Choice Hotels International, Inc. ( CHH ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 29, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.215 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 18, 2017. Shareholders who purchased CHH prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that CHH has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $65.15, the dividend yield is 1.32%.
The previous trading day's last sale of CHH was $65.15, representing a -3.91% decrease from the 52 week high of $67.80 and a 49.08% increase over the 52 week low of $43.70.
CHH is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Las Vegas Sands Corp. ( LVS ) and Marriott International ( MAR ). CHH's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.59. Zacks Investment Research reports CHH's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as 13.86%, compared to an industry average of .1%.