Weingarten Realty Investors ( WRI ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 03, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.325 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 13, 2014. Shareholders who purchased WRI stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 6.56% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $31.79, the dividend yield is 4.09%.
The previous trading day's last sale of WRI was $31.79, representing a -2.99% decrease from the 52 week high of $32.77 and a 16.83% increase over the 52 week low of $27.21.
WRI is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ). WRI's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.71. Zacks Investment Research reports WRI's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 1.83%, compared to an industry average of 5.6%.
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