Public Storage (PSA) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 10, 2012


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Public Storage ( PSA ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 10, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $1.1 per share scheduled for December 27, 2012. Shareholders who purchased PSA stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that PSA has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $141.55, the dividend yield is 3.11%.

The previous trading day's last sale of PSA was $141.55, representing a -7.29% decrease from the 52 week high of $152.68 and a 13.55% increase over the 52 week low of $124.66.

PSA is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ). PSA's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.64. Zacks Investment Research reports PSA's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 5.15%, compared to an industry average of 3.8%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the PSA Dividend History page.

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

  • iShares FTSE NAREIT Residential Index Fund ( REZ )
  • iShares Cohen & Steers Realty Majors Index Fund ( ICF )
  • Wilshire US REIT ( WREI )
  • streetTRACKS Wilshire REIT Index Fund ( RWR )
  • iShares FTSE NAREIT Real Estate 50 Index Fund ( FTY ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is WREI with an decrease of -2.18% over the last 100 days. REZ has the highest percent weighting of PSA at 9.35%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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