trust had revenue of $46.87 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $48.78 million. Equity Commonwealth had a net margin of 303.78% and a return on equity of 15.53%. 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, October 23rd 2019. 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?

News coverage about EQC stock has been trending negative this week, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Equity Commonwealth earned a news impact score of -2.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the real estate investment trust a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future. View News Stories for Equity Commonwealth.

Are investors shorting Equity Commonwealth?

Equity Commonwealth saw a drop in short interest in the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 2,701,100 shares, a drop of 13.2% from the July 31st total of 3,113,100 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 480,200 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 5.6 days. Currently, 2.3% of the company's shares are sold short. 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), Activision Blizzard (ATVI), CVS Health (CVS), Nike (NKE), Stanley Black & Decker (SWK), United Parcel Service (UPS), Ares Capital (ARCC), Celgene (CELG) 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 many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (15.23%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (5.43%), Janus Henderson Group PLC (4.57%), Janus Henderson Group PLC (4.57%), Nuance Investments LLC (3.51%) and Victory Capital Management Inc. (1.87%). Company insiders that own Equity Commonwealth stock include Adam Scott Markman and James Lloyd Lozier Jr. 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 Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD, Renaissance Technologies LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Bessemer Group Inc., Heartland Advisors Inc., Janus Henderson Group PLC, Janus Henderson Group PLC and New Mountain Vantage Advisers L.L.C.. 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 major investors are buying Equity Commonwealth stock?

EQC stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nuance Investments LLC, D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc., APG Asset Management N.V., GW&K Investment Management LLC, Aperio Group LLC, Acadian Asset Management LLC, First Quadrant L P CA and Unigestion Holding SA. 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 $33.90.

How big of a company is Equity Commonwealth?

Equity Commonwealth has a market capitalization of $4.13 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:  267 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  359 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  626
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 9/17/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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