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NYSE:EQREquity Residential Competitors & Alternatives

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$59.36
Now: $59.59
$62.03
50-Day Range
$57.00
MA: $60.70
$68.17
52-Week Range
$49.62
Now: $59.59
$89.55
Volume3.34 million shs
Average Volume2.60 million shs
Market Capitalization$22.17 billion
P/E Ratio18.98
Dividend Yield3.98%
Beta0.62

Competitors

Equity Residential (NYSE:EQR) Vs. AVB, ESS, SUI, MAA, ELS, and UDR

Should you be buying EQR stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sub-industry of "residential reits" are considered alternatives and competitors to Equity Residential, including AvalonBay Communities (AVB), Essex Property Trust (ESS), Sun Communities (SUI), Mid-America Apartment Communities (MAA), Equity Lifestyle Properties (ELS), and UDR (UDR).

AvalonBay Communities (NYSE:AVB) and Equity Residential (NYSE:EQR) are both large-cap finance companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, institutional ownership, valuation, analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings and risk.

Dividends

AvalonBay Communities pays an annual dividend of $6.36 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.0%. Equity Residential pays an annual dividend of $2.41 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.0%. AvalonBay Communities pays out 68.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Equity Residential pays out 69.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. AvalonBay Communities has increased its dividend for 8 consecutive years and Equity Residential has increased its dividend for 2 consecutive years.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for AvalonBay Communities and Equity Residential, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
AvalonBay Communities17902.47
Equity Residential412101.82

AvalonBay Communities currently has a consensus price target of $200.4375, indicating a potential upside of 25.67%. Equity Residential has a consensus price target of $71.50, indicating a potential upside of 19.99%. Given AvalonBay Communities' stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities analysts clearly believe AvalonBay Communities is more favorable than Equity Residential.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

90.9% of AvalonBay Communities shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 88.3% of Equity Residential shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.3% of AvalonBay Communities shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 2.3% of Equity Residential shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares AvalonBay Communities and Equity Residential's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
AvalonBay Communities33.20%7.21%4.07%
Equity Residential43.16%11.20%5.58%

Risk & Volatility

AvalonBay Communities has a beta of 0.82, meaning that its stock price is 18% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Equity Residential has a beta of 0.62, meaning that its stock price is 38% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares AvalonBay Communities and Equity Residential's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
AvalonBay Communities$2.32 billion9.66$785.97 million$9.3417.08
Equity Residential$2.70 billion8.21$970.38 million$3.4917.07

Equity Residential has higher revenue and earnings than AvalonBay Communities. Equity Residential is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than AvalonBay Communities, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

AvalonBay Communities beats Equity Residential on 10 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Equity Residential (NYSE:EQR) and Essex Property Trust (NYSE:ESS) are both large-cap finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, valuation, institutional ownership, earnings, dividends, analyst recommendations and profitability.

Dividends

Equity Residential pays an annual dividend of $2.41 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.0%. Essex Property Trust pays an annual dividend of $8.31 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.5%. Equity Residential pays out 69.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Essex Property Trust pays out 62.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Equity Residential has raised its dividend for 2 consecutive years and Essex Property Trust has raised its dividend for 26 consecutive years.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations for Equity Residential and Essex Property Trust, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Equity Residential412101.82
Essex Property Trust28602.25

Equity Residential currently has a consensus price target of $71.50, indicating a potential upside of 19.99%. Essex Property Trust has a consensus price target of $291.3077, indicating a potential upside of 23.86%. Given Essex Property Trust's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Essex Property Trust is more favorable than Equity Residential.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

88.3% of Equity Residential shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 94.6% of Essex Property Trust shares are held by institutional investors. 2.3% of Equity Residential shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 3.5% of Essex Property Trust shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Equity Residential and Essex Property Trust's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Equity Residential43.16%11.20%5.58%
Essex Property Trust42.47%9.94%4.90%

Volatility and Risk

Equity Residential has a beta of 0.62, meaning that its share price is 38% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Essex Property Trust has a beta of 0.67, meaning that its share price is 33% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Equity Residential and Essex Property Trust's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Equity Residential$2.70 billion8.21$970.38 million$3.4917.07
Essex Property Trust$1.46 billion10.54$439.29 million$13.3817.58

Equity Residential has higher revenue and earnings than Essex Property Trust. Equity Residential is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Essex Property Trust, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Essex Property Trust beats Equity Residential on 11 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Equity Residential (NYSE:EQR) and Sun Communities (NYSE:SUI) are both large-cap finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, valuation, institutional ownership, earnings, dividends, analyst recommendations and profitability.

