Equity Residential (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 19, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.4 per share is scheduled to be paid on
October 11, 2013. Shareholders who purchased EQR stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
marks the 3rd quarter that EQR has paid the same dividend. At the
current stock price of $54.55, the dividend yield is 2.93%.
The previous trading day's last sale of EQR was $54.55,
representing a -10.53% decrease from the 52 week high of $60.97 and
a 8.58% increase over the 52 week low of $50.24.
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 $5.81. Zacks Investment Research reports EQR's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as .18%, compared to an industry
average of 8.5%.
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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 (
- PowerShares Active U.S. Real Estate Fund (
- iShares Cohen & Steers Realty Majors Index Fund (
- Wilshire US REIT (
- iShares Real Estate 50 ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is WREI with an decrease of
-7.46% over the last 100 days. REZ has the highest percent
weighting of EQR at 8.56%.