EastGroup Properties, Inc. (EGP) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for September 17, 2013


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EastGroup Properties, Inc. ( EGP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 17, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.54 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 30, 2013. Shareholders who purchased EGP stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 1.89% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $58.65, the dividend yield is 3.68%.

The previous trading day's last sale of EGP was $58.65, representing a -12.44% decrease from the 52 week high of $66.99 and a 17.96% increase over the 52 week low of $49.72.

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 $1.13. Zacks Investment Research reports EGP's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 4.03%, compared to an industry average of 8.3%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the EGP Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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Referenced Stocks: AMT , EGP , SPG

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