Hersha Hospitality Trust ( HT ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 27, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.06 per share scheduled for January 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased HT stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 7th quarter that HT has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $5.08, the dividend yield is 4.72%.
The previous trading day's last sale of HT was $5.08, representing a -14.04% decrease from the 52 week high of $5.91 and a 21.24% increase over the 52 week low of $4.19.
HT is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ). Zacks Investment Research reports HT's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -3.51%, compared to an industry average of 3.4%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the HT Dividend History page.
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