Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. ( PDM ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 22, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.21 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 17, 2017. Shareholders who purchased PDM prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 10th quarter that PDM has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of PDM was $22.21, representing a -0.76% decrease from the 52 week high of $22.38 and a 26.19% increase over the 52 week low of $17.60.
PDM is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Brookfield Asset Management Inc ( BAM ) and Spirit Realty Capital, Inc. ( SRC ). PDM's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.74. Zacks Investment Research reports PDM's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as 3.79%, compared to an industry average of 2.5%.
Interested in gaining exposure to PDM through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have PDM as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares Active U.S. Real Estate Fund ( PSR ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is PSR with an decrease of -5.65% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of PDM at 1.26%.