Cash Dividend On The Way From Alexandria Real Estate Equities 6.45% Series E Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock

On 3/27/14, Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc.'s 6.45% Series E Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock (ARE.PRE) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.4031, payable on 4/15/14. As a percentage of ARE.PRE's recent share price of $24.93, this dividend works out to approximately 1.62%, so look for shares of ARE.PRE to trade 1.62% lower — all else being equal — when ARE.PRE shares open for trading on 3/27/14. On an annualized basis, the current yield is approximately 6.51%, which compares to an average yield of 7.31% in the "Real Estate" preferred stock category, according to Preferred Stock Channel.

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As of last close, ARE.PRE was trading at a 0.96% discount to its liquidation preference amount.The chart below shows the one year performance of ARE.PRE shares, versus ARE:

Performance Comparison Chart

Below is a dividend history chart for ARE.PRE, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.4031 on Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc.'s 6.45% Series E Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock:

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According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. ( ARE) makes up 4.81% of the iShares Industrial/Office Real Estate Capped ETF (FNIO) which is trading higher by about 0.3% on the day Tuesday.

In Tuesday trading, Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc.'s 6.45% Series E Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock ( ARE.PRE) is currently up about 0.7% on the day, while the common shares ( ARE) are off about 0.2%.

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