Equity Residential's (EQR) Hold Rating Reiterated at Robert W. Baird

Institutional investors own 95.97% of the company's stock.

Investors who have stayed on the sidelines may be considering if the markets will continue to rally higher. The current trading volume of 1.68 sits 4.35% higher than the past 3 month's readings, indicating near-term traders have been more active toward EQR than usual of late. For the past month, shares are -1.85%. Argus Research maintained Equity Residential (NYSE:EQR) rating on Friday, April 28. It has underperformed by 13.93% the S&P500.

Jag Capital Management Llc increased its stake in Illumina Inc (ILMN) by 29.64% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Eii Capital Management Inc sold 166,752 shares as the company's stock rose 6.45% with the market. For the past month, shares are -7.52%. The stock increased 0.96% or $1.78 during the last trading session, reaching $187.89. The company trades on average around 161000 shares per market session. Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR) has risen 6.81% since January 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 13.19% the S&P500. A reading between 0 and -20 would indicate an overbought situation. Its up 3.41% from 8.38M shares previously. 10,967 shares were sold by Santee David S, worth $744,973 on Wednesday, August 2. The Hl Financial Services Llc holds 63,758 shares with $4.07M value, up from 54,831 last quarter. Cheesecake Factory Inc now has $2.11 billion valuation. It also reduced Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ) stake by 159,792 shares and now owns 7.56 million shares. Jpmorgan Chase & Com accumulated 3.46 million shares. First Mercantile Trust Company holds 2,232 shares. Breton Hill Cap invested in 0.06% or 4,900 shares. Invesco has 1.46M shares for 0.11% of their portfolio. California Pub Employees Retirement Sys reported 880,968 shares or 0.09% of all its holdings. Advantus Cap Management owns 5,483 shares. Piedmont Advsr Ltd Liability Company owns 79,057 shares or 0.11% of their United States portfolio. (NYSE:ZTS) for 160,743 shares. Fred Alger Inc has 195,943 shares for 0.16% of their portfolio. The Texas-based Texas Permanent School Fund has invested 0.1% in Fiserv, Inc. Teachers Retirement System Of The State Of Kentucky has 39,621 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. Quantres Asset Mgmt Ltd, a Cayman Islands-based fund reported 10,600 shares. Toronto Dominion Retail Bank reported 55,380 shares. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa accumulated 200,200 shares. 40,479 are held by Public Sector Pension Inv Board.

Since August 1, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 23 selling transactions for $47.02 million activity.

Among 24 analysts covering Equity Residential (NYSE:EQR), 5 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 18 Hold. Therefore 92% are positive. Gabelli initiated Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR) on Tuesday, October 27 with "Buy" rating. The stock of Fiserv, Inc.

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Teachers Insur & Annuity Association Of America stated it has 0.07% of its portfolio in Pebblebrook Hotel Trust (NYSE:PEB). Thomas White International Ltd decreased Itau Unibanco Hldg Pref Adr (ITUB) stake by 6.24% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing.

In related news, insider Alexander Brackenridge sold 6,497 shares of the company's stock in a transaction dated Friday, November 10th. JP Morgan maintained Fiserv, Inc. (NYSE:TYL) on Friday, July 29 with "Buy" rating. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Tuesday, October 10 by Robert W. Baird. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Monday, July 3 by BMO Capital Markets. (NYSE:TYL) has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, October 1 by Maxim Group. Mizuho maintained the shares of EQR in report on Tuesday, October 27 with "Buy" rating. Equity Residential (NYSE:EQR) has risen 2.77% since January 12, 2017 and is uptrending. They expect $0.81 earnings per share, up 2.53% or $0.02 from last year's $0.79 per share. EQR's profit would be $308.85 million giving it 18.81 P/E if the $0.81 EPS is correct. Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt stated it has 0.04% of its portfolio in Equity Residential (NYSE:EQR).

Since August 2, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 6 sales for $8.46 million activity. Another trade for 75,000 shares valued at $5.11 million was sold by NEITHERCUT DAVID J. Shares for $192,018 were sold by SHAPIRO MARK S. In the last 90 days, insiders sold 138,559 shares of company stock valued at $8,736,879. BMO Capital Markets maintained Equity Residential (NYSE:EQR) on Friday, May 26 with "Hold" rating.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.73 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.16, from 1.06 in 2017Q2. It dropped, as 32 investors sold EQR shares while 163 reduced holdings.

According to Equity Residential (EQR) most recent 13F filing, the company has 33 new institutional holders - accounting for 1.27 million shares of its common stock.

Analysts at Jefferies Group issued their FY2017 EPS estimates for Equity Residential in a note issued to investors on Thursday, according to Zacks Investment Research. Tcw Gru holds 259,149 shares. Carnegie Asset Mgmt Lc has 3,600 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. Federated Investors Inc. PA grew its stake in Equity Residential by 79.2% in the 2nd quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 790,718 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock valued at $52,132,000 after purchasing an additional 105,328 shares during the period. Ubs Asset Mngmt Americas Incorporated invested in 1.92M shares. Gofen And Glossberg Limited Liability Com Il reported 0.1% in Equity Residential (NYSE:EQR). Prudential has invested 0.21% of its portfolio in Equity Residential (NYSE:EQR). The firm has "Hold" rating by Deutsche Bank given on Wednesday, August 10. Loomis Sayles Ltd Partnership invested in 213,318 shares.

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