Whitestone REIT ( WSR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 31, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.095 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 11, 2019. Shareholders who purchased WSR prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 61st quarter that WSR has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $12.42, the dividend yield is 9.18%.
The previous trading day's last sale of WSR was $12.42, representing a -15.74% decrease from the 52 week high of $14.74 and a 23.46% increase over the 52 week low of $10.06.
WSR is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ) and Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ). WSR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.36. Zacks Investment Research reports WSR's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as -17.33%, compared to an industry average of .6%.
Interested in gaining exposure to WSR through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have WSR as a top-10 holding:
- Invesco Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II ( XSHD ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is XSHD with an decrease of -15.73% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of WSR at 3.54%.