Owners of Equity Lifestyle Properties (NYSE: ELS) shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 50 cents per share. At a price of $74.64 as of 9:32 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.7%. The average volume for Equity Lifestyle Properties has been 177,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Equity Lifestyle Properties has a market cap of $3.1 billion and is part of the real estate industry. Shares are up 11.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. 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 LifeStyle Properties, Inc. is a publicly owned real estate investment trust (REIT). The firm engages in the ownership and operation of lifestyle oriented properties. The company has a P/E ratio of 56.67. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Equity Lifestyle Properties a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Equity Lifestyle Properties as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in stock price during the past year, compelling growth in net income and revenue growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including weak operating cash flow and poor profit margins. You can view the full Equity Lifestyle Properties Ratings Report now.