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NYSE:EQCEquity Commonwealth Stock Price, Forecast & News

$33.39
-0.01 (-0.03 %)
(As of 05/27/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$33.10
Now: $33.39
$33.89
50-Day Range
$31.73
MA: $33.27
$34.64
52-Week Range
$27.62
Now: $33.39
$35.08
Volume869,900 shs
Average Volume734,868 shs
Market Capitalization$4.06 billion
P/E Ratio5.99
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.29
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.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 1.0Community Rank: 2.1Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 4.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.67 out of 5 stars


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$127.85 million
Cash Flow$4.28 per share
Book Value$29.01 per share

Profitability

Net Income$492.68 million

Miscellaneous

Employees41
Market Cap$4.06 billion
Next Earnings Date7/29/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Equity Commonwealth (NYSE:EQC) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Equity Commonwealth's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Equity Commonwealth's stock was trading at $29.31 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, EQC shares have increased by 13.9% and is now trading at $33.39. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Equity Commonwealth?

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

When is Equity Commonwealth's next earnings date?

Equity Commonwealth is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, July 29th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Equity Commonwealth.

How were Equity Commonwealth's earnings last quarter?

Equity Commonwealth (NYSE:EQC) announced its quarterly earnings data on Monday, May, 4th. The real estate investment trust reported $3.35 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.10 by $3.25. The real estate investment trust earned $18.80 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $27.45 million. Equity Commonwealth had a return on equity of 21.30% and a net margin of 673.78%. The company's quarterly revenue was down 54.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.19 EPS. View Equity Commonwealth's earnings history.

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

Equity Commonwealth announced 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 is Friday, October 4th. View Equity Commonwealth's dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for EQC?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Equity Commonwealth's stock. Their forecasts range from $33.00 to $33.00. On average, they anticipate Equity Commonwealth's share price to reach $33.00 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 1.2%. View analysts' price targets for Equity Commonwealth.

Has Equity Commonwealth been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about EQC stock have trended very negative this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Equity Commonwealth earned a coverage optimism score of -3.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the real estate investment trust a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days. View the latest news aboutEquity Commonwealth.

Are investors shorting Equity Commonwealth?

Equity Commonwealth saw a increase in short interest in May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,170,000 shares, an increase of 35.2% from the April 30th total of 865,400 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,160,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.0 days. Approximately 1.0% 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), Alibaba Group (BABA), Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), Corning (GLW), Alphabet (GOOG), Intel (INTC), Skyworks Solutions (SWKS) and Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B).

Who are Equity Commonwealth's key executives?

Equity Commonwealth's management team includes the following 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)

What is Equity Commonwealth's stock symbol?

Equity Commonwealth trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "EQC."

Who are Equity Commonwealth's major shareholders?

Equity Commonwealth's stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Janus Henderson Group PLC (4.16%), State Street Corp (4.06%), Wellington Management Group LLP (3.81%), Resolution Capital Ltd (2.54%), Nuance Investments LLC (1.99%) and Victory Capital Management Inc. (1.86%). Company insiders that own Equity Commonwealth stock include Adam Scott Markman, Gerald A Spector 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 Nuance Investments LLC, Janus Henderson Group PLC, Wellington Management Group LLP, APG Asset Management N.V., Bessemer Group Inc., First Trust Advisors LP, Victory Capital Management Inc., and Victory Capital Management Inc.. View insider buying and selling activity 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 Resolution Capital Ltd, Aperio Group LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, ArrowMark Colorado Holdings LLC, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc., Port Capital LLC, and New York State Common Retirement Fund. View insider buying and selling activity 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 $33.39.

How big of a company is Equity Commonwealth?

Equity Commonwealth has a market capitalization of $4.06 billion and generates $127.85 million in revenue each year. The real estate investment trust earns $492.68 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.78 on an earnings per share basis. Equity Commonwealth employs 41 workers across the globe.

What is Equity Commonwealth's official website?

The official website for Equity Commonwealth is 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]

This page was last updated on 5/28/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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