Equity Lifestyle Properties, Inc. ( ELS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 28, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.55 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 13, 2018. Shareholders who purchased ELS prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 12.7% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $91.31, the dividend yield is 2.41%.
The previous trading day's last sale of ELS was $91.31, representing a -2.01% decrease from the 52 week high of $93.18 and a 14.45% increase over the 52 week low of $79.78.
ELS is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ) and Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ). ELS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.2. Zacks Investment Research reports ELS's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 8.15%, compared to an industry average of 4.7%.
Interested in gaining exposure to ELS through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have ELS as a top-10 holding:
The top-performing ETF of this group is SMMV with an increase of 6.19% over the last 100 days. ICF has the highest percent weighting of ELS at 1.63%.