RLJ Lodging Trust (
) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 27, 2012 and a cash
dividend payment of $0.205 per share scheduled for January 15,
2013. Shareholders who purchased RLJ stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
24.24% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price
of $19.04, the dividend yield is 4.31%.
The previous trading day's last sale of RLJ was $19.04,
representing a -3.59% decrease from the 52 week high of $19.75 and
a 15.53% increase over the 52 week low of $16.48.
RLJ is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes
companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. (
) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) (
). RLJ's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $.25. Zacks Investment Research reports RLJ's
forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 15.29%, compared to an
industry average of 3.4%.
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