Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 7/1/14, DCT Industrial Trust Inc (DCT), DuPont Fabros Technology (DFT), and First Trust MLP and Energy Income Fund (FEI) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. DCT Industrial Trust Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.07 on 7/16/14, DuPont Fabros Technology will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.35 on 7/15/14, and First Trust MLP and Energy Income Fund will pay its monthly dividend of $0.1117 on 7/15/14.As a percentage of DCT's recent stock price of $8.10, this dividend works out to approximately 0.86%, so look for shares of DCT Industrial Trust Inc to trade 0.86% lower — all else being equal — when DCT shares open for trading on 7/1/14. Similarly, investors should look for DFT to open 1.30% lower in price and for FEI to open 0.52% lower, all else being equal. Below are dividend history charts for DCT, DFT, and FEI, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent ones declared. DCT Industrial Trust Inc (DCT):
DuPont Fabros Technology (DFT):
In Friday trading, DCT Industrial Trust Inc shares are currently off about 0.6%, DuPont Fabros Technology shares are up about 0.4%, and First Trust MLP and Energy Income Fund shares are up about 0.4% on the day.