NYSE:EQR - Equity Residential Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $73.85 +1.17 (+1.61 %) (As of 02/21/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$72.68Today's Range$72.09 - $73.9052-Week Range$55.50 - $73.85Volume177,777 shsAverage Volume1.60 million shsMarket Capitalization$27.21 billionP/E Ratio22.73Dividend Yield2.94%Beta0.61 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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 307 properties consisting of 79,482 apartment units, primarily located in Boston, New York, Washington, D.C., Seattle, San Francisco, Southern California and Denver. Receive EQR News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for EQR and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Real estate investment trusts Sub-IndustryResidential REITs SectorFinance Current SymbolNYSE:EQR Previous Symbol CUSIP29476L10 CIK906107 Webwww.eqr.com Phone312-474-1300Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.85 Current Ratio0.29 Quick Ratio0.13Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio22.73 Forward P/E Ratio21.72 P/E Growth3.65 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$2.58 billion Price / Sales10.55 Cash Flow$3.9345 per share Price / Cash Flow18.77 Book Value$28.13 per share Price / Book2.63Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.25 Net Income$657.53 million Net Margins25.50% Return on Equity6.31% Return on Assets3.22%Miscellaneous Employees2,700 Outstanding Shares368,440,000Market Cap$27.21 billion Next Earnings Date4/23/2019 (Estimated) 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 Thursday, December 13th. Investors of record on Wednesday, January 2nd will be paid a dividend of $0.54 per share on Friday, January 11th. This represents a $2.16 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.92%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, December 31st. View Equity Residential's Dividend History. How were Equity Residential's earnings last quarter? Equity Residential (NYSE:EQR) announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, January, 29th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.31 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.85 by $0.54. The real estate investment trust had revenue of $652.55 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $652.35 million. Equity Residential had a net margin of 25.50% and a return on equity of 6.31%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 3.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.83 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, April 23rd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Equity Residential. What guidance has Equity Residential issued on next quarter's earnings? Equity Residential updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Tuesday, January, 29th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $3.34-3.44 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $3.41. Equity Residential also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $3.34-3.44 EPS. What price target have analysts set for EQR? 15 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Equity Residential's shares. Their forecasts range from $65.00 to $80.00. On average, they expect Equity Residential's share price to reach $69.60 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 5.8%. View Analyst Price Targets for Equity Residential. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Equity Residential? 15 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Equity Residential in the last year. There are currently 10 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Equity Residential. Has Equity Residential been receiving favorable news coverage? News articles about EQR stock have been trending positive on Thursday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Equity Residential earned a media sentiment score of 2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the real estate investment trust a news buzz of 9.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future. Who are some of Equity Residential's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Equity Residential include American Tower (AMT), Simon Property Group (SPG), CROWN CASTLE IN/SH SH (CCI), Prologis (PLD), Public Storage (PSA), Equinix (EQIX), Welltower (WELL), AvalonBay Communities (AVB), DIGITAL RLTY TR/SH (DLR), Ventas (VTR), SBA Communications (SBAC), Boston Properties (BXP), Realty Income (O), Weyerhaeuser (WY) and Essex Property Trust (ESS). 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), NVIDIA (NVDA), salesforce.com (CRM), Procter & Gamble (PG), Exxon Mobil (XOM), General Electric (GE), Starbucks (SBUX), Intel (INTC), Simon Property Group (SPG) and Netflix (NFLX). Who are Equity Residential's key executives? Equity Residential's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Samuel Zell J.D., Founder & Chairman (Age 77)Mr. Mark J. Parrell, Pres, CEO & Trustee (Age 52)Mr. Alan W. George, Exec. VP & Chief Investment Officer (Age 61)Mr. David S. Santee, Exec. VP of Property Operations (Age 60)Mr. Robert A. Garechana, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 40) Who are Equity Residential's major shareholders? Equity Residential's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (11.19%), Macquarie Group Ltd. (3.09%), Northern Trust Corp (1.83%), Boston Partners (1.76%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.65%) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.49%). 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, Robert Garechana, 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 Lasalle Investment Management Securities LLC, Macquarie Group Ltd., Duff & Phelps Investment Management Co., 1832 Asset Management L.P., Eaton Vance Management, Hsbc Holdings PLC, D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc. and Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc.. 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, Robert Garechana, 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 Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, BlackRock Inc., Barings LLC, Resolution Capital Ltd, California Public Employees Retirement System, Geode Capital Management LLC, MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd and Millennium Management LLC. 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 $73.88. How big of a company is Equity Residential? Equity Residential has a market capitalization of $27.22 billion and generates $2.58 billion in revenue each year. The real estate investment trust earns $657.53 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.25 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 ()Outperform Votes: 385 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 748 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,133MarketBeat'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 2/21/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Does the discount rate affect the economy?