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

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$30.75 -0.19 (-0.61 %)
(As of 01/20/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$30.75
Today's Range$30.67 - $31.09
52-Week Range$27.96 - $32.66
Volume630,636 shs
Average Volume684,418 shs
Market Capitalization$3.74 billion
P/E Ratio33.42
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 September 30, 2018, EQC's portfolio comprised 11 properties and 5.4 million square feet.

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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$340.57 million
Cash Flow$1.0069 per share
Book Value$25.64 per share

Profitability

Net Income$29.65 million

Miscellaneous

Employees54
Market Cap$3.74 billion
OptionableOptionable

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 Wednesday, September 26th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, October 9th will be paid 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 authorized a stock buyback plan on Thursday, March 15th 2018, which allows the company to buyback $150,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are generally a sign that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Equity Commonwealth's earnings last quarter?

Equity Commonwealth (NYSE:EQC) announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October, 24th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.25 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.19 by $0.06. The real estate investment trust had revenue of $46.87 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $48.78 million. Equity Commonwealth had a net margin of 104.48% and a return on equity of 7.35%. 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 13th 2019. 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, February 14th at 10:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

What price target have analysts set for EQC?

3 analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Equity Commonwealth's stock. Their forecasts range from $32.00 to $34.00. On average, they expect Equity Commonwealth's stock price to reach $33.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 7.3% 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.

Has Equity Commonwealth been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about EQC stock has trended somewhat negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Equity Commonwealth earned a media sentiment score of -1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the real estate investment trust a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future.

Are investors shorting Equity Commonwealth?

Equity Commonwealth saw a increase in short interest in the month of December. As of December 14th, there was short interest totalling 2,992,946 shares, an increase of 40.9% from the November 30th total of 2,123,768 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 586,852 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 5.1 days. Approximately 2.5% of the shares of the company are short sold. 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 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 shareholders include Resolution Capital Ltd (1.90%), Peregrine Capital Management LLC (0.17%), Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.12%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.07%), CenturyLink Investment Management Co (0.03%) and Chesley Taft & Associates LLC (0.02%). 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 Nisa Investment Advisors LLC and Chesley Taft & Associates LLC. 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 Resolution Capital Ltd, Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, Beacon Financial Group, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Legacy Financial Advisors Inc., Peregrine Capital Management LLC and CenturyLink Investment Management 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 $30.75.

How big of a company is Equity Commonwealth?

Equity Commonwealth has a market capitalization of $3.74 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:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  230 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  324 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  554
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 1/20/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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