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Corporate Office Properties Trust (OFC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 27, 2012

Corporate Office Properties Trust ( OFC ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 27, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.275 per share scheduled for January 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased OFC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that OFC has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $24.92, the dividend yield is 4.41%.

The previous trading day's last sale of OFC was $24.92, representing a -4.59% decrease from the 52 week high of $26.12 and a 21.09% increase over the 52 week low of $20.58.

OFC is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ). OFC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$1.47. Zacks Investment Research reports OFC's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -4.78%, compared to an industry average of 3.4%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the OFC Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to OFC through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?

The following ETF(s) have OFC as a top-10 holding:

  • WisdomTree Trust SmallCap Dividend Fund ( DES )
  • PowerShares Fundamental Pure Small Core Portfolio ( PXSC ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PXSC with an increase of 8.8% over the last 100 days. DES has the highest percent weighting of OFC at 0.98%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.


The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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