2. As of noon trading, Equity Residential ( EQR) is down $0.43 (-0.7%) to $58.65 on light volume. Thus far, 488,494 shares of Equity Residential exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.4 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $58.41-$59.27 after having opened the day at $59.10 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $59.08. Equity Residential, a real estate investment trust (REIT), engages in the acquisition, development, and management of multifamily properties in the United States. Equity Residential has a market cap of $20.9 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are up 2.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Equity Residential a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 12 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 revenue growth, compelling growth in net income and notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, weak operating cash flow and poor profit margins. Get the full Equity Residential Ratings Report now. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12-months. Learn more.