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

$32.90
-0.14 (-0.42 %)
(As of 01/24/2020 12:26 PM ET)
Today's Range
$32.88
Now: $32.90
$33.08
50-Day Range
$31.27
MA: $32.43
$33.06
52-Week Range
$30.64
Now: $32.90
$34.95
Volume3,810 shs
Average Volume391,182 shs
Market Capitalization$4.01 billion
P/E Ratio8.46
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.25
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.

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$197.02 million
Cash Flow$2.67 per share
Book Value$25.23 per share

Profitability

Net Income$272.81 million

Miscellaneous

Employees41
Market Cap$4.01 billion
Next Earnings Date2/12/2020 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable

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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 Thursday, September 26th. Shareholders of record on Monday, October 7th will be given a dividend of $3.50 per share on Wednesday, October 23rd. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, October 4th. View Equity Commonwealth's Dividend History.

How will Equity Commonwealth's stock buyback program work?

Equity Commonwealth declared that its board has approved a share repurchase plan on Thursday, March 15th 2018, which permits the company to repurchase $150,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are usually a sign that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Equity Commonwealth's earnings last quarter?

Equity Commonwealth (NYSE:EQC) issued its earnings results on Tuesday, October, 29th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.21 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.18 by $0.03. The real estate investment trust earned $26.74 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $30.94 million. Equity Commonwealth had a return on equity of 15.19% and a net margin of 339.90%. Equity Commonwealth's quarterly revenue was down 42.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business earned $0.18 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 Wednesday, February 12th 2020. 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 Wednesday, February 12th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Equity Commonwealth?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Equity Commonwealth in the last year. There are currently 1 hold 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?

Press coverage about EQC stock has been trending somewhat negative on Friday, according to InfoTrie. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Equity Commonwealth earned a news impact score of -1.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the real estate investment trust a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for Equity Commonwealth.

Are investors shorting Equity Commonwealth?

Equity Commonwealth saw a decrease in short interest in the month of December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totalling 2,380,000 shares, a decrease of 15.3% from the December 15th total of 2,810,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 549,200 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 4.3 days. Currently, 2.0% of the company's stock are sold short. 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), Alphabet (GOOG), Intel (INTC), Skyworks Solutions (SWKS), Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), Corning (GLW), eBay (EBAY) and Illumina (ILMN).

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 a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.09%), Strs Ohio (0.04%), Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.03%), Beacon Financial Group (0.03%), Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank (0.02%) and CenturyLink Investment Management Co (0.02%). Company insiders that own Equity Commonwealth stock include Adam Scott Markman 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 Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, CenturyLink Investment Management Co and Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank . Company insiders that have sold Equity Commonwealth company stock in the last year include Adam Scott Markman and James Lloyd Lozier Jr. View Insider Buying and Selling for Equity Commonwealth.

Which institutional investors are buying Equity Commonwealth stock?

EQC stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Strs Ohio, Beacon Financial Group, Sumitomo Mitsui DS Asset Management Company Ltd, Chesley Taft & Associates LLC, NEXT Financial Group Inc and Huntington National Bank. 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Equity Commonwealth's stock price today?

One share of EQC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $32.90.

How big of a company is Equity Commonwealth?

Equity Commonwealth has a market capitalization of $4.01 billion and generates $197.02 million in revenue each year. The real estate investment trust earns $272.81 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.69 on an earnings per share basis. Equity Commonwealth employs 41 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Equity Commonwealth.

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:  288 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  385 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  673
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 1/24/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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