Weingarten Realty Investors (WRI) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 05, 2013

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Weingarten Realty Investors ( WRI ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 05, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.305 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased WRI stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 5.17% increase over the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of WRI was $30.65, representing a -0.81% decrease from the 52 week high of $30.90 and a 28.57% increase over the 52 week low of $23.84.

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 $.9. Zacks Investment Research reports WRI's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as .34%, compared to an industry average of 2.7%.

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 increase of 2.52% 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 The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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