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Equity Commonwealth (EQC) Competitors

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Should you be buying Equity Commonwealth stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Equity Commonwealth include Douglas Emmett (DEI), Highwoods Properties (HIW), Brandywine Realty Trust (BDN), SL Green Realty (SLG), Kilroy Realty (KRC), Four Corners Property Trust (FCPT), American Healthcare REIT (AHR), Pebblebrook Hotel Trust (PEB), DiamondRock Hospitality (DRH), and Acadia Realty Trust (AKR). These companies are all part of the "real estate investment trusts" industry.

Equity Commonwealth vs.

Equity Commonwealth (NYSE:EQC) and Douglas Emmett (NYSE:DEI) are both mid-cap finance companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, analyst recommendations, valuation, community ranking, media sentiment, dividends, risk, profitability and institutional ownership.

Equity Commonwealth has a net margin of 156.11% compared to Douglas Emmett's net margin of -5.40%. Equity Commonwealth's return on equity of 4.14% beat Douglas Emmett's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Equity Commonwealth156.11% 4.14% 3.88%
Douglas Emmett -5.40%-1.33%-0.54%

Equity Commonwealth has a beta of 0.24, suggesting that its share price is 76% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Douglas Emmett has a beta of 1.05, suggesting that its share price is 5% more volatile than the S&P 500.

96.0% of Equity Commonwealth shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 97.4% of Douglas Emmett shares are held by institutional investors. 2.8% of Equity Commonwealth shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 14.7% of Douglas Emmett shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

In the previous week, Douglas Emmett had 5 more articles in the media than Equity Commonwealth. MarketBeat recorded 9 mentions for Douglas Emmett and 4 mentions for Equity Commonwealth. Equity Commonwealth's average media sentiment score of 1.68 beat Douglas Emmett's score of 0.76 indicating that Equity Commonwealth is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Equity Commonwealth
4 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Very Positive
Douglas Emmett
5 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
3 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)

Equity Commonwealth has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Douglas Emmett. Douglas Emmett is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Equity Commonwealth, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Equity Commonwealth$60.52M34.11$91.16M$0.7924.35
Douglas Emmett$1.02B2.22-$42.71M-$0.31-43.71

Douglas Emmett has a consensus price target of $13.67, indicating a potential upside of 1.08%. Given Douglas Emmett's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Douglas Emmett is more favorable than Equity Commonwealth.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Equity Commonwealth
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
Douglas Emmett
1 Sell rating(s)
5 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)

Douglas Emmett received 98 more outperform votes than Equity Commonwealth when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 59.94% of users gave Douglas Emmett an outperform vote while only 55.66% of users gave Equity Commonwealth an outperform vote.

Equity CommonwealthOutperform Votes
Underperform Votes
Douglas EmmettOutperform Votes
Underperform Votes


Douglas Emmett beats Equity Commonwealth on 9 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

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Media Sentiment Over Time

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EQC vs. The Competition

MetricEquity CommonwealthReal estate investment trusts IndustryFinance SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$2.06B$6.42B$9.15B$17.88B
Dividend YieldN/A6.79%10.42%3.45%
P/E Ratio24.3529.6454.6322.78
Price / Sales34.116.263,551.4510.47
Price / Cash19.0217.0128.3419.39
Price / Book0.909.213.155.94
Net Income$91.16M$147.06M$998.29M$976.39M
7 Day Performance-1.84%4.19%0.14%-1.13%
1 Month Performance3.44%0.76%1.82%2.92%
1 Year Performance-9.54%1.43%16.16%20.72%

Equity Commonwealth Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
Douglas Emmett
2.6432 of 5 stars
+17.8%$2.51B$1.02B-48.29750Analyst Upgrade
Highwoods Properties
2.5527 of 5 stars
Brandywine Realty Trust
3.5528 of 5 stars
+26.3%$843.26M$514.65M-4.01324Positive News
SL Green Realty
1.5906 of 5 stars
+120.7%$3.61B$913.71M-6.631,188Dividend Announcement
Kilroy Realty
4.335 of 5 stars
+22.6%$4.14B$1.13B20.27248Dividend Announcement
Positive News
Four Corners Property Trust
3.1438 of 5 stars
-4.7%$2.30B$257.12M23.33516News Coverage
American Healthcare REIT
3.8038 of 5 stars
Pebblebrook Hotel Trust
1.8831 of 5 stars
+7.5%$1.80B$1.42B-14.6460Positive News
DiamondRock Hospitality
1.5599 of 5 stars
Acadia Realty Trust
2.7603 of 5 stars
+29.5%$1.79B$338.69M216.44117Positive News

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This page (NYSE:EQC) was last updated on 5/23/2024 by Staff

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