NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for DCT Industrial (NYSE: DCT) is Tuesday, July 5, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 7 cents per share. At a price of $5.28 as of 10:01 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 5.4%.

The average volume for DCT Industrial has been 3.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. DCT Industrial has a market cap of $1.3 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are down 1.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

DCT Industrial Trust Inc. operates as a publicly owned real estate investment trust. The firm provides its services to companies. Through its fund, it engages in the ownership, operation, and development of real estate properties.
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TheStreet Ratings rates DCT Industrial as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and poor profit margins. You can view the full DCT Industrial Ratings Report.

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