Equity Residential Properties Trust (EQR): A Case For Going Higher

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This NYSE-listed company operates within the REIT – Residential industry segment, falling under the Real Estate sector. The current market capitalization of Equity Residential Properties Trust is $24.66B. A total of 2.02 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 1.92M shares.

In the most recent transaction, BYNOE LINDA sold 3,241 shares of EQR for 64.23 per share on May 31 ’24. After the transaction, the Director now owns 20,112 company shares. In a previous transaction on Apr 26 ’24, HABEN MARY KAY sold 3,241 shares at 65.48 per share. EQR shares that Director owns now total 9,720.

Among the insiders who sold shares, Brackenridge Alexander disposed of 4,027 shares on Apr 24 ’24 at a per-share price of $65.01. This resulted in the Executive Vice President & CIO holding 69,901 shares of EQR after the transaction. In another insider transaction, Garechana Robert sold 876 shares at $57.80 per share on Feb 13 ’24. Company shares held by the EVP & Chief Financial Officer now total 20,933.


The income generated by dividends is an indication that a company is improving its financial position, which is why investors prefer companies paying dividends. Equity Residential Properties Trust pays an annual dividend of $2.66, resulting in a dividend yield of 4.09%, and it has a price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 27.25. EQR’s most recent ex-dividend date was 3/22/2024 when it declared a $0.6750 quarterly dividend that was paid in cash on 4/12/2024. Previously, the company paid the dividend on 1/12/2024 with an ex-dividend date of 12/29/2023. The EQR stock dividend was $0.6625 per share in cash.

Even though price targets are rarely accurate, they do tend to exert some kind of influence from time to time and are often considered important by markets. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, EQR has a high of $69.45 and a low of $52.57.

Balance Sheet Annually/Quarterly

In a balance sheet, you can see what assets and liabilities the company has, as well as how much equity investors have invested. These figures can be used to calculate a company’s financial ratios to give investors a better idea of its prospects. EQR’s latest balance sheet shows that the firm has $123.83M in Cash & Short Term Investments as of fiscal 2021. There were $8.65B in debt and $725.05M in liabilities at the time. Its Book Value Per Share was $29.16, while its Total Shareholder’s Equity was $11.69B.

Analysts Opinion

The risks associated with pre-market and after-hours trading may be slightly higher than the regular market hours. The reason is that extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular security due to lower liquidity and higher volatility as issuers often announce critical financial information outside regular trading hours. Currently, 0 analysts are providing their opinions on the stock. On a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being Sell and 5 being Buy, the average analyst rating for EQR is Buy with a score of 3.71.

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