United Dominion Realty Trust, Inc. ( UDR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 05, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.235 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 30, 2013. Shareholders who purchased UDR stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 6.82% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $24.25, the dividend yield is 3.88%.
The previous trading day's last sale of UDR was $24.25, representing a -12.61% decrease from the 52 week high of $27.75 and a 9.33% increase over the 52 week low of $22.18.
UDR is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ). UDR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.89. Zacks Investment Research reports UDR's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 2.78%, compared to an industry average of 7.3%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the UDR Dividend History page.
Interested in gaining exposure to UDR through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have UDR as a top-10 holding:
- iShares FTSE NAREIT Residential Index Fund ( REZ )
- PowerShares Active U.S. Real Estate Fund ( PSR ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is PSR with an increase of 8.65% over the last 100 days. REZ has the highest percent weighting of UDR at 4.25%.