Equitable Group Company Profile (TSE:EQB)

About Equitable Group (TSE:EQB)

Equitable Group logoEquitable Group Inc. is a financial services business that operates through its wholly owned subsidiary, Equitable Bank (the Bank). Equitable Bank serves retail and commercial customers across Canada with a range of savings solutions and mortgage lending products, offered under the Equitable Bank and EQ Bank brands. Equitable Bank provides mortgage loans to a range of customers that include business-for-self borrowers, newcomers to Canada and commercial real estate investors. The Bank also provides Canadians with various saving options that offer security and attractive interest rates, including Guaranteed Investment Certificates (GICs), High Interest Savings Accounts (HISAs) and deposit notes. The Bank offers single family lending services, commercial lending services, securitization financing and deposit services.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Basic Materials
  • Industry: Gold
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: TSE:EQB
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.equitablebank.ca
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: C$956.98 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 16,477,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: C$55.66
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: C$55.37
  • 52 Week Range: C$36.15 - C$74.66
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 6.08
  • P/E Growth: 0.26
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: C$338.86 million
  • Price / Sales: 2.82
  • Book Value: C$59.98 per share
  • Price / Book: 0.97
Dividend:
  • Dividend Yield: 1.8%
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 44.39%
  • Return on Equity: 15.60%
  • Return on Assets: 0.80%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 18,846 shs.
  • Short Ratio: 41.54
 

Frequently Asked Questions for Equitable Group (TSE:EQB)

What is Equitable Group's stock symbol?

Equitable Group trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) under the ticker symbol "EQB."

How often does Equitable Group pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Equitable Group?

Equitable Group announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, August 11th. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 15th will be paid a dividend of 0.24 per share on Thursday, October 5th. This represents a $0.96 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.65%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 14th. This is a positive change from Equitable Group's previous quarterly dividend of $0.23. View Equitable Group's Dividend History.

When will Equitable Group make its next earnings announcement?

Equitable Group is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, November, 9th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Equitable Group.

Where is Equitable Group's stock going? Where will Equitable Group's stock price be in 2017?

5 brokerages have issued 1-year target prices for Equitable Group's stock. Their forecasts range from C$53.00 to C$75.00. On average, they expect Equitable Group's stock price to reach C$64.40 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Equitable Group.

Who are some of Equitable Group's key competitors?

Who are Equitable Group's key executives?

Equitable Group's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Andrew R. Moor Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company and Equitable Bank
  • Timothy Wilson, Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer of the Company and Equitable Bank
  • Ronald Tratch, Vice-President, Chief Risk Officer of Equitable Bank
  • Michelle Cole, Vice-President, Commercial Lending of Equitable Bank
  • Dan Dickinson, Vice-President, Digital Banking of Equitable Bank
  • David Downie, Vice-President, Commercial Mortgage Origination of Equitable Bank
  • Isabelle Farella, Vice-President , Internal Audit of Equitable Bank
  • Scott Fryer, Vice-President, Deposit Services of Equitable Bank
  • Kimberly Kukulowicz, Vice-President, Residential Sales and Partner Relations of Equitable Bank
  • Brian Leland, Vice-President, Residential Credit of Equitable Bank

How do I buy Equitable Group stock?

Shares of Equitable Group and other Canadian stocks can be purchased through online brokerage accounts that support trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX). Brokers that permit trading on the TSX include Fidelity, Interactive Brokers, PennTrade and Charles Schwab.

What is Equitable Group's stock price today?

