Federal Realty Investment Trust (FRT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 30, 2013

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Federal Realty Investment Trust ( FRT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 30, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.78 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 15, 2014. Shareholders who purchased FRT stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 6.85% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $101.96, the dividend yield is 3.06%.

The previous trading day's last sale of FRT was $101.96, representing a -13.97% decrease from the 52 week high of $118.52 and a 8.07% increase over the 52 week low of $94.35.

FRT is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ). FRT's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.63. Zacks Investment Research reports FRT's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 6.66%, compared to an industry average of 8.3%.

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

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

  • iShares Retail Real Estate Cappd ETF ( RTL ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is RTL with an decrease of -7.75% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of FRT at 4.31%.



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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