First Industrial Realty Trust, Inc. ( FR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 28, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $0.19 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 17, 2017. Shareholders who purchased FR prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that FR has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $27.61, the dividend yield is 2.75%.
The previous trading day's last sale of FR was $27.61, representing a -7.19% decrease from the 52 week high of $29.75 and a 46.16% increase over the 52 week low of $18.89.
FR is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ). FR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.23. Zacks Investment Research reports FR's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as 13.95%, compared to an industry average of 1.4%.
Interested in gaining exposure to FR through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have FR as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares S&P MidCap Low Volatility Portfolio ( XMLV )
- PowerShares DWA Developed Markets Momentum Portfolio ( PIZ )
- PowerShares Global Agriculture Portfolio ( PAGG ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is PAGG with an increase of 4.04% over the last 100 days. XMLV has the highest percent weighting of FR at 1.26%.