National Retail Properties ( NNN ) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 29, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.405 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 14, 2014. Shareholders who purchased NNN stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that NNN has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of NNN was $32.52, representing a -22.53% decrease from the 52 week high of $41.98 and a 8.36% increase over the 52 week low of $30.01.
NNN is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ). NNN's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.13. Zacks Investment Research reports NNN's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 7.46%, compared to an industry average of 5.7%.
Interested in gaining exposure to NNN through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have NNN as a top-10 holding:
- SPDR S&P Dividend ETF ( SDY ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is SDY with an increase of 5.05% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of NNN at 2.24%.
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