DCT Industrial Trust Inc ( DCT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 31, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.28 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 15, 2015. Shareholders who purchased DCT prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment.
The previous trading day's last sale of DCT was $34.46, representing a -11.23% decrease from the 52 week high of $38.82 and a 17.21% increase over the 52 week low of $29.40.
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 $.58. Zacks Investment Research reports DCT's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 1.89%, compared to an industry average of 8.9%.