RLJ Lodging Trust (RLJ) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for September 26, 2013


RLJ Lodging Trust ( RLJ ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 26, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.205 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased RLJ stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that RLJ has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $24.13, the dividend yield is 3.4%.

The previous trading day's last sale of RLJ was $24.13, representing a -2.31% decrease from the 52 week high of $24.70 and a 43.12% increase over the 52 week low of $16.86.

RLJ is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ). RLJ's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.68.

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

Interested in gaining exposure to RLJ through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have RLJ as a top-10 holding:

  • iShares Russell 2000 Value Index Fund ( IWN )
  • Vanguard Scottsdale Funds Vanguard Russell 2000 Value ETF ( VTWV ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is VTWV with an increase of 12.27% over the last 100 days. IWN has the highest percent weighting of RLJ at 0.4%.

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.

This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks

Referenced Stocks: AMT , IWN , RLJ , SPG , VTWV

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