Lexington Realty Trust ( LXP ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 27, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.15 per share scheduled for January 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased LXP stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 20% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $10.17, the dividend yield is 5.9%.
The previous trading day's last sale of LXP was $10.17, representing a -1.55% decrease from the 52 week high of $10.33 and a 38.56% increase over the 52 week low of $7.34.
LXP is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ). LXP's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.98. Zacks Investment Research reports LXP's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 2.21%, compared to an industry average of 3.4%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the LXP Dividend History page.
Interested in gaining exposure to LXP through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have LXP as a top-10 holding:
- WisdomTree Trust SmallCap Dividend Fund ( DES ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is DES with an increase of 7.09% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of LXP at 0.77%.