United Dominion Realty Trust, Inc. ( UDR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on October 08, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.235 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 31, 2013. Shareholders who purchased UDR stock 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 $23.62, the dividend yield is 3.98%.
The previous trading day's last sale of UDR was $23.62, representing a -12.65% decrease from the 52 week high of $27.04 and a 7.56% increase over the 52 week low of $21.96.
UDR is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ). UDR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$.07. Zacks Investment Research reports UDR's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 4.44%, compared to an industry average of 8.5%.
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 ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is REZ with an decrease of -15.08% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of UDR at 4.22%.
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