How Worried Should Investors Be About Equity Commonwealth (EQC)

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Equity Commonwealth (NYSE:EQC) does about 979.39K shares in volume on a normal day but saw 1398300 shares change hands in Tuesday’s trading. The company now has a market cap of 2.10B USD. Its current market price is $19.56, marking an increase of 1.45% compared to the previous close of $19.28. The 52 week high reached by this stock is $21.49 whilst the lowest price level in 52 weeks is $17.93.

Equity Commonwealth (EQC) has a 20-day trading average at $18.85 and the current price is -8.96% off the 52-week high compared with 9.09% distance from its 52-week low. The 50-day simple moving average of the closing price is $18.81 and its 200-day simple moving average is $18.93. If we look at the stock’s price movements over the week, volatility stands at 1.07%, which increases to 1.07% over 1 month. It is also key to look at other market indicators of price movement for the stock, where we see that the relative strength index (RSI) is at 71.87 to suggest the stock is overbought.

The consensus objective for the share price is $20.50, suggesting that the stock has a potential upside of 4.59% over the period.

The company shares received a number of brokerage firm price updates over the past month, with the latest being on October 04, 2021 when BofA Securities downgraded the stock to “Underperform” and issued a price target of $28. BofA Securities also downgraded the stock to “Neutral” from Buy on May 07, 2021 at a price target of $32-$29.

Equity Commonwealth (EQC) stock is up 3.00% over the week and 5.10% over the past month. Its price is 1.87% year-to-date and -4.91% over the past year.

To reach the target analysts have set, the stock logically needs to grow 4.59 percent from here.

The company has a return on investment of 3.57% and return on equity of 3.94%. The price to earnings ratio (P/E ratio) amounts to 24.87. The beta has a value of 0.27. Price to book ratio is 0.92 and price to sales ratio is 34.90.