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

$31.98
-0.25 (-0.78 %)
(As of 02/27/2020 02:54 AM ET)
Today's Range
$31.96
Now: $31.98
$32.59
50-Day Range
$31.98
MA: $32.82
$33.29
52-Week Range
$30.64
Now: $31.98
$34.95
Volume618,700 shs
Average Volume475,908 shs
Market Capitalization$3.90 billion
P/E Ratio8.22
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.27
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$127.85 million
Cash Flow$4.16 per share
Book Value$25.63 per share

Profitability

Net Income$492.68 million

Miscellaneous

Employees41
Market Cap$3.90 billion
Next Earnings Date5/4/2020 (Estimated)
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. Investors 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 announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a share repurchase plan on Thursday, March 15th 2018, which permits the company to buyback $150,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are usually a sign that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Equity Commonwealth's earnings last quarter?

Equity Commonwealth (NYSE:EQC) released its earnings results on Wednesday, February, 12th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.11 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.12 by $0.01. The real estate investment trust earned $25.99 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $23.84 million. Equity Commonwealth had a return on equity of 15.13% and a net margin of 385.36%. The business's revenue was down 39.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $0.21 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, May 4th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Equity Commonwealth.

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?

Media headlines about EQC stock have been trending extremely negative this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Equity Commonwealth earned a news sentiment score of -4.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the real estate investment trust a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for Equity Commonwealth.

Are investors shorting Equity Commonwealth?

Equity Commonwealth saw a drop in short interest in the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totalling 2,120,000 shares, a drop of 10.9% from the January 15th total of 2,380,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 521,500 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 4.1 days. Currently, 1.8% 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), Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), Corning (GLW), Skyworks Solutions (SWKS), Ford Motor (F) and eBay (EBAY).

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 variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Jackson Square Partners LLC (5.74%), Nuance Investments LLC (5.12%), Janus Henderson Group PLC (4.71%), State Street Corp (4.02%), Artisan Partners Limited Partnership (2.21%) and Victory Capital Management Inc. (2.05%). Company insiders that own Equity Commonwealth stock include Adam Scott Markman 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 Renaissance Technologies LLC, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., State Street Corp, Bessemer Group Inc., Victory Capital Management Inc., Victory Capital Management Inc., Resolution Capital Ltd and Guggenheim Capital 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 Nuance Investments LLC, Janus Henderson Group PLC, FMR LLC, Panagora Asset Management Inc., Jackson Square Partners LLC, St. James Investment Company LLC, Assetmark Inc. and AXA. 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 $31.98.

How big of a company is Equity Commonwealth?

Equity Commonwealth has a market capitalization of $3.90 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.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:  292 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  393 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  685
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 2/27/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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