DCT Industrial Trust Inc (DCT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 24, 2013

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DCT Industrial Trust Inc ( DCT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 24, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.07 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 09, 2014. Shareholders who purchased DCT stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 18th quarter that DCT has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $7.17, the dividend yield is 3.91%.

The previous trading day's last sale of DCT was $7.17, representing a -15.15% decrease from the 52 week high of $8.45 and a 12.38% increase over the 52 week low of $6.38.

DCT is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ). DCT's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.01. Zacks Investment Research reports DCT's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 5.95%, compared to an industry average of 6.3%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the DCT Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to DCT through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have DCT as a top-10 holding:

  • IQ US Real Estate Small Cap ETF ( ROOF ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is ROOF with an decrease of -1.37% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of DCT at 3.42%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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