Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust ( RPT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 17, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.21 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 04, 2016. Shareholders who purchased RPT prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 5% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $16.47, the dividend yield is 5.1%.
The previous trading day's last sale of RPT was $16.47, representing a -18.47% decrease from the 52 week high of $20.20 and a 11.74% increase over the 52 week low of $14.74.
RPT is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ) and Public Storage ( PSA ). RPT's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.36. Zacks Investment Research reports RPT's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 5.35%, compared to an industry average of 5.7%.