AvalonBay Communities, Inc. (AVB) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 27, 2013


AvalonBay Communities, Inc. ( AVB ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 27, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $1.07 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 15, 2014. Shareholders who purchased AVB stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that AVB has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $118.27, the dividend yield is 3.62%.

The previous trading day's last sale of AVB was $118.27, representing a -16.68% decrease from the 52 week high of $141.95 and a 1.93% increase over the 52 week low of $116.03.

AVB is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ). AVB's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.02. Zacks Investment Research reports AVB's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 15.02%, compared to an industry average of 4.6%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the AVB Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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

  • PowerShares Active U.S. Real Estate Fund ( PSR )
  • iShares Cohen & Steers Realty Majors Index Fund ( ICF )
  • iShares Residential Real Estate Capped ETF ( REZ )
  • Wilshire US REIT ( WREI )
  • streetTRACKS Wilshire REIT Index Fund ( RWR ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is RWR with an decrease of -5.8% over the last 100 days. PSR has the highest percent weighting of AVB at 5.9%.

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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