Dividends

Equity Residential pays an annual dividend of $2.41 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.0%. Sun Communities pays an annual dividend of $3.16 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.3%. Equity Residential pays out 69.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Sun Communities pays out 64.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Equity Residential has raised its dividend for 2 consecutive years and Sun Communities has raised its dividend for 3 consecutive years.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations for Equity Residential and Sun Communities, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Equity Residential412101.82
Sun Communities02202.50

Equity Residential currently has a consensus price target of $71.50, indicating a potential upside of 19.99%. Sun Communities has a consensus price target of $151.3333, indicating a potential upside of 9.16%. Given Equity Residential's higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Equity Residential is more favorable than Sun Communities.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

88.3% of Equity Residential shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 91.5% of Sun Communities shares are held by institutional investors. 2.3% of Equity Residential shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 2.7% of Sun Communities shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Equity Residential and Sun Communities' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Equity Residential43.16%11.20%5.58%
Sun Communities8.89%3.67%1.78%

Volatility and Risk

Equity Residential has a beta of 0.62, meaning that its share price is 38% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Sun Communities has a beta of 0.52, meaning that its share price is 48% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Equity Residential and Sun Communities' top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Equity Residential$2.70 billion8.21$970.38 million$3.4917.07
Sun Communities$1.26 billion10.78$177.38 million$4.9228.18

Equity Residential has higher revenue and earnings than Sun Communities. Equity Residential is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Sun Communities, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Sun Communities beats Equity Residential on 9 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Equity Residential (NYSE:EQR) and Mid-America Apartment Communities (NYSE:MAA) are both large-cap finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, valuation, institutional ownership, earnings, dividends, analyst recommendations and profitability.

Dividends

Equity Residential pays an annual dividend of $2.41 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.0%. Mid-America Apartment Communities pays an annual dividend of $4.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.4%. Equity Residential pays out 69.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Mid-America Apartment Communities pays out 61.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Equity Residential has raised its dividend for 2 consecutive years and Mid-America Apartment Communities has raised its dividend for 9 consecutive years.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations for Equity Residential and Mid-America Apartment Communities, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Equity Residential412101.82
Mid-America Apartment Communities05602.55

Equity Residential currently has a consensus price target of $71.50, indicating a potential upside of 19.99%. Mid-America Apartment Communities has a consensus price target of $133.00, indicating a potential upside of 14.62%. Given Equity Residential's higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Equity Residential is more favorable than Mid-America Apartment Communities.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

88.3% of Equity Residential shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 92.2% of Mid-America Apartment Communities shares are held by institutional investors. 2.3% of Equity Residential shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 1.3% of Mid-America Apartment Communities shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Equity Residential and Mid-America Apartment Communities' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Equity Residential43.16%11.20%5.58%
Mid-America Apartment Communities19.66%5.33%2.97%

Volatility and Risk

Equity Residential has a beta of 0.62, meaning that its share price is 38% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Mid-America Apartment Communities has a beta of 0.68, meaning that its share price is 32% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Equity Residential and Mid-America Apartment Communities' top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Equity Residential$2.70 billion8.21$970.38 million$3.4917.07
Mid-America Apartment Communities$1.64 billion8.09$353.81 million$6.5517.72

Equity Residential has higher revenue and earnings than Mid-America Apartment Communities. Equity Residential is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Mid-America Apartment Communities, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Equity Residential beats Mid-America Apartment Communities on 9 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Equity Residential (NYSE:EQR) and Equity Lifestyle Properties (NYSE:ELS) are both large-cap finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, valuation, institutional ownership, earnings, dividends, analyst recommendations and profitability.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Equity Residential and Equity Lifestyle Properties' top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Equity Residential$2.70 billion8.21$970.38 million$3.4917.07
Equity Lifestyle Properties$1.04 billion11.26$279.14 million$2.0930.68

Equity Residential has higher revenue and earnings than Equity Lifestyle Properties. Equity Residential is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Equity Lifestyle Properties, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Volatility and Risk

Equity Residential has a beta of 0.62, meaning that its share price is 38% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Equity Lifestyle Properties has a beta of 0.45, meaning that its share price is 55% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

