Chesapeake Lodging Trust ( CHSP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 28, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.4 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 15, 2019. Shareholders who purchased CHSP prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 14th quarter that CHSP has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $24.95, the dividend yield is 6.41%.
The previous trading day's last sale of CHSP was $24.95, representing a -26.21% decrease from the 52 week high of $33.81 and a 3.57% increase over the 52 week low of $24.09.
CHSP is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ) and Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ). CHSP's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.86. Zacks Investment Research reports CHSP's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 6.19%, compared to an industry average of .6%.
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