DCT Industrial Trust Inc ( DCT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 30, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.28 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 14, 2015. Shareholders who purchased DCT prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that DCT has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $33.48, the dividend yield is 3.35%.
The previous trading day's last sale of DCT was $33.48, representing a -13.76% decrease from the 52 week high of $38.82 and a 13.88% 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 $1.02. Zacks Investment Research reports DCT's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 3.17%, compared to an industry average of 7.7%.