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Federal Realty Investment Trust (FRT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 19, 2013
By: NASDAQ.com News
Federal Realty Investment Trust ( FRT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 19, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.73 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased FRT stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that FRT has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $105.3, the dividend yield is 2.77%.
The previous trading day's last sale of FRT was $105.3, representing a -11.15% decrease from the 52 week high of $118.52 and a 6.36% increase over the 52 week low of $99.
FRT is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ). FRT's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.22. Zacks Investment Research reports FRT's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 6.37%, compared to an industry average of 4%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the FRT Dividend History page.
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 ( RTL )
- PowerShares S&P MidCap Low Volatility Portfolio ( XMLV )
- iShares S&P MidCap 400/BARRA Growth Index Fund ( IJK )
- SPDR S&P 400 Mid Cap Growth ETF (based on S&P MidCap 400 Growt ( MDYG )
- PowerShares DWA Technical Leaders Portfolio ( PDP ).
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 4.54%.