Shares of Equity Residential (NYSE:EQR) ended Friday session in green amid volatile trading. The shares closed up +0.08 points or 0.12% at $64.44 with 3.70 million shares getting traded. Post opening the session at $64.13, the shares hit an intraday low of $63.74 and an intraday high of $65.07 and the price vacillated in this range throughout the day. The company has a market cap of $22.97 billion and the numbers of outstanding shares have been calculated to be 365.56 million shares.
Equity Residential (EQR) on September 20, 2016 announced that the company has been named the 2016 Residential Sector Leader for North America in the annual GRESB Real Estate Assessment. GRESB is the leading data provider for environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance of real estate assets. More than 750 real estate companies and funds worldwide participated in this year’s assessment.
“We are pleased to be recognized again this year by GRESB as the residential leader in sustainability,” said David J. Neithercut, Equity Residential’s President and CEO. “This honor is the result of a company-wide commitment to sustainability in each and every aspect of our business that benefits our communities, our residents, our shareholders and our planet.”
Shares of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.B) ended Friday session in red amid volatile trading. The shares closed down -1.53 points or 1.04% at $145.00 with 3.70 million shares getting traded. Post opening the session at $146.30, the shares hit an intraday low of $145.00 and an intraday high of $146.49 and the price vacillated in this range throughout the day. The company has a market cap of $357.87 billion and the numbers of outstanding shares have been calculated to be 1.28 billion shares.
Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.B) is a holding company owning subsidiaries engaged in various business activities. The Company conducts insurance businesses on both a primary basis and a reinsurance basis, a freight rail transportation business and a group of utility and energy generation and distribution businesses. Its segments include GEICO, General Re Corporation (General Re), Berkshire Hathaway Reinsurance Group (BHRG), Berkshire Hathaway Primary Group, Burlington Northern Santa Fe, LLC (BNSF), Berkshire Hathaway Energy, Manufacturing, McLane Company, Service and retailing, and Finance and financial products. Its insurance and reinsurance business activities are conducted through various domestic and foreign-based insurance entities. Its insurance businesses provide insurance and reinsurance of property and casualty risks, and also reinsure life, accident and health risks across the world.