Digital Realty Trust Dividend yield

 Price  131.72
 Dividend  4.87
 Earnings  2.03
 Cash-flow  5.70
 Book value  57.27
 Equity  58.00

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 stock dividend

Digital Realty Trust paid a total dividend of 1,417 million USD last year, for a market value of 38,331 millions (Market Cap 38,225 millions). Digital Realty Trust dividend per share is 4.87 USD, and his stock market price 131.72 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Digital Realty Trust has a dividend yield of 3.70%, 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 stocks dividend with other Real Estate Investment Trusts companies or other of the high USA dividend stocks list.

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 4.87 per share, an amount that accounts for 3.70%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Digital Realty Trust payout on ernings is currently 239.90%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Financials industry, which are 39.34% and 46.18% 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 5.70 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 4.87, 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

Below you will find a table with the historical evolution of Digital Realty Trust's dividend stock, both in percentage and in USD, its Payout on Earnings and the number of shares (in case there is an split, number shares altered the dividend per share).

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Then you can see the evolution of Digital Realty Trust dividend stock, and compare it with the average of USA stocks and that of the Real Estate Investment Trusts stocks.

Digital Realty Trust stock dividend history

Digital Realty Trust Stock performance

Finally, last moth Digital Realty Trust showed a return of 5.70% compared to a worldwide -2.49% average, and a -3.03% of Financials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 6.50% versus a worldwide performance of a 8.71%. 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