AmREIT, Inc. ( AMRE ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 19, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.2 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 31, 2014. Shareholders who purchased AMRE stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 7th quarter that AMRE has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of AMRE was $16.65, representing a -20.94% decrease from the 52 week high of $21.06 and a 11.22% increase over the 52 week low of $14.97.
AMRE is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ). AMRE's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.87. Zacks Investment Research reports AMRE's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as .98%, compared to an industry average of 6.9%.
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