A REIT structure will lower our weighted average cost of capital and provide additional opportunities for creating long- term shareholder value, he said. REITs are subject to lower taxes and pay higher dividends than other companies. Crown Castle is seeking the change as the U.S. Internal Revenue Service scrutinizes the eligibility of nontraditional real estate operations. Iron Mountain Inc.
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Washington Real Estate webblog Investment Trust About To Put More Money In Your Pocket (WRE)
As a percentage of WREs recent stock price of $24.80, this dividend works out to approximately 1.21%, so look for shares of Washington Real Estate Investment Trust to trade 1.21% lower all else being equal when WRE shares open for trading on 9/12/13. Click here to learn which 25 S.A.F.E. dividend stocks should be on your radar screen or click here to find out which 9 other stocks going ex-dividend you should know about, at DividendChannel.com Below is a dividend history chart for WRE, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.30 declared by Washington Real Estate Investment Trust: In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from WRE is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 4.84% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of WRE shares, versus its 200 day moving average: Looking at the chart above, WREs low point in its 52 week range is $23.94 per share, with $30.58 as the 52 week high point that compares with a last trade of $24.95.
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