Retail Opportunity Investments Corp. ( ROIC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 14, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.195 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 29, 2018. Shareholders who purchased ROIC prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 4% increase over prior dividend payment.
The previous trading day's last sale of ROIC was $17.72, representing a -19.67% decrease from the 52 week high of $22.06 and a 9.32% increase over the 52 week low of $16.21.
ROIC is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ) and Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ). ROIC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.35. Zacks Investment Research reports ROIC's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 4.39%, compared to an industry average of -2.3%.
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