Lexington Realty Trust ( LXP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 28, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.17 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 15, 2015. Shareholders who purchased LXP prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 6th quarter that LXP has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $8.32, the dividend yield is 8.17%.
The previous trading day's last sale of LXP was $8.32, representing a -29.19% decrease from the 52 week high of $11.75 and a 7.08% increase over the 52 week low of $7.77.
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 $.66. Zacks Investment Research reports LXP's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as -4.76%, compared to an industry average of 7.7%.
Interested in gaining exposure to LXP through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have LXP as a top-10 holding:
- IQ US Real Estate Small Cap ETF ( ROOF ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is ROOF with an decrease of -10.45% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of LXP at 2.34%.