Dividend Growth of Weingarten Realty Investors(WRI)

Weingarten Realty Investors(WRI) is having a Dividend Yield of 4.09% with the Annual cash Dividend per share of $1.46. The last quarter cash dividend per share pay out was $0.37. Weingarten Realty Investors has a 5 year average dividend yield of 3.98% and the stock has a Indicated annual dividend of $1.46. Weingarten Realty Investors(WRI) has the most recent dividend payout ratio of 0.64 with a 5-year average payout ratio of 0.64. The 5 year historical dividend growth of Weingarten Realty Investors(WRI) is at the rate of 5.52% while the R-Squared dividend growth is 0.6. If the value of R-Square is close to one, it indicates a perfect fit and the higher value conforms to the regression line while data close to zero indicates the opposite.

Weingarten Realty Investors (NYSE:WRI) rose 0.84% or 0.3 points on Thursday and made its way into the gainers of the day. After trading began at $35.66 the stock was seen hitting $36.105 as a peak level and $35.66 as the lowest level. The stock ended up at $35.97. The daily volume was measured at 584,052 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $43.7 and the 52-week low is $33.92. The company has a market cap of $4,607 million. Shares of Weingarten Realty Investors appreciated by 0.03% during the last five trading days but lost 1.05% on a 4-week basis. Weingarten Realty Investors is up 2% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 0.5%.

Currently the company Insiders own 8.8% of Weingarten Realty Investors shares according to the proxy statements. Institutional Investors own 81.61% of Weingarten Realty Investors shares. During last six month period, the net percent change held by insiders has seen a change of -1.86%. Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Sep 7, 2016, Andrew M Alexander (CEO/PRESIDENT) sold 5,731 shares at 41.62 per share price.On Sep 7, 2016, Stephen A Lasher (director) sold 8,287 shares at 41.75 per share price.On Aug 3, 2016, Stephen C Richter (EXEC VP/CFO) sold 18,000 shares at 42.80 per share price.

Weingarten Realty Investors Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Oct 27, 2016. The company reported $0.56 EPS for the quarter, missing the analyst consensus estimate by $ -0.02. Analyst had a consensus of $0.58. The company had revenue of $136.40 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $134.50 million. The companys revenue was up 6.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.56 EPS.

Weingarten Realty Investors is focused on delivering solid returns to shareholders by actively developing, acquiring, and intensively managing properties in twenty one states that span the southern portion of the United States from coast to coast. Weingartens business activities encompass the long-term ownership, management, acquisition, development and redevelopment of strategically located neighborhood and community shopping centers and select industrial properties. The vast majority of our shopping centers are anchored by either a supermarket or a national value-oriented retailer. These anchors combined with convenient locations, attractive and well-maintained properties and a strong tenant mix help to ensure the long-term success of our merchants and the viability of our portfolio. The Companys portfolio of Thirf caproperties includes thirty neighborhood and community shopping centers and sixty four industrial properties, aggregating fourty million square feet.


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