|Company||Market Cap (USD)|
|AvalonBay Communities, Inc.||$35.19 B|
|Mid-America Apartment Communities, Inc.||$24.18 B|
|Invitation Homes Inc.||$23.09 B|
|Essex Property Trust, Inc.||$22.51 B|
|Sun Communities, Inc.||$19.98 B|
Equity Residential is a real estate investment trust specializing in apartments. It owns and operates about 80,000 apartments in 300 properties located in prime markets including, New York City, Boston, Washington, D.C., San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Seattle.
The market capitalization of a company, more simply referred to as "market cap", is the total market value of a publicly traded company's outstanding shares. It is often considered as a key indicator of what a company is worth.