On 12/27/13, CoreSite Realty Corp.'s 7.25% Series A Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock (COR.PRA) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.4531, payable on 1/15/14. As a percentage of COR.PRA's recent share price of $22.90, this dividend works out to approximately 1.98%, so look for shares of COR.PRA to trade 1.98% lower — all else being equal — when COR.PRA shares open for trading on 12/27/13. On an annualized basis, the current yield is approximately 7.90%, which compares to an average yield of 7.82% in the "Real Estate" preferred stock category, according to Preferred Stock Channel.

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As of last close, COR.PRA was trading at a 8.20% discount to its liquidation preference amount.The chart below shows the one year performance of COR.PRA shares, versus COR:

Performance Comparison Chart

Below is a dividend history chart for COR.PRA, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.4531 on CoreSite Realty Corp.'s 7.25% Series A Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock:

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In Thursday trading, CoreSite Realty Corp.'s 7.25% Series A Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock ( COR.PRA) is currently down about 0.2% on the day, while the common shares ( COR - Get Report) are up about 0.7%.