Gladstone Land Corporation ( LAND ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 13, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.035 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 27, 2015. Shareholders who purchased LAND prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that LAND has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $10.55, the dividend yield is 3.98%.
The previous trading day's last sale of LAND was $10.55, representing a -27.24% decrease from the 52 week high of $14.50 and a 18.67% increase over the 52 week low of $8.89.
LAND is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ). LAND's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$.23. Zacks Investment Research reports LAND's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 93.75%, compared to an industry average of 9.2%.