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EQR Equity Residential dividend history, payout ratio & dates

Equity Residential's most recent quarterly dividend was on Sep 23, 2022 (ex-date) with a cash dividend payment of $0.625 per share. On an annualized basis, the company has a current payout of $2.48 per share. This brings the dividend yield to 3.98% based on its recent close price.

Key dates

  • EQR last dividend date: Sep 23, 2022
  • EQR next dividend date: Not announced
EQR dividend stats
DPS
$2.48
Dividend yield
3.98%
Payout ratio
81.2%
vs. Real Estate sector
Dividend yield
5.68%
Payout ratio
100.9%

Dividend yield

What is Equity Residential current dividend yield

Equity Residential's dividend yield of 3.98% is above the industry average but below the Real Estate sector and its peers average. Compared to its Real Estate sector average of 5.68%, Equity Residential's dividend yield is 30% lower. The historical 5-year average of EQR's dividend yield is 3.3%, which is below the current yield.

Dividend history

What is EQR dividend payout history and dates

Equity Residential has been paying dividends since 1994. EQR has issued four quarterly dividends in the last twelve months. The annualized DPS has increased by 2.7% for the last year. And since the stock price has gone down by 26% from a year ago, the dividend yield has increased by 39%.

Recent dividends

Ex-date Payment date Declared on Amount Type
Sep 23, 2022 Oct 14, 2022 Sep 15, 2022 $0.625 normal
Jun 24, 2022 Jul 8, 2022 Jun 16, 2022 $0.625 normal
Mar 25, 2022 Apr 8, 2022 Mar 17, 2022 $0.625 normal
Dec 31, 2021 Jan 14, 2022 Dec 16, 2021 $0.603 normal
Sep 24, 2021 Oct 8, 2021 Sep 15, 2021 $0.603 normal
Jun 25, 2021 Jul 9, 2021 Jun 17, 2021 $0.603 normal
Mar 26, 2021 Apr 9, 2021 Mar 18, 2021 $0.603 normal
Dec 31, 2020 Jan 15, 2021 Dec 17, 2020 $0.603 normal
Sep 24, 2020 Oct 9, 2020 Sep 15, 2020 $0.603 normal
Jun 19, 2020 Jul 10, 2020 Jun 10, 2020 $0.603 normal
Mar 20, 2020 Apr 13, 2020 Mar 12, 2020 $0.603 normal
Dec 31, 2019 Jan 10, 2020 Dec 19, 2019 $0.568 normal
Sep 27, 2019 Oct 11, 2019 Sep 19, 2019 $0.568 normal
Jun 27, 2019 Jul 12, 2019 Jun 18, 2019 $0.568 normal
Mar 22, 2019 Apr 12, 2019 Mar 14, 2019 $0.568 normal
Dec 31, 2018 Jan 11, 2019 Dec 13, 2018 $0.54 normal
Sep 21, 2018 Oct 12, 2018 Sep 14, 2018 $0.54 normal
Jun 22, 2018 Jul 13, 2018 Jun 14, 2018 $0.54 normal
Mar 23, 2018 Apr 13, 2018 Mar 15, 2018 $0.54 normal
Dec 29, 2017 Jan 12, 2018 Dec 19, 2017 $0.504 normal
Sep 22, 2017 Oct 13, 2017 Sep 15, 2017 $0.504 normal
Jun 22, 2017 Jul 14, 2017 Jun 15, 2017 $0.504 normal
Mar 23, 2017 Apr 17, 2017 Mar 16, 2017 $0.504 normal
Dec 22, 2016 Jan 13, 2017 Dec 15, 2016 $0.504 normal
Sep 22, 2016 Oct 14, 2016 Sep 14, 2016 $3 special
Sep 22, 2016 Oct 14, 2016 Sep 14, 2016 $0.504 normal
Jun 23, 2016 Jul 8, 2016 Jun 16, 2016 $0.504 normal
Mar 22, 2016 Apr 8, 2016 Mar 11, 2016 $0.504 normal
Mar 1, 2016 Mar 10, 2016 Feb 22, 2016 $8 special
Dec 23, 2015 Jan 8, 2016 Dec 17, 2015 $0.553 normal
Sep 17, 2015 Oct 9, 2015 Sep 10, 2015 $0.553 normal

Equity Residential dividend payout ratio

What is Equity Residential dividend payout ratio compared to the sector

Payout ratio

Equity Residential's payout ratio of 81.2% is below the Real Estate sector and the industry average. Compared to its Real Estate sector average of 100.9%, Equity Residential's payout ratio is 20% lower.

Total amount of dividends paid per financial year (from cash flow)

EQR dividend vs peer dividends

How does EQR dividend compare to its peers' dividends
Name Dividend yield DPS Payout ratio
STWD Starwood Property Trust Inc 9.09% $1.92 72.5%
KRC Kilroy Realty Corp 5.11% $2.1 108.8%
EQR Equity Residential 3.98% $2.48 81.2%
KIM Kimco Realty Corp 3.53% $0.78 278.6%

Frequently asked questions

Does Equity Residential pay a dividend?

Yes, Equity Residential has paid four dividends in the last 12 months. EQR has been paying dividends since 1994.

When is Equity Residential's next dividend?

Currently EQR's next dividend date is unknown, however based on the recent dividend frequency we project that it will likely be in December 2022.

When was EQR's last dividend?

Equity Residential's last dividend ex-date was on Sep 23, 2022. The dividend amount was $0.625 per share.

How much dividend does Equity Residential pay (per share)?

On an annual basis EQR pays $2.48 per share.

What is Equity Residential's dividend yield?

The current dividend yield of Equity Residential is 3.98%.

How often does Equity Residential pay dividends?

Equity Residential has a quarterly dividend frequency.

What is Equity Residential's dividend payout ratio?

The dividend payout ratio of Equity Residential is 81.2%.

Does Equity Residential pay a good dividend?

Equity Residential's dividend yield is below the Real Estate sector average.