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Equity Residential (EQR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 23, 2015

Equity Residential ( EQR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 23, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.5525 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 08, 2016. Shareholders who purchased EQR prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that EQR has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $80.08, the dividend yield is 2.76%.

The previous trading day's last sale of EQR was $80.08, representing a -2.97% decrease from the 52 week high of $82.53 and a 29.37% increase over the 52 week low of $61.90.

EQR is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ) and Public Storage ( PSA ). EQR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.39. Zacks Investment Research reports EQR's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 8.88%, compared to an industry average of 9.6%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the EQR Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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 ( REZ )
  • iShares Cohen & Steers REIT ETF ( ICF )
  • SPDR DJ Wilshire REIT ETF ( RWR )
  • Wilshire US REIT ( WREI )
  • Schwab U.S. REIT ETF ( SCHH ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is REZ with an increase of 5.38% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of EQR at 9.68%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.


The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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