Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 13, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $1.95 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 28, 2018. Shareholders who purchased SPG prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 5.41% increase over prior dividend payment.
The previous trading day's last sale of SPG was $157.2, representing a -16.09% decrease from the 52 week high of $187.35 and a 4.7% increase over the 52 week low of $150.15.
SPG is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ) and Crown Castle International Corporation ( CCI ). SPG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $6.25. Zacks Investment Research reports SPG's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 7.02%, compared to an industry average of 3.1%.
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