Equity Residential (NYSE: EQR) shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 40 cents per share. At a price of $55.51 as of 9:36 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.9%. The average volume for Equity Residential has been 2.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Equity Residential has a market cap of $20.2 billion and is part of the real estate industry. Shares are down 1.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. EXCLUSIVE OFFER: Jim Cramer's Protégé, Dave Peltier, only buys dividend stocks that have the potential for a 3% to 4% yield and 10% growth. Get his best picks for less than $50/year. Equity Residential, a real estate investment trust (REIT), engages in the acquisition, development, and management of multifamily properties in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 60.97. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Equity Residential a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 10 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Equity Residential as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, revenue growth and impressive record of earnings per share growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself and weak operating cash flow. You can view the full Equity Residential Ratings Report now.
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