Home Properties, Inc. (HME) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 10, 2013


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Home Properties, Inc. ( HME ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 10, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.7 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 24, 2013. Shareholders who purchased HME stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 6.06% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $65.26, the dividend yield is 4.29%.

The previous trading day's last sale of HME was $65.26, representing a -2.57% decrease from the 52 week high of $66.98 and a 14.79% increase over the 52 week low of $56.85.

HME is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ). HME's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.32. Zacks Investment Research reports HME's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 5.3%, compared to an industry average of 10.6%.

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

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

  • PowerShares S&P MidCap Low Volatility Portfolio ( XMLV )
  • PowerShares Fundamental Pure Small Core Portfolio ( PXSC ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PXSC with an increase of 23.73% over the last 100 days. XMLV has the highest percent weighting of HME at 1.36%.

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

This article appears in: News Headlines Stocks
Referenced Stocks: AMT , HME , PXSC , SPG , XMLV

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