One share of Equitable Group stock can currently be purchased for approximately C$58.08.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Equitable Group (TSE EQB)
Community Ranking:  1.9 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  93 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  148 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  241
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Equitable Group (TSE:EQB) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Ratings, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.40)
Consensus Price Target: C$64.40
Consensus Price Target History for Equitable Group (TSE:EQB)
Price Target History for Equitable Group (TSE:EQB)
Analysts' Ratings History for Equitable Group (TSE:EQB)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/25/2017CIBCSet Price TargetOutperformC$75.00View Rating Details
8/14/2017TD SecuritiesLower Price TargetC$71.00 -> C$68.00View Rating Details
6/25/2017National Bank FinancialUpgradeUnderperform -> Sector PerformC$47.00 -> C$65.00View Rating Details
5/3/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaLower Price TargetSector PerformC$70.00 -> C$53.00View Rating Details
5/2/2017ScotiabankLower Price TargetSector PerformC$71.00 -> C$61.00View Rating Details
10/18/2016CormarkUpgradeMarket Perform -> BuyView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/21/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Equitable Group (TSE:EQB)
Earnings by Quarter for Equitable Group (TSE:EQB)
Earnings History by Quarter for Equitable Group (TSE EQB)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/9/2017        
5/6/2014C$1.57C$1.56C$49.53 millionC$51.03 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/13/2013Q3C$1.40C$1.37ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Equitable Group (TSE:EQB)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $8.54
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $9.25
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20173$2.02$2.26$2.13
Q2 20173$2.11$2.12$2.11
Q3 20173$2.05$2.21$2.13
Q4 20173$2.08$2.30$2.17
Q1 20181$2.27$2.27$2.27
Q2 20181$2.19$2.19$2.19
Q3 20181$2.33$2.33$2.33
Q4 20181$2.46$2.46$2.46
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Dividend History by Quarter for Equitable Group (TSE EQB)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
8/11/2017Quarterly$0.241.76%9/14/20179/15/201710/5/2017
6/13/2017Quarterly$0.231.84%6/13/20177/6/20177/6/2017
3/8/2017Quarterly$0.231.31%3/8/20174/6/20174/6/2017
12/13/2016Quarterly$0.221.47%12/13/20161/5/20171/5/2017
9/13/2016Quarterly$0.211.39%9/13/201610/3/201610/3/2016
6/13/2016Quarterly$0.211.43%6/13/20167/7/20167/7/2016
3/9/2016Quarterly$0.201.71%3/9/20164/7/20164/7/2016
12/11/2015Quarterly$0.201.44%12/11/20151/7/20161/7/2016
9/11/2015Quarterly$0.191.41%9/11/201510/5/201510/5/2015
6/11/2015Quarterly$0.191.2%6/11/20157/3/20157/3/2015
3/11/2015Quarterly$0.181.22%3/11/20154/3/20154/3/2015
12/11/2014Quarterly$0.181.05%12/11/20141/2/20151/2/2015
9/11/2014Quarterly$0.171.04%9/11/201410/4/201410/4/2014
6/11/2014Quarterly$0.171.08%6/11/20147/3/20147/3/2014
3/12/2014Quarterly$0.161.23%3/12/20144/3/20144/3/2014
11/13/2013$0.1512/11/201312/13/20131/3/2014
12/11/2013Quarterly$0.161.38%12/11/20131/3/20141/3/2014
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Equitable Group (TSE:EQB)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Equitable Group (TSE:EQB)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Equitable Group (TSE:EQB)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
10/4/2017Timothy James WilsonInsiderSell1,000C$56.02C$56,020.00
10/2/2017Timothy James WilsonInsiderSell500C$56.94C$28,470.00
9/29/2017Brian LelandDirectorSell1,000C$56.10C$56,100.00
9/28/2017Mark Alexander McphailDirectorSell220C$56.37C$12,401.40
9/15/2017Andrew MoorInsiderBuy200C$55.73C$11,146.00
9/14/2017Andrew MoorInsiderSell1,600C$55.59C$88,944.00
9/13/2017Andrew MoorInsiderSell1,000C$55.25C$55,250.00
9/12/2017Andrew MoorInsiderSell5,000C$54.28C$271,400.00
8/15/2017Johanne BrossardDirectorBuy1,000C$56.65C$56,650.00
8/14/2017Brian LelandDirectorSell100C$56.03C$5,603.00
4/18/2017Stephen SmithInsiderBuy88,400C$63.00C$5,569,200.00
4/17/2017Stephen SmithInsiderBuy50,000C$62.74C$3,137,000.00
4/5/2017Rajesh RautDirectorSell1,200C$70.20C$84,240.00
4/3/2017Rajesh RautDirectorSell400C$69.70C$27,880.00
3/31/2017Kishore KapoorDirectorBuy1,425C$70.01C$99,764.25
3/30/2017Rajesh RautDirectorSell905C$69.15C$62,580.75
3/14/2017Eric Franklin KirznerDirectorSell200C$69.60C$13,920.00
3/10/2017Eric Franklin KirznerDirectorSell300C$70.01C$21,003.00
