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How to buy Equity Residential stock
Learn how to easily invest in Equity Residential stock.
Equity Residential is a reit-residential business based in the US. Equity Residential shares (EQR) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Equity Residential employs 2,400 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $2.7 billion.
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Equity Residential shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$55.99|
|52-week range||$55.81 - $91.69|
|50-day moving average||$62.31|
|200-day moving average||$66.97|
|Wall St. target price||$69.20|
|Dividend yield||$2.5 (4.6%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$1.99|
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Is it a good time to buy Equity Residential stock?
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Equity Residential price performance over time
Historical closes compared with the close of $55.99 from 2023-03-24
|1 week (2023-03-17)||-2.76%|
|1 month (2023-02-24)||-12.06%|
|3 months (2022-12-23)||-5.80%|
|6 months (2022-09-22)||N/A|
|1 year (2022-03-22)||N/A|
|2 years (2021-03-26)||-22.96%|
|3 years (2020-03-26)||1.29%|
|5 years (2018-03-23)||12.69%|
Is Equity Residential stock undervalued or overvalued?
Valuing Equity Residential stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Equity Residential's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Equity Residential's P/E ratio
Equity Residential's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 29x. In other words, Equity Residential shares trade at around 29x recent earnings.
That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.
Equity Residential's PEG ratio
Equity Residential's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.282. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Equity Residential's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Equity Residential's EBITDA
Equity Residential's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $1.7 billion.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Equity Residential's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
Equity Residential financials
|Revenue TTM||$2.7 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||29.68%|
|Gross profit TTM||$1.8 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||2.45%|
|Return on equity TTM||6.9%|
|Market capitalisation||$23.1 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Equity Residential share dividends
Dividend payout ratio: 123.18% of net profits
Recently Equity Residential has paid out, on average, around 123.18% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 4.6% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Equity Residential shareholders could enjoy a 4.6% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Equity Residential's case, that would currently equate to about $2.5 per share.
Equity Residential's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.
Equity Residential's most recent dividend payout was on 13 April 2023. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 23 March 2023 (the "ex-dividend date").
Have Equity Residential's shares ever split?
Equity Residential's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 11 October 2001. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Equity Residential shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Equity Residential shares which in turn could have impacted Equity Residential's share price.
Equity Residential share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Equity Residential's shares have ranged in value from as little as $55.805 up to $91.6919. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Equity Residential's is 0.8152. This would suggest that Equity Residential's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
Equity Residential overview
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 in the news
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Frequently asked questionsWhat percentage of Equity Residential is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 1.724% of Equity Residential shares are held by insiders and 93.426% by institutions. How many people work for Equity Residential?
Latest data suggests 2,400 work at Equity Residential. When does the fiscal year end for Equity Residential?
Equity Residential's fiscal year ends in December. Where is Equity Residential based?
Equity Residential's address is: Two North Riverside Plaza, Chicago, IL, United States, 60606 What is Equity Residential's ISIN number?
Equity Residential's international securities identification number is: US29476L1070 What is Equity Residential's CUSIP number?
Equity Residential's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 29476L784
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