Weingarten Realty Investors (WRI) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 04, 2012


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Weingarten Realty Investors ( WRI ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 04, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.29 per share scheduled for December 14, 2012. Shareholders who purchased WRI stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that WRI has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $26.88, the dividend yield is 4.32%.

The previous trading day's last sale of WRI was $26.88, representing a -7.28% decrease from the 52 week high of $28.99 and a 34.4% increase over the 52 week low of $20.

WRI is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ). WRI's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.73. Zacks Investment Research reports WRI's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as .25%, compared to an industry average of 1%.

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

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

  • iShares FTSE NAREIT Retail Index Fund ( RTL ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is RTL with an decrease of -0.03% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of WRI at 4.16%.

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

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Referenced Stocks: AMT , RTL , SPG , WRI

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