On 6/26/14, 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 7/15/14. As a percentage of ARE.PRE's recent share price of $25.90, this dividend works out to approximately 1.56%, so look for shares of ARE.PRE to trade 1.56% lower — all else being equal — when ARE.PRE shares open for trading on 6/26/14. On an annualized basis, the current yield is approximately 6.17%, which compares to an average yield of 6.82% 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 4.52% premium to its liquidation preference amount, versus the average premium of 1.15% in the "Real Estate" category. The chart below shows the one year performance of ARE.PRE shares, versus ARE:

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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 - Get Report) makes up 1.15% of the PowerShares S&P MidCap Low Volatility Portfolio ETF (XMLV) which is trading up by about 0.5% 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 off about 0.9% on the day, while the common shares ( ARE - Get Report) are up about 0.1%.