Equity Residential Gets a Hold from Barclays

By Jason Carr

In a report issued on April 18, Ross L Smotrich from Barclays maintained a Hold rating on Equity Residential (NYSE: EQR), with a price target of $64. The company’s shares closed yesterday at $64.34.

According to TipRanks.com, Smotrich is a 5-star analyst with an average return of 8.8% and a 68.0% success rate. Smotrich covers the Financial sector, focusing on stocks such as Pennsylvania Real Estate ate Investment, Apartment Investment & Management, and General Growth Properties Inc.

Equity Residential has an analyst consensus of Hold, with a price target consensus of $63.40.

Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 39 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is negative on the stock. Last month, Joseph White, a Director at EQR sold 5,700 shares for a total of $361,722.

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Equity Residential operates as a real estate investment trust, which engages in the acquisition, development, and management of multifamily residential properties. The company was founded by Robert H. Lurie and Sam Zell in March 1993 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.