3/10/2017Isabelle FarellaInsiderBuy436C$70.59C$30,777.24
3/7/2017Isabelle FarellaInsiderSell433C$69.56C$30,119.48
3/3/2017Tamara MalozewskiDirectorSell1,800C$71.50C$128,700.00
3/2/2017Tamara MalozewskiDirectorSell1,200C$71.65C$85,980.00
3/1/2017Kimberly KukulowiczDirectorSell2,228C$70.75C$157,631.00
2/28/2017Timothy James WilsonInsiderSell1,500C$70.00C$105,000.00
2/21/2017David DownieInsiderSell4,300C$72.34C$311,062.00
2/21/2017Rajesh RautDirectorSell1,000C$72.50C$72,500.00
12/7/2016Rajesh RautDirectorSell500C$60.63C$30,315.00
3/23/2016Eric Marshall BeutelDirectorBuy2,500C$50.00C$125,000.00
3/18/2016Andrew MoorInsiderSell200C$54.50C$10,900.00
3/8/2016Isabelle FarellaInsiderSell332C$54.03C$17,937.96
3/7/2016Andrew MoorInsiderSell1,100C$54.40C$59,840.00
3/4/2016David DownieInsiderBuy500C$22.25C$11,125.00
3/3/2016Lynn Marie McdonaldDirectorBuy100C$53.25C$5,325.00
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for Equitable Group (TSE:EQB)
Latest Headlines for Equitable Group (TSE:EQB)
Source:
DateHeadline
fool.ca logoIs Now the Time to Play the Canadian Alternative Mortgage Market?
www.fool.ca - October 19 at 12:46 AM
baystreet.ca logo2 Dividend Stocks for Housing Bulls
www.baystreet.ca - October 10 at 9:09 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoInsider Selling: Equitable Group Inc. (EQB) Insider Sells 1,000 Shares of Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 5 at 10:40 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoTimothy James Wilson Sells 500 Shares of Equitable Group Inc. (EQB) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 3 at 1:46 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEquitable Group, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : EQB-CA : September 26, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - October 2 at 2:55 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEquitable Group to Report Third Quarter 2017 Results
finance.yahoo.com - October 2 at 2:55 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoEquitable Group Inc. (EQB) Director Brian Leland Sells 1,000 Shares
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 2 at 1:30 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoEquitable Group Inc. (EQB) Director Sells C$12,401.40 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 28 at 4:34 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoEquitable Group Inc. (EQB) Receives Average Rating of "Buy" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 25 at 4:32 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoEquitable Group Inc. (EQB) PT Set at C$75.00 by CIBC
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 25 at 2:14 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoReport Coverage on Financials Stocks, Equitable Group, Firm Capital Mortgage Investment, Trez Capital Mortgage Investment, and MCAN Mortgage
finance.yahoo.com - September 21 at 8:50 AM
fool.ca logoWhy Raising Rates Are Far More Detrimental to Housing Than We Realize
www.fool.ca - September 18 at 6:11 PM
fool.ca logoAlternative Lenders Are Showing Strength After BoC Rate Hike
www.fool.ca - September 15 at 6:52 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoEquitable Group Inc. (EQB) Insider Andrew Moor Acquires 200 Shares
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 15 at 4:48 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoEquitable Group Inc. (EQB) Insider Andrew Moor Sells 1,000 Shares
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 15 at 4:32 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoInsider Selling: Equitable Group Inc. (EQB) Insider Sells 1,600 Shares of Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 15 at 4:32 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoEquitable Group Inc. (EQB) Insider Andrew Moor Sells 5,000 Shares
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 15 at 4:30 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEquitable Group, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : EQB-CA : September 14, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 14 at 7:01 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEquitable Group, Inc. : EQB-CA: Dividend Analysis : September 15th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : September 14, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 14 at 7:01 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoEquitable Group Inc. (EQB) Plans Dividend Increase - $0.24 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 9 at 4:15 PM
fool.ca logoWill New Mortgage Rules Deal Another Blow to Alternative Lenders?
