General Growth Properties, Inc. (GGP) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 12, 2012

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General Growth Properties, Inc. ( GGP ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 12, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.11 per share scheduled for January 04, 2013. Shareholders who purchased GGP stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 10% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $20.2, the dividend yield is 2.18%.

The previous trading day's last sale of GGP was $20.2, representing a -4.94% decrease from the 52 week high of $21.25 and a 47.88% increase over the 52 week low of $13.66.

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 -$.95. Zacks Investment Research reports GGP's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 2%, compared to an industry average of 1.1%.

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 )
  • Wilshire 4500 Completion ( WXSP ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is WXSP with an increase of 6.29% over the last 100 days. RTL has the highest percent weighting of GGP at 7.85%.



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

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