NYSE:EQR - Equity Residential Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$67.85 +0.46 (+0.68 %)
(As of 08/19/2018 03:30 PM ET)
Previous Close$67.85
Today's Range$67.26 - $67.88
52-Week Range$54.97 - $70.46
Volume1.30 million shs
Average Volume2.22 million shs
Market Capitalization$24.29 billion
P/E Ratio21.68
Dividend Yield3.22%
Equity Residential logoEquity Residential is an S&P 500 company focused on the acquisition, development and management of rental apartment properties in urban and high-density suburban coastal gateway markets where today's renters want to live, work and play. Equity Residential owns or has investments in 303 properties consisting of 78,399 apartment units, primarily located in Boston, New York, Washington, D.C., Seattle, San Francisco and Southern California. For more information on Equity Residential, please visit our website at www.equityapartments.com.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Real estate investment trusts
Sub-IndustryResidential REITs


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.84
Current Ratio0.16
Quick Ratio0.16


Trailing P/E Ratio21.68
Forward P/E Ratio20.94
P/E Growth3.42

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.47 billion
Price / Sales10.11
Cash Flow$3.8595 per share
Price / Cash17.58
Book Value$28.40 per share
Price / Book2.39


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.13
Net Income$603.45 million
Net Margins23.27%
Return on Equity5.63%
Return on Assets2.87%


Outstanding Shares368,280,000
Market Cap$24.29 billion

Equity Residential (NYSE:EQR) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Equity Residential's stock symbol?

Equity Residential trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "EQR."

How often does Equity Residential pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Equity Residential?

Equity Residential announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, June 14th. Investors of record on Monday, June 25th will be given a dividend of $0.54 per share on Friday, July 13th. This represents a $2.16 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.18%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, June 22nd. View Equity Residential's Dividend History.

How were Equity Residential's earnings last quarter?

Equity Residential (NYSE:EQR) released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, July, 24th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.81 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.80 by $0.01. The real estate investment trust had revenue of $639.62 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $637.34 million. Equity Residential had a return on equity of 5.63% and a net margin of 23.27%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 4.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $0.77 earnings per share. View Equity Residential's Earnings History.

When is Equity Residential's next earnings date?

Equity Residential is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, October, 23rd 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Equity Residential.

What guidance has Equity Residential issued on next quarter's earnings?

Equity Residential issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Tuesday, July, 24th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $3.22-3.28 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $3.22. Equity Residential also updated its Q3 guidance to $0.81-0.85 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for EQR?

14 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Equity Residential's stock. Their predictions range from $61.00 to $76.00. On average, they anticipate Equity Residential's share price to reach $67.6154 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 0.3%. View Analyst Price Targets for Equity Residential.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Equity Residential?

14 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Equity Residential in the last year. There are currently 10 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Equity Residential.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Equity Residential stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Equity Residential stock:
  • 1. Cantor Fitzgerald analysts commented, "Estimate Update. We are tweaking our 2018 normalized FFO/sh. estimate to $3.24 from $3.25, and lowering our NAV/sh. estimate to $69.80 from $71.40 and SS revenue estimate to 1.7% from 2.0%. Company’s 2018 rev. outlook range is 1.0-2.25%, Expenses range is 3.5-4.5% and SSNOI is 0-1.5%, and MP Normalized FFO/sh. guidance is $3.22." (2/5/2018)
  • 2. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Shares of Equity Residential have outperformed its industry, in the past three months. However, this trend is unlikely to continue because there are elevated levels of new supply across the company’s markets. This high supply is anticipated to put pressure on rental rates and adversely affect revenue growth this year. Further, there is high concession activity amid higher supply, which remains another concern. Furthermore, rate hike added to its woes. Nevertheless, the company is making concerted efforts to reposition its portfolio in high barrier-to-entry/core markets. Such efforts have the capacity to drive long term growth. Also, the company is anticipated to benefit from favorable demographics, lifestyle transformation and creation of new households." (1/9/2018)

Who are some of Equity Residential's key competitors?

Who are Equity Residential's key executives?

Equity Residential's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Samuel Zell J.D., Founder & Chairman (Age 76)
  • Mr. David J. Neithercut, Pres, CEO & Trustee (Age 62)
  • Mr. Mark J. Parrell, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 51)
  • Mr. David S. Santee, Exec. VP & COO (Age 59)
  • Mr. Alan W. George, Exec. VP & Chief Investment Officer (Age 60)

Has Equity Residential been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about EQR stock has trended somewhat positive on Sunday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Equity Residential earned a media and rumor sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 46.87 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days. View Recent Headlines for Equity Residential.

Who are Equity Residential's major shareholders?

Equity Residential's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (10.36%), Macquarie Group Ltd. (3.21%), FMR LLC (2.89%), Boston Partners (1.75%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.51%) and Morgan Stanley (1.41%). Company insiders that own Equity Residential stock include Alan W George, Alexander Brackenridge, Barry Altshuler, Bruce C Strohm, David J Neithercut, David S Santee, Ian Kaufman, Mark J Parrell, Mark S Shapiro, Michael L Manelis, Samuel Zell and Scott Fenster. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Equity Residential.

Which major investors are selling Equity Residential stock?

EQR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Morgan Stanley, Daiwa Securities Group Inc., Bank of America Corp DE, Adelante Capital Management LLC, Duff & Phelps Investment Management Co., Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Strs Ohio and Sei Investments Co.. Company insiders that have sold Equity Residential company stock in the last year include Alan W George, Alexander Brackenridge, Barry Altshuler, Bruce C Strohm, David J Neithercut, David S Santee, Ian Kaufman, Mark J Parrell, Samuel Zell and Scott Fenster. View Insider Buying and Selling for Equity Residential.

Which major investors are buying Equity Residential stock?

EQR stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Boston Partners, BlackRock Inc., Millennium Management LLC, Resolution Capital Ltd, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, FMR LLC, Cbre Clarion Securities LLC and Stevens Capital Management LP. View Insider Buying and Selling for Equity Residential.

How do I buy shares of Equity Residential?

Shares of EQR 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 Residential's stock price today?

One share of EQR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $67.85.

How big of a company is Equity Residential?

Equity Residential has a market capitalization of $24.29 billion and generates $2.47 billion in revenue each year. The real estate investment trust earns $603.45 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.13 on an earnings per share basis. Equity Residential employs 2,700 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Equity Residential?

Equity Residential's mailing address is TWO NORTH RIVERSIDE PLAZA SUITE 400, CHICAGO IL, 60606. The real estate investment trust can be reached via phone at 312-474-1300 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Equity Residential (NYSE EQR)

Community Ranking:  1.7 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  331 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  672 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,003
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Equity Residential and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe EQR will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe EQR will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 8/19/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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