Farmland Partners Inc. ( FPI ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 28, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.05 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 15, 2019. Shareholders who purchased FPI prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -60.63% decrease from prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $4.85, the dividend yield is 4.12%.
The previous trading day's last sale of FPI was $4.85, representing a -47.2% decrease from the 52 week high of $9.19 and a 5.9% increase over the 52 week low of $4.58.
FPI is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ) and Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ). FPI's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$.06. Zacks Investment Research reports FPI's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as -20.37%, compared to an industry average of .6%.
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