Choice Hotels International, Inc. ( CHH ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 29, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.215 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 17, 2017. Shareholders who purchased CHH prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that CHH has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $63.45, the dividend yield is 1.36%.
The previous trading day's last sale of CHH was $63.45, representing a -6.42% decrease from the 52 week high of $67.80 and a 45.19% 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 $2.7. Zacks Investment Research reports CHH's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as 14.46%, compared to an industry average of 4%.
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