Vornado Realty Trust ( VNO ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 08, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.73 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 22, 2014. Shareholders who purchased VNO stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 6th quarter that VNO has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $103.5, the dividend yield is 2.82%.
The previous trading day's last sale of VNO was $103.5, representing a -0.53% decrease from the 52 week high of $104.05 and a 35.84% increase over the 52 week low of $76.19.
VNO is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ). VNO's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.18. Zacks Investment Research reports VNO's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -4.56%, compared to an industry average of 8.6%.
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 )
- FlexShares Global Quality Real Estate Index Fund ( GQRE )
- streetTRACKS Wilshire REIT Index Fund ( RWR )
- Wilshire US REIT ( WREI )
- First Trust S&P REIT Index Fund ( FRI ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is ICF with an increase of 12.56% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of VNO at 5.13%.