Regency Centers Corporation ( REG ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 22, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.51 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 01, 2017. Shareholders who purchased REG prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 2% increase over prior dividend payment.
The previous trading day's last sale of REG was $69.52, representing a -18.55% decrease from the 52 week high of $85.35 and a 6.69% increase over the 52 week low of $65.16.
REG is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ). REG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.42. Zacks Investment Research reports REG's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as 4.99%, compared to an industry average of 4.5%.
Interested in gaining exposure to REG through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have REG as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares DWA Financial Momentum Portfolio ( PFI )
- iShares Cohen & Steers REIT ETF ( ICF )
- PowerShares S&P MidCap Low Volatility Portfolio ( XMLV )
- Vanguard S&P Mid-Cap 400 Growth ETF ( IVOG )
- Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF - DNQ ( VBK ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is IVOG with an increase of 8.96% over the last 100 days. PFI has the highest percent weighting of REG at 2.72%.