Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. (
) has announced an ex-dividend date of November 28, 2012 and a cash
dividend payment of $0.2 per share scheduled for December 21, 2012.
Shareholders who purchased PDM stock prior to the ex-dividend date
are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th
quarter that PDM has paid the same dividend. At the current stock
price of $17.68, the dividend yield is 4.52%.
The previous trading day's last sale of PDM was $17.68,
representing a -6.5% decrease from the 52 week high of $18.91 and a
10.85% increase over the 52 week low of $15.95.
PDM is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes
companies such as Brookfield Asset Management Inc (
) and Brookfield Office Properties Inc. (
). PDM's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $1.15. Zacks Investment Research reports PDM's
forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -10.19%, compared to an
industry average of 3.9%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
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Interested in gaining exposure to PDM through an Exchange
Traded Fund (
The following ETF(s) have PDM as a top-10 holding:
- iShares FTSE NAREIT Industrial/Office Index Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is FNIO with an increase of
1.14% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of PDM at 3.86%.