Digital Realty Trust Dividend yield




   USD/share 
 Price  139.51
 Dividend  4.48
 Earnings  3.03
 Cash-flow  5.41
 Book value  29.68
 Equity  30.30

Digital Realty Trust is part of Real Estate Investment Trusts business, which is part of Financials industry. Digital Realty Trust is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Digital Realty Trust paid a total dividend of 1,254 million USD last year, for a market value of 39,063 millions (Market Cap 38,849 millions). Dividend per share of Digital Realty Trust is 4.48 USD, and his stock market price 139.51 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Digital Realty Trust has a dividend yield of 3.21%, which is similar to the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. However, it is lower than the average of Financials industry. The company should be deeply analized because dividend yields should be similar among companies from the same industry unless they carry an opposite strategy.

In addition, you should compare Digital Realty Trust dividend yield with other Real Estate Investment Trusts companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of Digital Realty Trust

Digital Realty Trust Dividend Payout

About the ability of Digital Realty Trust to maintain his current dividend of USD 4.48 per share, an amount that accounts for 3.21%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Digital Realty Trust payout on ernings is currently 147.85%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Financials industry, which are 38.57% and 41.00% respectively. Both figures show that Digital Realty Trust can have problems to keep with his present dividend yield.

The payout on earnings should be complemented with the payout on cash flow since it is this last amount the one which can be distributed to shareholders. Cash flow per share of Digital Realty Trust is USD 5.41 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 4.48, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Digital Realty Trust, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Financials industry and Real Estate Investment Trusts sector companies.

Digital Realty Trust payout

Digital Realty Trust Dividend History

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 
Present3.21%4.48147.85%280
20193.61%4.32135.00%208
20183.79%4.04198.04%206
20173.27%3.72229.63%205
20163.81%3.52258.82%159
20154.72%3.40346.94%135

*In millions

Digital Realty Trust Stock performance

Finally, last moth Digital Realty Trust showed a return of 3.50% compared to a worldwide 3.99% average, and a 3.02% of Financials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 16.50% versus a worldwide performance of a 6.65%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Real Estate Investment Trusts firms.

Digital Realty Trust stock and market return