American Tower Corporation (REIT) (AMT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 13, 2012

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American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 13, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.24 per share scheduled for December 31, 2012. Shareholders who purchased AMT stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 4.35% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $75.12, the dividend yield is 1.28%.

The previous trading day's last sale of AMT was $75.12, representing a -1.44% decrease from the 52 week high of $76.22 and a 31.81% increase over the 52 week low of $56.99.

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 $1.77.

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:

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

The top-performing ETF of this group is PFI with an increase of 7.97% over the last 100 days. PSR has the highest percent weighting of AMT at 6.52%.



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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Referenced Stocks: AMT , FTY , IYR , PFI , PSA , PSR , SPG

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