Federal Realty Investment Trust (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 12, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.73 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 15,
2013. Shareholders who purchased FRT stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd
quarter that FRT has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of FRT was $107.15,
representing a -3.04% decrease from the 52 week high of $110.51 and
a 13.22% increase over the 52 week low of $94.64.
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 $2.36. Zacks Investment Research reports FRT's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 6.08%, compared to an
industry average of 2.8%.
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 (
- PowerShares DWA Technical Leaders Portfolio (
The top-performing ETF of this group is PDP with an increase of
9.84% over the last 100 days. RTL has the highest percent weighting
of FRT at 4.44%.