Home Properties, Inc. (HME) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 11, 2014
Home Properties, Inc. ( HME ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 11, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.73 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 25, 2014. Shareholders who purchased HME stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 4.29% increase over the prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of HME was $59.05, representing a -12.89% decrease from the 52 week high of $67.79 and a 13.2% increase over the 52 week low of $52.16.
HME is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ). HME's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.93. Zacks Investment Research reports HME's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 3.38%, compared to an industry average of 4.7%.