NYSE:EQC - Equity Commonwealth Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$31.23 -0.32 (-1.01 %)
(As of 07/22/2018 02:41 PM ET)
Previous Close$31.23
Today's Range$31.02 - $31.59
52-Week Range$27.96 - $32.09
Volume256,667 shs
Average Volume489,653 shs
Market Capitalization$3.79 billion
P/E Ratio33.95
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.16
Equity Commonwealth logoEquity Commonwealth (NYSE: EQC) is a Chicago based, internally managed and self-advised real estate investment trust (REIT) with commercial office properties throughout the United States. As of March 31, 2018, EQC's same property 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 Ratio0.21
Current Ratio74.96
Quick Ratio74.96

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio33.95
Forward P/E Ratio54.79
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$340.57 million
Price / Sales11.14
Cash Flow$1.0068 per share
Price / Cash31.02
Book Value$25.64 per share
Price / Book1.22

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.92
Net Income$29.65 million
Net Margins64.57%
Return on Equity6.03%
Return on Assets4.52%

Miscellaneous

Employees54
Outstanding Shares121,460,000
Market Cap$3,793.10

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 announced that its Board of Directors has approved a stock buyback program on Thursday, March 15th 2018, which permits the company to repurchase $150,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are typically 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) announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, October, 24th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.19 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.24 by $0.05. The real estate investment trust earned $77.80 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $92.13 million. Equity Commonwealth had a net margin of 64.57% and a return on equity of 6.03%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was down 32.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.23 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 Monday, July, 30th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Equity Commonwealth.

What price target have analysts set for EQC?

2 analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Equity Commonwealth's stock. Their predictions range from $32.00 to $33.00. On average, they expect Equity Commonwealth's stock price to reach $32.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 4.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings for Equity Commonwealth.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Equity Commonwealth?

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

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?

Press coverage about EQC stock has been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Equity Commonwealth earned a news impact score of 0.15 on Accern's scale. They also gave media coverage about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 46.64 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term.

Who are Equity Commonwealth's major shareholders?

Equity Commonwealth's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Peregrine Capital Management LLC (0.16%), Port Capital LLC (0.10%), Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.10%), Bank of Montreal Can (0.06%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.05%) and Clinton Group Inc. (0.04%). 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 Peregrine Capital Management LLC, State of Alaska Department of Revenue and Gateway Investment Advisers LLC. 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 Bank of Montreal Can, Clinton Group Inc., Pwmco LLC, Port Capital LLC, Xact Kapitalforvaltning AB and Nisa Investment Advisors LLC. 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 $31.23.

How big of a company is Equity Commonwealth?

Equity Commonwealth has a market capitalization of $3.79 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:  170 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  258 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  428
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 7/22/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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