Federal Realty Investment Trust ( FRT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 20, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $1.02 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 15, 2018. Shareholders who purchased FRT prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 2% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $130.01, the dividend yield is 3.14%.
The previous trading day's last sale of FRT was $130.01, representing a -3.35% decrease from the 52 week high of $134.52 and a 22.18% increase over the 52 week low of $106.41.
FRT is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ) and Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ). FRT's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.79. Zacks Investment Research reports FRT's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 4.77%, compared to an industry average of -.8%.
Interested in gaining exposure to FRT through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have FRT as a top-10 holding:
- iShares Trust ( ICF ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is ICF with an increase of 11.07% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of FRT at 1.83%.
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