SL Green Realty Corp ( SLG ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 31, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.85 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 15, 2019. Shareholders who purchased SLG prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 4.55% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $79.65, the dividend yield is 4.27%.
The previous trading day's last sale of SLG was $79.65, representing a -25.24% decrease from the 52 week high of $106.54 and a 3.75% increase over the 52 week low of $76.77.
SLG is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ) and Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ). SLG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.63. Zacks Investment Research reports SLG's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 2.83%, compared to an industry average of .6%.
Interested in gaining exposure to SLG through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have SLG as a top-10 holding:
- FlexShares Global Quality Real Estate Index Fund ( GQRE ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is GQRE with an decrease of -12.07% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of SLG at 0.02%.
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