Public Storage (PSA) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 11, 2013
Public Storage ( PSA ) 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. ( SPG ) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ). 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 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 )
- streetTRACKS Wilshire REIT Index Fund ( RWR )
- Wilshire US REIT ( WREI )
- Vanguard REIT ETF ( VNQ ).
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%.