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

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$69.36 +1.58 (+2.33 %)
(As of 11/16/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$69.36
Today's Range$67.72 - $69.46
52-Week Range$54.97 - $69.46
Volume1.79 million shs
Average Volume1.84 million shs
Market Capitalization$25.33 billion
P/E Ratio22.16
Dividend Yield3.14%
Beta0.4
Equity Residential is an S&P 500 company focused on the acquisition, development and management of rental apartment properties located in urban and high-density suburban markets where today's renters want to live, work and play. Equity Residential owns or has investments in 306 properties consisting of 79,260 apartment units, primarily located in Boston, New York, Washington, D.C., Seattle, San Francisco, Southern California and Denver.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Real estate investment trusts
Sub-IndustryResidential REITs
SectorFinance
Current SymbolNYSE:EQR
Previous Symbol
CUSIP29476L10
Phone312-474-1300

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.85
Current Ratio0.13
Quick Ratio0.13

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio22.16
Forward P/E Ratio21.28
P/E Growth3.52

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.47 billion
Price / Sales10.34
Cash Flow$3.7840 per share
Price / Cash18.33
Book Value$28.31 per share
Price / Book2.45

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.13
Net Income$603.45 million
Net Margins26.01%
Return on Equity6.37%
Return on Assets3.25%

Miscellaneous

Employees2,700
Outstanding Shares368,440,000
Market Cap$25.33 billion
OptionableOptionable

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 Friday, September 14th. Shareholders of record on Monday, September 24th will be paid a dividend of $0.54 per share on Friday, October 12th. This represents a $2.16 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.11%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, September 21st. View Equity Residential's Dividend History.

How were Equity Residential's earnings last quarter?

Equity Residential (NYSE:EQR) issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October, 23rd. The real estate investment trust reported $0.60 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.83 by $0.23. The real estate investment trust had revenue of $652.87 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $645.77 million. Equity Residential had a return on equity of 6.37% and a net margin of 26.01%. The business's revenue was up 4.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.37 EPS. 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, January 29th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Equity Residential.

How can I listen to Equity Residential's earnings call?

Equity Residential will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, January 30th at 11:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

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

Equity Residential issued an update on its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Tuesday, October, 23rd. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $0.84-0.86 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $0.85. Equity Residential also updated its FY 2018 guidance to $3.25-3.27 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for EQR?

17 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Equity Residential's shares. Their forecasts range from $62.00 to $76.00. On average, they anticipate Equity Residential's share price to reach $68.50 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 1.2%. View Analyst Price Targets for Equity Residential.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Equity Residential?

17 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Equity Residential in the last year. There are currently 11 hold ratings and 6 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. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Shares of Equity Residential outperformed its industry in a month’s time. The company’s third-quarter 2018 results reflected improved same-store net operating income (NOI) and lease-up NOI, partly offset by higher total interest expenses. Elevated demand and focus on customer service aided high occupancy level, low turnover and strong renewal rates. Therefore, the company expects 2018 same-store revenue growth at the high end of its forecasts. Equity Residential is poised for growth amid economic recovery and job-market growth, favorable demographics, lifestyle transformation, and creation of households. Nevertheless, elevated supply in a number of its markets may strain rental rates and result in high concessions. Furthermore, rate hike remains another concern." (11/14/2018)
  • 2. 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)

Has Equity Residential been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about EQR stock have trended very positive on Saturday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Equity Residential earned a media sentiment score of 3.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the real estate investment trust a news buzz of 7.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days.

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, CEO & Trustee (Age 62)
  • Mr. Mark J. Parrell, Pres (Age 51)
  • Mr. Alan W. George, Exec. VP & Chief Investment Officer (Age 60)
  • Mr. David S. Santee, Exec. VP of Property Operations (Age 59)

Who are Equity Residential's major shareholders?

Equity Residential's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (10.58%), Macquarie Group Ltd. (3.19%), FMR LLC (2.78%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (1.56%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.51%) and Deutsche Bank AG (1.47%). Company insiders that own Equity Residential stock include Alan W George, Alexander Brackenridge, Barry Altshuler, Bruce C Strohm, Christa L Sorenson, David J Neithercut, David S Santee, Gerald A Spector, Ian Kaufman, Mark J Parrell, Mark S Shapiro, Michael L Manelis, Samuel Zell and Scott Fenster. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Equity Residential.

Which institutional investors are selling Equity Residential stock?

EQR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Franklin Resources Inc., Daiwa Securities Group Inc., Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp, FMR LLC, TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC, Eaton Vance Management, Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board and SG Americas Securities LLC. Company insiders that have sold Equity Residential company stock in the last year include Alan W George, Barry Altshuler, Christa L Sorenson, David J Neithercut, David S Santee, Gerald A Spector, Ian Kaufman, Mark J Parrell, Michael L Manelis and Scott Fenster. View Insider Buying and Selling for Equity Residential.

Which institutional investors are buying Equity Residential stock?

EQR stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Cohen & Steers Inc., Panagora Asset Management Inc., Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc., Martingale Asset Management L P, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Russell Investments Group Ltd. and Hsbc Holdings PLC. 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 $69.36.

How big of a company is Equity Residential?

Equity Residential has a market capitalization of $25.33 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.

What is Equity Residential's official website?

The official website for Equity Residential is http://www.eqr.com.

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:  360 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  719 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,079
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 11/17/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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