Liberty Property Trust ( LPT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 31, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.4 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 15, 2019. Shareholders who purchased LPT prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 8th quarter that LPT has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $41.82, the dividend yield is 3.83%.
The previous trading day's last sale of LPT was $41.82, representing a -10.85% decrease from the 52 week high of $46.91 and a 10.72% increase over the 52 week low of $37.77.
LPT is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ) and Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ). LPT's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.96. Zacks Investment Research reports LPT's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as -1.22%, compared to an industry average of .6%.