STARWOOD PROPERTY TRUST, INC. (STWD) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 27, 2012


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STARWOOD PROPERTY TRUST, INC. ( STWD ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 27, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.54 per share scheduled for January 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased STWD stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 22.73% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $23.34, the dividend yield is 9.25%.

The previous trading day's last sale of STWD was $23.34, representing a -4.97% decrease from the 52 week high of $24.56 and a 27.47% increase over the 52 week low of $18.31.

STWD is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ). STWD's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.8. Zacks Investment Research reports STWD's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 16.34%, compared to an industry average of -5.7%.

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

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

  • iShares FTSE NAREIT Mortgage REITs Index Fund ( REM )
  • iShares Morningstar Small Value Index Fund ( JKL )
  • iShares Russell 2000 Value Index Fund ( IWN )
  • iShares Russell 2000 Index Fund ( IWM ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is JKL with an increase of 8.05% over the last 100 days. REM has the highest percent weighting of STWD at 4.43%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

This article appears in: News Headlines Stocks
Referenced Stocks: AMT , IWM , IWN , JKL , REM , SPG , STWD

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