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Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (ARE) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 27, 2012

Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. ( ARE ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 27, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.56 per share scheduled for January 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased ARE stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 5.66% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $69.54, the dividend yield is 3.22%.

The previous trading day's last sale of ARE was $69.54, representing a -9.81% decrease from the 52 week high of $77.10 and a 8.5% increase over the 52 week low of $64.09.

ARE is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ). ARE's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.2. Zacks Investment Research reports ARE's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -2.44%, compared to an industry average of 3.4%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the ARE Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to ARE through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?

The following ETF(s) have ARE as a top-10 holding:

  • iShares FTSE NAREIT Industrial/Office Index Fund ( FNIO )
  • PowerShares Fundamental Pure Mid Growth Portfolio ( PXMG )
  • Schwab U.S. REIT ETF ( SCHH ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PXMG with an increase of 7.59% over the last 100 days. FNIO has the highest percent weighting of ARE at 4.44%.

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


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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