American Tower Corporation (REIT) (AMT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 08, 2013


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American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 08, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.26 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 25, 2013. Shareholders who purchased AMT stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 8.33% increase over the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of AMT was $78.58, representing a -1.75% decrease from the 52 week high of $79.98 and a 27.65% increase over the 52 week low of $61.56.

AMT is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ) and Public Storage ( PSA ). AMT's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.6.

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

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

  • iShares FTSE NAREIT Real Estate 50 Index Fund ( FTY )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Real Estate Index Fund ( IYR )
  • PowerShares Active U.S. Real Estate Fund ( PSR )
  • PowerShares DWA Technical Leaders Portfolio ( PDP )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Financial ( PFI ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PDP with an increase of 11.71% over the last 100 days. FTY has the highest percent weighting of AMT at 6.38%.

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

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