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NYSE:EQR

Equity Residential - EQR Stock Forecast, Price & News

$79.96
+1.33 (+1.69%)
(As of 08/12/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$79.03
$79.99
50-Day Range
$68.74
$79.96
52-Week Range
$67.48
$94.32
Volume
914,816 shs
Average Volume
1.51 million shs
Market Capitalization
$30.07 billion
P/E Ratio
24.01
Dividend Yield
3.18%
Price Target
$84.65

Equity Residential MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.29 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
5.9% Upside
$84.65 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
1.25% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Weak
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-2.23
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
-0.14mentions of Equity Residential in the last 14 days
Based on 20 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$467,216 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
9.12%
From $3.51 to $3.83 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.30 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

443rd out of 918 stocks

Real Estate Investment Trusts Industry

88th out of 195 stocks

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About Equity Residential (NYSE:EQR) Stock

Equity Residential is committed to creating communities where people thrive. The Company, a member of the S&P 500, is focused on the acquisition, development and management of residential properties located in and around dynamic cities that attract high quality long-term renters. Equity Residential owns or has investments in 305 properties consisting of 78,568 apartment units, located in Boston, New York, Washington, D.C., Seattle, San Francisco, Southern California and Denver.

Equity Residential Trading Up 1.7 %

Shares of EQR opened at $79.96 on Friday. The firm has a market cap of $30.07 billion, a P/E ratio of 23.85, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 3.35 and a beta of 0.81. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.72, a current ratio of 0.24 and a quick ratio of 0.24. Equity Residential has a 1 year low of $67.48 and a 1 year high of $94.32. The company has a 50 day simple moving average of $73.09 and a two-hundred day simple moving average of $81.04.

Equity Residential Announces Dividend

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, July 8th. Stockholders of record on Monday, June 27th were given a dividend of $0.625 per share. The ex-dividend date was Friday, June 24th. This represents a $2.50 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.13%. Equity Residential's payout ratio is 75.08%.

Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades

EQR has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports. TheStreet lowered Equity Residential from a "b" rating to a "c+" rating in a research report on Friday, May 6th. Truist Financial cut their price objective on shares of Equity Residential from $85.00 to $79.00 and set a "hold" rating on the stock in a report on Friday, June 24th. UBS Group upped their price target on Equity Residential from $83.00 to $91.00 and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a research note on Friday, July 29th. Royal Bank of Canada raised Equity Residential from a "sector perform" rating to an "outperform" rating and dropped their target price for the stock from $95.00 to $79.00 in a report on Wednesday, June 22nd. Finally, Credit Suisse Group initiated coverage on Equity Residential in a research report on Wednesday, June 22nd. They issued an "outperform" rating and a $80.00 price target for the company. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have assigned a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company's stock. According to data from MarketBeat.com, the company currently has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of $84.65.

Insider Transactions at Equity Residential

In related news, Director Mark S. Shapiro sold 6,665 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction on Friday, June 17th. The shares were sold at an average price of $70.10, for a total value of $467,216.50. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 12,497 shares of the company's stock, valued at $876,039.70. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. Insiders own 2.30% of the company's stock.

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EQR Stock News Headlines

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EQR Company Calendar

Last Earnings
4/26/2022
Ex-Dividend for 7/8 Dividend
6/24/2022
Dividend Payable
7/08/2022
Today
8/13/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
10/25/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Real estate investment trusts
Sub-Industry
Residential REITs
Sector
Finance
CUSIP
29476L10
Employees
2,400
Year Founded
1967

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$84.65
High Stock Price Forecast
$104.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$64.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+5.9%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.29
Research Coverage
17 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$1.33 billion
Pretax Margin
50.59%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$2.46 billion
Cash Flow
$5.99 per share
Book Value
$29.42 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
367,467,000
Market Cap
$30.07 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.81

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EQR Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Equity Residential stock right now?

17 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Equity Residential in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 10 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" EQR shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in EQR, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Equity Residential's stock price forecast for 2022?

17 Wall Street research analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Equity Residential's stock. Their EQR share price forecasts range from $64.00 to $104.00. On average, they anticipate the company's stock price to reach $84.65 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 5.9% from the stock's current price.
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How have EQR shares performed in 2022?

Equity Residential's stock was trading at $90.50 at the beginning of the year. Since then, EQR shares have decreased by 11.6% and is now trading at $79.96.
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When is Equity Residential's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, October 25th 2022.
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How were Equity Residential's earnings last quarter?

Equity Residential (NYSE:EQR) released its earnings results on Tuesday, April, 26th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.19 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.80 by $0.61. Equity Residential had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 11.39% and a net margin of 48.06%. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.68 earnings per share.
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How often does Equity Residential pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Equity Residential?

Equity Residential announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, June 16th. Stockholders of record on Monday, June 27th will be given a dividend of $0.625 per share on Friday, July 8th. This represents a $2.50 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.13%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, June 24th.
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Is Equity Residential a good dividend stock?

Equity Residential (NYSE:EQR) pays an annual dividend of $2.50 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.18%. The company does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio is 75.08%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable. Based on earnings estimates, EQR will have a dividend payout ratio of 65.27% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has Equity Residential issued on next quarter's earnings?

Equity Residential issued an update on its FY 2022 earnings guidance on Thursday, August, 4th. The company provided EPS guidance of $3.48-$3.58 for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

What is Mark Parrell's approval rating as Equity Residential's CEO?

88 employees have rated Equity Residential Chief Executive Officer Mark Parrell on Glassdoor.com. Mark Parrell has an approval rating of 90% among the company's employees.

What other stocks do shareholders of Equity Residential own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Equity Residential investors own include Cisco Systems (CSCO), AT&T (T), Intel (INTC), Bank of America (BAC), NVIDIA (NVDA), AbbVie (ABBV), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Simon Property Group (SPG) and American Tower (AMT).

What is Equity Residential's stock symbol?

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

Who are Equity Residential's major shareholders?

Equity Residential's stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Northern Trust Corp (1.49%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (0.54%), FMR LLC (0.42%), Swiss National Bank (0.41%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.38%) and Long Pond Capital LP (0.27%). Insiders that own company stock include Alan W George, Alexander Brackenridge, Bradley A Keywell, Charles L Atwood, Christa L Sorenson, Christa L Sorenson, David J Neithercut, Ian Kaufman, Linda Bynoe, Mark S Shapiro, Mary Kay Haben, Michael L Manelis, Michael L Manelis, Robert Garechana, Samuel Zell and Scott Fenster.
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How do I buy shares of Equity Residential?

Shares of EQR stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Equity Residential's stock price today?

One share of EQR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $79.96.

How much money does Equity Residential make?

Equity Residential (NYSE:EQR) has a market capitalization of $30.07 billion and generates $2.46 billion in revenue each year. The real estate investment trust earns $1.33 billion in net income (profit) each year or $3.33 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Equity Residential have?

The company employs 2,400 workers across the globe.

When was Equity Residential founded?

Equity Residential was founded in 1967.

How can I contact Equity Residential?

Equity Residential's mailing address is TWO NORTH RIVERSIDE PLAZA SUITE 400, CHICAGO IL, 60606. The official website for the company is www.eqr.com. The real estate investment trust can be reached via phone at (312) 474-1300, via email at mmckenna@eqrworld.com, or via fax at 312-454-8703.

This page (NYSE:EQR) was last updated on 8/13/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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