Equity Residential (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 20, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.4 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 12,
2013. Shareholders who purchased EQR stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
-47.88% decrease from the prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of EQR was $56.09,
representing a -14.65% decrease from the 52 week high of $65.72 and
a 5.33% increase over the 52 week low of $53.25.
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 $2.7. Zacks Investment Research reports EQR's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 3.03%, compared to an
industry average of 7.6%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
dates, visit the
Interested in gaining exposure to EQR through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have EQR as a top-10 holding:
- iShares FTSE NAREIT Residential Index Fund (
- iShares Cohen & Steers Realty Majors Index Fund (
- PowerShares Active U.S. Real Estate Fund (
- streetTRACKS Wilshire REIT Index Fund (
- Vanguard REIT ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is REZ with an increase of
8.82% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of EQR at 8.47%.