Equity Residential pays an annual dividend of $2.41 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.0%. Equity Lifestyle Properties pays an annual dividend of $1.37 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.1%. Equity Residential pays out 69.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Equity Lifestyle Properties pays out 65.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Equity Residential has raised its dividend for 2 consecutive years and Equity Lifestyle Properties has raised its dividend for 8 consecutive years.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations for Equity Residential and Equity Lifestyle Properties, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Equity Residential412101.82
Equity Lifestyle Properties03202.40

Equity Residential currently has a consensus price target of $71.50, indicating a potential upside of 19.99%. Equity Lifestyle Properties has a consensus price target of $68.50, indicating a potential upside of 6.81%. Given Equity Residential's higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Equity Residential is more favorable than Equity Lifestyle Properties.

Profitability

This table compares Equity Residential and Equity Lifestyle Properties' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Equity Residential43.16%11.20%5.58%
Equity Lifestyle Properties22.58%18.15%5.79%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

88.3% of Equity Residential shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 91.4% of Equity Lifestyle Properties shares are held by institutional investors. 2.3% of Equity Residential shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 4.9% of Equity Lifestyle Properties shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Equity Lifestyle Properties beats Equity Residential on 10 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Equity Residential (NYSE:EQR) and UDR (NYSE:UDR) are both large-cap finance companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, earnings, profitability, analyst recommendations, dividends, valuation and risk.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Equity Residential and UDR's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Equity Residential$2.70 billion8.21$970.38 million$3.4917.07
UDR$1.15 billion9.87$184.96 million$2.0818.54

Equity Residential has higher revenue and earnings than UDR. Equity Residential is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than UDR, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Risk & Volatility

Equity Residential has a beta of 0.62, suggesting that its stock price is 38% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, UDR has a beta of 0.62, suggesting that its stock price is 38% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

Equity Residential pays an annual dividend of $2.41 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.0%. UDR pays an annual dividend of $1.44 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.7%. Equity Residential pays out 69.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. UDR pays out 69.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Equity Residential has increased its dividend for 2 consecutive years and UDR has increased its dividend for 10 consecutive years. Equity Residential is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings for Equity Residential and UDR, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Equity Residential412101.82
UDR111502.24

Equity Residential presently has a consensus target price of $71.50, indicating a potential upside of 19.99%. UDR has a consensus target price of $45.25, indicating a potential upside of 17.32%. Given Equity Residential's higher possible upside, equities analysts plainly believe Equity Residential is more favorable than UDR.

Profitability

This table compares Equity Residential and UDR's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Equity Residential43.16%11.20%5.58%
UDR13.80%4.98%1.78%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

88.3% of Equity Residential shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 99.4% of UDR shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.3% of Equity Residential shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 2.7% of UDR shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Equity Residential beats UDR on 9 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
AvalonBay Communities logo
AVB
AvalonBay Communities
2.3$159.49-0.3%$22.51 billion$2.32 billion28.48
Essex Property Trust logo
ESS
Essex Property Trust
2.0$235.20-0.8%$15.51 billion$1.46 billion24.45
Sun Communities logo
SUI
Sun Communities
1.6$138.63-1.5%$13.82 billion$1.26 billion112.71
Mid-America Apartment Communities logo
MAA
Mid-America Apartment Communities
1.9$116.04-1.3%$13.44 billion$1.64 billion41.15
Equity Lifestyle Properties logo
ELS
Equity Lifestyle Properties
1.7$64.13-0.2%$11.71 billion$1.04 billion50.30
UDR logo
UDR
UDR
2.2$38.57-0.8%$11.37 billion$1.15 billion70.13
Camden Property Trust logo
CPT
Camden Property Trust
2.1$93.57-0.3%$9.11 billion$1.03 billion41.59
Apartment Investment and Management logo
AIV
Apartment Investment and Management
2.6$38.61-1.2%$5.81 billion$914.29 million28.60Increase in Short Interest
American Campus Communities logo
ACC
American Campus Communities
1.9$34.10-5.7%$4.86 billion$943.04 million35.16Increase in Short Interest
UMH PROPERTIES/SH SH logo
UMH
UMH PROPERTIES/SH SH
2.0$13.03-1.6%$550.94 million$146.59 million-11.53Dividend Announcement
Decrease in Short Interest
This page was last updated on 7/7/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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