Vanguard Group Inc. Sells 132,126 Shares of Equity Commonwealth (NYSE:EQC)

Vanguard Group Inc. reduced its position in Equity Commonwealth (NYSE:EQCFree Report) by 0.8% during the third quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The firm owned 16,488,460 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after selling 132,126 shares during the period. Vanguard Group Inc. owned about 0.15% of Equity Commonwealth worth $302,893,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other large investors also recently modified their holdings of the company. Ariel Investments LLC boosted its position in Equity Commonwealth by 3.9% during the second quarter. Ariel Investments LLC now owns 6,965,293 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $141,117,000 after acquiring an additional 259,555 shares during the last quarter. State Street Corp boosted its position in shares of Equity Commonwealth by 9.2% during the 1st quarter. State Street Corp now owns 5,665,251 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $159,817,000 after purchasing an additional 475,759 shares in the last quarter. Nuance Investments LLC grew its stake in Equity Commonwealth by 50.8% during the third quarter. Nuance Investments LLC now owns 4,999,446 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $91,840,000 after purchasing an additional 1,683,316 shares during the period. Segall Bryant & Hamill LLC increased its holdings in Equity Commonwealth by 1.5% in the second quarter. Segall Bryant & Hamill LLC now owns 4,662,895 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $94,470,000 after purchasing an additional 70,266 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Chai Trust Co. LLC lifted its stake in Equity Commonwealth by 30.3% in the second quarter. Chai Trust Co. LLC now owns 3,366,123 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $68,198,000 after buying an additional 781,823 shares during the period. 96.00% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Equity Commonwealth Stock Performance

Equity Commonwealth stock opened at $18.81 on Thursday. The stock has a market capitalization of $2.01 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 24.74, a PEG ratio of 1.77 and a beta of 0.24. Equity Commonwealth has a 52-week low of $17.93 and a 52-week high of $21.49. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $18.88 and its two-hundred day moving average price is $18.93.

Insider Activity at Equity Commonwealth

In other Equity Commonwealth news, CAO Andrew Levy sold 2,409 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, March 6th. The shares were sold at an average price of $18.71, for a total value of $45,072.39. Following the completion of the sale, the chief accounting officer now directly owns 2,305 shares in the company, valued at $43,126.55. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. 2.80% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

Equity Commonwealth Company Profile

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Equity Commonwealth (NYSE: EQC) is a Chicago based, internally managed and self-advised real estate investment trust (REIT) with commercial office properties in the United States. EQC's portfolio is comprised of four properties totaling 1.5 million square feet.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Equity Commonwealth (NYSE:EQC)

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