Vornado Realty Trust ( VNO ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 08, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.73 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 22, 2013. Shareholders who purchased VNO stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that VNO has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $84.05, the dividend yield is 3.47%.
The previous trading day's last sale of VNO was $84.05, representing a -5.93% decrease from the 52 week high of $89.35 and a 15.71% increase over the 52 week low of $72.64.
VNO is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ) and Public Storage ( PSA ). VNO's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.59. Zacks Investment Research reports VNO's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -7.19%, compared to an industry average of 8.2%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the VNO Dividend History page.
Interested in gaining exposure to VNO through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have VNO as a top-10 holding:
- iShares Cohen & Steers Realty Majors Index Fund ( ICF )
- Wilshire US REIT ( WREI )
- streetTRACKS Wilshire REIT Index Fund ( RWR )
- First Trust S&P REIT Index Fund ( FRI )
- Vanguard REIT ETF ( VNQ ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is WREI with an decrease of -2.1% over the last 100 days. ICF has the highest percent weighting of VNO at 4.59%.
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