The ex-dividend date for Digital Realty (NYSE:DLR) is tomorrow, September 12, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 73 cents per share. At a price of $73.23 as of 9:30 a.m., the dividend yield is 4%.
Editor's Note: TheStreet ratings do not represent the views of TheStreet's staff or its contributors. Ratings are established by computer based on metrics for performance (which includes growth, stock performance, efficiency and valuation) and risk (volatility and solvency). Companies with poor cash flow or high debt levels tend to earn lower ratings in our model NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Digital Realty (NYSE: DLR) is tomorrow, September 12, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 73 cents per share. At a price of $73.23 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 4%. The average volume for Digital has been 1.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Digital has a market cap of $8.96 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 10.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Digital Realty Trust, Inc., a real estate investment trust (REIT), through its controlling interest in Digital Realty Trust, L.P., engages in the ownership, acquisition, development, redevelopment, and management of technology-related real estate. The company has a P/E ratio of 52.1, below the average real estate industry P/E ratio of 52.4 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
TheStreet Ratings rates Digital as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, compelling growth in net income, revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. You can view the full Digital Ratings Report. See our dividend calendar or top-yielding stocks list. FREE from Real Money's Jim Cramer: Winners and Losers Election 2012 - Steps to take NOW so you can profit no matter who is in charge! Free download now.