Retail Properties of America, Inc. ( RPAI ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 21, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.165625 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 08, 2016. Shareholders who purchased RPAI prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 15th quarter that RPAI has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $14.66, the dividend yield is 4.52%.
The previous trading day's last sale of RPAI was $14.66, representing a -19.63% decrease from the 52 week high of $18.24 and a 11.91% increase over the 52 week low of $13.10.
RPAI is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ) and Public Storage ( PSA ). RPAI's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.59. Zacks Investment Research reports RPAI's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as -14.22%, compared to an industry average of 5.5%.