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Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (DLR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 13, 2013

Digital Realty Trust, Inc. ( DLR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 13, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.78 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 29, 2013. Shareholders who purchased DLR stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 6.85% increase over the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of DLR was $68.52, representing a -14.98% decrease from the 52 week high of $80.59 and a 15.65% increase over the 52 week low of $59.25.

DLR is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ). DLR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.47. Zacks Investment Research reports DLR's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 4.3%, compared to an industry average of 6.8%.

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

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

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

  • PowerShares Active U.S. Real Estate Fund ( PSR )
  • SPDR DJ Wilshire Mid Cap ETF ( EMM ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is EMM with an increase of 9.16% over the last 100 days. PSR has the highest percent weighting of DLR at 3.09%.

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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