Silver Bay Realty Trust Corp. ( SBY ) will begin trading ex-dividend on October 02, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.12 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 16, 2015. Shareholders who purchased SBY prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 100% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $16.01, the dividend yield is 3%.
The previous trading day's last sale of SBY was $16.01, representing a -6.37% decrease from the 52 week high of $17.10 and a 6.52% increase over the 52 week low of $15.03.
SBY is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ). SBY's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$1.45. Zacks Investment Research reports SBY's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 104.04%, compared to an industry average of 8.9%.