Equity Residential (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 20, 2014. A cash dividend
payment of $0.5 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 11,
2014. Shareholders who purchased EQR stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
-23.08% decrease from the prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of EQR was $58.41,
representing a -4.2% decrease from the 52 week high of $60.97 and a
16.63% 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 $5.26. Zacks Investment Research reports EQR's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 8.73%, compared to an
industry average of 4.2%.
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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 (
- Wilshire US REIT (
- streetTRACKS Wilshire REIT Index Fund (
- iShares Real Estate 50 ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is WREI with an increase of
2.44% over the last 100 days. REZ has the highest percent weighting
of EQR at 9.33%.