Corporate Office Properties Trust ( OFC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 26, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.275 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased OFC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 5th quarter that OFC has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of OFC was $26.64, representing a -3.2% decrease from the 52 week high of $27.52 and a 26.08% increase over the 52 week low of $21.13.
OFC is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ). OFC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$.1. Zacks Investment Research reports OFC's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -15.52%, compared to an industry average of 7.6%.
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 11.07% over the last 100 days. DES has the highest percent weighting of OFC at 0.98%.
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