Owners of EastGroup Properties (NYSE: EGP) shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 54 cents per share. At a price of $59.48 as of 9:36 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 3.7%. The average volume for EastGroup Properties has been 199,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. EastGroup Properties has a market cap of $1.8 billion and is part of the real estate industry. Shares are up 8.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12-months. Learn more. RF Rev $32.5/$200 Unsecured Rev 0/$25 Unsecured. The company has a P/E ratio of 59.35. TheStreet Ratings rates EastGroup Properties as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, increase in stock price during the past year and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. You can view the full EastGroup Properties Ratings Report now.