Education Realty Trust Inc. (EDR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for January 29, 2014
Education Realty Trust Inc. ( EDR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 29, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.11 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 14, 2014. Shareholders who purchased EDR stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that EDR has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of EDR was $8.91, representing a -24.3% decrease from the 52 week high of $11.77 and a 7.35% increase over the 52 week low of $8.30.
EDR is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ). EDR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.06. Zacks Investment Research reports EDR's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 17.02%, compared to an industry average of 2.3%.