Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (DLR) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 12, 2019. A cash dividend payment of $1.08 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 30, 2019. Shareholders who purchased DLR prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that DLR has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $127.65, the dividend yield is 3.38%.
The previous trading day's last sale of DLR was $127.65, representing a -0.82% decrease from the 52 week high of $128.71 and a 27.59% increase over the 52 week low of $100.05.
DLR is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as American Tower Corporation (REIT) (AMT) and Crown Castle International Corporation (CCI). DLR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.09. Zacks Investment Research reports DLR's forecasted earnings growth in 2019 as .57%, compared to an industry average of %.
Interested in gaining exposure to DLR through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have DLR as a top-10 holding:
- SPDR DJ Wilshire REIT ETF (RWR)
- Schwab U.S. REIT ETF (SCHH)
- First Trust S&P REIT Index Fund (FRI)
- iShares Core U.S. REIT ETF (USRT)
- SPDR DJ Wilshire Global Real Estate ETF (RWO).
The top-performing ETF of this group is USRT with an increase of 8.47% over the last 100 days. RWR has the highest percent weighting of DLR at 3.69%.
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