Equinix, Inc. ( EQIX ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 26, 2019. A cash dividend payment of $2.46 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 20, 2019. Shareholders who purchased EQIX prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 7.89% increase over prior dividend payment.
The previous trading day's last sale of EQIX was $428.54, representing a -6.43% decrease from the 52 week high of $457.99 and a 27.81% increase over the 52 week low of $335.29.
EQIX is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ) and Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ). EQIX's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.55. Zacks Investment Research reports EQIX's forecasted earnings growth in 2019 as .98%, compared to an industry average of -2.7%.
Interested in gaining exposure to EQIX through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have EQIX as a top-10 holding:
- iShares Trust ( ICF )
- Real Estate Select Sector SPDR Fund ( XLRE )
- First Trust Cloud Computing ETF ( SKYY )
- Cohen & Steers Global Realty Majors ETF ( GRI )
- Invesco Nasdaq Internet ETF ( PNQI ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is ICF with an increase of 9.87% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of EQIX at 6.28%.