DCT Industrial Trust Inc ( DCT ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 26, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.07 per share scheduled for January 10, 2013. Shareholders who purchased DCT stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 14th quarter that DCT has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $6.53, the dividend yield is 4.29%.
The previous trading day's last sale of DCT was $6.53, representing a -5.22% decrease from the 52 week high of $6.89 and a 32.99% increase over the 52 week low of $4.91.
DCT is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ). DCT's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$.06. Zacks Investment Research reports DCT's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 1.88%, compared to an industry average of 3.5%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the DCT Dividend History page.
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