AvalonBay Communities, Inc. (
) 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. (
) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) (
). 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%.
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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 (
- iShares Cohen & Steers Realty Majors Index Fund (
- iShares Residential Real Estate Capped ETF (
- Wilshire US REIT (
- streetTRACKS Wilshire REIT Index Fund (
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%.