Ameristar Casinos, Inc. (ASCA) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 26, 2013

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Ameristar Casinos, Inc. ( ASCA ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 26, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.125 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased ASCA stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 5th quarter that ASCA has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of ASCA was $26.26, representing a -3.38% decrease from the 52 week high of $27.18 and a 74.6% increase over the 52 week low of $15.04.

ASCA is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Las Vegas Sands Corp. ( LVS ) and Marriot International ( MAR ). ASCA's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.24. Zacks Investment Research reports ASCA's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as .84%, compared to an industry average of 3.8%.

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



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