Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (DLR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 13, 2013

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Digital Realty Trust, Inc. ( DLR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 13, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.78 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 29, 2013. Shareholders who purchased DLR stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 6.85% increase over the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of DLR was $68.52, representing a -14.98% decrease from the 52 week high of $80.59 and a 15.65% 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 $1.47. Zacks Investment Research reports DLR's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 4.3%, compared to an industry average of 6.8%.

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 9.16% 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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