CommonWealth REIT (CWH) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for January 17, 2013

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CommonWealth REIT ( CWH ) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 17, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.25 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 21, 2013. Shareholders who purchased CWH stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -50% decrease from the same period a year ago.

The previous trading day's last sale of CWH was $15.86, representing a -25.99% decrease from the 52 week high of $21.43 and a 17.83% 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 $.16. Zacks Investment Research reports CWH's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as .44%, compared to an industry average of 8.9%.

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:

  • WisdomTree Trust SmallCap Dividend Fund ( DES ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is DES with an increase of 7.9% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of CWH at 1.5%.



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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