AmREIT, Inc. ( AMRE ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 18, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.2 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 30, 2013. Shareholders who purchased AMRE stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 5th quarter that AMRE has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $16.68, the dividend yield is 4.8%.
The previous trading day's last sale of AMRE was $16.68, representing a -20.8% decrease from the 52 week high of $21.06 and a 18.63% increase over the 52 week low of $14.06.
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 $.7. Zacks Investment Research reports AMRE's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -9.57%, compared to an industry average of 5.8%.