National Storage Affiliates Trust ( NSA ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 13, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $0.22 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 30, 2016. Shareholders who purchased NSA prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 15.79% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $19.63, the dividend yield is 4.48%.
The previous trading day's last sale of NSA was $19.63, representing a -14.13% decrease from the 52 week high of $22.86 and a 51.33% increase over the 52 week low of $12.97.
NSA is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ). NSA's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.26. Zacks Investment Research reports NSA's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as 16.49%, compared to an industry average of 3.1%.
The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.