Corporate Office Properties Trust ( OFC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 28, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.275 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 15, 2019. Shareholders who purchased OFC prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 23rd quarter that OFC has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $21.16, the dividend yield is 5.2%.
The previous trading day's last sale of OFC was $21.16, representing a -31.76% decrease from the 52 week high of $31.01 and a 5.62% increase over the 52 week low of $20.04.
OFC is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ) and Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ). OFC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.64. Zacks Investment Research reports OFC's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as -1.03%, compared to an industry average of .6%.
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