Washington Prime Group Inc. ( WPG ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 31, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.25 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 15, 2018. Shareholders who purchased WPG prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 13th quarter that WPG has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $7.51, the dividend yield is 13.32%.
The previous trading day's last sale of WPG was $7.51, representing a -23.29% decrease from the 52 week high of $9.79 and a 39.07% increase over the 52 week low of $5.40.
WPG is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ) and Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ). WPG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.01. Zacks Investment Research reports WPG's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as -7.36%, compared to an industry average of -.6%.
Interested in gaining exposure to WPG through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have WPG as a top-10 holding:
- Hartford Multifactor REIT ETF ( RORE ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is RORE with an decrease of -4.78% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of WPG at 2.05%.