Digital Realty Trust Series H Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock About To Put More Money In Your Pocket

On 9/11/14, Digital Realty Trust, Inc.'s 7.375% Series H Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock (DLR.PRH) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.4609, payable on 9/30/14. As a percentage of DLR.PRH's recent share price of $25.85, this dividend works out to approximately 1.78%, so look for shares of DLR.PRH to trade 1.78% lower — all else being equal — when DLR.PRH shares open for trading on 9/11/14. On an annualized basis, the current yield is approximately 7.13%, which compares to an average yield of 6.93% in the "Real Estate" preferred stock category, according to Preferred Stock Channel.

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As of last close, DLR.PRH was trading at a 3.52% premium to its liquidation preference amount, versus the average premium of 1.87% in the "Real Estate" category. The chart below shows the one year performance of DLR.PRH shares, versus DLR:

Performance Comparison Chart

Below is a dividend history chart for DLR.PRH, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.4609 on Digital Realty Trust, Inc.'s 7.375% Series H Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock :

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According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, Digital Realty Trust, Inc. ( DLR) makes up 2.48% of the iShares Cohen & Steers REIT ETF (ICF) which is trading relatively unchanged on the day Tuesday.

In Tuesday trading, Digital Realty Trust, Inc.'s 7.375% Series H Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock ( DLR.PRH) is currently off about 0.1% on the day, while the common shares ( DLR) are trading flat.

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