Gladstone Commercial Corporation ( GOOD ) will begin trading ex-dividend on October 18, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.125 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 31, 2013. Shareholders who purchased GOOD stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 72nd quarter that GOOD has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $18.68, the dividend yield is 8.03%.
The previous trading day's last sale of GOOD was $18.68, representing a -12.42% decrease from the 52 week high of $21.33 and a 15.67% increase over the 52 week low of $16.15.
GOOD is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as CBRE Group, Inc. ( CBG ) and Realogy Holdings Corp. ( RLGY ). GOOD's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$.16. Zacks Investment Research reports GOOD's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 6.08%, compared to an industry average of 7.9%.
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