Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (DLR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 14, 2019

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Digital Realty Trust, Inc. ( DLR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 14, 2019. A cash dividend payment of $1.08 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 29, 2019. Shareholders who purchased DLR prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 6.93% increase over prior dividend payment.

The previous trading day's last sale of DLR was $114.8, representing a -8.23% decrease from the 52 week high of $125.10 and a 14.74% increase over the 52 week low of $100.05.

DLR is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ) and Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ). DLR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.22. Zacks Investment Research reports DLR's forecasted earnings growth in 2019 as 1.27%, compared to an industry average of .8%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the DLR Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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

  • iShares Trust ( ICF )
  • SPDR DJ Wilshire REIT ETF ( RWR )
  • Real Estate Select Sector SPDR Fund ( XLRE )
  • First Trust S&P REIT Index Fund ( FRI )
  • iShares Core U.S. REIT ETF ( USRT ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is ICF with an increase of 14.74% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of DLR at 4.26%.

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