Analyst Ratings for Equity Commonwealth (EQC)Updated: 2016-08-10
EQC was given price targets by several analysts. The highest price target was , implying a possible profit of -100 percent. The minimum price target given was , implying potential capital losses of -100 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.
Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. That number becomes 0 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 0 percent.
Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 2 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.
The growth rate of EQC's earnings is estimated by analysts to be -8.29 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of EQC is -2.7.
EQC has traded between a high of 30.09 and a low of 25.17 over the past year. Currently the stock is 18.59 percent higher than its low, and 0.8 percent below the high. EQC has a price/earnings ratio of 22.35. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The EQC value stock report compares EQC to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $3.77 billion. EQC will post this quarters earnings in -1053 days, on 2016-11-02.