Equity Commonwealth (EQC)’s Financial Results Comparing With Select Income REIT (NASDAQ:SIR)

This is therefore a contrasting of the institutional ownership, profitability, analyst recommendations, risk, dividends, earnings and valuation in Equity Commonwealth (NYSE:EQC) and Select Income REIT (NASDAQ:SIR). The two are both REIT – Office companies that compete with one another.

Valuation and Earnings

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Equity Commonwealth 225.72M 17.55 227.85M 1.82 17.15
Select Income REIT N/A 0.00 N/A 0.86 22.36

Demonstrates Equity Commonwealth and Select Income REIT earnings per share, top-line revenue and valuation. The company that Presently has a lower P/E ratio is considered the more affordable of the two businesses. Equity Commonwealth’s currently lower P/E ratio means it is more affordable than Select Income REIT.


Table 2 demonstrates the return on assets, net margins and return on equity of Equity Commonwealth and Select Income REIT.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Equity Commonwealth 100.94% 7.1% 5.7%
Select Income REIT 0.00% 3.7% 1.6%

Volatility & Risk

A 0.21 beta indicates that Equity Commonwealth is 79.00% less volatile compared to S&P 500. In other hand, Select Income REIT has beta of 0.82 which is 18.00% less volatile than S&P 500.


Select Income REIT also pays out annual dividends at $2.04 per share and at a 27.02% dividend yield. Equity Commonwealth does not offer a dividend.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

Equity Commonwealth and Select Income REIT has shares held by institutional investors as follows: 99.7% and 53.4%. About 1% of Equity Commonwealth’s share are held by insiders. Competitively, insiders own roughly 0.1% of Select Income REIT’s shares.


Here are the Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Half Yearly, Yearly and YTD Performance of both pretenders.

Performance (W) Performance (M) Performance (Q) Performance (HY) Performance (Y) Performance (YTD)
Equity Commonwealth -1.61% 1.63% 5.22% 9.5% 12.63% 11.08%
Select Income REIT -0.93% -3.87% -4.69% -10.36% -23.92% -23.92%

For the past year Equity Commonwealth has 11.08% stronger performance while Select Income REIT has -23.92% weaker performance.


Equity Commonwealth beats on 8 of the 11 factors Select Income REIT.