Buying Equity Residential (EQR)? Here's What You Must Know.

Shares of Equity Residential have moved -2.0% today, and are now trading at a price of $64.18. In contrast, the S&P 500 index saw a 0.0% change. Today's trading volume is 1,418,984 compared to the stock's average volume of 1,763,725.

Equity Residential is committed to creating communities where people thrive. Based in Chicago, United States the company has 2,400 full time employees and a market cap of $24,318,121,984. Equity Residential currently offers its equity investors a dividend that yields 3.9% per year.

The company is now trading -7.03% away from its average analyst target price of $69.03 per share. The 18 analysts following the stock have set target prices ranging from $62.0 to $95.0, and on average give Equity Residential a rating of hold.

Over the last year, EQR shares have gone down by -9.8%, which represents a difference of -25.0% when compared to the S&P 500. The stock's 52 week high is $80.89 per share and its 52 week low is $54.6. With its operating margins declining a compounded average of -3.1% over the last 4 years, Equity Residential may not have a strong enough business to reverse this trend.


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