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 $76.22 as of 9:35 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.7%. The average volume for Equity Lifestyle Properties has been 217,600 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 12.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12-months. Learn more. 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 40.28. TheStreet Ratings rates Equity Lifestyle Properties as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, revenue growth, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. You can view the full Equity Lifestyle Properties Ratings Report now.