Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (DLR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 12, 2012

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Digital Realty Trust, Inc. ( DLR ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 12, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.73 per share scheduled for January 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased DLR stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that DLR has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $65.93, the dividend yield is 4.43%.

The previous trading day's last sale of DLR was $65.93, representing a -18.19% decrease from the 52 week high of $80.59 and a 11.27% increase over the 52 week low of $59.25.

DLR is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ). DLR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.45. Zacks Investment Research reports DLR's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 8.65%, compared to an industry average of 3.6%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the DLR Dividend History page.

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

  • PowerShares Active U.S. Real Estate Fund ( PSR )
  • SPDR DJ Wilshire Mid Cap ETF ( EMM ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is EMM with an increase of 7.73% over the last 100 days. PSR has the highest percent weighting of DLR at 3.09%.



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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Referenced Stocks: AMT , DLR , EMM , PSR , SPG

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