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Equity Residential (EQR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 01, 2016

Equity Residential ( EQR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 01, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $8 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 10, 2016. Shareholders who purchased EQR prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment.

The previous trading day's last sale of EQR was $74.55, representing a -9.67% decrease from the 52 week high of $82.53 and a 20.44% 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 2016 as -9.4%, compared to an industry average of 5.1%.

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 WREI with an increase of 1.92% over the last 100 days. REZ has the highest percent weighting of EQR at 9.63%.

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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