Public Storage's Preferred Shares, Series U Shares Cross 7% Yield Mark

In trading on Thursday, shares of Public Storage's 5.625% Cumulative Preferred Share of Beneficial Interest, Series U ( PSA.PRU) were yielding above the 7% mark based on its quarterly dividend (annualized to $1.4062), with shares changing hands as low as $20.03 on the day. This compares to an average yield of 7.79% in the "Real Estate" preferred stock category, according to Preferred Stock Channel. As of last close, PSA.PRU was trading at a 18.16% discount to its liquidation preference amount, versus the average discount of 6.49% in the "Real Estate" category.

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The chart below shows the one year performance of PSA.PRU shares, versus PSA:

Performance Comparison Chart

Below is a dividend history chart for PSA.PRU, showing historical dividend payments on Public Storage's 5.625% Cumulative Preferred Share of Beneficial Interest, Series U :

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In Thursday trading, Public Storage's 5.625% Cumulative Preferred Share of Beneficial Interest, Series U ( PSA.PRU) is currently off about 1.7% on the day, while the common shares ( PSA) are trading flat.

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