American Campus Communities Inc (ACC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 14, 2013

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American Campus Communities Inc ( ACC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 14, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.36 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 30, 2013. Shareholders who purchased ACC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 6.67% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $45, the dividend yield is 3.2%.

The previous trading day's last sale of ACC was $45, representing a -7.2% decrease from the 52 week high of $48.49 and a 6.66% increase over the 52 week low of $42.19.

ACC is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ). ACC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.59. Zacks Investment Research reports ACC's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 17.28%, compared to an industry average of 10.6%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the ACC Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to ACC through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have ACC as a top-10 holding:

  • iShares FTSE NAREIT Residential Index Fund ( REZ )
  • PowerShares Fundamental Pure Small Growth Portfolio ( PXSG )
  • Vanguard Small-Cap Value ETF ( VBR )
  • Schwab U.S. REIT ETF ( SCHH )
  • QuantShares U.S. Market Neutral Anti Beta Fund ETF ( BTAL ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is SCHH with an increase of 17.14% over the last 100 days. REZ has the highest percent weighting of ACC at 3.24%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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