www.fool.ca - September 4 at 5:57 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Equitable Group, Inc. : August 28, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 28 at 6:07 PM
fool.ca logoComparing 2 of Canada's Biggest Alternative Lenders - The Motley Fool Canada
www.fool.ca - August 25 at 12:28 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEquitable Group, Inc. :EQB-CA: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : August 18, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 18 at 6:15 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoJohanne Brossard Buys 1,000 Shares of Equitable Group Inc. (EQB) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 16 at 10:38 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoFY2017 EPS Estimates for Equitable Group Inc. Cut by Analyst (EQB)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 16 at 7:54 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEquitable Group Inc. (EQB.TO)
finance.yahoo.com - August 16 at 12:06 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoResearch Analysts Set Expectations for Equitable Group Inc.'s Q3 2017 Earnings (EQB)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 15 at 8:14 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEquitable Group, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : EQB-CA : August 14, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 14 at 6:40 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoTD Securities Cuts Equitable Group Inc. (TSE:EQB) Price Target to C$68.00
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 14 at 6:02 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of EQB.TO earnings conference call or presentation 11-Aug-17 2:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - August 11 at 11:45 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEquitable Group Reports Second Quarter 2017 Results and Increases Dividend
finance.yahoo.com - August 10 at 7:38 PM
fool.ca logoHome Capital Group Inc.: Boom or Bust?
www.fool.ca - August 3 at 3:50 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEquitable Group, Inc. :EQB-CA: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : August 3, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 3 at 3:50 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoEquitable Group Inc. (EQB) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Thursday
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 3 at 7:16 AM
fool.ca logoHas the Housing Market Created an Opportunity to Buy This Stock?
www.fool.ca - July 31 at 11:06 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoEquitable Group Inc. (TSE:EQB) Expected to Post Q2 2017 Earnings of $2.11 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 27 at 8:18 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoAnalysts Offer Predictions for Equitable Group Inc.'s Q3 2017 Earnings (TSE:EQB)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 26 at 9:28 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEquitable Group, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : EQB-CA : July 24, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - July 24 at 7:27 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoQ2 2017 EPS Estimates for Equitable Group Inc. (TSE:EQB) Increased by Analyst
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 24 at 7:04 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoQ3 2017 EPS Estimates for Equitable Group Inc. (TSE:EQB) Reduced by Analyst
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 21 at 9:06 AM
nasdaq.com logoCanadian regulator moves to outlaw mortgages that sidestep rules - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - July 7 at 2:40 AM
fool.ca logoLooking at Shares of Home Capital Group Inc. and Beyond
www.fool.ca - June 27 at 5:18 PM
reuters.com logoShares in Canada's Home Capital surge as Buffett rides to rescue - Reuters
www.reuters.com - June 23 at 3:41 AM
fool.ca logoHow Have Canada’s Alternative Lenders Performed?
www.fool.ca - June 9 at 10:29 PM
thestreet.com logoEx-Div Reminder for Equitable Group (EQB)
www.thestreet.com - June 9 at 10:29 PM
fool.ca logoIs Equitable Group Inc. the Next to Tumble?
www.fool.ca - May 7 at 10:28 AM
thestreet.com logoEquitable Group Breaks Below 200-Day Moving Average - Notable For EQB
www.thestreet.com - April 21 at 11:53 AM
fool.ca logo2 Recent Dividend Hikes You Should Note
www.fool.ca - February 24 at 5:53 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ4 2016 Equitable Group Inc Earnings Release - After Market Close
biz.yahoo.com - February 16 at 4:29 PM

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