Federal Realty Investment Trust (
) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 28, 2012 and a cash
dividend payment of $0.73 per share scheduled for January 15, 2013.
Shareholders who purchased FRT stock prior to the ex-dividend date
are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 5.8%
increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock
price of $104.67, the dividend yield is 2.79%.
The previous trading day's last sale of FRT was $104.67,
representing a -5.28% decrease from the 52 week high of $110.51 and
a 17.88% increase over the 52 week low of $88.79.
FRT is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes
companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. (
) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) (
). FRT's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $2.26. Zacks Investment Research reports FRT's
forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 7.69%, compared to an
industry average of 1.1%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
dates, visit the
Interested in gaining exposure to FRT through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have FRT as a top-10 holding:
- iShares FTSE NAREIT Retail Index Fund (
- iShares S&P MidCap 400/BARRA Growth Index Fund (
- SPDR S&P 400 Mid Cap Growth ETF (based on S&P MidCap
400 Growt (
- PowerShares Fundamental Pure Mid Growth Portfolio (
The top-performing ETF of this group is IJK with an increase of
7.96% over the last 100 days. RTL has the highest percent weighting
of FRT at 4.62%.