Public Storage (
) 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. (
) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) (
). 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
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 (
- iShares Cohen & Steers Realty Majors Index Fund (
- Wilshire US REIT (
- streetTRACKS Wilshire REIT Index Fund (
- iShares FTSE NAREIT Real Estate 50 Index Fund (
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%.