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Equity Residential Stock Forecast, Price & News

+1.42 (+2.29 %)
(As of 12/4/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $63.37
50-Day Range
MA: $55.26
52-Week Range
Now: $63.37
Volume3.16 million shs
Average Volume2.72 million shs
Market Capitalization$23.59 billion
P/E Ratio24.95
Dividend Yield3.89%
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 rental apartment properties located in urban and high-density suburban communities where today's renters want to live, work and play. Equity Residential owns or has investments in 306 properties consisting of 79,065 apartment units, located in Boston, New York, Washington, D.C., Seattle, San Francisco, Southern California and Denver.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.0Community Rank: 1.8Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 0.0 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.42 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Real estate investment trusts
Sub-IndustryResidential REITs



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.70 billion
Cash Flow$5.25 per share
Book Value$28.79 per share


Net Income$970.38 million


Market Cap$23.59 billion
Next Earnings Date1/26/2021 (Estimated)
+1.42 (+2.29 %)
(As of 12/4/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Equity Residential (NYSE:EQR) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Equity Residential's stock been impacted by Coronavirus?

Equity Residential's stock was trading at $75.10 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, EQR stock has decreased by 15.6% and is now trading at $63.37.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Equity Residential?

21 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Equity Residential in the last year. There are currently 4 sell ratings, 14 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Equity Residential?

Wall Street analysts have given Equity Residential a "Hold" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's winning trading ideas this year have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Equity Residential wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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When is Equity Residential's next earnings date?

Equity Residential is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, January 26th 2021.
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How were Equity Residential's earnings last quarter?

Equity Residential (NYSE:EQR) issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, October, 27th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.24 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.82 by $0.58. Equity Residential had a net margin of 35.97% and a return on equity of 8.89%.
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How often does Equity Residential pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Equity Residential?

Equity Residential declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, September 15th. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 25th will be given a dividend of $0.6025 per share on Friday, October 9th. This represents a $2.41 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.80%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 24th.
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What price target have analysts set for EQR?

21 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Equity Residential's stock. Their forecasts range from $45.00 to $89.00. On average, they expect Equity Residential's stock price to reach $65.94 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 4.1% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting Equity Residential?

Equity Residential saw a increase in short interest in the month of November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totaling 9,820,000 shares, an increase of 9.6% from the October 31st total of 8,960,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 3,080,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 3.2 days. Approximately 2.7% of the shares of the stock are short sold.
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Who are some of Equity Residential's key competitors?

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).

Who are Equity Residential's key executives?

Equity Residential's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Samuel Zell J.D., Founder & Chairman (Age 78)
  • Mr. Mark J. Parrell, Pres, CEO & Trustee (Age 53, Pay $3.2M)
  • Mr. Robert A. Garechana, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 41, Pay $1.19M)
  • Mr. Michael L. Manelis, COO & Exec. VP (Age 51, Pay $1.47M)
  • Mr. Scott J. Fenster J.D., Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 44, Pay $1.13M)
  • Mr. Alan W. George, Exec. Officer (Age 62, Pay $717.79k)
  • Mr. Alexander Brackenridge, Chief Investment Officer (Age 56)
  • Mr. Ian S. Kaufman, Sr. VP & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 52)
  • Mr. Martin J. McKenna, First VP of Investor & PR
  • Ms. Christa L. Sorenson, Exec. VP & Chief HR Officer (Age 59)

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 many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (11.32%), State Street Corp (5.73%), PGGM Investments (2.03%), Nuveen Asset Management LLC (1.07%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (0.99%) and Principal Financial Group Inc. (0.96%). Company insiders that own Equity Residential stock include Alan W George, Alexander Brackenridge, Barry Altshuler, Charles L Atwood, Christa L Sorenson, David J Neithercut, Gerald A Spector, Ian Kaufman, Linda Bynoe, Mark J Parrell, Mark S Shapiro, Michael L Manelis, Robert Garechana, Samuel Zell and Scott Fenster.
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Which major investors are selling Equity Residential stock?

EQR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Daiwa Securities Group Inc., State Street Corp, Morgan Stanley, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, AQR Capital Management LLC, BlackRock Inc., Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC, and Allianz Asset Management GmbH. Company insiders that have sold Equity Residential company stock in the last year include Alexander Brackenridge, Christa L Sorenson, David J Neithercut, Ian Kaufman, Mark S Shapiro, Michael L Manelis, and Robert Garechana.
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Which major investors are buying Equity Residential stock?

EQR stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Long Pond Capital LP, Aew Capital Management L P, PGGM Investments, BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, AMF Pensionsforsakring AB, Jupiter Asset Management Ltd., Heitman Real Estate Securities LLC, and Nuveen Asset Management LLC.
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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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Equity Residential's stock price today?

One share of EQR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $63.37.

How big of a company is Equity Residential?

Equity Residential has a market capitalization of $23.59 billion and generates $2.70 billion in revenue each year. The real estate investment trust earns $970.38 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.49 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 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]

This page was last updated on 12/5/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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