Weyerhaeuser Company ( WY ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 07, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.31 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 22, 2017. Shareholders who purchased WY prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 9th quarter that WY has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $32.3, the dividend yield is 3.84%.
The previous trading day's last sale of WY was $32.3, representing a -9.01% decrease from the 52 week high of $35.50 and a 13.01% increase over the 52 week low of $28.58.
WY is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ) and Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ). WY's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.27. Zacks Investment Research reports WY's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as 41.67%, compared to an industry average of 29.1%.
Interested in gaining exposure to WY through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have WY as a top-10 holding:
- iShares S&P Global Timber & Forestry Index Fund ( WOOD )
- PowerShares Active U.S. Real Estate Fund ( PSR )
- PowerShares DWA Basic Materials Momentum Portfolio ( PYZ ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is WOOD with an increase of 9.55% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of WY at 6.9%.