Liberty Property Trust ( LRY ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 28, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.475 per share scheduled for January 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased LRY stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 17th quarter that LRY has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $35.82, the dividend yield is 5.3%.
The previous trading day's last sale of LRY was $35.82, representing a -7.82% decrease from the 52 week high of $38.86 and a 17.25% increase over the 52 week low of $30.55.
LRY is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ). LRY's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.15. Zacks Investment Research reports LRY's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -1.25%, compared to an industry average of 3.4%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the LRY Dividend History page.
Interested in gaining exposure to LRY through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have LRY as a top-10 holding:
- iShares FTSE NAREIT Industrial/Office Index Fund ( FNIO ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is FNIO with an increase of 1.63% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of LRY at 4.47%.