Public Storage (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 11, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $1.25 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 28,
2013. Shareholders who purchased PSA stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
13.64% increase over the prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of PSA was $152.59,
representing a -3.39% decrease from the 52 week high of $157.95 and
a 18.25% increase over the 52 week low of $129.04.
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 $3.9. Zacks Investment Research reports PSA's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 12.84%, compared to an
industry average of 7.8%.
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 (
- streetTRACKS Wilshire REIT Index Fund (
- Wilshire US REIT (
- Vanguard REIT ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is REZ with an increase of
9.12% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of PSA at 8.92%.