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

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$32.22 +0.16 (+0.50 %)
(As of 09/21/2018 04:41 AM ET)
Previous Close$32.06
Today's Range$31.90 - $32.24
52-Week Range$27.96 - $32.55
Volume497,700 shs
Average Volume674,886 shs
Market Capitalization$3.93 billion
P/E Ratio35.02
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.23
Equity Commonwealth logoEquity 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 June 30, 2018, EQC's 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 Ratio0.08
Current Ratio63.57
Quick Ratio63.57

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio35.02
Forward P/E Ratio47.38
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$340.57 million
Price / Sales11.49
Cash Flow$1.0028 per share
Price / Cash32.13
Book Value$25.64 per share
Price / Book1.26

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.92
Net Income$29.65 million
Net Margins92.07%
Return on Equity7.27%
Return on Assets5.76%

Miscellaneous

Employees54
Outstanding Shares121,480,000
Market Cap$3.93 billion

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

How were Equity Commonwealth's earnings last quarter?

Equity Commonwealth (NYSE:EQC) announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, July, 30th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.17 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.14 by $0.03. The real estate investment trust had revenue of $48.60 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $59.06 million. Equity Commonwealth had a net margin of 92.07% and a return on equity of 7.27%. The company's revenue for the quarter was down 46.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $0.22 EPS. 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 Tuesday, October, 23rd 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Equity Commonwealth.

What price target have analysts set for EQC?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Equity Commonwealth's shares. Their forecasts range from $32.00 to $34.00. On average, they expect Equity Commonwealth's share price to reach $33.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 2.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Equity Commonwealth.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Equity Commonwealth?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Equity Commonwealth in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Equity Commonwealth.

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?

Headlines about EQC stock have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Equity Commonwealth earned a news and rumor sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern's scale. They also gave media stories about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 46.57 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term. View Recent Headlines for Equity Commonwealth.

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 BlackRock Inc. (5.27%), Janus Henderson Group PLC (4.90%), Artisan Partners Limited Partnership (2.99%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (2.61%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (2.16%) and Resolution Capital Ltd (1.88%). 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 BlackRock Inc., Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC, Artisan Partners Limited Partnership, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Putnam Investments LLC, Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC, Frontier Investment Mgmt Co. and Peregrine Capital Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Equity Commonwealth.

Which institutional investors are buying Equity Commonwealth stock?

EQC stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Segall Bryant & Hamill LLC, Resolution Capital Ltd, Nuance Investments LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec, Millennium Management LLC, Dean Investment Associates LLC and Sei Investments Co.. 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 $32.22.

How big of a company is Equity Commonwealth?

Equity Commonwealth has a market capitalization of $3.93 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:  193 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  281 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  474
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 9/21/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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