Extended Stay America, Inc. ( STAY ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 06, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $0.19 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 24, 2016. Shareholders who purchased STAY prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. At the current stock price of $15.24, the dividend yield is 4.99%.
The previous trading day's last sale of STAY was $15.24, representing a -26.7% decrease from the 52 week high of $20.79 and a 44.32% increase over the 52 week low of $10.56.
STAY is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Las Vegas Sands Corp. ( LVS ) and Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. ( HLT ). STAY's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.52. Zacks Investment Research reports STAY's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as -6.49%, compared to an industry average of 17.5%.
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