Equinix, Inc. ( EQIX ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 21, 2019. A cash dividend payment of $2.46 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 19, 2019. Shareholders who purchased EQIX prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 7.89% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $490.28, the dividend yield is 2.01%.
The previous trading day's last sale of EQIX was $490.28, representing a -0.75% decrease from the 52 week high of $494 and a 46.23% increase over the 52 week low of $335.29.
EQIX is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ) and Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ). EQIX's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $5.2. Zacks Investment Research reports EQIX's forecasted earnings growth in 2019 as .6%, compared to an industry average of -2.9%.
Interested in gaining exposure to EQIX through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have EQIX as a top-10 holding:
- iShares Trust ( ICF )
- First Trust Cloud Computing ETF ( SKYY )
- iShares Core U.S. REIT ETF ( USRT )
- Cohen & Steers Global Realty Majors ETF ( GRI )
- iShares U.S. Real Estate ETF ( IYR ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is SKYY with an increase of 27.48% over the last 100 days. ICF has the highest percent weighting of EQIX at 7.1%.
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