Chesapeake Lodging Trust ( CHSP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 28, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.4 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 15, 2015. Shareholders who purchased CHSP prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 14.29% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $27.31, the dividend yield is 5.86%.
The previous trading day's last sale of CHSP was $27.31, representing a -30.06% decrease from the 52 week high of $39.05 and a 0.48% increase over the 52 week low of $27.18.
CHSP is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ). CHSP's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.98. Zacks Investment Research reports CHSP's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 17.98%, compared to an industry average of 7.7%.
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