Gladstone Land Corporation ( LAND ) will begin trading ex-dividend on July 23, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.03 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 05, 2014. Shareholders who purchased LAND stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 9th quarter that LAND has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $11.88, the dividend yield is 3.03%.
The previous trading day's last sale of LAND was $11.88, representing a -31.71% decrease from the 52 week high of $17.40 and a 10.2% increase over the 52 week low of $10.78.
LAND is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ). LAND's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$.2. Zacks Investment Research reports LAND's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 87.5%, compared to an industry average of 9.3%.
Interested in gaining exposure to LAND through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have LAND as a top-10 holding:
- iShares FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Europe Index Fund ( IFEU )
- FlexShares Global Quality Real Estate Index Fund ( GQRE )
- iShares FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Global Real Estate ex-U.S. Index Fund ( IFGL )
- iShares International Developed Property ETF ( WPS )
- Vanguard Global ex-U.S. Real Estate ETF ( VNQI ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is VNQI with an increase of 10.32% over the last 100 days. IFEU has the highest percent weighting of LAND at 7.58%.