United Dominion Realty Trust, Inc. ( UDR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on October 07, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.2775 per share is scheduled to be paid on November 02, 2015. Shareholders who purchased UDR prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that UDR has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $35.29, the dividend yield is 3.15%.
The previous trading day's last sale of UDR was $35.29, representing a -1.09% decrease from the 52 week high of $35.68 and a 29.86% increase over the 52 week low of $27.18.
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 $1.02. Zacks Investment Research reports UDR's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 9.27%, compared to an industry average of 8%.
Interested in gaining exposure to UDR through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have UDR as a top-10 holding:
- iShares Residential Real Estate Capped ETF ( REZ )
- PowerShares S&P MidCap Low Volatility Portfolio ( XMLV ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is REZ with an increase of 3.73% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of UDR at 4.4%.
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