Highwoods Properties, Inc. (HIW) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 20, 2013


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Highwoods Properties, Inc. ( HIW ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 20, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.425 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 11, 2013. Shareholders who purchased HIW stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 41st quarter that HIW has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $39.63, the dividend yield is 4.29%.

The previous trading day's last sale of HIW was $39.63, representing a -3.86% decrease from the 52 week high of $41.22 and a 29.43% increase over the 52 week low of $30.62.

HIW is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ). HIW's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.93. Zacks Investment Research reports HIW's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as .89%, compared to an industry average of 7.6%.

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

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

  • iShares FTSE NAREIT Industrial/Office Index Fund ( FNIO )
  • iShares Morningstar Small Core Index Fund ( JKJ )
  • PowerShares Fundamental Pure Small Value Portfolio ( PXSV ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is JKJ with an increase of 17.48% over the last 100 days. FNIO has the highest percent weighting of HIW at 3.36%.

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