EastGroup Properties, Inc. (EGP) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 18, 2013


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EastGroup Properties, Inc. ( EGP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 18, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.53 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 28, 2013. Shareholders who purchased EGP stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that EGP has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of EGP was $57.54, representing a -1.05% decrease from the 52 week high of $58.15 and a 23.08% increase over the 52 week low of $46.75.

EGP is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ). EGP's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.12. Zacks Investment Research reports EGP's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 2.42%, compared to an industry average of 7.6%.

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

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Referenced Stocks: AMT , EGP , SPG

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