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

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$29.04 +0.36 (+1.26 %)
(As of 10/15/2018 01:19 PM ET)
Previous Close$28.68
Today's Range$28.69 - $29.14
52-Week Range$27.96 - $32.66
Volume63,200 shs
Average Volume727,574 shs
Market Capitalization$3.90 billion
P/E Ratio31.32
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.28
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 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 Ratio31.32
Forward P/E Ratio42.71
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$340.57 million
Price / Sales10.36
Cash Flow$0.9112 per share
Price / Cash31.87
Book Value$25.64 per share
Price / Book1.13

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$3.90 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 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 declared that its board has initiated a share buyback program on Thursday, March 15th 2018, which allows the company to buyback $150,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are usually 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 earnings results on Monday, July, 30th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.17 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.14 by $0.03. The real estate investment trust had revenue of $48.60 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $59.06 million. Equity Commonwealth had a return on equity of 7.27% and a net margin of 92.07%. Equity Commonwealth's revenue was down 46.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.22 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, October 24th 2018. 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 Thursday, October 25th at 10:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 8774079039.

What price target have analysts set for EQC?

3 analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Equity Commonwealth's shares. Their forecasts range from $32.00 to $34.00. On average, they anticipate Equity Commonwealth's stock price to reach $33.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 14.0% 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.

Are investors shorting Equity Commonwealth?

Equity Commonwealth saw a increase in short interest in the month of September. As of September 28th, there was short interest totalling 3,690,296 shares, an increase of 48.9% from the September 14th total of 2,479,032 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,136,674 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.2 days. Currently, 3.1% of the shares of the stock are sold short. View Equity Commonwealth's Current Options Chain.

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)

Who are Equity Commonwealth's major shareholders?

Equity Commonwealth's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Bank of Montreal Can (0.08%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.06%) and CenturyLink Investment Management Co (0.03%). 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 CenturyLink Investment Management Co. 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 and State of Alaska Department of Revenue. 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 $28.95.

How big of a company is Equity Commonwealth?

Equity Commonwealth has a market capitalization of $3.90 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.

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:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  199 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  289 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  488
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 10/15/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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