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Public Storage (PSA) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 11, 2013

Public Storage ( PSA ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 11, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $1.25 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 28, 2013. Shareholders who purchased PSA stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 13.64% increase over the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of PSA was $152.59, representing a -3.39% decrease from the 52 week high of $157.95 and a 18.25% increase over the 52 week low of $129.04.

PSA is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ). PSA's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.9. Zacks Investment Research reports PSA's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 12.84%, compared to an industry average of 7.8%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the PSA Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to PSA through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?

The following ETF(s) have PSA as a top-10 holding:

  • iShares FTSE NAREIT Residential Index Fund ( REZ )
  • iShares Cohen & Steers Realty Majors Index Fund ( ICF )
  • streetTRACKS Wilshire REIT Index Fund ( RWR )
  • Wilshire US REIT ( WREI )
  • Vanguard REIT ETF ( VNQ ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is REZ with an increase of 9.12% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of PSA at 8.92%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.


The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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