Equity One, Inc. ( EQY ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 22, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.181 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 28, 2017. Shareholders who purchased EQY prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -17.73% decrease from the prior dividend payment.
The previous trading day's last sale of EQY was $31.13, representing a -6.96% decrease from the 52 week high of $33.46 and a 16.9% increase over the 52 week low of $26.63.
EQY is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ). EQY's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.49. Zacks Investment Research reports EQY's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as 5.93%, compared to an industry average of 4.5%.
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