Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 9/21/18, Equity Residential (Symbol: EQR) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.54, payable on 10/12/18. As a percentage of EQR's recent stock price of $67.80, this dividend works out to approximately 0.80%, so look for shares of Equity Residential to trade 0.80% lower - all else being equal - when EQR shares open for trading on 9/21/18.
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from EQR is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 3.19% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of EQR shares, versus its 200 day moving average:
Looking at the chart above, EQR's low point in its 52 week range is $54.97 per share, with $70.455 as the 52 week high point - that compares with a last trade of $67.75.
In Wednesday trading, Equity Residential shares are currently trading flat on the day.
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