Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. ( ESRT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 13, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.105 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 30, 2017. Shareholders who purchased ESRT prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 5th quarter that ESRT has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $21.25, the dividend yield is 1.98%.
The previous trading day's last sale of ESRT was $21.25, representing a -4.73% decrease from the 52 week high of $22.31 and a 16.06% increase over the 52 week low of $18.31.
ESRT is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ) and Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ). ESRT's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.38. Zacks Investment Research reports ESRT's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as -2.06%, compared to an industry average of .5%.
Interested in gaining exposure to ESRT through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have ESRT as a top-10 holding:
The top-performing ETF of this group is ROOF with an increase of 0.55% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of ESRT at 3.43%.