Cole Real Estate Investments, Inc. ( COLE ) will begin trading ex-dividend on October 29, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.06 per share is scheduled to be paid on November 01, 2013. Shareholders who purchased COLE stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that COLE has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $14.54, the dividend yield is 4.95%.
The previous trading day's last sale of COLE was $14.54, representing a -0.95% decrease from the 52 week high of $14.68 and a 47.61% increase over the 52 week low of $9.85.
COLE is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ). Zacks Investment Research reports COLE's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 24.14%, compared to an industry average of 7.7%.