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EastGroup Properties, Inc. (EGP) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 28, 2018

EastGroup Properties, Inc. ( EGP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 28, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.72 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 15, 2019. Shareholders who purchased EGP prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 12.5% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $91.84, the dividend yield is 3.14%.

The previous trading day's last sale of EGP was $91.84, representing a -10% decrease from the 52 week high of $102.05 and a 18.14% increase over the 52 week low of $77.74.

EGP is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ) and Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ). EGP's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.5. Zacks Investment Research reports EGP's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 9.62%, compared to an industry average of .6%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the EGP Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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

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

  • Invesco DWA Financial Momentum ETF ( PFI )
  • Invesco S&P SmallCap Financials ETF ( PSCF )
  • iShares S&P Small-Cap 600 Growth ETF ( IJT )
  • SPDR S&P 600 Small Cap Growth ETF (based on S&P SmallCap 600 G ( SLYG )
  • iShares Core S&P Small-Cap ETF ( IJR ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PSCF with an decrease of -19.25% over the last 100 days. PFI has the highest percent weighting of EGP at 3.21%.

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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