CommonWealth REIT (CWH) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 19, 2013

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CommonWealth REIT ( CWH ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 19, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.25 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 22, 2013. Shareholders who purchased CWH stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that CWH has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $22.56, the dividend yield is 4.43%.

The previous trading day's last sale of CWH was $22.56, representing a -10.65% decrease from the 52 week high of $25.25 and a 67.61% increase over the 52 week low of $13.46.

CWH is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ). CWH's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$1.81. Zacks Investment Research reports CWH's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -27.73%, compared to an industry average of 7.3%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the CWH Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to CWH through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have CWH as a top-10 holding:

  • IQ US Real Estate Small Cap ETF ( ROOF )
  • WisdomTree Trust SmallCap Dividend Fund ( DES ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is ROOF with an increase of 19.34% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of CWH at 3.37%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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Referenced Stocks: AMT , CWH , DES , ROOF , SPG

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