Retail Properties of America, Inc. ( RPAI ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 26, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.166 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 10, 2019. Shareholders who purchased RPAI prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 22nd quarter that RPAI has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $11.08, the dividend yield is 5.99%.
The previous trading day's last sale of RPAI was $11.08, representing a -18.53% decrease from the 52 week high of $13.60 and a 2.21% increase over the 52 week low of $10.84.
RPAI is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ) and Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ). RPAI's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.76. Zacks Investment Research reports RPAI's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as -4.56%, compared to an industry average of -2.3%.
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