SL Green Realty Corporation ( SLG ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 28, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.6 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 15, 2015. Shareholders who purchased SLG prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that SLG has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $109.41, the dividend yield is 2.19%.
The previous trading day's last sale of SLG was $109.41, representing a -19.44% decrease from the 52 week high of $135.81 and a 9.53% increase over the 52 week low of $99.89.
SLG is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ). SLG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.32. Zacks Investment Research reports SLG's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 6.61%, compared to an industry average of 7.7%.
Interested in gaining exposure to SLG through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have SLG as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares S&P MidCap Low Volatility Portfolio ( XMLV )
- iShares S&P Mid-Cap 400 Growth ETF ( IJK )
- SPDR S&P 400 Mid Cap Growth ETF (based on S&P MidCap 400 Growt ( MDYG )
- Vanguard S&P Mid-Cap 400 Growth ETF ( IVOG )
- First Trust Mid Cap Growth AlphaDEX ( FNY ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is XMLV with an decrease of -2.33% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of SLG at 1.29%.
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