Equity Residential (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 19, 2014. A cash dividend
payment of $0.5 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 11, 2014.
Shareholders who purchased EQR stock prior to the ex-dividend date
are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 25%
increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock
price of $61.32, the dividend yield is 3.26%.
The previous trading day's last sale of EQR was $61.32,
representing a -3.05% decrease from the 52 week high of $63.25 and
a 22.44% increase over the 52 week low of $50.08.
EQR is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes
companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. (
) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) (
). EQR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $2.47. Zacks Investment Research reports EQR's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 8.53%, compared to an
industry average of 3.3%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to EQR through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have EQR as a top-10 holding:
- iShares Residential Real Estate Capped ETF (
- iShares Cohen & Steers Realty Majors Index Fund (
- PowerShares Active U.S. Real Estate Fund (
- Wilshire US REIT (
- streetTRACKS Wilshire REIT Index Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is RWR with an increase of
11.65% over the last 100 days. REZ has the highest percent
weighting of EQR at 9.58%.