Equinix, Inc. (EQIX) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 22, 2018

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Equinix, Inc. ( EQIX ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 22, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $2.28 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 20, 2018. Shareholders who purchased EQIX prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 14% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $385.86, the dividend yield is 2.36%.

The previous trading day's last sale of EQIX was $385.86, representing a -22.1% decrease from the 52 week high of $495.35 and a 4.06% increase over the 52 week low of $370.79.

EQIX is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ) and Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ). EQIX's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.21. Zacks Investment Research reports EQIX's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 1.89%, compared to an industry average of -.6%.

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

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

  • PowerShares Active U.S. Real Estate Fund ( PSR )
  • iShares Core U.S. REIT ETF ( USRT )
  • Vanguard Real Estate ETF ( VNQ )
  • iShares U.S. Real Estate ETF ( IYR )
  • Fidelity MSCI Real Estate Index ETF ( FREL ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IYR with an decrease of -5.45% over the last 100 days. PSR has the highest percent weighting of EQIX at 3.83%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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