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NYSE:EQCEquity Commonwealth Stock Price, Forecast & News

$33.70
+0.03 (+0.09 %)
(As of 05/29/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$33.17
Now: $33.70
$33.88
50-Day Range
$31.73
MA: $33.31
$34.64
52-Week Range
$27.62
Now: $33.70
$35.08
Volume883,406 shs
Average Volume724,077 shs
Market Capitalization$4.09 billion
P/E Ratio6.05
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$4.09 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 Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, EQC stock has increased by 15.0% and is now trading at $33.70. 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 earnings results on Monday, May, 4th. The real estate investment trust reported $3.35 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.10 by $3.25. The real estate investment trust earned $18.80 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $27.45 million. Equity Commonwealth had a net margin of 673.78% and a return on equity of 21.30%. The business's quarterly revenue was down 54.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter 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 declared 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 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Equity Commonwealth's stock. Their forecasts range from $33.00 to $33.00. On average, they expect Equity Commonwealth's stock price to reach $33.00 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 2.1%. View analysts' price targets for Equity Commonwealth.

Has Equity Commonwealth been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about EQC stock have trended somewhat negative this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing 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 nearest to five being the most favorable. Equity Commonwealth earned a media sentiment score of -1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the real estate investment trust a news buzz of 3.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term. View the latest news aboutEquity Commonwealth.

Are investors shorting Equity Commonwealth?

Equity Commonwealth saw a increase in short interest in the month of 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 trading volume, of 1,160,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.0 days. Currently, 1.0% of the shares of the company 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), 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 major 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 major investors are buying Equity Commonwealth stock?

EQC stock was purchased 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 $33.70.

How big of a company is Equity Commonwealth?

Equity Commonwealth has a market capitalization of $4.09 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 5/30/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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