Equity Commonwealth (NYSE:EQC) went down by -1.92% from its latest closing price when compared to the 1-year high value of $33.51 and move down -5.68%, while EQC stocks collected +4.90% of gains with the last five trading sessions.

Equity Commonwealth (NYSE:EQC) Worth an Investment?

Equity Commonwealth (NYSE: EQC) scored price to earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 8.23 times of increase in earnings at the present.

EQC Market Performance

EQC stocks went up by 4.90% for the week, with the monthly drop of -1.34% and a quarterly performance of -3.35%, while its annual performance rate touched 7.79%. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 3.55% for EQC stocks with the simple moving average of 1.33% for the last 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion on Equity Commonwealth (NYSE:EQC)

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for EQC stocks, with JMP Securities repeating the rating for EQC shares by setting it to “Mkt Perform”. The predicted price for EQC socks in the upcoming period according to JMP Securities is $112 based on the research report published on August 14, 2019.

Stifel, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see EQC stock at the price of $34. The rating they have provided for EQC stocks is “Hold” according to the report published on August 1, 2018.

Stifel gave “ Buy” rating to EQC stocks, setting the target price at $32 in the report published on February 16, 2018.

EQC Stocks -0.60% Far from 50 Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought EQC to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, Equity Commonwealth was unable to take a rebound, for now settling with -5.37% of loss for the given period.

The stock volatility was left at 6.08%, however, within the period of a single month, the volatility rate increased by 4.69%, while the shares sank at the distance of -0.97% for the moving average in the last 20 days. In oppose to the moving average for the last 50 days, trading by -3.41% lower at the present time.

In the course of the last 5 trading sessions, EQC went up by +4.90%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200 days to the total of -6.16% of losses for the stock in comparison to the 20-day moving average settled at $30.61. In addition, Equity Commonwealth saw -3.41% in overturn over the period of a single year with a tendency to cut further losses.

EQC Stock Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at Equity Commonwealth (EQC), starting from SPECTOR GERALD A, who bought 100,000 shares at the price of $28.84 back on Mar 23. After this action, Rushing now owns 100,000 shares of Equity Commonwealth, valued at $2,884,000 with the latest closing price.

MARKMAN ADAM SCOTT, the EVP, CFO & Treasurer of Equity Commonwealth, sold 12,500 shares at the value of $31.96 during a trade that took place back on May 13, which means that MARKMAN ADAM SCOTT is holding 141,768 shares at the value of $399,500 based on the most recent closing price.

EQC Stock Fundamentals

The current profitability levels are settled at +4.66 for the present operating margin and +41.08 for gross margin. The net margin for Equity Commonwealth stands at +385.01. Total capital return value is set at 0.18, while invested capital returns managed to touch 14.65. Equity return holds the value 14.90%, with 13.40% for asset returns.

Based on Equity Commonwealth (EQC), the company’s capital structure generated 0.79 points for debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is set at the value of 0.79. Total debt to assets is settled at the value of 0.77 with long-term debt to equity ratio rests at 1.67 and long-term debt to capital is 0.80.

The value for Enterprise to Sales is 10.06 with debt to enterprise value settled at 0.02. The receivables turnover for Equity Commonwealth is 3.62 with the total asset turnover at the value of 0.04.