Owners of Federal Realty Investment (NYSE: FRT) shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 73 cents per share. At a price of $106.24 as of 9:34 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.7%. The average volume for Federal Realty Investment has been 374,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Federal Realty Investment has a market cap of $7.0 billion and is part of the real estate industry. Shares are up 2.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. EXCLUSIVE OFFER: Jim Cramer's Protégé, Dave Peltier, only buys dividend stocks that have the potential for a 3% to 4% yield and 10% growth. Get his best picks for less than $50/year. Federal Realty Investment Trust operates as a real estate investment trust, which engages in the ownership, management, development, and redevelopment of retail and mixed-use properties. The company has a P/E ratio of 49.61. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Federal Realty Investment a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Federal Realty Investment as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in stock price during the past year, impressive record of earnings per share growth, increase in net income, revenue growth and expanding profit margins. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. You can view the full Federal Realty Investment Ratings Report now.