Ameristar Casinos, Inc. (ASCA) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 29, 2013


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Ameristar Casinos, Inc. ( ASCA ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 29, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.125 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 14, 2013. Shareholders who purchased ASCA stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 6th quarter that ASCA has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $26.41, the dividend yield is 1.89%.

The previous trading day's last sale of ASCA was $26.41, representing a -2.83% decrease from the 52 week high of $27.18 and a 75.6% 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 Wynn Resorts, Limited ( WYNN ). ASCA's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.54. Zacks Investment Research reports ASCA's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -2.03%, compared to an industry average of 11.6%.

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

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