FR Ex-Dividend Reminder - 9/26/13

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 9/26/13, First Industrial Realty Trust, Inc. ( FR) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.085, payable on 10/21/13. As a percentage of FR's recent stock price of $16.46, this dividend works out to approximately 0.52%, so look for shares of First Industrial Realty Trust, Inc. to trade 0.52% lower — all else being equal — when FR shares open for trading on 9/26/13.

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Below is a dividend history chart for FR, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.085 declared by First Industrial Realty Trust, Inc.:

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In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from FR is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 2.07% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of FR shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

First Industrial Realty Trust, Inc. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, FR's low point in its 52 week range is $12.48 per share, with $18.94 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $16.44.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, FR makes up 2.00% of the iShares Industrial/Office Real Estate Capped ETF ( FNIO) which is trading lower by about 0.1% on the day Tuesday.

In Tuesday trading, First Industrial Realty Trust, Inc. shares are currently down about 0.6% on the day.

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