Diamondrock Hospitality Company (
) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 27, 2012 and a cash
dividend payment of $0.08 per share scheduled for January 10, 2013.
Shareholders who purchased DRH stock prior to the ex-dividend date
are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 8th
quarter that DRH has paid the same dividend. At the current stock
price of $9.18, the dividend yield is 3.49%.
The previous trading day's last sale of DRH was $9.18,
representing a -16.62% decrease from the 52 week high of $11.01 and
a 13.19% increase over the 52 week low of $8.11.
DRH is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes
companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. (
) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) (
). DRH's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is -$.14. Zacks Investment Research reports DRH's
forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 17.92%, compared to an
industry average of 3.4%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
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Interested in gaining exposure to DRH through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have DRH as a top-10 holding:
- iShares Small Cap 600/BARRA Value Index Fund (
- SPDR S&P 600 Small Cap Value ETF (based on S&P
SmallCap Value (
The top-performing ETF of this group is IJS with an increase of
8.96% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of DRH at 0.76%.