Boston Properties, Inc. (BXP) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 26, 2013


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Boston Properties, Inc. ( BXP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 26, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.65 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 30, 2013. Shareholders who purchased BXP stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 18.18% increase over the same period a year ago.

The previous trading day's last sale of BXP was $100.92, representing a -13.74% decrease from the 52 week high of $117 and a 2.02% increase over the 52 week low of $98.92.

BXP is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ). BXP's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.03. Zacks Investment Research reports BXP's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 4.24%, compared to an industry average of 7.6%.

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

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

  • iShares Cohen & Steers Realty Majors Index Fund ( ICF )
  • PowerShares Active U.S. Real Estate Fund ( PSR )
  • streetTRACKS Wilshire REIT Index Fund ( RWR )
  • Vanguard REIT ETF ( VNQ )
  • iShares FTSE NAREIT Industrial/Office Index Fund ( FNIO ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is FNIO with an increase of 8.98% over the last 100 days. ICF has the highest percent weighting of BXP at 5.22%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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