General Growth Properties, Inc. (GGP) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 12, 2013


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General Growth Properties, Inc. ( GGP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 12, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.12 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 30, 2013. Shareholders who purchased GGP stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 9.09% increase over the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of GGP was $20.85, representing a -1.88% decrease from the 52 week high of $21.25 and a 31.59% increase over the 52 week low of $15.85.

GGP is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ). GGP's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$.52. Zacks Investment Research reports GGP's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 11.98%, compared to an industry average of 2.2%.

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

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

  • iShares FTSE NAREIT Retail Index Fund ( RTL )
  • PowerShares DWA Technical Leaders Portfolio ( PDP )
  • N/A (WXSP).

The top-performing ETF of this group is WXSP with an increase of 36.61% over the last 100 days. RTL has the highest percent weighting of GGP at 7.76%.

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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Referenced Stocks: AMT , GGP , PDP , RTL , SPG

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