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Equity Residential (EQR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 20, 2014

Equity Residential ( EQR ) 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. ( SPG ) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ). 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%.

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 Realty Majors Index Fund ( ICF )
  • Wilshire US REIT ( WREI )
  • streetTRACKS Wilshire REIT Index Fund ( RWR )
  • iShares Real Estate 50 ETF ( FTY ).

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%.

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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